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Amaranth Ine
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goth mama, pagan mama, scholar, and doll collector
goth mama, pagan mama, scholar, and doll collector

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How to Care for a BJD Wig- WIP
I'll update this as I get more photos and tutorials together, so I'm marking this as a WIP for my own memory.  Products Generally speaking, be cautious about what products you put on a wig. You'll want to know whether the fibers are natural or synthetic, an...
How to Care for a BJD Wig- WIP
How to Care for a BJD Wig- WIP
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BJDs and Yellowing/Mellowing
Note: I plan to update this post when I can with some examples of yellowing from my personal collection. You can't reverse yellowing. The good news is that yellowing is very, very gradual. You're not going to see severe yellowing in your doll just from walk...
BJDs and Yellowing/Mellowing
BJDs and Yellowing/Mellowing
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Daughters and Dolls
My daughter is turning two years old in December. She's a very smart little thing, very verbal. One of her first words was "dollie". She'd lay there, staring at the doll cabinet saying, "Hi Dollie. Pretty dollie. Hi!" My desire is to have her choose her own...
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Scammer Warning and a Note on Scams
So this message has been circling around, and seemingly only to European collectors. There may have been some non-Europeans that have gotten the message, but so far this is all I've seen. Screen shot from Etsy, via Issy BJD This is a good opportunity to dis...
Scammer Warning and a Note on Scams
Scammer Warning and a Note on Scams
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BJD Photography Tips and Tricks Part 1: Basics
Upcoming: Part 2: Editing Photos Part 3: Working with a Cell Phone Camera My photography has improved over the years I've been in this hobby. Witness this monstrosity from early in my doll collecting career vs this more recent photo: On the left is a photo ...
BJD Photography Tips and Tricks Part 1: Basics
BJD Photography Tips and Tricks Part 1: Basics
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iDyepoly Review
Having now dyed a doll with both iDye and RIT I can confidently say I prefer iDye for most BJD applications. The colors are less accurate, but deeper and richer than you'd think. I was not able to make blue actually come out blue, which seems to be a common...
iDyepoly Review
iDyepoly Review
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Clothing a Zaoll- In Progress
Zaoll are very tiny and a bit oddly sized. Here's a few things I've been learning about what they can and can't wear: Shoes: Most SD13 shoes, especially heels, are too narrow for their feet.  SD16 heels all seem to fit, including these ones from Snake Eye B...
Clothing a Zaoll- In Progress
Clothing a Zaoll- In Progress
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Zaoll Body Posing
Disclaimer: In these photos she has the Feeple 60 double jointed arms. Zaoll default arms are single jointed and cannot do much. Also all these pics were taken at night in those precious hours when the spawn are asleep so pardon the crap quality and the fla...
Zaoll Body Posing
Zaoll Body Posing
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Review Time: Dollmore Zaoll Dreaming Luv
I purchased this pretty little lady second hand from a friend, so I can really only give my opinion as to quality of the doll. I can relate my friend's experience with Dollmore and my own from ordering Dollmore clothes. Site: Dollmore.com Ease of Ordering: ...
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On Popularity, Shame, Perfectionism, and Internet Cruelty
My life motto. (Brene Brown, I don't know who created the photo.) Today ladies and gentlemen and all others we're going to talk about Shame and Perfectionism and how this relates to popularity in the doll hobby. This will probably be another one of my possi...
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