Meet Baby #23 LAINEY
born April 12, 2014 at 4:06 pm.
5 lbs., 7 oz. 18 in.
Lainey is a custom-ordered baby. He lives in Ontario.
Like all Heartstrings Nursery babies, Lainey is a one-of-a-kind work of art.
lovingly created from Marissa May's "Lainey" sculpt.
To achieve his baby complexion, multiple layers of
Genesis Heat Set Paints were hand-applied, and each layer was baked
ensure that his baby skin will retain its beautiful detail forever.
Subtle veins, mottled newborn skin, blushing, and tiny capillaries
painstakingly applied to create the look of a real baby.
His silky soft Dark Brown mohair was micro-rooted by hand,
in a natural growth pattern, one or
two strands at a time,
fine gauge needle, sealed from inside with waterproof glue, then
cut and styled.
Lainey has beautiful Cobalt Blue eyes with amazingly realistic
Long dark brown lashes were hand-applied, and his 3-dimensional eyebrows
painted on with a superfine brush. His skin and brows were then
texturized for incredible realism.
Lainey's little limbs, head, and body are weighted with tiny glass
and filled with silky soft 100% premium polyester
fiberfill and baby powder wafers, to give him the look, feel,
and sweet smell of a
Moist looking lips complete with little spit bubbles, a hint
a moist nose, and tiny manicured fingernails and toenails
add to the realism of
this little boy.
His little nose has been opened, shaded for depth, and backed with purple felt,
to give the appearance of "breathing". He has a magnet behind
his mouth so he can take a modified magnetic pacifier.
Like all Heartstrings Nursery babies, Lainey bears the artist's signature.
He traveled home with his
birth certificate signed by the artist,
a beautiful layette, and his favorite little stuffed animal.
Lainey's layette included:
Petit Ami Light Blue Bunny Romper with Bib and Hat,
Carter's Navy, White & Lime Green Romper with Surf Motif,
Carter's Blue & Gray Striped Footed Puppy Sleeper
White Gerber Onesie
Soft Baby Blanket
Bottle with "formula"
...and some extras
Scroll down to see more photos of this precious little boy.
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