Doll Restoration Before & After

Doll Restoration Before & After

Restoring old dolls and teddies is a labor of love. Many hours go into these repairs. Each doll or toy is different and presents it's own problems to be solved. The joy on an owners face when they see their beloved doll or toy restored is worth all the effort.

 

iris transplant Doll Restoration Before/After

Doll Restoration Before & After - Iris Transplants give new life to a doll. These flirty eyes went into a Shirley Temple Doll.

Kewpie Doll Doll Restoration Before/After

Doll Restoration Before & After - This was one of the first dolls I completely restored. She is mine.

 

Celluloid Doll Restoration Before/After

Doll Restoration Before & After - This body was damaged in the mail. The leather body was falling apart and the celluloid left leg was shattered. 

Scootles Doll Restoration Before/After

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doll Restoration Before & After - This poor Scootles doll had water damage and was falling apart. He is one of my favorite dolls.

Hard Plastic Doll Restoration Before/After

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doll Restoration Before & After - This poor baby was so dirty and sticky when she came in for repairs. I washed her stuffing and replaced her body, then started the long process to clean her sticky vinyl parts. The hard plastic head was dirty and scratched. I cleaned it up and airbrushed it and he looks good as new now.

 

Queen Elizabeth Doll Restoration Before/After

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doll Restoration Before & After - This Madam Alexander Queen Elizabeth doll had a hoop skirt that was no longer round. Her jewels were missing, her crown broken and her sash was stained and faded. She is nearly ready for her coronation now.

Oriental Baby Doll Restoration Before/After Mama Doll Restoration Before/After Patsy Lou Doll Restoration Before/After Stuffed Rabbit Doll Restoration Before/After Madam Alexander Doll Restoration Before/After Paper Mache Doll Restoration Before/After Felt Doll Restoration Before/After Ashton Coke Santa Doll Restoration Before/After Kewpie Doll Restoration Before/After