Hello, hello! If you’ve been here for awhile, you might remember a post I wrote in June of 2017 called “All Together Now! Cast of 2017.”
It was basically a big group photo of all my dolls.
I thought it would be fun to recreate this photo, one year later! The 2017 version features my ‘main’ dolls (the ones I used most often, there were several that I left out), but I wanted my 2018 version to include alll my dolls.*
*excluding toddlers and Chelsea-sized dolls.
I assumed that there weren’t going to be many.
I thought “oh, surely, they’ll be much less than last time! I’ve decluttered so many dolls!”
I was wrong.
Very, very wrong.
But that’s a problem for another day! For now, let’s go through the ‘groups’ of dolls and talk about who’s here.
The Kool Kidz (LTR)
My Skipper and Stacie dolls. I have decluttered one Stacie doll and one Skipper doll recently, so there’s only five “younger” dolls left. Out of the five, Chris (Fashionista Petite) is definitely my favourite! I love her sweet face.
- Stacie Roberts, Barbie and Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure
- Nerada Fields, Skipper Babysitters Inc.
- Skipper Roberts, Amusement Park Skipper
- Chris, Fashionista Petite
- Stephanie, Skipper Babysitters Inc.
The dolls that I don’t use very often. In the future, I’d really like to give Andrew a makeover -I think she’d look much better if I fixed up her hair!
- Bianca, Cali Girl Barbie
- Ryan, Fashionista Clutch
- Emily, unknown market find
- Janessa, Fashionista Curvy
- Andrew, unknown market find (perhaps she is a Fashion Fever doll??)
The Outcasts™ Continued.
Again, more dolls that I use infrequently. (I know I said I wasn’t going to be including Chelsea-sized dolls, but Tamika ended up in the pile somehow).
- Teresa / Emma, Fashion Fever Wave F
- Midge, Happy Family Giftset w/ Nikki
- Catrina, Market Find
- Edeline / Jessica, 12 Dancing Princesses Edeline
- Tamika, Club Chelsea
The Princess Squad
Thankfully, the number of princesses, fairies and mermaids in my collection has drastically reduced as I really don’t use them very often. These four are special though! I don’t use them at all, but I think they are really lovely dolls and I love the films they are from.
- Delancy, Princess Charm School Schoolgirl
- Delancy, Princess Charm School Ballgown
- Annaliese, Princess and the Pauper
- Erica, Princess and the Pauper
The Ever After High Girls
These girls are constantly on my “to sell” list, but somehow, they never end up making it there…
- Briar Beauty
- Rosabella Beauty
- Ashlyn Ella
I think Rosabella Beauty and Ashlyn Ella are “reproductions” of the original dolls, while Briar is the original version from 2015 (or whenever it was when EAH first came out). I haven’t really researched Ever After High, I’m sorry!
The Bobble Heads
These two are dolls that I didn’t rebody properly. I will fix them up when I get spare bodies for them.
- Aria, Ski Pink Passport Made to Move (I’m thinking of making her the new “Barbie” character)
- Kayla, Fashion Fever Wave F
The Main Cast
The main dolls! I really want to focus more on these dolls in the future, since they’re conveniently all articulated bodies already.
- Neko, Barbie Style Glam Night
- Nikki, Fashionista
- Chloe, Fashionista Curvy
- Aimee, Made to Move Redhead
- Jessica, Fashionista Petitie
- Drew, Fashion Fever Wave F
- Barbie, Fashionista Rainbow Wave (I’m thinking of getting rid of her)
(This photo makes me realise how much I’ve spent on MTM bodies… Especially since Andrew, who’s in another photo, also has a MTM body. That’s seven, which is almost $200!)
The Big Reveal!
And… that’s everyone!*
*Expect for toddlers and Chelsea-sized dolls.
**And also my singular Collector doll, The Look City Shine (Gold). I’m not sure where she is right now…? But it’s basically everyone!
Can you believe I have only lost five dolls from this picture? I thought it would be much more. I suppose the dolls I have decluttered were not featured in this photo because they weren’t very important to start off with!
I wish I had taken a group photo back in 2014 or 2015. My collection was probably at over 100 back then! Perhaps even 150+. Even though I did take lots of doll photos, most of them are from my old computer (which crashed many, many times and I lost everything).
I used to think that “the more dolls, the better,” and if you had a lot of dolls, you were a “proper collector.” But now I realise that having too many dolls is such a hassle! That’s why I want to keep my collection full of dolls that I truly love. I want to own dolls that aren’t just beautiful to look at, but also have well-rounded personalities and lots of life.
Total Count: 21 (not including Chelsea-sized or toddlers)
Also, completely unrelated, but these are some videos I’ve been enjoying lately:
(I know I say I don’t like the Dreamtopia series, but I find it more bearable to watch when it’s Live)
Alright, that’s it! I’ll try to take another group picture next year! xx