We had a few more fab meets since then and then the most incredible thing happened in 2005. Junko Wong of CWC and Gina Garan, the fab photographer that put together the gorgeous book This is Blythe, was having a huge official CWC Blythe event Behind Blythe at Magic Pony on Queens Street West right here in Toronto! Canada's first international Blythe dolly event open to anyone from around the globe to go! I of course RSVP'd with Gina and she emailed me this gorgeous post card invite!
It was a truly magical day on April 30, 2005 that was filled with some really sweet dolly people, lovely dollies and unbelievable art and designs! I was so fortunate to meet Junko Wong and Gina Garan too! Gina said my Maria Medium hair colored KB had incredible coloring!! Junko asked to hold my Maria also and commented what a beautiful vintage I had!! It was such a special moment with each of them. I was beyond over the moon and thought that it was a wonderful dolly moment!
Here are some of my pictures from the actual Blythe Exhibit event that I would like to log for all to see because that way you will be a part of that special day too!
Some of my dolly friends that live near Toronto or that visit a lot have asked me to help them get a Blythe Convention together for 2016. I agreed to help them and hopefully we can get something amazing together for anyone that wants to attend. I will post updates if we can get things going. Fingers crossed!
In case the Behind Blythe Link doesn't work here is a copy of the Japan Beat text: