My meager cell phone pics of the twins. Will add pics in various fashions.
Fifi and Finn in fashions by Texas Carol
Fifi and Finn were looking through old photo albums today and found a picture of their grandmother, Fiona, as a little girl gathering eggs with her faithful companion Jerome the cat. The twins agreed there is a family resemblance to their beloved Nana Fi!
Since Prince George will be taking ballet in his new school, the Frosty Twins decided ballet would be a new outlet for them. They visited cousin Willow to get her opinion. Not certain what she thinks about the idea!
A back to school fashion by Texas Carol. The Frosty twins can wear shoes and fashions intended for Dianna Effner Little Darling 13. The twins can also wear shoes Denis Bastien made for the Leeann line.
Twenty Fifis and Ten Finns - a surprise offering of dolls without the pre-order routine. A time slot was opened and the first to go to the site at 8 AM Aus time on August 25 (6 PM Aug 24 here) were able (if Lady Luck allowed) to purchase the dolls. PayPal went crazy - who were all these dolls nutters purchasing BJDs at the same time? LOL BUT - all settled down and my Frosty Twins and various combinations of the 30 doll have arrived in the USA. Mine are now in New York and should arrive after the Labor Day weekend.
Who are these Frosty twins? Amazing creations by Liz Frost - and the dolls can wear LD clothes!
Here's a peek from Wizworx - preorder for the light tan F/F dolls is open until mid Sept
Fifi's body will be neutral gender. Fifi is approx. 13" tall and wears a 6/7" or 7/8" stretch wig. other approx.measurements....... Eye size ~ 14mm Chest ~ 16cm Waist ~ 14.5cm Hips ~ 17cm Arm length ~ 9,3cm Leg length ~ 12cm to ankle Foot ~ 4.3cm length x 2cm wide
Cost - 540 usd w/ faceup
pictures from the website of Liz Frost
Finn is approx. 13" tall and wears a 6/7" or 7/8" stretch wig. other approx.measurements.......Eye size ~ 14mm Chest ~ 16cm Waist ~ 14.5cm Hips ~ 17cm Arm length ~ 9,3cm Leg length ~ 12cm to ankle Foot ~ 4.3cm length x 2cm wide
While Maudys are now reduced to $30 per doll ( from $70) the "basic" does have several stains on her vinyl because of her original fashion of very black stockings and a deep burgundy dress.
In correspondence Peggy commented -
"I created the outfits to go with their original stockings and shoes (which they are wearing) and they ... come with the rest of their original outfit, box & COA. The partial re-root was done in black and burgundy hair, to go with the original outfit and the one made for her."
This is the story of a minor postal SNAF. Ordered an Eyes of Texas doll via Etsy. Sent couple days Priority Via USPS - supposed to arrive from Texas to PA on a Friday - never happened. That Monday I visited the PO in my town - the head postal person "would get back to me" IF it didn't arrive by the following Friday. Tracking showed that it did well on the journey from Texas to PA BUT got stuck in the Lehigh Valley facility which is an hour and a half drive from my house.
Frustrated I contacted the owner of the Etsy shop (Brenda) who is the BEST of the best in communications. She started a lost mail search and behold - the next day my text update showed it was being shipped from Lehigh Valley and the doll arrived the next day! THANK YOU, Brenda.
About the doll - Brenda's dolls are made by here using a Dianna Effner mold/cast. All fashions/face-ups are also by Brenda.
NOW - I do have a Studio Doll of Little Darling by Uri G. and had previously sold two others for immediate cash for a root canal. Sigh. These dolls retail through Studio Doll for over 300 USD. None of the artists their are currently taking orders. You can be put on an email waiting list - but it appears the wait can be around 18 months. In the meantime, many of the dolls are being sold on Ebay for way above their retail cost through Studio Doll. By WAY above I mean the $350 doll is getting bids of up to 1800 USD per doll!!!!! Enough said.
On to Eyes of Texas - cost begin at 150 USD and this includes doll, face-up, fashion, and shipping!
A lovely 13" doll that comes with any of the three sculpts.
My order was for
"Kaitlin Handmade Doll. Eyes of Texas Dolls. Dianna Effner Doll. Little Darling Doll. Handcrafted Doll. Dianna Effner Mold. OOAK Artist Dolls"
Lovely little dolls - actually purchased two more through Brenda's Eyes of Texas website. Her advert can also be found in the latest issue of DOLLS magazine!
My review on Etsy -
"OMGosh - QUALITY all the way - from communications to packaging to fashion style to doll detailing. Absolutely delighted with my purchase. Kaitlin is absolutely adorable!!! Thank you so much, Brenda."
And the next of the pre-orders purchased through Etsy - Soso’ collectible BJD’ resin doll by Chrishanthi ''Ppinkydolls'' $150 purchased April 24, 2017. Supposed to arrive by July 4, 2017.
"Soso”collectible, is a resin ball jointed doll ,3 options. She is a full ball jointed doll can customize with the most common customizations including wig changes,eyes ,face-up. Soso” has resin head and body handmade with high class resin.Soso’ is made full ball jointed body,so she can stand easily and allowing for various poses!Face up handpainted(if you like more soft please send message) ,you will be able to chose freckles or no freckles also send me a message :)).
1) Basic type, blanc head and body.
2)Head & body,faceup ,glass blue-grey eyes, short brown or blonde wig.
3)Full set with hat(photos 1-2-3) -A bjd Doll, Height:26cm -Head-Wig:7′- 8′,soft brown or blonde short wig -Eyes :12mm Dark blue-grey Glass eyes -Face-up with freckles or not.(send message) -Outfits,dress,pant, knitting hat,socks and shoes as photo.
4)Full set with blonde hair -A bjd Doll, Height:26cm -Head-Wig:7′- 8′,soft blonde wig -Eyes :12mm Dark blue-grey Glass eyes -Face-up with freckles or not.(send message) -Outfits,overall ,knitting hat,socks and shoes as photos
Their info - but still no clue when Milkshake full set will arrive
"Hi, Long time no see. Hope everything is going well! Here’s a quick update on what we’ve been doing lately: Laura is working on new dolls while finishing up and improving some other stuff, and I’ve been working on a new website. Since the new website won’t be ready for while, we won’t keep you waiting until it’s done for new pre-orders. We’ve been getting many requests asking for a new Ery pre-order lately, and well, the time has come. Ery will be up for pre-order on February 12th at 19:00PM, UTC/GMT+1 timezone , and will be available in the usual three skin tones: Milkshake, Peanut and Toffee. You’ll find prices and more info on Ery’s product page on our shop. Remember that Paypal and wire transfer options for full payments will be accepted, as well as a 3 instalment layaway plan through Paypal. Make sure to read our layaway guideif you’re planning on using the latter option! Your Ery package includes:
Assembled doll (make up is optional)
Certificate of authenticity
Box and cushion
Special Ery pajamas
A pair of glass eyes (random color)
If you have any questions please refer to our contact page. Don’t forget: Ery will be waiting for you on Sunday, February 12th!"