Thursday, April 18, 2013

off we go!

Hey everyone! Here I am, as promised, to show you my contribution to the traveling dolls I received from Leandra and Tracey-Anne.

As I wrote in my last post, I had in mind what I'd do with Lean's doll, but it seems like the doll had something in mind as well! I don't know if this happens to you, but sometimes I end up with a completely kind of doll from the one I originally had in mind. It's as if the doll has a mind of its own and directs my hand what to do!

Anyway, I was planning on giving a steampunk make over to Lean's doll, but I ended making a pirate wench with steampunk and burlesque elements. 

Here is a pic of the doll while deciding on the details:

And here's the finished doll:

I hope you like her, but most of all I hope Lean likes her!

Now let's move on to Tracey-Anne's dolls. Here is a pic of them as soon as I opened the box the day they arrived:

Lean did a fantastic job painting them so as to represent the sun and moon! I decided to enhance this particular look with brightly colored hair. 

Here they are with their new hairstyles:

Tracey-Ann, I hope you like them both!

The dolls are ready for their trip to the US. I can't wait to see what details Martha will add!

Thank you for visiting and don't forget to check back for more updates on the Traveling Doll Project!


Tracey-anne McCartney

Wow the photos are great! I adore their hair, Luv <3 Did you have any names in mind? Thank you xxx
Love the pirate wench feel to Lean's too, beautiful :) Yes I do that all the time I have this picture in my mind but the doll decides inevitably who she wishes to be :)
Love & light Trace xoxo

Xanthi Kaffe

great pics!!!

Bottle Whimsies

Thank you so much for your kind comments, Trace! Yes, dolls are cheeky little things! Ha, ha!

Love & light to you too!

Bottle Whimsies

Oh, by they way, I haven't thought about names, but how about Celine for the moon and Ilia for the sun? Selini is the moon in greek and Iliahtida is the sunbeam. :)

Bottle Whimsies

Thank you cousin! <3

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