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Meet Ciara de Croissant…

easily surprised and likes pastries – never, ever leave her alone in a room with a cake!   l

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Topless Sunbathing

So I have put all the body parts together at last. The one on the right is a bit of a poser, isn’t she? I think that’s the same one that was causing trouble last time.

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Three’s a crowd

…and the one on the left doesn’t look too pleased about it. This is the next set of Trippet Dolls, in progress. I don’t think they like being photographed sans clothing… and bald! But hey – we all have our … Continue reading

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Zen and the art of doll making

When I started doll making this time around (it was a bit of an obsession when I was a little girl), the only thing I was sure of was that I didn’t want to make overly ‘pretty’ dolls or anything too realistic, … Continue reading

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Trippet doll #6 – Deirdre

Another one in the series. Her clothes are made from a vintage crochet’d doily and the sleeve of a much-loved-but-shrunk-in-the-wash sweater. She has a couple of vintage mother of pearl buttons on her dress, and a little flower for added … Continue reading

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Trippet Doll #4 Saoirse

Another art doll in this collection. Her two sisters will be along in the next few days. Saoirse has a bit too much of a liking for champagne (or cava, when times are hard). She really wants to be a … Continue reading

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Heads I win

I have spent most of the day with an oven full of body parts – which I have to say is more fun than it sounds. The pic above is of the heads of the next set of Trippet Dolls, … Continue reading

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Trippet dolls #1, 2 and 3

Let me introduce my three new creations, each made in and effort to use up things I already have without buying anything else in. The studio stash is now so enormous that it’s in danger of engulfing us all, and … Continue reading

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Trippet Doll #1

She is hand made in every respect, from stuff you’d find in your home. I started experimenting with home made modelling media about four or five weeks ago. This doll has taken about two weeks to evolve from a pile … Continue reading

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