Anyway, you may be wondering which doll this new girl is? She's Iplehouse nYID Elf Vera, in peach gold and with glamour bust ;3; The elf girls were originally released on SID bodies, so I had to order through Doll Choice to get the body I wanted. SID would've been too tall for my character. There's more info on her below after the box opening photos~
I placed my order during Iplehouse's summer event, so I received some free goodies! I was looking forward to seeing what I get and hoping that it's something that my dolls could use, but in the end, I don't really have any use for this outfit nor wig ^^; Gonna sell both later. The outfit is apparently no longer available on Iplehouse's website, so I need to somehow figure out the price for it...
I ordered these gorgeous shoes for Nesrine (my EID Aurora)~ These were quite expensive (the most expensive pair in my doll shoe collection so far!!), but the color and style were just perfect and I've struggled trying to find this kind of shoes for Nes... Seeing these in person I definitely don't regret buying them, they're great quality and really worth their price!
Awww look at those cute ears!! *w*
Say hi to my lovely little mermaid, Undine! She's actually one of my oldest characters, but it's been difficult to find the perfect sculpt for her. I briefly had OR-doll Eris head at some point, but I didn't bond with her and it would've been difficult to find a matching body anyway. After that I waited for some company to make a great sculpt with a mermaid tail, but so far there hasn't been a single perfect mermaid doll. There's always been something that bothers me either in the face or the tail. Once I had my first nYID girl at home, I sort of decided that I want Undine to have that body, with the glamour bust. At some points there were some rumours about Iplehouse actually working on a mermaid body, but when I asked them quite some time ago, they told me that this was not true. I thought that I'd just get Undine with a normal human body and make a fabric mermaid tail for her.
The wig is actually a plain silvery white wig from Crobidoll that I customized using blue hair chalk~ I'm really liking the result ^3^ I love how her ears are visible even when she's wearing her wig.
Pretty, shimmery Mako eyes ;3; I was afraid that these would be too dark, but I think that they match quite nicely with her hair.
A full-body shot just to show off the wig a bit better :)
Sarg wanted this bow so we added it to the order. It looks really beautiful and detailed. There was no option to get it unpainted, but that was okay this time since the colors fit Sarg's plans.
I've already finished some parts of Undine's first outfit, since I could work on it while waiting, using my other nYID girls. They have smaller busts though, so I couldn't start sewing the top part before Undine arrived and now I've been trying to finish a few other incomplete pieces...I'll try to get back to Undine soon though! It'll take a long time before she's 100% finished with a mermaid tail and all, but I'll get there eventually :3 I love having lots of projects to work on, though I wish I had more time for them!
The next post will probably be about Lisanna, her finished faceup and some photos from the weekend~