Frankie Stein – 13 Wishes Haunt the Casbah Series
First off, I think that 13 Wishes Haunt the Casbah Frankie Stein has got to have one of the longer titles of any of the Monster High dolls. Second, I was so happy and surprised to find this Frankie in a random Wal-Mart. It was the most surreal experience, they must have been cleaning their stock room, because there were a ton of older releases on the shelves with just one doll available. I walked around with eight dolls before narrowing it down and I’m separating the Monster High and Ever After High dolls into two Doll Haul posts because of it.
I’ve been eyeing this Frankie release for a while since it’s so beautiful and comes with great accessories. She seems to be full price online still, and I’ve had so many bad experiences buying MH off of eBay lately, that I was very happy to find her in person. The box was damaged, but that doesn’t matter to me, and she was on sale for $17. Her eyes have some slight paint flaws, but the hair and doll itself are both in good shape.
Happy Tuesday everyone! I thought it would be fun to post a Monster High dollhouse update since I’ve been collecting them like crazy since my Mouscedes purchase three weeks ago. One of my favorite parts of starting a new hobby is that initial stage where you catch up on your collection. Above you can see a Create a Monster witch whose wig I rerooted! I started the reroot years ago and just finished it about two weeks ago. It was so much work I don’t think I’ll be doing it again anytime soon, but I’m really happy with the results. She’s dressed in some old Pullip/Dal stock and is holding Cornice’s plush Felicia doll.
I also picked up with Monster Exchange Draculaura doll this week. I bought this and the Lagoona one off of Amazon because it was a bit cheaper, but I’m realizing that this is a bad idea since (as and MH collector can tell you) a lot of the dolls have eye wonk. My Lagoona has two totally different shaped eyes so right now she’s in the box while I figure out what to do with her. It looks like Monster High dolls, like Lalaloopsy, really need to be bought in person. A struggle due to all the Target exclusives and the fact that no Target around here has ever stocked anything well.
Next the absolute coolest Monster High release yet: Iris Clops! She was originally a SDCC exclusive in 2014 (which I just bought off ebay because I’m crazy) and they just came out with this “I Heart Fashion” edition. I had been going to local Toys R Us once a week to pick her up and I finally got one! I’m very excited. I love eyeballs so this is probably my new favorite Monster High girl (sorry Rochelle!). I completely love her olive hair too.
So here we have it! The collection as of this weekend. They’re spilling out of their allocated doll cubes on my Ikea bookshelf so I’m reorganizing things again to make room for them. Addiction!