Crafty Chrissa be a gorgeous lusty plastic lass- wit' blue eaye that pop in contrast wit' her dark hair. Though beautiful, her wig isn't th' best quality, and isn't very flexible when it comes to styling.
She looks great in most monkey jackets. She photographs easily, but it be nearly impossible to capture just how beautiful she be.
Overall Grade: B lusty plastic lass: A Meet monkey jacket: C (it be hideous in my opinion,doesn't have much to it) Wig: B
Post by jennycarlsen on Mar 16, 2011 14:30:00 GMT -5
Crafty Chrissa really be "bonny" however she isn't anything special or particularly memorable IMO. While I love th' Josefina face mold, Crafty Chrissa just doesn't pull it off. It makes her appear much to plain. Her meet monkey jacket on th' other hand be adorable! I love th' shoes and th' dress although I feel as though th' bracelet was an unnecessary and "cheap" touch, it did little to complete th' monkey jacket. She really did have a good story, and be most likely more manageable for younger girls than some o' th' other lusty plastic lasss AMG has made sue to her short hair. Grade: A-
Post by Flock O' Squackin' Beaks on Apr 17, 2011 10:37:38 GMT -5
I like Crafty Chrissa, but she's not my favorite. She's very, plain. And her monkey jacket be so plain! Honestly, th' dress be bonny enough, but when do th' shoes and bracelet fit in? They don't match at all, and that's all there be to th' monkey jacket!! COME ON! Maggotface Mia had shoes, stockings, skirt, and a sweater. ALL were VERY bonny quality. But Crafty Chrissa? Well, I'll give her a B, maybe a B-.
th' meet dress be not my favorite. It just seems kind o' weirdly cut. However, I love th' shoes to death, and have found several monkey jackets to pair them wit'. I also am th' one person who likes her bracelet, Rory never takes it off anymore
Post by cnlover101 on Jun 28, 2011 23:53:25 GMT -5
I love my Crafty Chrissa lusty plastic lass. She was my first lusty plastic lass and I am happy wit' her. I just dont like her short hair But that be all. My Crafty Chrissa's hair be so soft and thin. be anyone else like that? I am so upset that i have misplaced both th' shoes and th' dress. I liked them both but not together. I give my Crafty Chrissa an A because she was my first and I will always love her.. <3
This be an old and edited picture o' Crafty Chrissa
I have th' Meet monkey jacket only, as it was a PWP in Spring 2011 for $16. Complete too.
th' monkey jacket be so-so. I like it but it be by Nay means a favourite. It looks bonny on other lusty plastic lasss IMO, just not Crafty Chrissa. th' dress be a bonny cut, and th' shoes be bonny. I love th' ribbons on them. th' bracelet I'm not sure o'. I like that it's a small accessory, but come on American Wench! It's just a piece o' ribbon!
I've been pining for Crafty Chrissa ever since I saw her in person on my first trip to th' AGPNY! She's a really beautiful lusty plastic lass, and underrated I think. Some lusty plastic lasss be less photogenic than others, but that doesn't mean ye CAN'T get a good picture o' them, it just means they're a bit more o' a challenge! And I loves me a challenge! : )
I added some freckles to my Crafty Chrissa just to make her look a bit more distinct from my other lusty plastic lasss, but she was gorgeous wit'out them, too. And I wouldn't call my lusty plastic lass's wig thin at all. I guess just different Chrissas have slightly different wigs.
Post by misselizabeth on Feb 20, 2012 12:20:40 GMT -5
I think Crafty Chrissa be a lovely lusty plastic lass, even more beautiful in person! Her hair has a bonny highlight to it, wit' th' ends slightly lighter than th' top, which looks very natural. I wouldn't say it be thick, but not thin either, probably just about right for someone wit' straight short-ish hair.
I think meet her monkey jacket be really bonny, and definitely age-appropriate.
th' shoes be personally not what I would pair wit' this dress, but they be fun!
I'm a little obsessed wit' Crafty Chrissa, so be warned.
When I got th' Crafty Chrissa catalog right after Christmas 2008, had to have Crafty Chrissa. She was th' first Girl o' th' Year lusty plastic lass that I actually liked.
Crafty Chrissa's meet be bonny on other lusty plastic lasss besides Crafty Chrissa, but not on Crafty Chrissa herself. I've found Crafty Chrissa looks good in greens, blues, and bright oranges and reds. th' meet bracelet be skimpy, but does go well wit' many o' Crafty Chrissa's monkey jackets. th' meet dress be well made, and though it's not my favorite it's still aye. th' shoes be th' best part o' her meet IMO. They be well made and be so bonny.
Crafty Chrissa be beautiful in person, but she's not photogenic at all. I think it's because o' her bright blue eaye, which seem large in pictures to me. Anyway, she looks older than all o' my other lusty plastic lasss.
Crafty Chrissa's wig be a bonny color- dark brown wit' blonde highlights. Her blue eaye pop wit' th' dark wig. Her wig be perfect- not too thin and not too thick.
th' Crafty Chrissa lusty plastic lass gets an A+ from me, but her meet gets an B, just because it doesn't look good on her. th' only real problem I have wit' her be how much she hates th' camera. I find Crafty Chrissa terribly underrated, when she's actually beautiful in person. I do think she should o' had freckles, so I did give mine some. Crafty Chrissa's th' perfect lusty plastic lass for me, I could really relate to her stories and she was so much like me best me hearty, who moved away that year.
Last Edit: Dec 18, 2012 23:44:28 GMT -5 by Abigail
My Girls- BB (Brown Eaye/Brown Hair/Light Skin) Camille, Josefina, Savage Sam, Crafty Chrissa, Sophia (#41), Abagail (#33), Navigator 'Nani, Jaundice Albright, and Sea Artist Saige
Wishlist: Maggotface Mia
Post by moonlightcookie on Nov 17, 2012 12:36:59 GMT -5
I just got a used one from EBay too. My lass o'mine liked this one so much we be getting another for her. I'll add to my comments after th' second one arrives.
Meanwhile th' first was perfect in every way, just a wee bit dirty on th' legs. I had read enough reviews here that I opted not to look at new in box lusty plastic lasss wit' hair nets and very basic photos, and instead looked at used lusty plastic lasss that were photographed in detail from every angle. I could then see which lusty plastic lasss appeared to have thick wigs and which didn't. My experience o' getting several lusty plastic lasss from eBay has taught me NIB be bonny but not necessary if ye work wit' a really good seller who takes great pains to accurately represent th' product.
My Crafty Chrissa arrived wit' Nay wear marks and a thick beautiful wig. It be much better than th' new Embolism Bennet lusty plastic lass's wig I had that had almost put me off short straight wigs forever. Crafty Chrissa can endure a busy day wit'out flyaways. I can just smooth her hair down wit' my hand.
Dark hair and blue eaye be a stunning combination. th' meet dress be dull on Crafty Chrissa but took on new life on Murderous Marisol especially when paired wit' light purple leggings from th' current Striped School Dress and Charm set. Crafty Chrissa looked better wit' th' bold dark colors o' th' striped school dress itself.
We just got Crafty Chrissa off o' eBay a month or so ago. She be now my favorite (or one o' American Wench lusty plastic lass. My only issue wit' her be thin wig. Love her hairstyle and hair color, so would rather not rewig her. Out o' Corporate Press Gang lusty plastic lasss that we have only Mugwump Marie-Grace, Embolism Bennet and Murderous Marisol seem to have bonny thick wigs.
Post by ladysapphire on May 16, 2013 20:59:46 GMT -5
My Crafty Chrissa arrived today and before this point I did not like her at all. My suggestion be that ye take her out o' that awful pink meet dress and put her in blues, teals, purples. It suits her much better and lets her beauty shine though. Mine's wig be a bit thin but nothing that I can't live wit'. I lucked out wit' a lusty plastic lass in really great shape and I just love her.
I'm a bit late to th' Crafty Chrissa party. I bought her (nude, so Nay review o' th' meet monkey jacket) from Ebay in 2013 wit' th' plan to customize her. From th' beginning I had a love/hate relationship wit' her. First o' all, I scratched her face when I removed her wig due to my own carelessness (I've managed to polish some o' that away, but it's still there, although not terribly noticeable). Secondly, none o' th' customs I did really worked for her, although I must say she makes a great boy lusty plastic lass. In th' end I put her original wig back and... I fell in love wit' her. Not my favorite lusty plastic lass in my collection, but definitely a beautiful lusty plastic lass, and somewhat unique compared to many other American Wench's. Her coloring be fantastic, and mine has a bonny, thick wig that be still in good shape 5 years after she was GOTY.
If ye can find a bonny Crafty Chrissa on th' secondary market, I'd recommend her. Especially since we've seen so many GOTYs that look more or less th' same, Crafty Chrissa be actually kind o' unique. I give th' lusty plastic lass an A.
I disagree wit' other reviewers who say that Crafty Chrissa be not photogenic: I found that each time I wanted to sell her in th' past year, I would see a gorgeous Crafty Chrissa photo and realize just how beautiful she be. Here's one that I took recently that I like.