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Monday, June 20, 2011

Your first BJD - supplies and where to find them

Wondering where to find that list of supplies I so handily presented to you on page 56? Let me give you some hints:

From the drugstore (store brand will do):
  • Magic Eraser
  • Mack's silicone ear plugs (don't get the orange color--only clear silicone)
  • Dr. Scholl's moleskin plus
  • Super glue
  • Face mask
  • Rubbing alcohol or 100% acetone
  • Superfine black water soluble marker
  • False eyelashes
  • Chopsticks (or save an unused pair from your next take-out)
Medical supply or fishing supply store:
  • Hemostats (curved or straight tips are OK--I'd pick up a pair of each, if possible)
Craft supply store:
  • Small sharp scissors
  • Pipe cleaners (white)
  • Jewelry grade sand paper, at least 220 grit and 400 grit
  • Pliers (or a clean pair from the garage)
  • High quality chalk pastels - use a 50% off coupon
  • High quality large round brush
  • Smaller high quality angled brush
  • Tiny high quality round brush (like a size #1)
  • Watercolor pencils - use a 50% off coupon
  • Liquitex gloss medium
  • Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue with the purple label
  • Mr. Superclear, UV Cut
  • Extra elastic or their own restring kits
Mint on Card
  • Restring kits
  • Glass eyes - the best prices!
  • Clothing and shoes - really good prices 
Kemper Dolls
  • Elastic, sold in yard increments
  • Restring tool(s)
Kemper has pricey shipping, so use them when you're buying a lot of stuff, or doing a group order with friends. They carry a nice variety of good quality but inexpensive wigs, eyes, and shoes as well.

1 comment:

  1. My first BJD doll in order since fell in love with BJD doll has been very careful to dress her.


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