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US Ash Full Fringe

Aqua Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #2876R2 


Outfit

Satin & Taffeta full length Gown


Repairs
I fell in love with this little chubby belly girl.

She is SUPER minty and although she is an 86 girl, her make up is amazing and strong. I decided not to style her in the usual Full fringe way, she looked so cute like this. I have gone for a glamourous look for her with this gorgeous dress made from Satin and Metallic 2 tone Rayon. I added a genuine swarovski crystal hair clip to finish the look. SO SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!

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Aussie Ash Crimp

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN # 


Outfit

Original Purple Party Dress


Repairs
Another gorgeous little crimp. 

I convinced Belinda into selling her me. She is wonderful!!
She had a face wash, soak and depill. Her hair had a deep condition. Her part was fully intact, so I just detangled it, reset her fringe and touched up her make up. She didn't have much eye make up definition on her left eye.
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Aussie Ash Sidepart Ringlet

Aqua Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN # faded


Outfit

Original Teal Sleeper


Repairs
What a sweety this little one is. She has her problems, but she is so cute. She had a facial smoothing treatment, and 2 x deep conditions, a detangle, her frizz I smoothed out best I could, her ringlets were restored with medium set. She has a bit of a hair cut in the front, which covered up fine. Slight make up touch up.She is just so cute with those big Aqua eyes. She has also had a nose job and has some minor scratches on eyes which have been touched up. Far from a mint doll, but lovely.

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Euro 2 Tone Midpart Ringlet

Green Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #3218HR


Outfit

Peach Tafetta & Lace Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
OH WHAT A STUNNER!!

Could not resist this girl. She is keeping the name her original Mum gave her. It means 'Bright' in Italian.

She was in great condition when she arrived. I loved her loose ringlets and only did a little neatening to her hair and re set a few ringlets in the front. I also did a light spray to depill her face. Bonnie is making a special outfit for her in an Apricot colour.

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Aussie Ash Sidepart Ringlet

Green Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #no tag, cut.


Outfit

Shorts & Vest Play Set (3pc)

Made by Laurence in France


Repairs
I won this lovely girl along with the original Yellow Romper outfit, shoes & socks. She is sweet. She had a bath & depill, but was overall really minty. Her hair is so soft. I have restored her hair in a more 'relaxed' curl. She has a small imperfection on her cheek, but how cute is she?? This doll is named after another lovely girl I know. Her sister is below.
HI MEG, GEORGE & WILL!!

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Hermione

Aussie 2 Tone Sidepart Ringlet

Violet Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #1008HR


Outfit

Bunny Outfit
Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
She had the most birds nest hair EVER. It took me 2 hours to remove the knots!!. She was also VERY dirty, so endured a long 'bath'. Her hair turned out magic. It is soo soft and bouncy. Her original make up was stronger on her left eye, so I had to touch up her right eye to match.

Luckily her part was completely intact.

She is one of my most favourite.

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Before Georgia After




Aussie Ash Double Ribbons

Brown Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #1437HR


Outfit

Striped Dress with Beads

Made by Laurence (France)


Repairs
I bought this lovely girl as I fell in love with her expression. When she arrived, I smoothed out her face and rewove her part and styled her hair in the Double Ribbons style. My first try. She has amazing original make up. Wonderful skin and shiny shiny eyes. A STUNNING doll for the collector

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Clair Before Clair After

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Aussie Ash V Part

Teal Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #faded


Outfit

Repro Pink Flare Dress

Made by Nicole & Maria

Past Perfection USA


Repairs
A bit of a problem girl this one. She had a bad hair cut along her fringe, terrible mould all over her body, pilling, crack in her eye and also a hair cut to the length with frizzy ends. After a wash and mould removal I straightened her hair to get the frizz out, thickened up her fringe to cover up the cuts, then added in some curls. Her eyeshadow, cheeks & lips were faded, so added a bit of colour.

I just love her eyes. I'd never seen the teal eyes before. She's very cute now.

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Bree

Aussie 2 Tone V Part

Green Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #1407HR


Outfit

Original Lavender Party Dress

Repro Barrettes


Repairs
She was pretty great when I got her. I gave her a bath, smoothed out some pilling on her face and re wove her part which was a bit messy. That was a challenging first time. Put a few curlers in the top layers (of the long strands) to add a bit of lift

I just love the V Parts.

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Cate Before Cate After


Aussie 2 Tone Puppy

Green Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #3386R2


Outfit

Repro ABC Floral Dress

Made by Nicole & Maria USA


Repairs
Her entire body was covered in Mould! She had lip stick, liquid paper, pen and other marks. She soaked for 48 hours and had mould treatment. Now I had to deal with the terrible hair cut she had right across her fringe. I restored her parts and what was left of the fringe. To bulk up the fringe, I wove forward plugs from the top of her head and trimmed them to fringe length. She now doesn't look like she had a haircut at all. You would never know. This girl was one of my first restorations, so probably a lot more time has gone into her as I got better at it.

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Aussie 2 Tone Pony Ringlet

Green Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #2047HR


Outfit

Flare Style Stripe Dress

Made by Laurence in France


Repairs
She was a lovely girl but smelt smoky and was pretty grubby.
Only a slight bit of mould but was quickly cleaned. Parts were restored and her ringlets came back with a twist.

I've heard some collectors say that Ringlets can't have a xxx7HR serial number, but this girl definitely has and she has not had artificial ringlets put in.

She has a lovely face and her dress frames her colourings.

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Belinda Before Belinda After



Aussie 2 Tone Ultra Long

Brown Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #0067HR (faded)


Outfit

Red Silk Taffeta Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
She was in amazing condition. Probably had already had a bath but had to bathe her again to combat the pilling problem on her face. Just a bit of mould around the eyes. Re Conditioned her hair and rewove a couple of gaps in her part. Perfect.

I just love this dress on her!!

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US 2 Tone Top Knot

Green Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #0706R2 Handwritten


Outfit

Repro Floral Flare Tulip Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
She was very dirty and had the typical "grey" look to her. Her face was totally faded. She had a bath & soak, some minor mould removed, parts were pretty intact just needed slight fixing. Hair curled to add body and complete make up was applied.

She has gorgeous skin and a clear and lovely face. Great hair too. Slightly loose toe stitches on one foot. TINY bit of fluff worn on nose. About 1mm wide. tiny flaw.

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US 2 Tone Curly

Green Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #1267R2


Outfit

Pumpkin Patch Outfit


Repairs
He was pretty perfect. Cleaned him and he is very soft and minty.

Very understated make up applied. Such smooth minty skin, his eyes; perfect.

He is sooooo cute in his little outfit from Pumpkin Patch.

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Charlotte Before Charlotte After



US 2 Tone Puppy

Brown Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #1616R2


Outfit

OOAK Butterfly Organza Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
She was pretty grubby but
cleaned up SO EASILY. No soaking required. Her parts were pretty much all still there, although the fringe was re worked. I added some soft curls to her hair to soften her face.

Her make up is FANTASTIC and original. Only very minor touch up on the faded inner lips.

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Madeline Before Madeline After




Aussie 2 Tone Crimp

Green Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #3268HR


Outfit

Original Floral Flare Dress


Repairs
None required. This girl was perfect. All I did was change her outfit and hair ribbons to better
suit her colouring. No hair cuts. Lovely full fringe. Her eyes are perfect, no scratches, no marks and are VERY VERY shiny and lovely. Her skin is good too. Her legs are a little understuffed and are a bit floppy. Would require a stand if you wanted her standing up. Tiny piece is thread on corner of mouth. Not a fault though. Gorgeous doll.

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Holly Before Holly After



Aussie Ash Sidepart Ringlet

Blue Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #faded.


Outfit

Repro School Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
This girl had lots of hair cuts but after a decent soak and wash, she cleaned up well. She had so much frizz. I reparted her hair, and straightened only the ends to remove the frizz. I twisted her hair in small clumps to dry. After drying I gently combed out to get the scruffy look. I had to cut her hair into some sort of style as it was all different lengths and patch up the small hole in her cheek. I stuck a bit of fabric from her scalp and positioned it under the top fabric. I also added some make up and removed nail polish from her feet. Still residual polish. I think she turned out really well.

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Aussie Ash Haircut

Brown Eyes, Peach & Pink

SN #2058HR


Outfit

Retro Flare

Made by Jamie K T (USA)


Repairs
This poor little girl would have originally been an Ash midpart ringlet, but a nasty apprentice hairdresser has got to her. All of the length is gone but the fringe is still all intact as was the part. She was absolutely filthy and needed extensive soaking and scrubbing. Her face came up amazingly well, very smooth and fluffy. I re worked her hair and gave her a mini haircut to even it out. The back of her hair is very curly. Sometime I have to block out what potential biohazard I could expose myself too when washing these kind of dolls. I contemplated using gloves this time. Now she's is totally kiss and huggable. Little sweety.

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Aussie Ash Sidepart Ringlet

Blue Eyes, Peach & Pink

SN #2108HR


Outfit

Original White Ducky Dress


Repairs
This little cutie has a hair cut all over. She has however enough hair to save her.

I gave her a wash and her face is super smooth now and her body is nice, clean and fresh. I also conditioned and detangles her hair and it is very smooth and soft. Her ringlet popped right back in. She is so cute with her short ringlets. No frizz at all! 

Irene lives in the USA,
so she will never be for sale.

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Before Honey After



US Ash Curly Piggies

Aqua Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #Faded


Outfit

Aqua and Pink Flower dress


Repairs
This girl was in great condition, she had some light depill work and her hair was condtioned and softened. Her make up was lightly touched up as it was abit faded. 

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Before Elspeth After



Canadian Ash Double Ribbons

Blue Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #1827HR


Outfit

Pink with Silver Sparkle Dress

Made by Sue (Mauve_Twin) (Australia)


Repairs
Another little sweet heart. She is a stunning doll. Amazing condition. I bought her from a dear friend. She needed nothing major done, she is very minty and all I did was neatened her hair from her trip. Super perfect little love.

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Aussie Ash Midpart Ringlet

Brown Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #tag cut


Repairs

She has a scratch to her eye and a bit of face sagging (very mild under chin) but her hair is fantastic and soft. She was washed, depilled, hair done, ringlets retwirled naturally and her make up was evened out. Gorgeous. Her only fault is her eye scratch. The colour parts are still lovely and shiny and are a DARK brown. Her body skin is also great and her ringlets are BEAUTIFUL and tight and soft. More photo's just ask.

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US Ash Topknot

Brown Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #1676R2


Outfit

Spots & Dots Dress

Made by Sue (Mauve_Twin) (Australia)


Repairs
I couldn't resist this girl. She is SO MINTY and lovely, she needed no work at all, I combed her hair and changed her dress. Super lovely condition all over. Barrette made by me. I'm a shocking sewer.

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Ash Midpart Ringlet

Green Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #-----


Outfit

Flowers & Lace Dress

Made by Laurence (France)


Repairs
Fell in love with this girl. Ultra minty body, and the BEST ringlet hair I have ever seen. I spend hours carefully detangling her hair bit by bit. No artificial curling methods, curlers, rods or pins were used on this girl, the hair simply popped back into soft, tight supple ringlets. LOVELY! Sorry no before photo. She is so wonderful and perfect and her hair is now in wonderful soft ringlets just like she would have been when she was new.

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Aussie Ash Crimp

Aqua Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #3208HR


Outfit

Original Jogging Suit (sold sep)


Repairs

All this girl needed was a bath, depill, part rewoven and some crimp care. I plaited her entire head in small plaits and left for 2 days. It really helped with her frizzy out of control crimp hair. She is here with her Strawberry Shortcake friend, Angel Cake.

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Aussie Double Ribbons

Green Eyes, Peach Makeup

SN #35--HR Faded


Outfit

Gorgeous Halloween Dress

Made by Pam (Australia)

Ebay ID: Oldskills58


Repairs
I was amazed to find almost all of her original parts were there including her fringe. She had a bit of curl to her hair but I wasn't convinced she was a ringlet girl. The curls look so good on her I gave her some soft ones. She has faults ie. A few little holes on her upper lip, but when I washed her gently, I fluffed up the pile and it covered it a lot more. It's much harder to spot now. Overall she had a wash, depill, hair condition and detangle, body depill, curls and make up because she was so pale. I gave her a bit more make up than I usually would to give her a younger look. When a doll arrives, I get to know them' before I do anything to them as I like to bring out the little people and the personality I see inside them.

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US Puppy with Haircut

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #---


Outfit

Pumpkin Patch Cord Pants.


Repairs
What a sweet face. Her hair cut was no where near bad enough for me to cut off her Ash locks for an artifical wig. She's too cute!! I gave her soft flowing locks of hair (much like a V Part), added a but of curl, depilled her face, Voila!!

Stunning minty fluffy body. Love her round face. The hair cut she has looks like it was done as a lazy restoration to avoid reweaving her fringe, so a few plugs which should have gone back into her piggy tails were trimmed. This means she can't have her hair pulled back. Even with this flaw though, you would NEVER know she was damaged if her hair was left out like the picture. She is an A1 doll apart from that. PERFECT EYES

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US Ash Puppy

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #---


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Repairs
Little cutie pie. Such a sweet face.

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Aussie Sidepart Ringlet

Blue Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #2208HR


CONDITION

As you can see she has crazy hair. Looking closely at the texture, it is still very pliable and not course or that frizz you can't get rid of. 14 plugs in the front above her right eye are cut to about 1cm. The front ringlet will cover that fine when her hair is done. Her left eye is a tad darker. very minor wear to the left eye white on the edge. Nothing major. Lovely clean skin all over. All stitches are tight. Will restore beautifully. If I don't sell her  I will be very happy to keep her and restore her myself.

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US Waif

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #---


Outfit

Pink & IvoryTaffeta Dress

Made by Sue (Mauve_Twin) (Australia)


Repairs
Such a gorgeous face. I had a red wig on her which I liked but I didn't LOVE, so I gave her this super expensive Mohair wig. It's just divine!! It;s a lovely soft blonde with a hint of strawberry. Matches this dress to a T. PERFECT!

I added some extra make up and voila!! Super cute.

LOVE this wig on her!! Very happy now.

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Aussie Ash Double Ribbons

Brown Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #---


Outfit

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Repairs
Cute little doll. She's a peachy skin and has some body damage on her chest and back. With clothes covering the holes, she will be fine, still a cute dolly. Neck a little lose but hold pose, Almost unnoticeable crack on left eye. Have to look close. All parts need work. Can't see any cuts. She will restore beautifully.

 

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