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Topic: Antiquita, dust fae doll! Vintage lace galore!  (Read 939 times)
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« on: November 08, 2008 12:13:24 PM »

So here is my new little lady. I was definitely inspired by my Halloween costume since I was cleaning up most of the little white bits of lace and such yesterday. I absolutely adore her little face. I named her Antiquita (an-ti-kwi-tuh) because I imagine her playing in the dust around old books and dusty china. Her hair is yarn that I unraveled in two colors, a dusty pink and a white with iridescent bits in it. To make her hair have so much volume, I glued some polyfill to her head first and then bunched the yarn around it. Her little face is hand painted and I was going for more of a kabuki type look here so she's not so Froud-y.
Her outfit is made of vintage and scrap lace, tulle, and fake flowers. I wanted to incorporate more of a nature feel into this one which is why there are so many layers to her little skirt. I do need to find a less clunky way of doing shoes, though because these look like paper sacks tied to her feet, haha.






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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2008 02:00:08 PM »

Wow, she's so pretty! I love the way you did her face!
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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2008 03:20:31 PM »

Woww, what did you make her body out of??
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2008 05:11:27 PM »

She's fantastic! I love her hair! The dress looks perfect, natural and layered like that.

How did you stick the hair to her head?
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2008 08:51:32 PM »

Woww, what did you make her body out of??

Her body is made from floral wire which is good and thick so she's posable. I create an armature and then covered her body in white craft felt.



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She's fantastic! I love her hair! The dress looks perfect, natural and layered like that.

How did you stick the hair to her head?

I used hot glue. Mostly because I'm impatient. Smiley
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