Violette was so excited... she went out - on a school night - to our friend birthday celebration! Here she is with the "B.DAY" girl
... in the Summer of 2002 a friend gave me a copy of Gina Garan's book "This Is Blythe" ... one look at her dolls and I was hooked, so in September I bought my very first Blythe: a "All Gold in One" and I named her BLEETHEUX.
My second doll was a "Bohemian Beats" and I named her HORTENSIA, an old-fashioned latin name which I just love, and up to now she is probably still my favorite girl!
Over the years I bought more dolls and I now have 14 Blythes: each one has been named, they have very defined personalities and they have traveled with me quite extensively, in their very stylish personalised wardrobes.
For quite sometime I have not paid much attention to my dolls, but now I'm again very attracted to them, so I've decided that I will post a different picture of one girl every day.
Ilaria, September 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
In the center - still in the box - you see my ALYCJE, in Beijing saying her goodbyes to my Sister's girls, from left to right, Phaedra (black hair, Lounging Lovely), Phoenix (red hair, Rouge Noir), Daphne (very blond hair, Fruit Punch), Ophelia (standing, dark blond hair, Tea for Two) and Sophia (blond hair, Bohemian Beats)
Monday, October 18, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Friday, October 15, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
I know I said that I did not like BLEETHEUX original make-up: too orange, too tacky, too spooky, in fact I later cleaned her with solvent (and I made a mess :( ...poor girl!)
but in this picture she reminds me of the Orangina drink.
Monday, October 11, 2010
As I mentioned in the very first post, BLEETHEAUX was my first Blythe doll: back in the Fall of 2002 she was very much "the girl about town", so I've decided that this week she's going to be the star in all posts.
In this photo she's enjoying a junk boat trip, the best way to spend a Sunday in Hong Kong.
Ohh, how do we miss that...
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Saturday, October 9, 2010
HORTENSIA, posing graciously at the swimming pool of the Sukhothai Hotel in Bangkok.
The photo was taken 8 years ago, but it is still one of my favorite ever: I think she looks just perfect (and I bet she knows just how pretty she is!)
Friday, October 8, 2010
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
at my favorite hotel in Paris, The Pershing Hall, for a drink... or two :)
super-cute window at Parfums Caron: this dress is made with pastel colours down powder puffs ... I want one just like that!!
CHANEL in Avenue Montaigne
Monday, October 4, 2010
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Like all the best chefs CECILE knows that copper is the most desirable material for cooking.
Here she's heading to the Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute with the new utensils we found at "Miniatures World", a cute little shops full of the most delightful dollhouse miniatures.
Friday, October 1, 2010
CECILE found pretty vintage ribbons, and hat-making accessories at "Mercerie Utramod", which has been in business since 1890... WOW!
This place is just amazing: buttons galore, embroidery materials, lace, pins and even old rolls of fabrics. "Ultramode" has two shops, at no. 3 and no. 4 Rue de Choiseul, 75002 Paris - tel. +184.108.40.206.45.57, closed Saturday and Sunday (unfortunately they don't have website)
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
DOMITILLA, is my fourteenth (and at the moment my last) Blythe, she's a Limited Edition for Toys-R-Us "Cloud Nine Bowl". She was a gift, again from my sister, for Christmas 2007.
Here she's wearing her original outfit for a fun night-out at Bowling Loreto, in Milan.
I love this doll, she has the most beautiful skin color of all my girls, perfect pink cheeks and lips, and teal eye-shadow. Plus, she has very special eye colors: sparkly light blue, apple green, light brown (very pretty!) and the standard pink, which actually I think goes quite well with her orange hair. Also, I like very much her original outfit (normally I'm not a big fan and I always undress my girls right away when I take them out of the box), but this set is so detailed and cute that I usually keep DOMITILLA in her pink dress. This means that poor Domitilla is the only one who doesn't have her own personalized wardrobe ... yet... :(
Sunday, September 26, 2010
This is ALYCJE, my thirteenth Blythe, she's a "Feel the Sky" I got in late 2007, here wearing a uniform from "Sugar Mag".
She's an almost-too-blond flight attendant, and of course Donna Jensen played by Gwyneth Paltrow in "View from the Top" is ALYCJE's role model!
I have a feeling that with ALYCJE there is more than meets the eye: is she really just a pretty flight attendant? Is there more than just make-up in her cute pink trolley? Could she be carrying secret papers in her "bagage"?
Her job takes her everywhere, and she seems to know a lot of important people... well, hopefully we will get to know more about her in the future!