How have you been? I hope better than I have because my cold has morphed into a persistent cough and I feel quite ill. I have been working everyday too so I did not have the time to rest. I am also feeling a little stressed because of the looming work deadlines.
I have been wanting to show you my Ai Doll but health was not on my side. But I think the wait is making me grumpy so I finally decided to take some photos today to show you how lovely she is.
Phlox is my first Ai Doll which my husband gave to me as a surprise present. She came in a fabulous white box made of cardboard. The inside is beautifully presented and taking her out was a breeze! There was only a plastic cover on top of her and she was attached with two ribbons made of fabric. If only all dolls were this easy to unbox!
Unfortunately for me, my box had been previously opened and someone had "played" with Phlox . I could tell because her hair was messy, her sleeves were partly damaged and the most obvious clue: she was wearing her shoes (the shoes are packaged in the same box but they should have been in a separate compartment and not on the doll's feet).
My husband had no idea that these subtle clues would indicate a previously owned doll so he didn't think twice before buying her. I am not very happy with the store for selling her at full price when it was a returned item. But since I did get her at a very good price and there are no other Phlox available, I decided to keep her anyway.
I set up a playroom for her on one of my bookshelf. It was so much fun digging into my collection of miniature and dollhouse furniture to find the items that would suit a child's playroom of her scale.
|Do you want to play with me?|
She can stand on her own and is very easy to pose. She is my first ball jointed doll (BJD) and I am just in awe at what I can do with her body compared to my other stiff dolls.
|Posing like a Pro|
Here she is playing with her dollies. The Mini Lalaloopsy are the perfect size as her rag dolls!
|Would you like another cup of tea?|
She has such a sweet face and her dress and shoes are adorable!
|Move over Lambie! I am the new Cuddle Princess!|
I am planning to improve her playroom eventually. Add some wallpaper, a proper floor, and give her some friends :)
I will go in detail about the toys in her playroom tomorrow. I am feeling too tired to write a longer post today.
Do you like Phlox?