IT Spring 2015 Releases

Being the ever so dedicated W Club member I tuned into the webinar an hour early and got my lunch prepared in the meantime. At 12pm I sat with plate in hand in front the computer screen. To the left of my desk sat my iPad with a draft email waiting to be filled in with my preorders and to my right my cellphone silenced from disturbances.

The moderators started on time, made their introductions, read out a few house keeping items, one being to refrain from sharing the news or pictures until the following Monday, thus the reason I am posting now.

Please note ALL pictures in this post are the property of Integrity Toys.

The first line presented were the dolls in the new Katy Keene collection. I’ve decided these were not to my taste as the Color Infusion dolls have the Amazonian big feet and hands. The clothes however I may try to get on the secondary market.

Winning Number Lucki Red Lorelei Limited Edition Size of 425 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Winning Number Lucki Red Lorelei
Limited Edition Size of 425 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

The Odds are Stacked Gloria Grandbuilt Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

The Odds are Stacked Gloria Grandbuilt
Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Blue Serenade Katy Keene Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Blue Serenade Katy Keene
Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Shimmering Dynasty Katy Keene Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Shimmering Dynasty Katy Keene
Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 US
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Everything's Keene Katy Keene Gift Set Limited Edition Size of 500 Gift Sets Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $185.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

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Limited Edition Size of 500 Gift Sets
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $185.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Everything's Keene Katy Keene Gift Set Limited Edition Size of 500 Gift Sets Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $185.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Everything’s Keene Katy Keene Gift Set (pic 2)
Limited Edition Size of 500 Gift Sets
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $185.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

 

Everything's Keene Katy Keene Gift Set Limited Edition Size of 500 Gift Sets Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $185.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

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Limited Edition Size of 500 Gift Sets
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $185.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

If I had to order something from this line. It would be the Everything’s Keene gift set shown in these last three pictures. I have a few Color Infusion dolls and they would love the lingerie and ensemble from the first picture.

Next up was FR-16 in the webinar. All these are 16 inch dolls and I don’t have one single doll that size in my collection, and it’s going to stay that way. The fashions are to die for, but a shrinking machine hasn’t been invented as yet.

Super Natural Anais McKnight The FR:16™ Collection Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $175.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Super Natural Anais McKnight
The FR:16™ Collection
Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $175.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Incognito Elsa Lin The FR:16™ Collection  Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $175.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Incognito Elsa Lin
The FR:16™ Collection
Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $175.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Fall Phenomenon Elsa Lin The FR:16™ Collection  Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $175.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Fall Phenomenon Elsa Lin
The FR:16™ Collection
Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $175.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Shades of Grey Hanne Erickson (pic 1) The FR:16™ Collection  Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $175.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Shades of Grey Hanne Erickson (pic 1)
The FR:16™ Collection
Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $175.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Shades of Grey Hanne Erickson (pic 2) The FR:16™ Collection Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $175.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Shades of Grey Hanne Erickson (pic 2)
The FR:16™ Collection
Limited Edition Size of 400 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $175.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Third collection presented was Poppy Parker in The Model Scene. Capturing a young and fun array of styles, I liked this line quite a bit and ordered two dolls from this collection (ones with larger and additional pictures).

Go See! Poppy Parker Limited Edition Size of 750 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately First Week of June Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Go See! Poppy Parker
Limited Edition Size of 750 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately First Week of June
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Spring Song Poppy Parker Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-June 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Spring Song Poppy Parker
Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-June 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

The Camera Loves Her Poppy Parker Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

The Camera Loves Her Poppy Parker
Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Hippy Dippy Poppy Parker (pic 1) Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid to Late July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $130.00 IT DIRECT EXCLUSIVE, WILL BE OFFERED IN JULY 2015! DETAILS TO COME

Hippy Dippy Poppy Parker (pic 1)
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid to Late July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $130.00
IT DIRECT EXCLUSIVE, WILL BE OFFERED IN JULY 2015! DETAILS TO COME

Hippy Dippy Poppy Parker (pic 2) Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid to Late July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $130.00 IT DIRECT EXCLUSIVE, WILL BE OFFERED IN JULY 2015! DETAILS TO COME

Hippy Dippy Poppy Parker (pic 2)
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid to Late July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $130.00
IT DIRECT EXCLUSIVE, WILL BE OFFERED IN JULY 2015! DETAILS TO COME

Peace Love and Soul Darla Daley Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Peace Love and Soul Darla Daley
Limited Edition Size of 500 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Peace Love and Soul Darla Daley

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In some of the pictures this Darla looks forward facing, keeping my fingers crossed that they really are. Her outfit is so cute and I am dying to try that shirt on my FR girls.

Hot Shot Nigel North Limited Edition Size of 600 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Hot Shot Nigel North
Limited Edition Size of 600 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Yup surprisingly I did not order this male doll. There are quite enough blond guys in my collection and I wasn’t too impressed by the outfit. Then this year IT promises to release the new Homme dolls with improved articulation so my pennies are saving up for that. Hope their is an Indian guy in that new line. Ok here is the rest of Poppy line.

The Midas Touch Poppy Parker Limited Edition Size of 600 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately First Week of July Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

The Midas Touch Poppy Parker
Limited Edition Size of 600 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately First Week of July
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

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The Midas Touch Poppy Parker-accessories

The first ever black Poppy is definitely coming home with me. She is gorgeous!

Wedding Belle Poppy Parker Limited Edition Size of 900 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Wedding Belle Poppy Parker
Limited Edition Size of 900 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Out of this World Poppy Parker Limited Edition Size of 900 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $120.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

Out of this World Poppy Parker
Limited Edition Size of 900 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $120.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer

So tempted to order Out of this World Poppy, but the dolly bucks can only stretch so far and the IT convention is on the horizon.

Next collection is my ever favorite FR line.

Style Notes Isha Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $135.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Style Notes Isha
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $135.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

FR Style Notes Isha-closeup

FR Style Notes Isha-accessories.No way would I pass on the first ever tall bodied Isha.

Prestige Natalia Fatale Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $135.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Prestige Natalia Fatale
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $135.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Tempting due to that suit, but later in the year I am bound to find it sold separately.

Decorum Eugenia Perrin Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $135.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Decorum Eugenia Perrin
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $135.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

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FR Decorum Eugenia-hair detail

FR Decorum Eugenia-accessories

This will be my seventeenth Eugenia doll joining my collection. The family reunion will be so much fun!

Refinement Vanessa Perrin Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Refinement Vanessa Perrin
Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $145.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

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FR Refinement Vanessa-outfit

FR Refinement Vanessa-closeup

FR Refinement Vanessa-accessories

Vanessa is fantastic!!! The screening, the clothes the accessories. A+++ Only one thing I would change is the colour of the shoes. Raise your hand if you have enough black heels in your FR collection.

Fine Print Elise Jolie Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $145.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Fine Print Elise Jolie
Limited Edition Size of 800 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $145.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Another very tempting purchase, mainly for the clothes. I am not a fan of the fierce looking, up to no good, Elise Jolie.

Fame Fable Kyori Sato Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $135.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Fame Fable Kyori Sato
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Mid-July 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $135.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

This forward looking Kyori almost joined my preorder list, but dolly pennies are limited.

Timeless Adele Makeda Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August Suggested Retail Price: $135.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Timeless Adele Makeda
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Early August
Suggested Retail Price: $135.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

FR Timeless Adele-closeupFR Timeless Adele-accessories

How lovely that IT decided to present their variant of Lupita Nyong’o’s blue dress at the 2014 Oscars. The hairstyle was not the same from that night, but it was an updo I have seen on Lupita. Standing ovation to IT for this number!!

The Spring 2015 FR collection closed with Tatyana.

Perfect Reign Tatyana Alexandrova Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $135.00 Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Perfect Reign Tatyana Alexandrova
Limited Edition Size of 700 Dolls
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late August 2015
Suggested Retail Price: $135.00
Available for Pre-order from Any Authorized Integrity Toys Dealer.

Last doll presented in the webinar was the Event Exclusive.

Royal Treatment Veronique Event Exclusive

Royal Treatment Veronique Event Exclusive 2015 Online Event Exclusive Limited Edition Size: TBA (Edition Size Based on Orders Received) Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Fall 2015 Suggested Retail Price: $225.00 + Shipping and Handling

I was disappointed by the choice of doll, the black and white prom dress and the mega price. The separates like others will be captured at a later date.

 

So as a recap, here are my ordered and confirmed dolls from the webinar.

My Confirmed Order

Please note ALL pictures in this post are the property of Integrity Toys.

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Latest diorama setups

Some new photography lights arrived this week so I took the opportunity to set up some shots. Hope you enjoy.

Design Studio

Behind the scenes in design studio

Behind the scenes in design studio

Reading through DerPuppe

Reading through DerPuppe

One last piece

One last piece

Final touches

Final touches

Corner of design studio

Corner of design studio

Design studio

Design studio

CEO Office

Arriving early

Arriving early

Morning Meeting

Morning Meeting

Ladies Gathering

Ladies hanging out

Ladies hanging out

Scrabble game

Scrabble game

DerPuppe May issue

DerPuppe May issue

Catching up with DerPuppe

Catching up with DerPuppe

Sidewalk Activity 

Bacon Bacon

Bacon Bacon

Bacon temptation

Bacon temptation

Taking a stroll

Taking a stroll

Sidewalk activity

Sidewalk activity

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Rooftop Balcony construction

So the apartments are pretty much complete and so are the shops on the ground floor. Now my attention has turned to the rooftop where I plan to transform into a balcony for the tenants to use as an entertaining space. I started with a U-shaped wall on the outer perimeter using a technique used on MyFroggyStuff‘s tutorial on building a swimming pool. Here are a few mock shots taken with some dolls and furniture.

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Closeup of plants and Re-ment hose mounted on wall with hot glue

Plants from roof balcony cascading down the side of building. (Love this look!)

Plants from roof balcony cascading down the side of building. (Love this look!)

I used some plastic plants to stick in the floral bed created along the wall to block out the background of my doll room (need much more). This is quite a challenge as I am still seeing oddities through the foliage so my last step will be to erect a fake sky behind the trees.

Next step was to work on the floor of the balcony. I took a sheet of scrapbook paper that looked like paved concrete:

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Then cut it into 2″ x 2″ squares and glued them to cardboard.

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Once securely glued, cut cardboard around square to make tiles and sealed each with Mod Podge to get a gloss finish. 20150415_121113

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Once dry the tiles were glued to the floor, using pieces of popsicle sticks as spacers.

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As this is a very tedious task, I took some time out to play. :) Here is Sebastian hard at work (note spacers were moved once glue holding tiles in place was completely dry).

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Considering I want two different textured floors, one side tiled and one side decking, I stopped the tiles half away across the space. Next I took very small stones I found at Michael’s craft store and distributed them between the tiles. Once in place I squeezed a clear drying glue like Elmer’s over the stones to secure them.

20150417_194314I did a portion of the space at a time as the building is so tall I was kind of tired standing, but of course not too tired to fit in some play time.

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That’s the progress of the roof balcony so far. I am so excited to complete this space soon, as Summer holidays are around the corner.

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Final Office Quadrant filled

Today I took some time off to relax and where did I go? My doll room of course!

I decided to tackle the last office quadrant for W Modeling Agency and FR fashion line (all will be explained when I start back my photo stories in the near future).

Two days ago I did a mock arrangement of the space…

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As you can see this space formerly held the hospital room, but as no one is sick, I quickly made temporary walls from poster board covered them with this neat wrapping paper and voila! I was so thrilled when the wrapping paper turned out to be a perfect match for my Fashion Fever furniture I had been saving for quite a while. The floor are actually stickers that came with the Fashion Fever diorama boxes. I applied Tacky glue to the floor with a large paint brush and laid down the full sheet as is. It really has a nice shine, may just continue it over into the design studio next door.

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Just had to add this picture of Ayumi, she looks so studious here.

As I have quite a bit of story cards from the earlier released Fashion Royalty dolls, I put them to good use again in this office space.

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Closeup by Eugenia to see miniature paints, crayons and compass.

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Aerial view

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Things still to work on in this office diorama:

-joint in corner to be neatened up and some more artwork on tables.

-change the screen on the laptop.

-tv will get a different screen.

-the cork board to be littered with notes etc.

-the cabinet will be hoisted up to a better height for the FR dolls, as Barbie doesn’t work here.

-Wall to be installed behind Vanessa and Ayumi.

-door jam will be fixed up.

 

After playing a bit in the marketing office I went over to the design studio and added a black work desk in the left corner.

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Remember this picture from earlier in this post…

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That’s the same desk to the right in it’s original state and pink. After some spray paint and the addition of a cork board to the back it is transformed.

 

Lastly I thought I’d share a quick picture of the design studio where the gals are discussing the bags on the table. In the background you can see my shoe storage has turned into spray can storage. LOL!

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W Modeling Agency Update

Spent some time finishing up the W Modelling Agency’s CEO office. Still need to work on the door a bit and decide on the plants for the space. Here are a few quick behind the scene shots a took one night this week…

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The three pictures on the wall are actually story cards which came with the dolls. In this agency they are the three main spokespersons.

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Can you see the little “W” pin on the secretary’s dress? Wish the W Club still made these, I would buy a bunch for my modeling agency employees. At present I also have a matching belt buckle and pendant.

The green table lamp in the picture below actually works. It came from a 1:6 scale German army desk set from eBay. 20150311_192751

 

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Also took some quick shots in the day. Love how the natural light comes through the large window. 2015-03-11 23.52.56

When the CEO stepped away I took a shot of the logo. It’s actually the W Club “W” which I recreated on my computer and cut out of silver foil using my Silhouette machine.

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That’s it for now. On to the next project in this city.

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Windows installed etc etc

Well by now you may have guessed I am a big MyFroggyStuff fan, so it’s no surprise to see that once again I have used one of her awesome tutorials to create my windows for building two. These are not any ordinary windows as they actually can slide up and down.

Here are a couple of shots of them during construction:

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Then here are shots of the windows in the two apartments

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Living room and kitchen of middle apartment

 

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Middle apartment kitchen

 

 

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What are they eating?

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Cheese, crackers and nuts thanks to Re-ment.

Later in the week I decided to make some no sew curtains for the windows in this apartment to give a Caribbean vibe. Gotta portray my culture here and there in my projects. Instead of hemming the edges I folded them over, ironed them with my mini iron and then glued them in place with Elmer’s school glue.

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Used some left over material from the curtains to make the place mats seen in the picture below. Cameras and lens were purchases from eBay. Just search 1/6 scale camera.

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Guy surfing the web while eating peanuts

 

 

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Tea pot and an assortment of teas (from Re-ment). Sugar bowl from Mattel.

 

 

Love the next shot as you can see right through the windows to see the building across the street. :)

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Then here a few pictures of upstairs

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Living room on top floor

 

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Bedroom on top floor

 

Since we are peeking in the apartments here are a few pictures of their bathrooms showing a few updates. The bathroom below got hooks installed on the walls to hang towels. and a soap holder in the corner of the shower.

Bathroom on top floor

Bathroom on top floor

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Bathroom on top floor

 

 

The middle apartment got black and white wallpaper (contact paper). Just took a quick picture of the bathroom, so I promise to post a better one soon.

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Rooftop patio

So excited about this new project on the top of building one, the rooftop patio!!

I made a few modifications to the MyFroggyStuff wall in the swimming pool tutorial and it works perfectly. I found this graphic on the web instead of using one of her printables.

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The wall definitely needs more shrubs which I will get my next trip to Michaels (in a few months), but I really like how it turned out. The picnic table is from TnT small things on Flickr, the small tree in the pot from Michael’s and the barbecue and small table from a Barbie playset. As usual the barbecue was originally pink, so it got a couple coats of black paint on the base. Haven’t decided what to do on the floor, so it will stay as bare wood for now.

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Ran out of white spray paint so that’s the reason you are seeing pink furniture. LOL! This is the next corner of the rooftop patio where a couple of my NUFace dolls are hanging out with two of my favorite Barbie dogs. All the furniture seen here including the bird house are from Barbie playsets.

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The middle of the patio displays the lovely little plants I collected many years ago (can’t remember the source). They are made of clay and a few of them can come out of their pots. The stands, watering can and hose mounted on the wall are from Re-ment and the extra pots on the side are from Michael’s. I have a few more accessories to put here and there, but didn’t want to put everything in only to take them out again when I finally get around to do the floor.

Here’s a close up of the flowers.

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My one concern for this project is the backdrop behind the wall. Right now you can see the odds and ends I have stored on top of building two directly across from this building. I plan to do a more contemporary rooftop patio over there, but still need something for the sides. Maybe I need to paint a sky on the walls behind or make a large poster board sky backdrop. Any ideas?

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Love DerPuppe!!!

Well I am always on the look out for neat things I can make for my dolls and this month I took some time to figure out the printing and assembly of DerPuppe 1:6 scale doll sized magazines. Check out the page on DerPuppe for all the past three issues.

Once I started I couldn’t stop and so made about plenty copies of each.

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Then I put together a little diorama to show them off. :)

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Picking up a few necessities

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So many choices…

 

 

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Ohh March issue is out..

Can’t wait for next month!

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DerPuppe#

 

Office spaces

I took a break from the apartment furnishing and moved over to create some office spaces. Do you remember this structure with the four rooms?

Stand Alone Office Structure

Stand Alone Office Structure

Well it is now completely filled. The first quadrant went to the hospital room, the second was used for the Modeling Agency reception area.

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Now the third quadrant is the Design Studio.

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Gathered up lots of knick knacks including those from the previous studio diorama I built and voila!! The table and shelving units came from TnT things on Flickr. Miniatures are a mixture of Barbie stuff, Fashion Royalty and Re-ment.

Here are a few quick shots with a few modifications and the dolls standing in to test the space.

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The final quadrant went to another office space.

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Empty space with only door painted

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Collecting items to fill diorama

 

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Wallpaper is up and time for a quick play time

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Sorry it’s a bit dark, these were fast shots taken with phone.

Aerial view

Aerial view

Lots more needs to be added to this office, so stay tuned…

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. :)

Thanks for visiting!