Friday, October 2, 2015

new arrival!

I'm officially at doll #5 here! I'd planned to slow down my doll plans for this year but this was an opportunity too good to pass up. My best doll friend helped me find a Celine on the DoA marketplace for only $575 including default faceup, sleeping head, heel feet, and black resin heels. Shipping was an unbelievable $15! There was absolutely no way I could've found this deal by buying direct from the company or even a dealer. Here's what she looked like before I gave her a makeover:


I never intended to keep the Fairyland default faceup, but after seeing it in person I knew for sure it had to go. The airbrushed pink blush clashed so strongly with her orangey-red lips! Her new look is far fiercer with ombre lips and strong eyebrows. I also decided to double-layer her lashes for a fuller look.


And here she is from today! I gave her a couple small finger tattoos: a heart and ribbon on the right hand, and the word "love" and a honeycomb on the left in addition to rings and a triangle on both. Someday when I finally have matte varnish and the tools to restring her I'll be giving her a large bee and some floral tats on her body, too.


I also did a quick comparison shot with Polaire, the other girl I brought with me for this quarter. Essie is a lot shorter even with her heels on! I think she's even shorter than DJ with flat feet...

I'm so excited to finally be able to share Estelle with all of you! Now to wait for her clothes and real wigs to come in... :)

❤ Kai

2 comments:

Irene said...

Yaaay for good deal and quick arrival! :D I love what you've done with her - I agree with you on the FL default face-ups, they're generally not my taste either ^^;;
I love her fashion style, it reminds me a bit of the 80s style the Wonder Girls did in their latest vid (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9QXQz6uE0M)

Musume Desu said...

Congrats on getting Estelle!! She looks stunning, and I love the faceup you did for her :3 Those thick eyebrows are to die for!
Hope to see more of her!!

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