Collection by Elisabeth Hale • Last updated 5 weeks ago

Elisabeth Hale

Peluca casera de Hilo

HE encontrado un hilo que es muy interesante, se llama hilo de overlock marca "Lama" (son conos para coser en maquina overlock), la gracia es que es de seda, muy suave, brillante y se decilacha lo que lo hace parecer finito, cuesta $450 en Independencia (Santiago-Chile) y hay muchos colores.

DIY Thrifted Dollhouse Makeover

Tips and tricks for using what you already have and repurposing every day items from around the house to create a beautiful, real-looking dollhouse. Welp… add this one to the list of hobbies I never thought I’d love. All of those diorama projects back in middle school really prepared me for this one apparently. ;) ...

Let the wig making begin...

I decided to try making one of those yarn doll wigs. I haven't got past the "brushing out the yarn" phase yet. I find that it was easier to brush out the yarn if I unraveled the strands first. I want to make a Jem inspired wig.

How to Repaint Barbies and Other Dolls

A brief overview and instructions for doll repainting, with many tips and photo examples.

Doll Customising: Monster High Dolls - Prepping and Rerooting

I've been fascinated by custom dolls far longer than I've been in love involved with the Monster High franchise. I began collecting BJ...

An illustrated guide to repainting

Since my photographs aren’t always the best references, I made an illustrated version to better show what’s happening during my repaint process. Be sure to check out my previous …

Repaint FAQ: Using Watercolor Pencils

Believe it or not, this is a common problem among beginners and professional repainters. The problem lies in how the primer / sealant layer has been applied. If you have not checked out my articles…

Flickr Login

I got asked about how to paint eyebrows on BJD and after waffling for a long time in the message I realised it would be much faster and easier to understand if I showed a basic step by step of what I do. So hopefully this is helpful! *probably should note that 90% of the time I do them like this but not always;it depends on the shape

Creating eyebrows for BJD tutorial (Part 1)

Meggilu has posted a tutorial on creating eyebrows from scratch. It's still on Part 1, but I'll update this post as soon as she posts Part 2 as well. Hopefully

CUSTOM: How we re-body dolls

Go to our updated How to Play With Barbies site for the latest info and tools. This site is no longer updated. I have read various “how to rebody” tutorials online and their r…


In the world of unrealistic standards and Photoshop mania, real beauty is a breath of fresh air. And while some share their unedited selfies on Instagram, Olga Kamenetskaya creates gorgeous dolls that look almost real. Olga is a Ukranian artist who started repainting dolls as a hobby, but it later turned into her profession.