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Happy Friday All!

What a great night I had. The hubs and I ordered our new luxurious king sized bed, bought new bedding and I came home to a surprise: stuff from Smidgehouse! I ordered a doll photography book and a set of lights from her and they were waiting for me, lovingly packaged. Thanks Smidgey!

So tonight, I will be lounging in my enormous bed, reading about photography. Then tomorrow I'll set up my doll room (furthermore to be called my 'studio') and try some practice shots.

But ya'll, it's payday and it's basically the Year of Luxury so what's say we buy something yeah?

I know I said I could not fall in love with any more dolls but you never have enough do you? I was not very pleased with Dynamite Girls' Vintage Vinyl Collection. They look so cartoonish this time around. But the way other doll collectors photograph them can change everything. For instance Electropop Jasper. She looked like the dorky one of the set, the lonely and unloved. After seeing some good photos, I ordered her and now she is the evil temptress of the village.

So in an effort to make a BFF for my goth teen Sooki who can pose (sorry old Skipper dolls), I must buy Vintage Vinyl Gavin.

But now I'm going to have to build a high school classroom and create a storyline. Ah, a dioramist's work is never done.

Reader participation time: What are you guys up to this weekend? Doll things, that is.

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  1. So at the risk of sounding totally brain dead, can you explain to me what exactly the year of luxury entails? What are the rules (are there any)?

    I'm not thinking that the next year will be that luxe for me, but I'm currently going through a total doll-buying spreeeeeeee! (and well, making stuff for them too, though I don't consider those luxuries since I have to make them LOL)

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  2. Well basically me and a friend name each year instead of doing resolutions. Then our lives took different turns so we stopped sharing the same year name. So your year can be anything you want! One year was Year of the Monk. I was celibate, focused on spirituality and stayed home like all year (instead of rock star type partying). Here's more info: http://vitaplastica.blogspot.com/2010/09/year-of-luxury.html

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