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~Karen's Kreations~ beautiful reborn babies since 2002

Lakeland, Florida · 1 Sale

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~Karen's Kreations~ beautiful reborn babies since 2002

Lakeland, Florida 1 Sale On Etsy since 2011

Karen Potter

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Karen's Kreations - Karen Potter

When I discovered reborn dolls on eBay one day back in 2002, I was absolutely mesmerized. I mean, these dolls look like REAL BABIES! I bought one, got it home, and was sooooooo disappointed. The doll looked nothing like the beautiful baby I'd seen in the auction pictures. I knew I could do a better job. The question was HOW? I set out to discover all I could about the art of making reborn dolls. I ordered a doll kit and went to work and never looked back. I still love "kreating" these beautiful babies as much now as I did when I first started.

The ultimate compliment to me is "Your baby looks so real, it's creepy" Why, thank you very much! Many, many hours go into each baby. I use nothing but the finest materials available because I want every one of my "kreations" to be loved and treasured for many years to come. It takes me about 2 weeks to complete a doll. I love seeing a blank doll kit come to "life" as I paint layer upon layer to achieve realistic skin tones. No details are overlooked on my babies. They are filled with love and care.

I was honored when asked to do an article on reborning in Janaury of 2005 for Doll Crafter Magazine. I made a couple of babies named Will and Felicia, a tribute to my younger brother and sister, neither of whom collect dolls, but both were quite pleased when I presented them with their babies!

Making dolls has given me the chance to make so many friends around the world. I made a set of vinyl raggedy dolls for a doll forum member and ended up with over 100 orders. I wish now I'd kept a set for myself!

I am constantly searching for new methods of reborning, always trying to up my game and make the most real-looking babies possible. My main objective is to bring my customers quality reborns at sensible prices.

Due to time constraints, I am no longer accepting custom orders. I joined Etsy several years ago, but haven't been real active. However, I will try to have babies on Etsy as often as possible. I have adopted my babies out all over the world and couldn't be prouder!

If you'd like to see more of my work, please visit my website at:

http://goodwife95.webs.com/

I'm on Facebook, too:

https://www.facebook.com/karens.kreations.1612

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    I've been making dolls since the 1980's -- starting with the soft-sculpture ones that were so popular back then! I moved on to cloth teddy bears and then to reborn dolls in 2002.

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Last updated on June 21, 2016
Hello and Welcome! I might be a new face on Etsy, but I have been buying and selling on that "other" famous auction site for 14 years with 100% perfect feedback. Please take a peek at my "kreations" ~ I'm very proud of my work and would never list an item that I wouldn't be pleased to own myself. If you have any questions, please ask ~ I'm always happy to talk about my kreations!

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Payment
I accept PayPal; your item will ship as soon as payment clears my bank, normally 1 - 3 business days.
Shipping
I ship UPS insured ~ buyer must provide a street address as UPS does not ship to post office boxes. I ship to the 48 contiguous states. I do not ship outside the United States.
Refunds and Exchanges
No refunds; all sales are final. Please ask any questions before making a purchase. Thank you!
Additional policies and FAQs
Due to time constraints, I am no longer accepting custom orders, but I try to have items here as often as possible.