Williamsburg Morning – a Photo Shoot

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So, right now I’m experimenting with different lighting.  Usually I take my photos in the late morning or early afternoon, but for this photoshoot, I took it in the 7am hour!

I don’t think it’s my favorite kind of lighting, but maybe if I was a little more experienced…

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I simply LOVE Felicity’s Beforever dress!  The colors compliment each other beautifully, and it is such good quality.  🙂

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What is your favorite lighting for photos?

❤ , IrishAG

Nanea Mitchell Release Date!

On AG’s website, they have posted the dates for the Nanea debut events!  They will be on August 25-27, 2017, from 9am to 1pm.  You can dress up in a Hawaiian theme, and there will be a Nanea doll drawing!  There will also be a free craft, and a doll drawstring bag giveaway(while supplies last).

It sounds like fun!

Will you be going to Nanea’s debut?

❤ , IrishAG

 

Tutu Triplets

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Yesterday, I realized that I have never taken photos with all of my dolls before, at least since I got Addy.  So, here are my three dolls: Nellie, Julia, and Addy.  (BTW… they’re not triplets, I just liked the alliteration for the title.)

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I just ❤ the coconut cutie outfit!!!  I got it as a PWP, I think.  I’m making it Julia’s “meet” outfit.  It is really well-made, and soft.  It comes with a shirt, tutu skirt, shoes, and two plastic bow clips, which I didn’t put in her hair for these pics.

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Whose outfit do you like best?

❤ , IrishAG

Who Looks Best #4 Results

Hey everyone!  🙂

Last week you voted on which doll looked best in the pillowcase dress and flip flops: Addy or Nellie.  The results are now in!

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Addy                                                                                    Nellie

And the winner is…..

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Addy!

Yup, the birthday girl won with 5 votes and Nellie had 2.  Thanks for playing!

❤ , IrishAG

Happy Birthday Addy!

Hello everybody!

Today is the day I chose for my Addy’s birthday!  She’s been at our house for a year now!  🙂

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To celebrate, we are having a Who Looks Best with your favorite fashion feuders: Addy and Nellie!  They are wearing a purple pillowcase dress I made two days ago, and some retired AG flip flops.  Simply pick your favorite girl in it and comment below by May 17th!

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Will you vote for Addy                                                            or Nellie?

❤ , IrishAG

TONS of Doll Reveals!

More Characters to Love

Picture from AG’s website.

AG has released pictures of 5 new dolls: Nanea Mitchell (1940s Hawaiian girl-yay!!!), Tenney Grant, Logan Everett, Felicity Merriman (back from the archives!) and Z (from Z Crew stopmotions.)  OMIGOSH!!!!!!!!!!   XD   XD

I most excited for Felicity and Nanea.  What are your thoughts?

❤ , IrishAG

Tenney, Logan and Felicity Release!!!

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All pictures in this post are from AG’s website.

Yep, you read that title correctly!  Today not one, not two, but three American Girl dolls were released.  Contemporary characters Tenney and Logan, musically talented bandmates from Nashville, and Felicity Merriman, a Colonial girl living in WIlliamsburg at the time of the American Revolution.  (Pictured left to right.)

Out of them all, Felicity is my favorite.  Gymnast03 got Felicity before she retired years ago, but I’m glad Felicity’s coming back!!!  Her stories are the best, and she’s such an awesome character.

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I especially like her hat, I have one exactly like it!

You can buy the dolls and their collections online at Americangirl.com

❤ , IrishAG

Who Looks Best #3 Results

Hellloooo everybody!

The results are in!  Last week, you voted on who looked best in Lea’s Celebration dress:

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                   Julia?                                      or Addy?

And the winner is…

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ADDY!

Addy won by a landslide, a whopping 9 votes as opposed to the 3 votes Julia received.

Thank you for playing!  Seriously, I got 2 more people voting than last time.  This game just keeps growing…

Which of our dolls would you like to see in another Who Looks Best?

❤ , IrishAG

Who Looks Best #3

Hi readers!   😀

I haven’t been posting very much due to (and I know you’ve heard this a million times) being busy.  Also, our computer is acting VERY strange, making it impossible to post, and difficult to comment on/read posts.  Sorry if I haven’t visited your blogs as usual.

Here I am with a Who Looks Best!  To play, simply look at the two pictures, pick your favorite model and comment your favorite!  The deadline for commenting is January 24th, 2017.  The dress is Lea Clark’s celebration dress, and will you pick…

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Bye!   🙂

❤ , IrishAG

Crystals- Part 2

Cast:

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Nellie as Lady Fleurette

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Saige as Lady Autumn

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Addy as Lady Sommar

Part 2

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Lady Fleurette was excited.  Today she’d be coronated!  She would start her job as the Spring Princess.  Her mother had been very nervous about letting her go by herself to the Fall kingdom, which made Fleurette a little miffed.  But then, I did get my long locks accidentally burned off… and didn’t wear my hat, and freckled… she thought, fingering her now above shoulder length hair and fidgeting.  Her mother’s words from a few days ago came back to her:

“Sit still, Fleurette!”

“But I’m so antsy!  I’ve never seen the whole council, and Spring is only two seasons away!”

Her mother had smiled in spite of herself.  “You’ll need to be calm for the council, though.”

Fleurette gazed at the moving scenery, letting her mother’s words fade back into her memory.

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     Lady Autumn breathed in the leafy air.  Fall, the season I’ll be in charge of.  Soon.  She loved everything about Fall: pumpkins, leaves, apple everything, and something Humans called Halloween, where children dressed up and ate too much candy.  And the fashionable clothes humans wore!  She’d tried to replicate one, with orange skinny pants and a billowy top.  Even her curly red hair screamed Fall.

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     She blissfully turned her freckled face to the sun.  Since it was “her” season, the council would be held at her palace.

“I’ve gotta get back!”  she yelped, running home as fast as her boots could carry her.

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     Lady Sommar was busy reading in her carriage.  Or, that’s what she was supposed to be doing.  She was actually staring out at the leafy trees, mourning that her season wouldn’t come for many months now.  Maybe the Queen will want a shorter Spring, her optimistic side hoped. But that’s still forever away!  Her dramatic side groaned.  She just couldn’t focus on her book, although she loved reading.  She daydreamed stories while sunshine streamed through the leaves and kissed her dark face.

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Hey guys!  Can you believe November’s almost over?

So yay, new characters!  Their costumes were super fun to create.  Gymnast03 helped a lot, especially with Autumn’s outfit.  Feedback would be awesome!

❤ , IrishAG