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Posts tagged “2012 Barbie

Haunted Beauty Ghost™ Barbie® Doll

I may not be in the market for this one but it does not stop me from admiring her.  Many, many collectors have been greatly anticipating this beauty and the pictures will show you why.  Here is the write up from Mattel on this ghost….

“An ancient mansion sits beneath ink black skies. Midnight winds whisper through deserted rooms. Softly, the sound of clanging chains and supernatural murmurs rises and grows. From the darkness, an apparition appears, sheer and barely visible. Frightfully beautiful, she lives between this earthly life and an unknown world beyond. You are indeed fortunate that this sublime spirit has revealed herself to you!

Haunted Beauty Ghost™ Barbie® wears an ethereal, off-white gown featuring fitted bodice, bell sleeves, and full skirt with tattered hem. A silvery earthly chain wraps around her body. Her long, pale platinum hair and dramatic face paint take her far beyond the paranormal to extraordinary!”  From Barbiecollector.com

Oh my!  She was designed by Mr. Bill Greening and is available only from Barbiecollector.com….just in time for Halloween too.  Cool!  Just click on her picture if you want to go to Barbiecollector.com to take a look at her.

** Photos are property of Mattel Inc**

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If interest on the doll boards is a good gauge ( and I believe it is Smile), then this is another one that may sell out sooner rather than later.  Just an FYI.

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2012 Barbie Sneak Peek’s from NBDCC

Well…I was apparently incorrectly under the impression that this information was not supposed to be shared outside of the Barbie Fan Club(BFC) but since everyone else is sharing it and posting photos outside of the BFC, I might as well join the club Winking smile  The BFC hosted an event at NBDCC this year where they showed some things that are coming up in 2012.  First and foremost, the BFMC is going back to its roots with classic styling.  They had one of the silkies on display and I think she is gorgeous!!

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a little blurry but thought I would include it….

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And Mr. Best with his beautiful creation.

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Next up was Bill Greening with next years vintage reproduction offerings

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It is my understanding that you can have your pick of blond, brunette or redhead and you will receive all four reproduction outfits with the doll.  One for each season…Spring( Garden Party), Summer ( Resort Set), Fall( Dinner At Eight) and Winter(Winter Holiday).  Eeeeeek!  Too much loveliness!!

Lastly, they showed us what is in store for the final Barbie Basics line.  It is Barbie Basics 3.0 and they will be in swimsuits.

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I believe these are the accessory packs that will be available with this line…adorable!

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I can’t wait for 2012!!!


Grace Kelly Silkstone–Studio Shots Part II

Okay..so I wanted to use my trifold mirror in the worst way so I used that for the first set of photos.  Then I used my favorite graduated black to white background because I thought It would look good with the white gown.   Hope you guys think so too.  I really love how these shots turned out!  No major photoshopping folks…she really is this beautiful.

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