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Posts tagged “1/6 couture

Happy Holidays to Everyone!

Wishing you all a happy and blessed holiday season!

Model: OOAK Poppy Parker by Matt Sutton

Gown: custom gown by Natalia Kunafina on Ebay 2010chizhik and on Flickr

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -Happy Holidays to Everyone

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -Happy Holidays to Everyone

_-Rebecca

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The Royal Tea

Ok..so this series of shots were inspired by the outfit I posted on Instagram.  As with many images, what looks good on an idea board does not translate to a model or doll.  In this case, the hat that looked good on the board did not translate well to actual model.  And…as much as I wanted to use it, the teapot did not make it into the final shots either.  Sometimes it works out sometimes it doesn’t.  The post is called “The Royal Tea” because the dog is wearing a crown .Winking smile

Here was the Instagram inspiration:

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You will notice a little bit of a color cast difference between my Instagram shots and the other images I use in the blog.  The reason behind this is a difference in camera.  Most if not all of the outfit boards that I post are shot with…wait for it…my IPhone.  If I ever get around to doing my next photography installment you will learn more about that.  Suffice it to say, as good as these new phones are these days, they still have a long way to go as far as color balance.  Ok…geek photography moment over.

I am sharing snippets of the photo process on some of these posts on my instagram stories so feel free to follow that if you want.  They disappear in 24 hours so they are there and then they are gone.

I am totally in love with this doll.  She is Rare Appearance Dania Zarr from Integrity Toys.  She was a WClub exclusive for 2014.  Still one of my favorite models.  The dress is a new acquisition from the talented Gwen of Gwendolyn’s Treasures

Model:  Integrity Toys Rare Appearance Dania Zarr

Dress:  Gwendolyn’s Treasures

Hat:  Bogue’s Vogues

Gloves: Integrity Toys IT Airways Poppy Parker

Necklace: made by me

Dog:  Mattel

Shoes: Integrity Toys Sneak Peek Eden

Perfume bottle:  Purchased at 2016 Barbiecon from Hande.  If you ever go to Barbiecon… her sales table is a favorite of mine.  Great minis!  Sorry, no website or Etsy store yet.

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-The Royal Tea

-Rebecca


The Power of Pink Continues…

Yep…not ready to let go of the pink theme this week and I am sticking with the same designer as well.  As we approach this years Integrity Toys convention, I though I would pull out one of my favorite gift dolls from last years convention…Paper Doll Poppy Parker. 

From Rimdoll on Etsy

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

Love this Poppy and love this pink confection of a dress!

Rebecca


The Black and White Ball Gown

I had the hardest time coming up with a title for this post.  Usually, something comes to me right away and that is what I go with.  For these set of photos, nothing was jumping out at me so I asked myself “ What are these pictures about?”.  The answer that came back to me was…the dress.  These photos are primarily about this amazing black and white ball gown made by Eifeldolldress .

Model: Mood Changer Poppy Parker repainted and hair redone by Jon Copeland-Childers of SeloJSpa

Gown: Eifeldolldress

Necklace: made by me

Gloves: Integrity Toys

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio The Black and White Ball Gown

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio The Black and White Ball Gown

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio The Black and White Ball Gown

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio The Black and White Ball Gown

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio The Black and White Ball Gown


A Passion for Pink

This title should be a weekly entry at Inside the Fashion Doll Studio…maybe it will be now that I have said it.  I recently discovered the beautiful work of Antonio Realli and was very pleased to add one of his recent collection pieces to my ever growing 1/6 clothing hoard. 

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio A Passion for Pink

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio A Passion for Pink

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio A Passion for Pink

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio A Passion for Pink

For those diorama artists out there, the flooring I used in these shots is a new contact paper I used found here.  I love that it is super shiny like real marble.  Love the reflection it gives of the gown!  We are finally starting to get some sunshine in the Pacific Northwest.  The forecast for the next week is SUNNY!!  I will be taking advantage and photographing many projects.

Some of you have already noticed that I have started an Instagram account ( see sidebar to the right just under archives).  Feel free to follow me there for sneaks of upcoming items or additional photos of some behind the scenes stuff.  It’s my goal to post something daily there.  A goal….to be reached at some point in the future.  Winking smile

-Rebecca


March Purse of The Month

The sisters of La Boutique have been busy coming up with something exciting and new this month.  Here are the scrumptious offerings for the month of March.  If you are interested in ordering, please contact them at dianawieler@sympatico.ca.  There is a very limited supply of the Mini Ricky bags due to its complexity.  Delivery of these items may take a little longer this month as last months order backlog was larger than usual ( Thanks in part to readers/new buyers from this blog!).  I have to say, these little pieces of heaven are worth the wait people.  I have been collecting these for years and just can’t get enough of them.  Thanks for supporting the community and these fine artisans!

©2016 La Boutique

And the glorious tote to go with it…Tote set is $30.

©2016 La Boutique

If you are looking for fashions, they have that too…

©2016 La Boutique

©2016 La Boutique

and if you really want to splurge this month, check out the Elite outfit!

The Elite Ensemble this month is true City Chic.  It begins with a dramatic long coat in grey and plum worsted wool, with a 2-color skirt to match.  Underneath is a bright orchid bodysuit that goes beautiful with the tote scarf!  Also included is an open-crown hat, grey belt, pewter shoes, earrings, Tote Set and your choice of handbag.  155.00 + shipping”

©2016 La Boutique

©2016 La Boutique

©2016 La Boutique

©2016 La Boutique

 

-Rebecca


Love in Praga

This past year at The National Barbie Doll Collector Convention, the talented Magia2000 team of Mario Paglino and Gianni Grossi presented a collection that was very close to their hearts.  They showcased a OOAK collection centered on the theme of love.  A fitting theme as they announced at this event that they would be tying the knot themselves later that year.   How special is that?!!  There wasn’t a dry eye in the house after that announcement.  With all of the love going on in that room, many collectors walked away with the right to purchase some of this stunningly beautiful collection.  They used a new system of drawing numbers and when your number was drawn you could choose from what was left or decline to purchase.  The people who had their numbers chosen early walked away with their first choice of the options.  I was lucky enough to have my number chosen while one of my favorites was still up for purchase.  Her name is “Love in Praga” which I understand to mean Love in Prague.  I am honored and so very pleased to have this one of a kind creation in my collection and was so happy to participate in this celebration of love at the NBDCC in 2015. 

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

©2016 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio 'Love in Praga'

To see more of the beauties Mario and Gianni designed for this past convention, feel free to visit the gallery at their site Magia2000.

-Rebecca