Hello! I don't know that I really had a choice in becoming a doll collector...my grandmother and mother both gave me dolls as a child and I'm steadily converting my two nieces! The oldest collects…Read More
"I have found these two websites with ideas/how to dye--but no one has been able to re-assure me that they are 'permenant'.
www.toppertowers.com Could not access this one today, but that could just be my firewall.…"
"Thin out your acrylic paint and go for several thin layers, rather than one thick layer. I had a wonderful OOAK artist once tell me your acrylic paint should be the consistency of milk. Also, only use acrylics. Oil paint can…"
"If you've already washed the dolls thoroughly (and it doesn't hurt to take them apart so you can clean out the inside too) and there is still a smell, try burying them in (clean) cat litter. It's designed to absorb odor and if…"
"Well, I am grateful you had the good sense to marry a chemist and that the 'old' CLR comment meant something to you. I'm off on a quest to find Krud Kutter! My local Ace Hardware does not carry it, so I'm crossing my…"
"I've been known to use dishwashing soap on really greasy, oily hair (or anything that appears to have been sitting in a basement for far too long--anti-bacterial to the rescue!) but any regular conditioner seems to work on detangling.…"
"Tarnex can leave a brown spot AND an odor! I have two dolls right now with a truly gross chemical smell, that I am trying to get rid of...
I have been told that you need to use old CLR (pre year 2000) to get it to work, but I have not had any…"
it's a true pleasure to have you join our little ever growing club of frenzy dolls lovers. You still have time to join the challenge of the month ( until end of July). the theme this month is Science -fiction so if you have any dolly ready to cross a "portal" shoot and post!!