Fern has been in our collection for a very long time, maybe 4 years or so. She is kind of a handful, but also, very fun to have around. She has made serious messes, with paint and pens and glitter, but her personality is so adorable, we just put up with it. Fern is overflowing with good energies. She is a mood-elevator, a super positive curious child and we love to have that type of good vibes going on around us all the time. Fern died at age 8. She was the favorite child in her household. She had a few older siblings, but she was the youngest and most unexpected pregnancy. Her mother was 45 when she gave birth to her. Fern was morn very sickly, she got polio as a kid and had to wear leg braces. As she got older, she grew sicker and sicker. Her bones were brittle, she would break something all the time. Her older siblings grew up and moved away, and her mother became ill as well. She died the day after her mother did. Her father was beside himself with grief. Fern can sometimes be heard talking to her mother in a cute child-like voice, one-sided- we can not hear what her mother says. But she is there. Maybe that is why Fern is such a happy kid. She has happy, joyous memories of her family and her home. She misses her siblings, but told us that she has "watched them grow" and she "keeps an eye on her younger relatives" we assume this means her siblings' children and their children. She gets LOUD though! We have had running child-sized footprints coming up behind us (can freak some people out). We have had objects fly across the room, toys, balls, stuffed animals. We think this is just how she "plays". We have had noises and voices and movements. She LOVES to be close to children's toys and books, especially stuff that was out around the late 1940s. Her presence is large and powerful, but not overpowering. Her energy is blissful and curious, like a real child. We have seen her face change expression, we have seen her head and eyes move as if she is turning to get a better look at something. She would love to be around other spirited dolls, in a family-like setting.
ABOUT THE DOLL: She is a 1940s Shirley Temple baby doll who is in rough shape, but she is strung well and keeping it together pretty good. She has sleepy eyes that still work.
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IMPORTANT - If you look at a spirit doll and feel a tug in your heart, that is how you know the doll is meant for you. You will feel it in your soul. I can reserve a doll for you up to 6 weeks while you decide. Email me with any questions you have regarding this doll, or haunted dolls in general. There is so much more to say but I am limited to what is allowed per Etsy Guidelines.
This doll came from Lisa's personal collection. She has curated her dolls from around the world. Some picked up while she was on assignment overseas, and some were given to her. Some of them called out to her from second hand shops. She studies them carefully and observes them for months before making any final assessments on their personality or behaviour. Lisa's collection of Haunted and Enchanted dolls are some of the most intriguing in the world.
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I now offer gift wrapping for a fee. Please contact me and tell me if you want Holiday, Birthday, blank colored paper, etc. I love to wrap and will make it look cute! I send small items like jewelry in a small gift box. I send wrapped dolls in recycled doll boxes, wrapped, then placed inside another box.
#1) Haunted Dolls are for Adult Collectors, not children. Please do not buy anything haunted for children. I will not sell to those under the age of 18
#2) Spirits are just like people. When you purchase a haunted doll from me, it is an adoption. Give it some time, and lots of love, and you will get back exactly what you put into the relationship. Your experience will depend on many factors, I suggest researching haunted dolls and the phenomena surrounding them to be sure you are ready for the commitment. I can not and will not guarantee that your doll will "perform" for you.
#3) I am not responsible for any paranormal activity you may experience when you invite a spirit into your home. Please research prior to adoption.
I can hold dolls, jewelry, or anything for up to 6 weeks on Reserve. I will have you put the item in your cart and I will change the first photo to a sign that says "Reserved" and I will put your name and the date on the title. If you need more time, or chance your mind, just email me. The most important factor, to me, is that the spirit and caregiver make the proper connection. If you are not feeling it, please UNRESERVE and give that spirit a chance to find the right connection.
No layaways or payment arrangements. We no longer do lay-away or payment arrangements as of 3/1/2017. However, we do reserve dolls for up to 6 weeks or longer, and we can also do custom orders
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International packages will be shipped First Class International Mail which can take from 2-6 weeks to receive. If the item is over 4lbs, it will be shipped Priority Int'l, which is more expensive, but faster. Please be patient when ordering to receive your item and note that there might be VAT OR CUSTOMS CHARGES that may apply upon receipt of the order which the customer is solely responsible for.
EVALS: If you think your doll is haunted, please contact me to discuss it PRIOR to mailing them in. Once a doll has been sent to me, unless we have discussed an alternative option, I will sell the doll on my shop after the evaluation. All dolls sent to me are mine to keep, unless we discuss otherwise. If you want an evaluation and your doll sent back to you, please email me so I can make a custom listing for the return shipping to you.
MAKEOVERS: If you have a doll that you love but it is falling apart or otherwise needs a makeover, please email me PRIOR to sending it in to me. Makeovers are done on a case by case basis, and are paid for before you send me the doll.
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Under 4lbs will go First Class International, and over 4lbs will go Priority mail International. You are responsible for VAT and customs charges where applicable.
If your order was broken during shipping, or had some other flaw that I did not mention in the listing, please contact me and I will take care of that. I do not accept returns for haunted dolls, all sales are final. I will work with you on any other issue that you might have. Returns for items that do not fit (clothing) or if you just changed your mind, will incur a 10% restocking fee. Buyer pays the return shipping, with tracking. I am not responsible for lost packages you send to me.