Archive | March, 2014

MAKIE IS COMMING?

24 Mar

Soooo late last night I took a plunge I have been thinking about for a while now.
If you havent heard about Makies, they are super cool. They are BJDs that are totally custom made to your specifications. You use the creator program to design all of the facial structures for your doll, pick out skin colour, eye colour, hair, clothes, ect, and then they are 3D printed. The exact doll you just designed becomes real! Iv seen a few posts about them before and Iv been intrigued and curious to get one myself for a while now. But this was the post that really sinched the desicion for me, and last night I finally ordered my very own Makie.

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This is my Makie that I designed as she looks in the Makie creator. Her name is Goblyn, and I ordered her with the soon to be discontinued pale green “pistachio” skin colour. I cant tell you how super excited I am to see how she turns out!!

Makies take about two weeks as they are all made to order, so itll be a liiiitle bit of waiting untill I get to see her in the flesh (in the plastic?)
I ordered her with a very minimal faceup, and will probably be trying my hand at doing some of my own painting on her as well. Shes not just my first Makie doll, but also the very first BJD to my collection, so you can imagine how over the moon impatient I am with excitment!!!

She was pretty darn expensive though, so Ill probably be holding off on buying any new dolls for a while untill Iv paid her off lol.
Dont worry, Ill get Jane Boolittle soon enough!

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Elissabat

10 Mar

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Next up on my recent additons: A brand new Monster High that I have had my eyes on since her photos started floating around the Internet.
Her and Jane Boolittle were the two new ones Iv been really excited about, and although my stores have yet to get Jane Boolittle in, I did manag to obtain Elissabat.

Im a huge fan of vampires, and I have a Draculaura already (and indeed there are some other Draculauras I would like to add to my collection). But Elissabat has a certain suave sofistication that Draculaura lacks.

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The beautiful dress does a lot, its quasi medieval gothic look is captivating. The simplicity of the design intregues and draws me in. Her hair is immaculatly styled and she just embodies the sleek elegance of “less is more”

Her appeal to me is very similar to that of Raven Queen. Black and purple looks fantastic and her gothic vibe is mysterious and elegant all at once.
Am I saying elegant a lot? Im sorry, she just, WOW.

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Shes also crazy photogenic too. She just looks friggen GOOD and I cant get over it. What a delightfully, darkly beautiful vampire lady. :3
Now I just need to track down a Jane Boolittle already!

The Great and Powerful TRIXIE!

4 Mar

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Alrighty! Time for some more Equestria Girls!
Iv been seeing (and drooling over) photos of the new Equestria Girls Rainbow Rocks line for a while now, and Trixie was especially exciting because – my word, LOOK at that outfit. I know I mostly have just collected the Delux body EQG dolls, but Im kind of making an exception for special characters that arent likely to get multiple releases, such as Trixie here.

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Trixie looks great, and this is probably the first time Iv actually been really impressed by a EQG dolls outfit. Her dress is beautiful and super fun, and I love love love the hat she comes with. Everything about this doll just looks phenominal. And she also has actual fully molded feet as well, as do all of these new wave EQG dolls which is a big improvement over the first wave ones with their snap on shoes.

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I will say that I DO wish they were releasing fully articulated bodies for all of the dolls in the series though. Hasbro really has to step up the quality levels of these if they actually want to compete seriously with Monster High and Ever After High, both of which have marvelously well articulated bodies for ALL the dolls.
Honestly not the biggest fan of the rigidly straight, unmovable arms and legs, but the doll LOOKS really good regardless.