You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘restore’ tag.

 

HUGE thanks to the wonderful work of Agnes, the amazingly talented lady behind www.fleurdolls.com for allowing me to link to her post!

You can read the full post and see the beautiful new hair / original hair comparison photographs on the Fleur Dolls Blog

The colour matches for your vintage Fleur dollies are as follows:

1970s – blonde
Color match – Nylon Buttercreme

1970s – strawberry blonde
Colour match – saran Honey Blonde

1970s – brunette
Colour – Nylon Devil’s Food. Please note – this color is not an exact match, but they are about Darker shade.

1980s – blonde
Colour – Nylon Golden Sand

1980s – redhead
Colour – saran TuTone Titian

1980s – brunette
Colour – Nylon Chocolate Fudge

Don’t forget, Fleur Dolls also run a rerooting commission service so if your doll needs some TLC, she is the lady for the job!

You can find out more details on the Re-Root Service page or alternatively, visit the Fleur Dolls website.

Advertisements

Just a really quick update for you all x

First off, I am SO PLEASED to announce that Royal Mail are back to normal and my headache has been cured! LOL I managed to survive the strikes more or less unscathed, only one package is still awol so nowhere near as bad as expected!

There will be a mini celebration announced shortly so keep your eyes peeled!

On to the subject of My Little Pony – over the weekend I was helping a good friend of mine to identify some My Little Ponies when the topic turned to how to clean them up ready for sale. I immediately went to refer her to Moonfire’s G3MLP site for the amazing “Pony Salon” tutorials on how to wash and style MLP hair when to my horror, I discovered it gone! 😦

After a quick Google search, I found no other site with a similar picture tutorial so was wondering if it was worth me doing one for you?

It is such a shame to see Moonfire’s site is down, it was an incredibly helpful site which I often referred people to – I do hope Moonfire is ok, where ever she may be 😀

Robin x

6 new Nylon & Saran colours are now in stock, alongside some more of the Katsilk Saran colours in XL Format.

The new colours are:

Nylon

Butter Cookie Nylon Golden Rod Nylon Napalm Nylon

Katsilk Saran

Grant a Wish Saran Limited Blonde Saran Chatty Brunette Saran

Yummy scrummy colours don’t you think?!

My Little Customs currently carries 22 saran shades in XL Format – if you have any particular requirements for a XL Format colour which is not currently listed, please contact me and I shall order it in 😀

The complete list of the XL Format colours that are currently stocked are as follows (as of September 22nd 09 – full range coming soon):

Oxidized Julia, Caddy Red, Champagne Blonde, Platinum Blonde, Megan, Original Blonde, Brownette, Tu-Tone Titian, Ginger Snap, Copper Titian, Burnt Orange, Mahogany, Deep Cherry, Hazelnut, Original Brunette, Midnight Black, Noir, Platinum Blonde, Opal Essence, Pinky Pinky, Sapphire & Sea Glow

You can view them all on the Saran Colour Page

 

Robin x

Don’t forget, the amazing promotions currently running at My Little Customs finish at the end of the month! Hurry before it is too late!

Also, poor Sindy has yet to find a home – can you help her?

Sindy doll for sale

Sindy For Sale Page

xx

NEW! Thatching tutorial ^_^

This video covers how to thatch a parting / part line on your rerooted doll – enjoy! 😀

I am super duper excited, I have been approached with a great offer and of course, I was thrilled to say YES!!

What offer I hear you cry? Well, I am proud to say that, after many weeks, I can officially announce that: katsilkdealer

My Little Customs is the Sole UK & European Authorised Katsilk Distributor 

 

YAY!!

I am hoping you will join me in celebrating and to get you all in the party spirit, how about some special offers??

FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF AUGUST (yes, the ENTIRE month!) the following AMAZING promotions will be storming ahead!

 

  • A simply WHOPPING 20% OFF ALL SARAN excluding XL Format size saran & 20 hank ongoing promotional offer* 

This brings the cost of one skein of Katsilk Saran down from the already great price of £3 to a teeny tiny £2.40 per pack!!

 

*XL Format sized saran? What is this? This, ladies and gents, is another brilliant product which is brand new and literally just arrived with me this morning!

  • My Little Customs is now stocking XL Format sized saran. As I am rather over excited today, I will be adding this to the site at a special introductory price of a mere £7 per pack!

You get an awful lot of hair in an XL Format skein, just look at how much you get compared to a standard sized hank!!

 hank comparison

The XL Format is a massive 31 inches long and weighs 1.5 ounces! The standard format is 18 inches long and weighs only 0.6 ounces.

Ideal for Blythe, Tonner, Gene, Tyler and all other larger dollies or, for all you super savvy savers who have spotted that you can get almost 3 times the amount of hair as in the standard pack – just imagine how many Sindy, Barbie, Fleur and other fashion sized doll heads can be rerooted from just the one skein!

For now, there are 17 XL Format colours available, the full range of colours will be available shortly.

 

  • And as if all that wasn’t enough, how about throwing in a little free shipping to the mix? Free shipping? Yup!

Spend just £14 or more and get FREE SHIPPING!

Have I gone completely mad? Possibly. Should you take advantage of all these amazing saran deals? MOST DEFINITELY!!

More Katsilk product ranges will be coming soon so keep your eyes peeled!

Robin x

Do you need someone to re-root your doll for you? Fed up of getting hair in a tangle, glue everywhere and stabbing yourself with needles? Then look no further!

My Little Customs.com has teamed up with Fleur Dolls.com to bring you a brand new reroot commission service!

You may have seen all the gorgeous reroots whilst browsing mylittlecustoms.com and  thought “Gosh, I wish my dolls looked that good!” Well now they can 😀

Do you girls look like this?

Before Before1

The poor things – they need help!

Not sure where to turn? Never fear, Fleur Dolls is here!

Passionfruit Nylon reroot Butter Pecan Nylon reroot satsuma nylon reroot

But my doll is not a Fleur!!

Don’t panic! Fleur is not the only type of doll who can benefit from these talents!

Champagne blonde sindy reroot Glacier Misty Reroot golden sand white choc nylon Tammy reroot

We can currently offer the following services:

  • Nylon hair reroots*
  • Saran hair reroots*
  • Polypropylene hair reroots*
  • Eyelash reroots

* full head reroot or highlights, restoration or complete new colour.

You can also choose from different reroot methods, depending on your personal requirements.

Tool and Glue

A very quick method which only takes a few hours per doll. When the reroot is finished, the hair is secured on the inside using special glue. This method is completely safe and secure, once dry the hair can be brushed and styled as normal.

Knot Method

Most people prefer the knot method although it takes much longer. The hair plugs are individually knotted from the inside and no glue is used. Equally safe for washing, brushing and styling.

Prices start from:

Tool and Glue – £30

Knot Method – £40

Eyelashes – free with any reroot!

Please note, the above prices are a guide based on a Fleur / Sindy sized doll requiring 2 packs of reroot hair, please contact us with your requirements for an individual tailored quote. All prices are in GBP. 

FAQ’s

  • Can you reroot my Barbie / Sindy / Tammy / Patch / Pippa / Gail / Daisy / any other dolly not listed here?

Yes! Any doll can be rerooted using the above methods, the main difference which will affect cost will be regarding the time and amount of hair needed based on your girls head size and amount of hair plugs! Please contact us to discuss your requirements and to receive your individually tailored quote 😀

 

  • My doll is only missing a few plugs, can you save her?

Yes! We have nearly 200 different colours of hair to choose from so should be able to provide a close, if not exact, match for your dolls original hair.

 

  • Can you do more than one colour in her hair?

Yes! Anything is possible! Please contact us to discuss your requirements and to receive your individually tailored quote 😀

 

  • Can I see some more examples of Fleur Dolls work?

Of course! Many photos can be seen in the Re-Root Gallery here on the My Little Customs blog, or alternatively, you can view her album of reroots on Flickr.

Don’t forget to visit the Fleur Dolls website www.fleurdolls.com !

Got a question you don’t see written here? Please do not hesitate to get in touch!

Evening everyone,

I am thrilled to finally announce that the polypropylene hair is now in stock!

I am stupidly excited to have a BRAND NEW stock line, I am a hair addict 😀

I am sure you all have many questions about the polypropylene and I will do my best to answer them.

PP colour range

 

What is polypropylene?

Polypropylene looks and feels exactly the same as Nylon, if I called it Nylon you wouldn’t know it was anything different! (All apart from 4 colours, I shall get to those in a little while)

I have not yet had a chance to properly “play” with it so am going purely on how it feels straight from the packet, alongside the “official” spiel about the Polypropylene.

The colours are AMAZING, really unusual and unique. They are just as soft and shiny as the Nylon so I promise you will love it!

 

Can Polypropylene be boil permed?

The “official” answer: 99% sure that yes it can. Toy manufacturers curl it and style it all the time so if they can do it, so can we! Factory styling is always done using heat.

My personal answer:I have not yet tried it as it has literally just arrived with me, I have only got as far as fawning over the colours and photographing it. This weekend I am planning to do a reroot with it at which point I shall try both methods of curling, both air drying and boil perming. I shall report back with photos and results shortly!

 

Can I reroot using both Nylon and Polypropylene on the same doll? Yes 🙂

 

If I reroot the same doll using both Nylon and Polypropylene together, can I boil perm it? Again, 99% yes, both Nylon and Polypropylene should react the same way, however, I have yet to put this to the test!

 

Can I request a blend of a Nylon colour with a Polypropylene colour? Yes! You can blend the 2 types of hair together, that is not a problem.

 

OK, what about the 4 colours you mentioned earlier?

This is based on my first impression, this may change once I have had a play with the hair!

The 4 matte colours, Caliente, Daring, Hypnotic and Frivolous feel slightly different to the rest of the Polypropylene range.

They are heavier and have a slight greasy feeling, similar to Saran. However, the fibres are a little drier, perhaps a slightly heavier denier? If you have tried Pinky Pinky or Nitro Lime Saran you will understand what I mean!

These 4 colours are the only ones which I would say are not EXACTLY like the Nylon, although the colours are fab and the quality of the hair is second to none 🙂

Right well, all this is purely my personal first impression, the quality seems exceptional and I am impressed with the Polypropylene 😀

Expect further updates soon and I hope you are all as excited as I am about having the Polypropylene as a new addition to the My Little Customs line!

Robin x

Hello Everyone!

Please can you help these dollies? I am simply just too busy to give them the time and attention they deserve.

All these dolls are in need of some TLC and are perfect candidates for restoration or customization!

If you spend £15 or more at www.mylittlecustoms.com you will automatically be able to claim your free doll.

Hurry as there are not many dolls available!

Please don’t forget to mention at checkout whether or not you wish to receive your free doll.

Dolls will be picked at random from the available dolls as shown in the photograph. You will not be able to request a particular doll. Dolls are limited to one per household as long as stocks last. Minimum spend to receive free doll is £15.

 Robin x

My Little Customs

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 96 other followers

your guide to shops on the internet

My Flickr Photos

  • 215,320 hits
Follow me on Twitter!

Twitter Updates

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Advertisements