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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

New doll in Iplehouse's "The Addiction" Line!

Iplehouse released a banner today teasing their next doll in "The Addiction" line. While the previous two dolls in the series were completely new sculpts, the newest doll is a re-release of the Elemental Guardian Bianca.

The dolls in "The Addiction" line have a very distinct Gothic-horror look, and come with two different heads - a vampire and a human head.

I currently own a Bianca in the Peach Gold skin tone, and I think she is just gorgeous! I can't wait to see more pictures of vampire Bianca!

For more information, visit Iplehouse!

Monday, June 17, 2013

New company - DollPamm

I have to confess I'm intrigued by this new BJD company called DollPamm. It opened on June 15 this year, and it's located in Korea. I am kind of in love with the stylish curvy body of these girls. These dolls are the Loli size.

The faces are interesting, too--I might actually go for Momo at some point. She's pretty cute. The dolls are really stylized, and probably not to everyone's taste, which is why I find them particularly fascinating.

There are five basic sets available - Momo (Maid Cat), Manjyu (Wink Girl), Yomi (Wild Girl), Mochi (Snaggle Tooth), and Yuki (Rabbit Tooth). The sets include the head and body, a fancy case and certificate, 14mm glass eyes, elastic, and magnet (for the tail). Order time is about 50 days. The options are normal skin or pinkish white. The cost is $320.

The dolls are about 32 cm tall--a great size!

Face-up, blushing, outfit, wigs, shoes, option parts and accessories are not included. A very cool ID system is included with these doll as well. When you buy the doll as a head/body set, you will get a 24k gold-plated head plate to ID the doll. The heads alone are identified with a chrome silver plate.

Bodies are available alone for $270, and even their cases have a gold leaf logo. Option parts are available separately, ranging from $15-30, and heads are available for $90, but it doesn't appear face-ups are available at this point.

There is a note on the company message board about the website being operated by the sculptor. It looks like the order quantities will be limited, and orders will be produced every one to two weeks. Just because an item may be marked as sold-out, doesn't mean it will remain as such--it may just be marked to limit shipping periods.

Image is property of DollPamm.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Summer event at Peak's Woods

Peak's Woods has announced its summer events--save the date(s)!

Special one-off dolls will be available to order - mostly full sets, ready to ship upon payment!
June 13-July 7, 2013
Keep in mind your order may be cancelled if you fail to cancel Peak's Woods with your payment, as other customer will want a chance to order.

Uga Uga Tribe - Monthly Fairies in tan skin - limited quantities will be available
July 1 - August 31, 2013
Supplies are limited, so it's possible the dolls will sell out before the end of the event

The OZ - New Fairy of Fairytales dolls will be released as basic and special versions with a discount
July 1 - August 31, 2013

Additional information will follow soon!

Photo is property of Peak's Woods.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Volks Dolpa Osaka 7 Coming soon

Check out Volks Dolpa Osaka 7 Collection coming soon! My favorite items:

Chiffon Ribbon Top & Flared Shorts Set
Tartan Ribbon Top & Flared Shorts Set
Fluffy Pink Tulle Coordinate Set
Fluffy Green Tulle Coordinate Set

A person could go quite crazy, in theory!

Sleeping Cue

Sleeping Cue by alington
Sleeping Cue, a photo by alington on Flickr.
Shhh! It's Monday morning, and it's not time to get up yet. Cue is still sleeping.

I just have a a "thing" for sleeping dolls. This is Sleeping Cue by Peak's Woods, with a limited edition "Blue Bride" face-up, which was offered by Peak's Woods last year in the later winter. I just adore her!

She's wearing loungewear by Nikita Beach Girl and a wig by Leeke. See a few additional photos on Flickr.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Kisha hyrbid

Kisha hyrbid by alington
Kisha hyrbid, a photo by alington on Flickr.
A quick shot of Peak's Woods Kisha/Dollmore Glamour Bust Model Doll F body hybrid, normal skin--she's quite well endowed.

Here, she's wearing a DollHeart wig, and squeezing into a very stretchy dress (EID size) by Iplehouse.

You can see additional photos on Flickr.

Update on Fairyland tan skin option

According to a post on Fairyland's blog:
Dear customers,
We are happy to announce the release of tan skin for MiniFee.
This announcement will explain some more information on this new product.
Tan Skin option is available to A-Line A la Carte, A-Line body, M-Line A la Carte, M-Line body and other body parts.
We regret to announce that B-Line MiniFee will not be available in tan skin.
Also, following 5 heads from A la Carte are excluded from the tan skin option.
- Carl, Marcia, Seorin, Eliya, Ruth
M-Line A la Carte and body will become temporarily sold out from June 30.
A-Line A la Carte and body in tan skin will be available until August 31, same as LittleFee and PukiFee A la Carte products. 
Sorry, BJD fans, but if you wanted a tan Carl, Marcia, Seorin, Eliya, or Ruth, you're SOL! Also, if you're considering a new M-Line body, you'd better order it by June 30, since it looks like it will be marked as sold out by then.

Shoot! I was hoping for a tan version at the end of July. Maybe I'll have to settle for an A-Line?

I have to wonder a little about why those sculpts aren't available as tans. My first guess would have been a recast issue, but I know one of the most common recast dolls I've seen in tan is Chloe (well, at least online). Then, maybe I thought perhaps it's an issue with the sleeping face--I know Marcia's sleeping face is really a dreaming face--but the others--they aren't, are they?

Anyhoo--maybe they have full-sets or something planned for the future. Oh yes--tan skin adds an additional $30, and according to Fairyland, and addition 10 days processing time. Not too bad!

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Brown-eyed girls

Brown-eyed girls by alington
Brown-eyed girls, a photo by alington on Flickr.
Here are some of my Peak's Woods girls (some hybrid--hence the height difference) wearing brown eyes.

From the left:

You can see more photos on Flickr.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Stella a la vintage Barbie

Stella hybrid by alington
Stella hybrid, a photo by alington on Flickr.
You can check out a few more photos of lovely Stella--my Iplehouse/Feeple65 hybrid on Flickr, if you like.

I'm finding I just love this doll. I'm not in love with Fairyland's knees, however. But I think Stella's face more than makes up for them!

She's dressed in a vintage Barbie-style swim suit by Beach Girl Nikita (I just love her) and a Leeke World wig.

Wow--finally! MiniFee Tan skin option coming on Friday!

Check out this post at Fairyland!

Fairyland has announced that coming Friday, June 7, tan skin will be offered as an option for MiniFee A la Carte orders and MiniFee body pages.

Tan skin will be available through August 31, 2013.

Additionally, a new "Ani" (short for Animation) head is planned is for near future release. These heads will be compatible with A-Line and B-Line MiniFee bodies. A future release for a anime-style body is also planned, but as its preparation has been delayed, the new heads will be delayed.

Ugh! I just ordered Ante! Who else do I need? Who is your favorite sculpt? Who should I get in tan?? Ack!! I only have a few days to decide!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Wake Up Lottie

Wake Up Lottie by alington
Wake Up Lottie, a photo by alington on Flickr.
Wake-Up Lottie (Peak's Wood Fairy of Color) has new blonde eyelashes. I think they look just stunning on her, but I'm probably biased.

She's dressed in an outfit by Little Moda, which I found on Etsy, and a wig from Dollmore. Her shoes (you can see them in other photos) are from Mint on Card.

You can see additional photos on Flickr.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Tan Family

Tan Peak's Woods by alington
Tan Peak's Woods, a photo by alington on Flickr.
A group of tan dolls from Peak's Woods -

Clockwise from the top:
Suntan Shaia (pink wig)
Honey Queen Yeru
Tan Rabbit Goon
Honey Princess Lady Bee