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Aurelia Before Aurelia After



Hispanic Girl

Brown Eyes, Raspberry & Grey

SN #2066B2


Outfit

OOAK Sateen Lace Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
I'd been wanting an Hispanic for sooo long. In my opinion, she had pilling which detracted from her beauty so she had a wash and depill. I found her to be much dirtier than expected, but cleaned so easily. Some pen stains on the backs of her legs which wouldn't budge but they are hard to see when she is dry. Her hair was perfect so just needed to redirect the fringe. SHE IS JUST DIVINE!!

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Aussie Brunette Sidepart Ringlet

Brown Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #-----


Outfit

Repro Dress+Original Pink Pinny

Dress made by Laurence (France)


Repairs
Well I must admit, I have been looking for a brunette sidepart ringlet for so long. Not only one without too much damage, but one which was in my price range. We all know how impossible it is to find them and if you do, you're very lucky. I was very fortunate to be offered this girl from a special person. Although she has her minor things, I simply adore her. Her hair is AMAZING and soft. No frizz at all. Her eyes are a little dull, but hey, who's picking?? She is super to me and now I can semi retire knowing I have a gorgeous doll like her.

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Before Alannah After



Aussie Brunette UL

Brown Eyes, Peach Make up

SN #3278HR


Outfit

Repro Lavender Flare Dress

Made by Nicole & Maria

Past Perfection USA


Repairs
When this girl arrived, she was actually quite a bit worse than I imagined she would be. Her pilling was REALLY BAD!!! She soaked for 18 hours and after a Depilling treatment, her skin is now pretty smooth. I straightened her dry yucky hair with a straightening iron. It worked so well. I was scared doing it though. I also slightly added a bit of colour to her lips, eyes and cheeks. She looks so happy now.

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AA Black Piggies

Brown Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #2546R2


Outfit

Repro Red Polka Dot Pinny Set

with Repro Barrettes


Repairs
She is my first AA and I'm very happy to get her. She only needed her face smoothed out and her hair neatened. She is such a sweety. I have her here with Belinda's AA girl. They look totally different in the face. Just amazing dolls. Such individuals.

She has her pet Labrador Luke with her. He's a lovely Ty Beanie dog I bought especially for her.

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Toni Before Toni After


US Brunette Puppy

Green Eyes, Peach Make Up

SN #1136R2 (Blue ink)


Outfit

Olive & Lemon Party Dress

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
This girl was in very minty condition. Although her make up was faded, her skin was amazing. Her entire part needed re weaving as well as her fringe and her make up required quite a bit of retouching as it was very faded. Her hands look different from all of my other dolls. Although stitching is original, she kind of looks like a prototype!!?? Wonderful skin on this girl.

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Polly Before Polly After

US Brunette Puppy

Violet Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #0676R2 Handwritten


Outfit

Original Floral Pinny Set


Repairs
All of her original parting was still intact. She had a quick bath to remove her musty smell and her hair was conditioned.

She has a dented face which makes her eyes appear closer.
I re defined her make up and added extra eyeshadow & longer lashes to the outside edges of her eyes to balance out the dent. For a collector this doll presents beautifully and has lovely skin.

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Sabine Before Sabine After


US Brunette Curly Piggies

Violet Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #2946R2


Outfit

Repro Pinny Outfit


Repairs
This little girl was in pretty good condition. Just needed a good clean, pilling smoothed out and a bit of mould removed. Her hair needed reparting around the head. Her hair is so soft and her pilling smoothed out well. Her make up was in great condition and she has the most beautiful eyes. Cleaned up, this doll is in beautiful condition, no hair cuts and top knotch, A lovely collector doll.

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US Taiwan Brunette Pony

Aqua Eyes, Pink & Black

SN #---------


Outfit

Teal Repro Flare Dress

Made by Nicole & Maria USA


Repairs
As you can see from the before photo, her make up had not been restored to her original 'look'. She had a bath and I removed almost all of the old make up.Fringe part rewoven. Her eyes protrude quite a bit and I thought she was the perfect opportunity to do a 'new' make up look for her. I added smoky eyeshadow (to hide the protruding eyes) and gave her a strong mouth and cheeks. She currently resides with my mother inlaw Bev.

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Euro Brunette Double Ribbons

Blue Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #3446HR


Outfit

Original White Ducky Outfit


Repairs
Another face I fell in love with. She just needed some minor things. She didn't need a wash, I just spritz her face and did a light smooth, tied her hair in black ribbons and combed her fringe. So cute. Her previous Mum thought she may have been an UL with a hair cut as her fringe is very full. Her hair is super soft and shiny. Cute as a button!!

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Before Cleo After


US Brunette Paleskin Pony 88

Green Eyes, Grey & Pink

SN #2928HR


Outfit

Ninja Outfit (Black Satin)

Made by Bonnie USA


Repairs
Sweet little face!! She has a bit of face sagging, but I sprayed her face with water and pulled back the skin. Worked quite well although she still has sagging. Her skin is SO SOFT and her hair is fabulous although her centre part needs a little work. She has 95% minty mint skin, gorgeous eyes (minor factory fault on one eye. You can see it in the BEFORE photo here at the bottom of the eye on the left. Slight flaw) No heart on bum. 

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Zac Before Zac After



Candian Brunette Curly Boy

Brown Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #0856R2 Handwritten


Outfit

Pumpkin Patch Shirt & Shorts


Repairs
Thought little Zac here was a straight hair when I bought him but he is curly hair boy. He soaked for 8 hours and had some substantial mould and grime removal, especially from his little cheeks and mouth. His hair was styled and make up done.

Here he is with his little collapsible pony toy.

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Aussie Brunette V Part

Aqua Eyes, Peach & Pink

SN #2117HR


CONDITION

Gorgeous hair. Clean skin. Her left eye has some marks but they don't detract from her beauty. The whites look like they may have been touched up a tiny bit, but very good job. The biggest flaw is that her back has been unstitched and restitched. When I got her she was like this (but wasn't told). She doesn't look tampered with at all. Displays beautifully. Will only sell for a good price. Will keep her otherwise. Presents beautifully.

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Aussie Ash Waif

Green Eyes, Grey & Pink

SN #----------


Outfit

Repro Green Party Dress

Made by Nicole USA


Repairs
Poor little baby!! This girl was my very first attempt at wigging. She just looked so sad. She was super duper dirty and had big hair cuts. Soaked for 2 days. Cutting off the hair was weird, but I think it was all worth it. I did trim the length of the wig as it was far too long. This wig is made from human hair and cost me more than the doll, but so worth it. The hair comes down to her ankles. So cute. Wig is not sewn on. The colour of the wig is more brown/copper colour than the photo. Wig cost me $100. She does have a scratched right eye. Not a mint doll but pretty to display

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Aussie Brunette Pony Ringlet

Brown Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #faded


Outfit

Replica Blue Hearts set


Repairs
Bought this sweet from another collector and friend. Since I restored a similar doll for Belinda (see other restoration page) I've been wanting one like her and bingo, found one. She is so beautiful. At last she is finished. She is super adorable. Her ringlets are hard to see but they are super soft and bouncy. Here she is in her new outfit.

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Before Ophelia After



US Brunette Puppy

Blue Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #2966R2


Outfit

Cute little Sun Dress

Made by Sue (Mauve_Twin) (Australia) Barrettes were a gift from a dear friend.

Repairs

She is SO MINTY. Her face needed a clean and her hands were a little grubby, but her body looks as though it has never been out of the sleeper. All of her Pony Tail parts are all intact. Her fringe seems shorter though but it seems even. This little darling is the has the happiest face with a dash of cheekiness.

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Rochelle After



US Brunette Topknot 88

Aqua Eyes, Peach Makeup

SN #2008HR


Outfit

Cute Stripe & Daisy Dress

Made by Laurence (France)


Repairs
Cute little US 88 girl with original part and cute Aqua eyes.

I've been looking for a US girl with this combo for a while. Bonus she is an 88 girl. She is amazingly minty. The mintiest doll I have ever seen and felt. I just needed to style her hair to lift the bedhead hair she had from her trip and voila. She also has an original hair tie.

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US Brunette Topknot with cut

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #2896R2


Outfit

Cute little Sun Dress

Made by Sue (Mauve_Twin) (Australia)


Repairs
So happy I won this little girl. I couldn't wig her, she was too cute. She just needed a bit of love!! She has a beautiful face and her skin is very smooth all over.  Her make up was perfect.

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Aussie Brunette 88 edition UL

Blue Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #----------


Outfit

Sweet Polka Dot Play Dress

Made by Bonnie (USA)


Repairs
She has such a playful, cheeky expression. She is an 88 UL with the lovely curly fringe. I sprayed her face and smoothed it out a little, conditioned and detangled her hair. It has a beautiful lustre. 

Gorgeous doll.

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Before James After



US AA Boy

Brown Eyes, Raspberry Lips

SN #----------


Outfit

Repro Vest Outfit

Made by Jeannette Gems


Repairs
I have always loved this little boy and snapped him up when I saw him for sale. He is SO CUTE. I depilled/smoothed his face and reconditioned his hair to give him a freshen up from his trip.

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US Brunette Topknot

Brown Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #----------


Outfit

Stunning OOAK Ladybug dress

Made by Laurence (France)


Repairs
Bought this girl and I she is a stunning minty Brunette Topknot. Perfect hair. I've been looking for one with this combo for a few months, so had to risk it and hope that she wasn't a hair cut girl. She has a light wash, depill, hair condition and her fringe was rewoven. Such a divine little bub. Love her!!!

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US Brunette Puppy or Full fringe

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #3208HR


Outfit

Cute Ric Rac Gingham Dress

Dress made by Pam in Australia

Ebay ID: Oldskills58


Repairs
This girl already looks stunning. She didn't need anything done to her except some hair work. So cute. I love this outfit on her, she looks so Dorothy!! She loves her pet bunny. I am looking for a shaggy black dog toy for her Totto.

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US Waif to OOAK

Aqua Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #-----


Outfit

Stunning 4 pc Princess Dress

Made by Laurence (France)


Repairs
This little girl has big hair cuts. Her face was too cute to pass up. She unfortunately had too many hair cuts to save, poor girl. She had a light wash and some mould removal (she looked so clean I was surprised), face and body depill.

I gave her this cute mohair wig which is very cute and curly and some more make up as she was very faded and pale. She looks so cute and she has found a new zest on life after her make over.

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Brunette Popny Ringlet??

Green Eyes, Peach  Make Up

SN #faded


Outfit

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Repairs
What a sad little girl. A gorgeous friend has given this baby to me, in hope she will avoid the garbage. Oh so sad. She was SO DIRTY and when she jumped in the spa, she was covered in grime and mould. 2 days she has soaked for and is now surprisingly clean and fresh. I conditioned her hair last night but all of her parts need reweaving and fringes take so long. She has a cut in her lip, I hope to cover that up a bit with a combo of pile fluffing and make up. She looks much happier after her bath. The water smelt so bad!!! hehehe poor baby. Believe it or not, the photo doesn't capture ow dirty she really was.

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US Brunette Top Knot

Brown Eyes, Pink & Peach

SN #-----


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Repairs
This is a stunning doll. She is so minty and gorgeous.

She needs hardly any work at all and has incredible skin 95% mint.

She requires a bit of work on her parts, but overall a magnificent specimen. I'd keep her but she's too similar to Muffin 4 pics up)

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US Brunette Curly Boy

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #-----


Outfit

Original Overall Set in Cream

(Cardigan not shown)


Repairs
Before this doll arrived , I wasn't sure if her was a boy or a girl with a cut. He turned out to be a gorgeous boy. He had such a sad expression. I conditioned his hair, brushed his face, gave him some colour to lift his spirits. He's been finished for a while now, but was waiting for the right outfit. This one is perfect on him. Very cute.

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Beautiful Hispanic Boy

Blue Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #-----


Outfit

Replica Red Ducky set


Repairs
For so long I've wanted one of these little treasures. Very rare and hard to find. This little guy is so perfect. He has such thick hair, silky skin and a cute chubby body.

I might condition his hair to add some shine but apart from that, just a tiny srpuce up and he'll be ready for his moment in front of the camera.

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Abby



THE BEAUTIFUL LITTLE GIRL WHO STARTED IT ALL!

US Brunette Top Knot

Green Eyes, Pink & Grey

SN #0606R2


Outfit

ABC Cancer Ribbon Dress

Made by Nicole & Maria USA


Repairs
This doll was given to me when I was a little girl by my loving MUM.
After a clean, hair curled and a make up retouch she is perfect.

She is my most favoured girl.

Her dress features the iconic pink breast cancer awareness ribbon.

Faith, Hope & Love


MY TREASURED GIRL
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