This is Naomi, my Steampunk themed doll. She now looks totally different from the original doll I started with… Wanna know what all I did to her? Well… continue reading. First off… I gave her a body transplant. The original doll had been a thrift store find, and not so gently played with either. Her […]
Here is a closeup of the toyokalon & nylon together in the same color (I like silver *grin*) What do the dolls look like after they’ve been rerooted? Well, here are two I’ve done with Kanekalon & Toyokalon. I’ll add more as I do them. Neither of these 2 have been styled so they […]
How I reroot a doll…. The type of hair I used here is a mix of Midnight Black and Brunette Saran (mainly midnight black) purchased from My Little Customs. You can also get the long needle to make your “tool” from her as well.
This has become my favorite way of getting some curl into a doll’s hair. You don’t have to mess around with straws or rolling papers… all you have to do is get comfortable and braid. What you want to do is to divide up little sections of her hair, and braid it. The thickness of […]
First thing you are going to have to do is clean her, even if she looks clean or is a brand new doll. A good bath never hurt anyone. I use whatever soap I have on hand, be it dish washing soap or cheap shampoo and hot water. Because I need her head off to […]
Hair styling has never been my strong point, so I won’t be explaining how to do any fancy up-to-do or anything… at least not right now. For now I’ll try to explain what I do to get her hair curly… which is a basic boil perm. First off, you are going to need some rollers […]
Very very first thing you will need is hair. And you are going to want nice hair if you are putting this much work into it, right? So here are some good places to start… MyLittleCustoms – absolutely gorgeous nylon & genuine saran hair in all kinds of colors. Good prices and an awesome lady […]
Ok, so now you have your hair. If you don’t then go read this… Sources for synthetic hair. Find somewhere comfortable to sit and a good light, because this is going to take a while. It’s not hard to do, but it’s time-consuming. First thing I do is get rid of all the old hair. […]