Dreaming of dolls

by Alison Rasmussen

In my book, Ball-Jointed Dolls for Beginners, I mention that dreaming about your first BJD is completely normal and to be expected. I have had many doll-related dreams in the past years, and I notice that with stress, my dreams about dolls seem to increase.

Last night, I had this very strange dream about Tonner Doll's Intriguing. I had a dream I took down her beautiful blue hair, which I threatened to do (much to Carolyn's dismay and horror) at our local doll meet. However, in my dream, when I took down her hair, only the front of Precarious' hair was blue--like it was painted somehow--and the rest was brunette. It was very strange.

Not only that, but I had totally ruined the style by taking it down. Since her hair was painted in front, there was no way to get it back in the original style--at least not by me.

It was a rather silly and unnerving dream.

About a doll.

I think I need more and better sleep.