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Grace Kelly Silkstone is Here!!

Grace Kelly The Bride has arrived.  I was ready and waiting for this lady to hit the Barbie Collector shop.  I can’t remember when I have waited with such delight for a doll to arrive…well…okay so I can remember…when my convention boxes arrived with Matt Sutton OOAK’s ..but that’s not the point.  The point is I was very excited to receive this new Grace Kelly Silkstone.  She does not disappoint.  She is exquisite!!  I can’t believe the attention to detail on this lady.  I love, love, love the plain gold band on her ring finger and the little prayer book.

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And this is just with my point and shoot!  Studio shots coming soon…….

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18 responses

  1. PeterVermont

    Oh, Rebecca – she’s really radiant! Can’t wait to see more!

    August 17, 2011 at 3:46 am

    • Thank you so much Peter! I worked on studio shots last night. Hope to have them available on the blog soon.
      Hugs!

      August 18, 2011 at 8:01 am

  2. Rebecca,
    Thanks so much for the preview … mine’s not here yet! Love her!
    Hugs,
    JudyO

    August 17, 2011 at 3:58 am

    • You are going to adore her Judy! Here face paint is really quite something.

      Hugs!

      August 18, 2011 at 8:01 am

  3. She is beautiful! I have my BC catalog right next to me with her on the cover.

    August 17, 2011 at 5:31 am

    • Many times I look at the promo shots and say to myself ” yes, beautiful but…does the doll actually look like that?” In this case, the doll meets or exceeds the promo shots in my opinion. Of course, I am an avid Grace Kelly fan so that might have something to do with my enthusiasm LOL!
      Hugs!

      August 18, 2011 at 8:03 am

  4. Very nice! I’m looking forward to seeing your studio shots.
    Terri

    August 17, 2011 at 6:53 am

    • Thank you Terri! I am working on those studio shots….hope to have something soon.
      Hugs!

      August 18, 2011 at 8:04 am

  5. sunsunmoon

    so beautiful~~~

    August 17, 2011 at 8:48 am

  6. Art

    Congratulations Rebecca!!! As you said is exquisite, everything it’s in place, one of the best silkstones ever made!!! I can’t wait to received my doll.

    August 17, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    • Thank you Art! I hope you get yours soon. She is very special and I adore here.

      August 18, 2011 at 8:05 am

  7. She really is gorgeous. Do you think you will re-dress her, Rebecca, or do you keep your bride dolls as is?

    August 17, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    • Thank you Hilda! Well that is the question of the day now isn’t it LOL!!! I really want to redress her but normally I don’t redress the brides ( something about changing out of that beautiful wedding gown… stops me every time.) However, this lady’s face paint is so gorgeous that I keep seeing her in other fashions…..oh like…..Bellissimma Couture. 😉

      August 18, 2011 at 8:08 am

  8. Jis

    This got me very excited! I preordered mine four months ago and I am just as excited as you were waiting for her arrival! She is just lovely! Is her head material different from the “To Catch a Theif” doll?

    August 18, 2011 at 2:02 am

    • I hope you receive yours soon Jis! She is amazing. Her head material is a harder plastic than the “To Catch a Theif” doll. Just like the other Silkstones.

      August 19, 2011 at 8:17 am

  9. Hilda

    I would love to see her in my clothes as well, but I understand the wish to leave her as is. I guess you will have to get a second doll for re-dressing! And I think that I will order her as well, definitely to re-dress.
    xo H

    August 20, 2011 at 5:46 am

    • Heehee…you are such an enabler Miss Hilda. I swear you are my sister from another mother. I think I will have to get over the whole moratorium on bridal gown removal and get this lady into some Bellissima Couture. Your designs are made for this lady! So elegent and refined.

      August 20, 2011 at 9:30 am

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