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Suprise Poppy!

The Poppy Parker the hubs bought behind my back arrived yesterday! She was bought nude but SURPRISE, she came with the outfit! Oh please don't let the seller contact us!

The earrings and shoes were gone and her hair looks a little to' up, and her joints are loosey goosey but she's really adorable.
 
She's giving me a real beatnik vibe. I decided to cancel my plans for an art room in the doll apartment building and gave it to her. She'll be an actress/college student. I've always liked the name Poppy but I think I'll be renaming her. Within moments, she and Rockabilly Legolas Ken were all over each other.

So you know Miho's Eames bed? No? Well, you'll see more of it now. I had to give it to Poppy, so now I have a free room in the apartment house! My new Momoko will be moving in! More on that in a few days.

Here is Poppy in the new kitchen I'm putting together. I was looking at doll homes on Flickr and I loved the way Blythe or Momoko owners have these high color cutesy apartments. But good cutesy like Harijuku kids. So I'm working on something that looks realistic but like, me and my friends would own it. Kitschy.

Check out her feet. She's got articulated ankles but it seems a bit...stranger on her feet than on a Liv doll. And please tell me her feet fit Barbie and Fashion Royalty shoes. Or homegirl will have to go barefoot. Otherwise her body is just like a Dynamite Girl.
But it's time for less dolls and more doll WORK!

Upcoming projects:

I've decided my douchey Barbie Basics Ken #15 will have his transformation documented. He will start out in the original body and over time, as I learn how to sculpt a face, find the perfect girl body, reroot and repaint him. And learn how to do all that.

The Gypsy Caravan: I've decided not to get it painted by my artist friend. There is something really simple and pretty about it. There will be photos soon.

The Apartment Building: I'm covering the black "walls" of this IKEA Expedit shelf with white contact paper for now, but will be painted within the next few months I hope. Making backs for the shelves with windows out of foam core.

Simi's House: I still have the hankering for a goth house. Until I have the time and energy she's going to "rent" a house which will pack away flat when not in use. Or maybe will be used for a bar too or something.

A sexy and scandalous photo story starring Josephine Baker.

That's all for now folks! I'll check in with you when my Momoko gets here!

smooches,
dani

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  1. I'm so tempted by this version of Poppy. I may get her but then swap her body. Her feet are flat but they may fit certains shoes. All of Poppy's shoes are matronly (IMHO).

    Your hubby did great :O)Good luck on all the projects

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