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« on: February 08, 2014 02:15:53 PM »

I've been a HUGE fan of Monster High dolls for a fair while now and an even bigger fan of those who can completely customize them.

When I stumbled across all of the gems that Ebay has to offer a few weeks ago, I finally got the nerve to try my hand at customizing the dolls myself- reroots so far, but hopefully their make-up in the next week or so! With their reroots I use yarn, primarily acrylic-based yarn, that has a dreadlock look to it! Also, I use the knot method, which makes the hair a bit more secure when styling it (you can find a good tutorial for removing the doll's head/ hair HERE).

These are the dolls as I purchased them from Ebay- as you can see they were clearly in need of a little TLC:


Here's Cleo de Nile after her reroot:


And Clawdeen:


And Draculaura:


I'm also working on a Frankie and another Draculaura- and a half dozen others when they arrive next week! Wink

You can find more detailed pictures of them over on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/37478878@N07/
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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2014 05:57:21 PM »

cleo looks amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2014 06:56:26 PM »

Looks like tons of work, but it's very lovely, more than the original version! Good work!
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014 11:38:52 AM »

Love the Cleo, can't wait to see Frankie (she's my fave!)
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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2014 08:09:15 PM »

they look awesome.  What a score!  Can't wait to see what else you do to them. Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2014 03:30:08 PM »

they are all so beautiful
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Looks great! And if you ever want to get into using doll hair instead of yarn for them, I suggest dollyhair.com

The hair isn't very expensive and really goes a long way! Plus she has TONS of different colors. But the yarn is very creative and original looking! I never would have thought to use it.
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2014 06:10:08 PM »

These are fabulous! Could you talk about the process of rerooting? It's something I'm curious about.
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