Hell Freezes Over – A FRODO Review: Tyler 2016

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Let start a shitstorm…shall we, Puddings? I had to have this doll. I saw images of her on Facebook (thanks, Troy!)…and thought she was utterly fabulous. Yes, dears…Tyler Wentworth is back, and although not in such a grand scale as … Continue reading

2015 – The Year That Was in Dolls

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What an interesting year for dolls, indeed. Whereas we were missing the pomp and circumstance of big anniversary passages in 2014, 2015 still delivered all the goodies. Mattel, on more than one occasion, left us scratching our heads with new … Continue reading

Flutterwing Dolls by Shannon Craven Gives Big for Lily!

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There are many repainters out there…but the renowned work of Shannon Craven at Flutterwing captures facial expression in a unique and bewitching way. I’ve admired Shannon’s celebrity work, and her fantasy art – many times, re-creating celebrity likenesses from sculpts … Continue reading

2014 – The Year That Was In Dolls

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  2014 was an interesting year for dolls, no? You had true magnificence and devastating disappointments, as we always do in the doll world. There is no question we are much more impassioned about our hobby than say…stamp collectors. Be that … Continue reading

The Top 25 Things That Changed Dolls…

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The idea for this post came to me during the course of a few previous posts – the thought that dolls have changed over the centuries, and even more dramatically in modern times. But what caused those changes? I sat … Continue reading

Details Matter…

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Details, details, details…this detail talk is spoiling all the fun at every party this spring. I get so bored, I could scream! Yet another retailer pulls Mattel and Tonner from its inventory – this one was a big one, but … Continue reading