Princesses

This is a special post for two special girls- a record of how their princess ponies came to be. Hi, girls!

The princesses started out looking very different from how they look today- they were pretty ponies, lovely ponies, but they looked just like thousands of other ponies in the world. That wouldn’t do for this special pair- they demanded that they be made unique, pretty, and sparkly before they went to their new homes. I helped with that. First I had to take off their old symbols and eyes (don’t worry, this didn’t hurt them- it was more like a relaxing spa day for them) and cut off their hair so that everything could be made special and new.

They looked just a little bit silly before they got their new hair, but I had to make sure their “cutie marks” (or bum symbols, if you prefer that) were just right. So we took a few pictures!

First the paint…

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Then the JEWELS! The jewels are glues on very carefully, but they’ll always be more delicate than on a regular pony, so it’s best not to handle them roughly or get them wet at all. They both LOVED their new sparkles!

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There were two things the princesses did NOT want pictures taken of: the hair going into their heads (with a needle- yikes!) or the way their hair looked before I washed it. It looked something like this:

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How embarrassing! But I did wash it, and condition it to be silky smooth, and dry it. Then, the fun part- STYLING! First we twist the hair… tighter… tighter… until it loops around!

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Then we pin it in place (never recommended for people, but very effective for ponies!)

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Of course, their tails had to match their manes, so those got replaced, too:
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And that’s the story of how Princess Sophia and Princess Isabelle were created. How they got to you is another story, one that involves a special someone who seems to love you quite a lot.

I think these ponies are happy with their new looks, and pleased to be princesses and sisters. Don’t you?

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