What do you guys/gals think? I like both.
Love the tongue LOL
I don’t care for the mouth on the second picture. I love the baby, but not the mouth. I am NOT a fan of open mouths. I don’t mind a little bit open but I don’t like gaping ones. I don’t care for the look of the tongue in that one either. I just like more closed mouths better.
Love them both personally but I admit I love most all of Bonnie’s babies…lol
I have heard quite a few ladies say that…I have several reborn artist friends that hate open mouths too…
I love the first one not so much on the second
I’m crazy about that little Levi ~ the real baby AND the sculpt! She absolutely NAILED IT!
I like the first one but NOT the 2nd one. I have heard that’s the one that will be designated as the competition baby for the Reborn contest at ROSE next year. Can you imagine 80 something of that kit done at various levels of artistic skill? I wish they’d pic the first one or I might just have to only compete in the Realborn portion.
I agree with you about twin A. Just doesn’t look natural.
I agree with you both, I don’t like the mouths on twin A or B. I think those babies could have been so much cuter with mouths not open so much. JMO.
Yes. I’ll be surprised if they get as much participation if they choose that kit.
I know! I’ve been watching them on her fb. I love them!!!
I like twin A… My daughter bought my granddaughter Pixie by Bonnie Brown a year or so ago and paid a lot of money for her… close to $500.00. My granddaughter didn’t like her. My daughter asked me if I wanted Pixie a few weeks later and I jumped at the chance. I offered to pay for her but my daughter said no I could have her for $0!!! The pixie is gorgeous and I have renamed her Poppy Petunia! I am is in love with that sculpt! I did let my granddaughter pick out one of my reborns from my collection in exchange for Pixie. She was happy and I am thrilled!! I love the sculpts by Bonnie Brown!
Perhaps Bonnie isn’t as far up as LLE, but she’s definitely getting there, she’s amazing! One of the best IMO!
Do you artists dislike open mouths because of painting or just because of how it looks? I’m asking as a collector, you see. I see a lot of artists say they prefer open eyes/hands, closed mouths, 20" or bigger etc. But if they all fit that description, they would all look the same
As a collector (and a reborn artist) I have to say that I think you should buy and collect what you like…As a collector of over 30 years, I tend to go for the babies that are unique and different as well as Limited Editions. There are lots of beautiful babies out there and most ladies who are after a doll because they want a ‘pretty baby’ may opted for the ones that I refer to as generically pretty (that is not meant in a negative way as lets face it…we all love pretty babies…lol) So really, as as collector, if you are collecting for pleasure…just buy babies that you like…doesn’t matter what others think…or if you are collecting for value purposes…I would go for limited editions,popular artist sculpts and uniquely different. I personally love the babies with ‘personality’…If you have heaps of babies in a room, it is nice to look around and see different expressions and unique faces instead of just 'pretty sleepers and little open eyed beauties" - definitely have those in your collection as well it’s nice to have a mix…and just remember the old moto - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder…
I love several of Bonnie’s sculpts. She’s very talented! However, I admit I have not liked some of the mouths she did…I bought Twin B, because I love twins, but was disappointed when I saw Twin A’s mouth. I also thought the second baby featured here was very realistic, but that mouth is a no go for me. I don’t say it to be mean…it’s a matter of personal opinion is all. I would never want to hurt anyone’s feelings. I would love to get a Levi and an Ellie Sue.
Yes, lots of expressions are fabulous! I have owned only 3 reborns and I love open eyed ones but hate how their eyes collect dust which is why I lean towards sleepers in a way. But open eyes are my favorite at the same time. Beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder when it comes to reborns.
I love Bonnies babies they are always so detailed. So much that she was the first non bountiful baby I ordered from. She had pre orders for pippin and I thought she is local to me and this baby is cute why not, so I ordered 2!
Then obviously Saoirse pre orders came… I ordered 4! Lol I needed a keeper. And every year I order one for me, she accidental sent me 5 twin B so I told her I would pay for the extra 2 she sent and keep them instead of sending them back… Well I have none left I need more. Lol they are very popular custom orders at the moment.
My Twin A and Twin B will be here today! So excited. I’ve felt so left out. Everybody had Twin B but me NO MORE! I will have one! And I like Twin A’s mouth. I like that she can use soothie style pacifiers. They looks so darn cute.
You have a PIXIE??? I love her but can’t afford her.
Blissfulbabies…yes I have Pixie and I absolutely love her. I couldn’t afford her either but as I mentioned in my previous post my daughter had bought her on eBay for my granddaughter about a year or two ago. My granddaughter didn’t like her so shortly after she bought Pixie she asked me is I wanted her…for free!!! I know that my daughter paid almost $500.00 for Pixie and in good conscience I couldn’t let her give the her to me for free so I offered my granddaughter to come and look at the reborns in my collection and pick one out that she liked. My granddaughter Kendall and I did a trade and we were both thrilled with our new babies!! That was over a year or so ago and to this day Pixie rules my nursery as the “favorite”… LOL!! I wish I knew who did the reborning on her because she is gorgeous in person and her rooted hair is exceptional!! My picture do not do this baby justice…she is so much more beautiful in persone! Her are a couple of pictures of my Pixie aka “Poppy Petunia”!!