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Betwixt & Between

Oh boy, it’s been a while. Do you miss me? I sure miss everyone!¬†I know my last few posts lacked any substance and I tried to get back into the rhythm for the holidays, but eventually decided to just take a break from miniatures and this blog for a bit. Hope you didn’t mind. ūüėČ […]

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Dakotagami

I work part time for a non-profit near my town, but most of my time is occupied with running my own small business (of which includes AmazingMiniatures). My business is a home based one and it can get lonely sometimes, working here by myself. Luckily, I have some co-workers to keep me company. Unfortunately, with […]

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Shopping For the Dollies

I’ve been doing a bit of shopping for them and I am at the point where I’m happy with the way they look (for the most part). I bought a wig from Mimiwoo.com¬†for Dakota. The wig was made specifically for Volks 1:6 scale Dollfies and was a bit overgrown for for him. I was expecting […]

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Dakota Meets Petunia

The two dolls finally meet each other!¬†Let’s observe… Oh boy… excuse me while I sort these two out. “You are welcome, Petunia.” *sigh* Okay Dakota, I get it. You want some hair!

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Dakota Days: Clothes Shopping

I recently purchased some clothing for Dakota (and by recent, I mean weeks ago, but just got around to blogging about it)¬†from an Etsy shop called Crazyhandmade. Part of the problem with Dakota being a tiny boy BJD is that the tinies clothing market is dominated by girly stuff. Affordable boy clothing seems pretty rare.¬†I […]

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A Gift From Fran to.. Dakota

I’ve been meaning post this for a few days now, but I keep getting side tracked. You know how it goes! This is a gift from Fran of FranMadeMinis, a friend I ‘met’ on Etsy. She’s actually a customer who convo’ed with me and was just so FUN to chat with that we ended up […]

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I’m Seeing Red: A Mini Swap!

Back in January (or was it earlier?), the wonderful Shopping Sherpa and I had planned on doing a swap for the month of February. I suggested the theme of “red” in honor of Valentine’s day. Fast forward 5 months later, we have finally mailed our goodies, and mine had arrived! (Hopefully¬†Anna-Maria has gotten her goodies […]

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Adventures in Mini Sewing!

I had a whole bunch of projects lined up but it’s difficult to start anything big because I’ve been sick and flu-y for about 2 weeks now (and I still feel like junk).¬†Sewing was the only “easy” project that I can work on since I can do it while reclined and under a blanket :-). […]

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Fairyland Ball Jointed Dolls for 1:12 Scale!

After some delays caused by the snowstorm that hit New England recently, my first asian ball jointed doll FINALLY came yesterday. He’s from a S. Korean company called,¬†Fairyland, but I ordered it through their official US retailer, Denver Doll Emporium.¬†I outlined it all in the old¬†BJD for 1:12 Scale post on the details and why […]

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Ball Jointed Dolls for 1:12 Scale

I’ve been intrigued by ball jointed dolls (BJD) ever since spotting Donn Kinney‘s work on DeviantArt a few years back. These dolls, also known as “modern dolls” or “Asian Ball Jointed Dolls” are very realistic, very pose-able, and are for the collector who is primarily focused on fashion and cosplay. I’ve never cared all that […]

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