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adoption meme

  • Posted on August 20, 2012 at 7:08 am

i finally managed to join in on an adoption meme going round on flickr. i got tagged just before we went on holidays but since there were people still doing it, i figured better late than never. basically it works like this. you take a group picture of your dolls or make a collage of them, whichever works better (due to the widely disparate size of mine i figured the collage was a better bet) then people look at the dolls and decide which of them they would like to adopt if they could pick one without changing anything, and vote for their choice in the comments section. each person that joins in is then “tagged” to do the same with their crew.
adoption meme
so this isn’t all my dolls, since several of them are undergoing revision right now and are in pieces but they are the ones available for photos
top row left to right: smidge, mr tumnus, beezie, amberglas
2nd row: noah, skylar, crystalorn, kiri,
3rd row:eilidh, tiera, cailyn, quinn
bottom row :becca, ananda, shaelyn, ember
who would you pick if you could take one just as they are?

house hunting

  • Posted on May 12, 2012 at 6:51 pm

smidge went house hunting this week and found a lovely fairy house. she tried very hard to like it, but in the end, the annoyance of constantly hitting her head on the door frame made her decide to keep looking

the house that wasn't

sleepy time swap

  • Posted on January 16, 2012 at 8:04 pm

after giving up on a swap that had gone missing for over a month, i remade all the goodies and sent it off just after new years. today i got news that both of them arrived…. at the same time! 😆
i was in a rush to get the first parcel off and forgot to take pictures of any of it, but i did remember the second time. the only thing i really regret not taking photos of was the dustbunny in a top hat, but what can you do? if i can just find the notebook i wrote my pattern in, i’ll have to make another one. it’s the nicest stuffy i’ve made so far (at least in my opinion :))
seepy time swap
the swap was to include a nightcap, nightgown or pj’s and a shawl or robe. smidge loved modeling it and i hope revolutionary cakes girl likes it as well. she likes blue and vintagey stuff. the dress is fine silk yarn, the hat mohair and silk, the shawl and shoes of cotton sewing thread.

these shoes are made for dancing
smidge seems to have mistaken this for a dancing dress. maybe ’cause she does a lot more dancing than sleeping?

cuddle time
she likes snuggling with the snail, who knew a snail could be so cuddly?

and a closeup of the snail
tiny snail
(for reference remember that smidge is only 4″/9cm tall) i crocheted him out of sewing thread with a 1mm hook. i need to work on my closeups with a macro lens. this picture came out really grainy when i zoomed in. i didn’t find out till later that my iso was on auto and got taken at 1600!

seepy time swap and finally a shot of all the goodies, including some story books and a concentration game for her little ones to play.

i’m making more of the hats/shawls and dresses in different colors to put up on the etsy shop i have yet to open 🙂

sleepytime swap

  • Posted on January 8, 2012 at 2:06 pm

smidge and beezie were in a lovely pj swap with revolutionary cake. unfortunately the post office lost our first package to her, and we are still waiting to see if the makeup one arrives. having sent it off at least the girls got to see what they received. (they waited till they had posted off their second attempt before open their own gifts. admirable self restraint i thought!)
sleepy swap 1
but here they are gloating over the huge pile of packages.

sleepy swap 3
beezie was ready to dive right in, but smidge insisted on sorting first.

sleepy swap 4
“look at all the stuff we got!” beezie cooed, we need to try on the jammies right away!

sleepy swap 5
don’t they look sweet! and they can’t stop cuddling their new friends! beezie is blowing kisses to aunty jo!

sleepy swap 6
smidge said i have to show off the cute bum flap! (beezie found that hysterical) then both of them curled up under their blankies and went to sleep.

30 day photo challenge day 4

  • Posted on December 17, 2011 at 8:45 pm

4. dolls without faces

once again my realpuki’s steal the show…

i had every intention of getting noni, amberglas and crystalorn to help me bake tonight. i thought i could probably get my challenge photo while they were busy mixing. imagine my surprise when we all came into the kitchen to find smidge and beezie already busy at work. needless to say i took a couple quick photos of my helpful little sprites, and told the girls they could be in the picture tomorrow…

baking 2

baking 3

30 day photo challenge day 3 part 2

  • Posted on December 16, 2011 at 6:45 pm

fast forward several hours. i was still disappointed with my challenge pictures from earlier, but all that was about to change. enter a mischievous little sprite named smidge. smidge was playing in the kitchen and somehow got up onto my knickknack shelf. peeking out through a lazer sculpture a friend brought back from a mexican vacation, she was grinning engagingly and then i saw it. look at me
lovely reflections serendipitously staring back at me…
i grabbed my camera and began to shoot.
fun house mirrors

soso irresistible
my little sweetheart saved the day! 🙂

just hanging out

  • Posted on September 21, 2011 at 10:09 am

upsidedown

just hanging out

happiness never decreases by being shared.

what we found in the woods today

  • Posted on August 18, 2011 at 6:35 pm

100steps
beezie and i went exploring in the woods. she climbed up this bush to get at the ripe buffalo berries.

200steps
peeking over every log and under every bush, but she wouldn’t tell me what she was looking for…

mushroom or toadstool?
maybe under here?

newcomer
spying a glimpse of blue beezie pulled back a leaf to find an unusual seedpod

checking this out
beezie snuck in for a closer look. “you’re exactly what i was looking for!”

greeting the newcomer
smiling, the stranger climbed out of her pod

smidge says hi
hi, i’m smidge. can we be friends?

found a mushroom
of course beezie said “yes!” so off the new friends went exploring together..

mossy trunk
they found many wonderful things

giant toadstool
then rested together on a giant toadstool

it is just the start of many wonderful adventures together….