How to Customize a Monster High Doll

If you are a Monster High fan, you probably have quite a few MH dolls! If one of these dolls are old and tattered and if you have you very own MH OC (original character), read on to find out how you can give your old dolls a makeover to look just like it!

Steps

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    Sketch out what you want the Monster High OC doll to look like before making a custom doll. Make your sketch neat and clean and colour it nicely.
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    Decide about the hair. Are you going to dye the hair, use a homemade doll wig made out of yarn or a live doll wig?
    • If you are going to dye the hair, do the following:
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      • Get the dye. You can get the dye from just about any drugstores.
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      • Put a plastic bag around your doll's face to protect the head from dye.
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      • Put a washcloth around the doll's body.
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      • Follow the instructions on the back of the dye.
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      • Dye the doll's hair!
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    • If you are going to use a wig, do this:
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      • Buy a wig that fits the type of doll that you have. Most stores have them.
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      • Pick a wig that looks like the sketch you made.
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      • Cut off all the doll's hair.
      • Use tiny scissors to trim the head completely bald!
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    Paint your doll.
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    Protect the hair from paint.
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    Use a big paintbrush to apply paint to the doll's body; not the face! Let it dry.
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    Paint around the eyes, eyebrows and lips or just paint everything using a thin brush.
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    Paint the doll's eyebrows, eyes, and lips.
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    Hot glue the LIV wig on the doll.

Tips

  • If you just want the doll to be the same but with a different hair style or clothing then just alter the hair or buy new clothes.
  • You can go on YouTube to see some tutorials about this subject for live filming about how to do this
  • If you are younger than 15 years of age, get an adult's help to dye the hair.
  • If you have a create a monster kit that would be easier to put a wig on instead of chopping off all the hair.

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Categories: Dolls and Doll Houses