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Better pics - I am actually quite chuffed with how good these look!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by spid, Oct 3, 2013.


  1. spid

    spid PetForums VIP

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    So on advice I bought a 'reborn' doll for my photos - found a cheap one (the price some go for is incredible - but then some people seem to have them instead of children - a cat would be better imo) Anyhoo, took a few photos this morning and boy do they make the difference!
     

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    Oooh, you're right, that does make a big difference :)

    Do you have a website/FB page yet? My best friend has just had her second and is a major hippy, I can't promise anything, but I think these might appeal :)
     
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    Cheers, sent her the link :)
     
  5. lostbear

    lostbear Bear right at Newcastle . . .

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    Saw a tv programme about those 're-born' dolls once. There were two women featured - one was a rich b!tch - up her own bum who spent more on these damn dolls and designer baby clothes for them than many a small third world country has for its gross national product. She went to (I think) America for a fortnight or something to buy a particular doll, and spent a week and a half in a hotel room bonding(!!!!!) with the 'baby, only to find that there was a crack in the back of its head, and she then got into a big arguement with the doll maker about getting her money back - and of course because she had 'bonded' (hahahahahaha - er, sorry) she was 'emotionally distraught' etc etc etc - can't rmember if she got reimbursed. I didn't like her, though you wouldn't guess that from what I have written here, as I am amazingly good at hiding my loathing of stupid people.

    The other was just very, very sad. She was an older lady. Her unmarried daughter had had a baby boy and she'd looked after him for two years, full-time, most of the week, and then her daughter had met a bloke, married him, and gone to live in Australia taking her little lad with her. Grannie was distraught. She had a doll specially made using photographs of her grandson as a newborn as a model, and spent her time cuddling and dressing and this doll, and walking round with it in a pram, putting it in a cot at night etc. I could have cried for her. It was very unhealthy, but so desperately sad. She missed that little lad so much.

    BACK ONTO YOUR THREAD - your hats do show very well on a 'baby'
     
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    spid PetForums VIP

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    Aw, I feel very sad for that Grandma. :crying: Poor lady.
     
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    They're looking fabulous!
     
  8. Hb-mini

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    Oh I love them! I want, I want! I love the first three the best. I can't decide! I will order, just waiting on some funds... :)
     
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    No probs - I have a few to knit up - I'm working on some new designs too so you might want to wait a little as yours are for children.
     
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    Oh brilliant... Ill keep my eye out!
    :)
     
  11. Lilylass

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    *sigh* I've been hunting for my tape measure all week (so I can measure my silly head so it can have a lovely warm hat to go on it) and I can't find it :(

    I have mince head (partly down to medical condition & partly due to the meds to control it) and my short term memory is absolutely appalling :eek: BUT because of that, I'm usually pretty good at putting things back where they belong when I use them .... obviously not the last time I used the tape measure! :eek:

    Will be having a good hunt at the weekend .... it has to be somewhere!
     
  12. fierceabby

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    If I get pregnant next year (as is the plan) I will buy the middle hat off you!
     
  13. spid

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    I can always make a generic female adult hat. Unless you are like me and have a mans sized head it should fit.
    Just let me know and I will knit you up one.
     
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    They look really good, the reborn doll makes a good model, so glad you found one.:)
     
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    :D If I can't find it in another couple of days ..... I'll go for that!
     
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    The hats are great, but I loath those reborn dolls, they are really creepy.
     
  17. spid

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    They are indeed rather horrid - this one isn't too bad - obviously a cheap version. However, fantastic for staging the hats on. They look SO much better and it gives scale beautifully.

    I will say, I don't cuddle it, kiss it, brush it's hair or even like it, and apart from a brief wash when it came, to make sure it was clean and therefore wouldn't soil my hats, I barely look at it. My daughter says it is creepy and I agree. However, the lack of newborn REAL babies is a hard one to counter. It is a photo-prop only.
     
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