Baby Love: Carly

Carly was created from the “Tibby” sculpt by Donna RuBert.  I actually bought this sculpt the better part of six months ago to practice new paint techniques with, but she turned out so cute I just had to let her go. (I’m pathetic…)

This is the biggest baby I have created thus far.  She wears a size 18 months and she is 31″ tall!  Her size made me SO nervous!  I worried that her skin tone wouldn’t be smooth due to the fact that I constantly ran out of mixed paint and when I mixed more it seemed to be a different shade! UGH!

Carly also has the longest hair of any of my babies.  I used 12″ human hair and I LOVE it!  It is very soft and manageable, but I truly despise the amount of dye in it, and it took seemingly forever to get the excess out.

I had a sweet little pastel-colored wardrobe selected for her, but to my chagrin her dresses would not fit her as they all had cap sleeves! Carly has 3/4 limbs so she needed regular short sleeves.  I was too impatient to go shopping for her again, so I opted to use her Onesie and tutu skirt for her photo shoot.

I think she turned out SO well and I really enjoyed creating her.  She’s already gone home with her sister Faith to New Jersey and I’m looking forward to working on more big babies this year.

Thanks for looking!