Christmas Mysteries

For those of you who have been keeping a keen eye on my picture series this holiday season, you would know that Alvin, after discovering a load of presents in the fairy forest, has been working hard to make the kids happy this Christmas. Meanwhile the resident fairies […]

After the photoshoot

After a time consuming photoshoot there will be lots of time to unwind. Everyone is still in their Holiday outfits looking their best, but this is when the real fun happens. You might have noticed the big dragon in the group picture in my last post. He is […]

Happy Holidays 2020!

The Holidays are getting nearer, so I started dressing the dolls in festive clothes a while ago, finally yesterday they were all ready. Then standing them up like this without knocking the next two dolls over was a challenge. A picture like this takes a whole lot of […]

Posing

This is a little basic for experienced BJD collectors, but one of the fun things about BJDs is their ability to pose naturally. Posing depends on how the joints are made. All the kinds of dolls that I have been able to collect are made a little differently. […]

A Happy Place

We have come a long way here at the “orphanage” since Thumbelina was a lone little girl. There is always someone to play with, and most have been reunited with siblings and cousins. There are lots of books and toys, and plenty of space if you need a […]