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

Tommydoll en Français

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The International Doll World just got a little closer – thanks to Cecile at Miss Vinyl Blog – my French-Speaking Puddings can now enjoy the satire, too! Here’s what ma chérie has to say: Note de l’auteur: Cet extrait des Sombres Chroniques … Continue reading

Rising From The Ashes

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Inspiration can arrive in many forms. Usually, we are beset by the visual that brings such florid images to our imagination. But when you have a commission request from one who is blind…well, one’s thoughts of fashion-traditional ideas leave us … Continue reading

OWN Exclusive Interview: Tyler Wentworth with Oprah

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Lire cet article en français! – cliquez içi Author’s Note: The following excerpt of The Wentworth Shadows Chronicles is purely fan fiction parody. No one is making a red cent from it…and it’s all in good ‘power of play’ fun. If … Continue reading

Are Fashion Dolls Over?

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It is true that only fashion dolls matter – not just because of their reach, but also because of their ability to take reality and transform it into different eras, ethnicities and fantasies, all while maintaining the one thing that … Continue reading

The More You Know – Repaints

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NOTE: Many of the Artist Images used in this blog post are credited to the artist, and clicking the image will transport you to their website or contact points such as Flickr, Facebook, Etsy or Pinterest – explore with wonder!!! … 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

Happy 15th Anniversary, Tyler Wentworth!

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On December 14, 1999 – the very first Tyler Wentworth dolls shipped to retailers. It was a thrilling moment for the Tonner Cheerleaders – the first production run of Tyler was not without its issues, though…unpainted scalps, a hole in … Continue reading