Anouk and Padma are cousins and are really close.
Anouk is currentely 12-13 years old and is the only daughter of the younger sister of Padma’s mother, who left the Dorani camp to marry a Citizen (an outsider) and therefore cut all relationship with her family. There is a lot of prejudice between the Dorani (the Nomads) and the Citizens and therefore their marriage was really polemic. When her mother died during the birth of her second child who was a stillborn, Anouk’s father didn’t know what to do with her, since there was so much prejudice against her being of a mixed marriage that he brought her to Padma’s family hoping for a better future for her. She was 10 and that is how she came to live at the camp.
Padma immediately liked the little girl and seeing that she also was blessed by the Healing talent made her decide to take her as her ward and tech her the knowledge of the family. Anouk started helping Padma out during her rounds and her travels, making medicines and curing patients.
Anouk is still getting used to living with the Dorani, and though she really feels at home she still has a lot from her years living in the City. She is a shy sweet girl and therefore also hard to notice. But Padma protects and loves her as if she was her real sister.
Guess who arrived this Friday? My Iplehouse KID Irene 🙂
She is such an amazing doll!!! Her name is Anouk Darzim and she is Padma’s younger cousin, about 12-13 years old. She is in Peach Gold Skin and has the default Iplehouse face-up (which is perfect). She came withe her clothes and eyes from Iplehouse (in the pictures) and also a pair of boots, pretty much like a fullset 🙂 And I couldn’t be happier!!! I was really nervous since there have been some stories about Iple dolls and clothes with serious problems lately, but I must say I am pleasantly surprised at how amazing this doll is and the quality of everything she came with!
She got home yesterday evening, but I only could open her really late so I didn’t really make a BO video as planned, but I made a video today showing the stuff she came with and telling a bit more about her, that you can find here:
More on her soon!
First of all I want to show you how Padma looks now. Since I got her I wanted to give her a new hair-do and accessories to make her more her character. Padma is a Dorani (Nomad) and her people is inspired by Gypsy and Indian culture.
I have worked on her a couple of weeks ago but I still hadn’t had the opportunity to take some pictures of her finished look. I gave her a couple of thin braid with some accessories and also two gold piercings (a nose and a sign on her forehead) and I think she looks so perfect now! Completely as I envisioned her 🙂
In other news though I have been on quite a doll buying phase of totally unplanned dolls. So there will be 3 new additions to my family soon. Ooops 😉 I actually got a small bonus this month and I ended spending it on dolls…but I guess it is justifiable if they make you happy, right?
The first one was a BJD British Cat from ElleoDolls on Etsy. I have been wanting a cat BJD for so long and I finally placed an order for this beauty! I wanted a “chubby” cat, not the usual siamese/asian style cats you see a lot, and I found this one so I was really happy, I could not NOT order it! I hope it doesn’t take long to get it home, they say it takes 6-8 weeks 🙂
[image from ElleoDolls]
The second one is the sweet Iplehouse KID Irene. I have been admiring the Iplehouse KID dolls for a while now and I have always loved Irene but I never had a reason to get one myself. I suddenly had an epiphany last week that she would actually be perfect for a character from Edenia. It’s not like it is a main character but she is a special one for me and she has a clear story in my mind so I thought it would be good to have her in doll form. Also I couldn’t resist Irene’s cuteness any longer and this was the perfect excuse to get her… so she is on layaway now in Peach Skin (I miss their PS resin) and with the type C face-up (in the picture), along with some clothes, shoes, a wig and eyes (as if it were a fullset) taking advantage of Iple’s current discounts 🙂 It will take long but I can’t wait for her to be home!
[image from Iplehouse]
And finally the most unexpected and surprising of all my purchases: She is a Volks DWC#2 head and was for sale in the MP on DoA and I couldn’t resist! She is soooo amazing! OMG I can’t believe I actually got this beauty!
I had been wanting a Volks Doll for such a long time, especially after I met WennieBJD’s Bailey in person! I hope to make an hybrid out of this girl but since she was completely unplanned I don’t know what I am going to do or who she will be. Any suggestions for nice bodies for Volks SD hybrids? I know the Feeple60 body works really well and maybe the MaskatDoll Body or the AprilStory body… any other options?
[image from the seller :Mia ^o^]
This weekend I had some time and the weather was nice so I decided to take my dolls outside. It was not supposed to be a story, just a photoshoot. But when I was editing the pictures I kept seeing these scenes in my head and imagining what they were doing so I decided to write a small description and make a sort of story, even if it doesn’t make much sense! I hope you enjoy 🙂
For the day of love I thought making a session with my 2 couples would be appropriate, I decided to show where their relationship stands and how different they are one from another!
These two are in a point where things are going quite well, and they are quite passionate about everything (ahem…as you can see) ! They are such a beautiful couple and such loved dolls, I can’t imagine myself without them ❤
These two love birds are in a point where nothing is sure yet, they great partners and depend on each other but they really do not admit (yet) it is turning into something else and that they actually are beginning to feel something deeper. They are going through hard times but they feel safe together!
I am so happy about them and it feels amazing to finally have them as dolls ❤
Wish you a wonderful day full of love!