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The Restoration Process - How does it work?

I look forward to working with you! 
Please email me with a list of what you would like to have restored, and I will send you my address information.

If you have a spam blocking filter on your email address, please add me ( to your 'safe' list before you email me.

Please ship your entire doll  (as opposed to the head only).  This is very important so I do not have to handle the head and hair. 

Please send your dolls nude (no clothing or jewelry please!)

Please use: white tissue and/or 1 - 2 pieces of bubble wrap, or other plain packaging paper (nothing colored or printed)
Just one piece of scotch tape is fine, please, so I don't have to use scissors near the dolls.
Please do not send your dolls enclosed in individual cardboard doll display boxes. Due to limited space, I am unable to store/return storage/display boxes.

Photos: Please take any desired 'before' photos before you ship your package.

If you would like to send more than 12 dolls together, please let me know.

*Please do not send payment with your doll(s) unless we have already discussed the exact cost.*
A brief list of what you would like me to address (and your contact information) is all that is necessary.


If your name and/or email are on your package return address, I will do my best to notify you via email when your package is safely in my possession -- otherwise I may not be able to notify you until I have opened your package.

After I have had a chance to open your package, I will email you my assessment, and we will finalize, via email, your restoration list and total cost at that time.  Please note that packages are opened on a first come - first served basis, so your patience is much appreciated!

I will then email you when your payment arrives safely.
Payment must be received in full before restoration begins.

Turn-Around TimeWhen payment arrives I will give you an estimated return shipping date, generally about 4 - 6 weeks (turn-around time for re-roots and green treatments will vary).  I will then confirm the actual shipping date via an email from when I print your return label information.

I treat every doll with great care, as if she were my own. While I do my best to return your dolls in a timely manner, I take great pride in my art work and in making sure that restorations are done carefully and correctly. 

A rush order (one week turn around from the time payment is received) may be possible.
Rush service is an additional $100 per doll + Express mail charge and money order payment (or bank-to-bank transfer for international clients) only.

Photos - I regret that I am unable to take 'before' and 'after' photos of  dolls.  
Please be sure to take any desired 'before' photos before you ship your package.
Photo service is available upon request at an additional charge.

($20 per doll assessment fee which is credited toward work completed)

 Thank you!
Please email me if you have any questions or would like my address to send your restorations!


1. Please click here for more information on the restorations below:


Paint Colors 

Green Ear Removal (and other stain removal)

Limbs and Bodies

OOAK Projects

2. Shipping Your Package to Me

3. Payment Information

4. Returning Your Package to You


Barbie Doll Restoration

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