Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Christmas joy!

Opening presents around the tree with the fire blazing
and Christmas music in the background.
It just doesn't get better than that!

One happy collector of Littlest Pet Shop!

Some snappy new pj's!

And cute pants and hoodie!

Hope everyone had a great Christmas
and the best New Year ever!
Bye for now!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Take a lick of a peppermint stick!

A new doll has arrived at Pretty Posh Posies!
And her name is Lulu!
Lulu is from the Kingdom of Bon Bon where sweets and treats abound.

She has a fancy skirt made from a vintage doll coat and jaunty striped socks. And, she carries her very own candy cane!

Please come visit her at the shop!

Bye for now!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Snow where to go!

Hi there! Here is a cute little gingerbread Dakin Dream Doll!

And this is a picture of what 15" of snow looks like!

We got a huge snow storm over the weekend,
more than we've had in a long time!

Can't even see our bushes out front anymore!

I think I'll finish with a picture of a cute little wreath on my dollhouse!

Bye for now!

Saturday, December 04, 2010

Christmas pretties and a visit from the Snow Bunny!

We just got about 6" of the fluffy white stuff,
so it's not hard to get into the Christmas spirit.
And here are a few lovely Christmas pretties to
add to the mood!

First is a pic of Antoinette in my feather tree.
Don't forget to check her out in my shop.

This cardboard santa from the 50's is a favorite from my childhood!
I'm so glad we still have it!

Here is another favorite,
a stuffed reindeer!
How cute is he!

I was lucky enough to find this banner at an estate sale.

I think it goes great over my record player!

But my favorite pretty is this snow bunny below.

Sabrina was getting ready to go to school,

what a ham!

Bye for now!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Some Xmas decor!

Check out some vintage Xmas cuteness!
Like this adorable doggy card holder!
And the box of Christmas Cuties cards!

Or how about the "mail box" and the Santa band!

By the way, here are pix of the tinsel chain

on my tree....

I love how it gives a little extra color and sparkle to my tree!

Bye for now!

Monday, November 29, 2010

From the Land of Frost

Today I would love you to meet Antoinette!
She is the newest Pretty Posh Posie in my shop!

Antoinette is from the Land of Frost, where it is always a winter wonderland.

She has a fancy skirt with vintage lace and silver glitter on her shoes. And, she wears her favorite forest tree hat!

I hope you can come visit Antoinette,

and all the Pretty Posh Posies

at my shop!

Bye for now!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

We Need a Little Christmas!

I am so excited about Christmas this year!
I'm already done with the downstairs decorations.
But, I was looking at the tree and decided it needed a garland.
Something sparkly. But I didn't want to go out and buy one
as I'm trying not to buy anything new unless it's thrifted.
So I came up with using some tinsel stems that I've had for awhile.
I cut them in half and then made loops to form a chain,
just like a paper chain.
Here is how it turned out.
I will take some pix of it on the tree asap!

I also finished decorating our bedrooms.
I wanted a garland above the bed, so I took some silver doilies from the thrift
and made them into snowflakes.
Then I strung them on yarn.
That's it!
Easy Peasy!

We also got our lights out before we got lots of snow and cold.

Of course, one string didn't want to work, but we left it on.

Sometimes they spontaeously come on for no reason I've found.

Then I put another string over the bad ones,

and guess what?

Now half of the old string is working!

Works for me!

Love how serene it looks!

Bye for now!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

Thanksgiving 2010
Originally uploaded by bewitchedmagic
Having a lovely, quiet Thanksgiving with my hubby and little girl. Made a turkey which I haven't done in awhile! Hubby and I aren't much for turkey, but dear daughter requested it. I just got a turkey breast so there wouldn't be to much, and still we have a lot left over! In the end, we found out that she really isn't a turkey person either, so will probably be the last one I make. Ham is much more popular around here.
Also made green bean casserole in the crock pot, which worked beautifully by the way. Then there was mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, and of course pumpkin pie.
I made the cranberry sauce in the crock pot too, but the recipe needs some tweeking, a little too sweet for our taste. Will try it again with less sugar.
Hope everyone had a wonderful day!
Bye for now!

Monday, November 15, 2010

The World of Pretty Posh Posies!

Welcome to the world of Pretty Posh Posies! These magical little dolls love to play and pretend they are in the circus. Or they dream of candy castles in the land of the Sugar Mountains. And they are always ready to dress up for a fancy ball or soiree.
Claudette at the ball.........

How do these amazing dolls come to life? The ingredients are paper clay, paint, mohair, felt, vintage fabrics and trimmings, and generous spinklings of glitter and magic posie dust! Each one takes time and patience, but I love creating them all and seeing what they want to be. Of course, they are 100% handmade, and one of a kind.

Below are a few shot of the sculping process to make the arms, legs and heads.

Now I'd like to introduce the first doll of my new Pretty Posh Posies!

Claudette, is the bell of the ball, having been invited to the birthday party of the royal prince of Bon Bon. She has on her best dancing frock, with silver buckles on her shoes and a sparkling silver bracelet. As a final touch she added a large cream colored rose to her hair.

Below you can see her silver bracelet.

And the little silver buckles on her dancing shoes!

Please come back to the Kingdom of Bon Bon,
to meet some more really sweet dolls!
Bye for now!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

What a hoot!

Got this vintage latch hook kit at least a year ago,
I think at an estate sale,
and I'm finally getting around to making it!
Below is a pic of the finished product:
And, this is what I've accomplished so far:

You have to do the embroidery bits first,

then I can move on to the latch hook fun!

Bye for now!

Friday, October 08, 2010

Back to the Pumpkin Patch!

Fall is here! (even though it doesn't feel like it today at 85degrees!)

But last weekend it was in the 50's and it felt like fall

and looked like fall.

So it was time to do some leaf peeping

and head out to our favorite pumpkin patch!

Of course, Sabrina didn't waste any time getting the witch's pot

photo taken.

And she still loves the haunted house,

although she said it looked smaller than she remembered!

Guess she is growing up!

While waiting to go on the hayride we feed as

many goats as we could.

So fun!

Then we took the hayride and saw lots of cute things.

Like the hay bale dude!

After, the pumpkin patch we headed to the scenic

river town of Stillwater, Minnesota.

The colors on the Mississippi are gorgeous!

Happy Fall!

Bye for now!

Friday, October 01, 2010

Lumina art doll

Lumina art doll
Originally uploaded by bewitchedmagic
new doll with sculpted head, instead of wooden! She has her own pumpkin and embroidered bow! Available on Ebay!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Originally uploaded by bewitchedmagic
now available on Ebay!
Her dress is made from a vintage apron, with millinery feathers and rhinestones in her hair. She has her own little pumpkin basket too!
Bye for now!
P.S. This is my effort to post more often, but with shorter entry. :)

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Winnifred and Frankie

Oh dear! I almost forgot to post about my latest creations!
But their auctions don't end until Monday night,
so there is still time to check them out over at Ebay!
Please meet Winnifred the Witch
Winnie is a perky little witch,
and she has just learned how to ride her broom!

Watch out birds and planes!

And Frankie is a creation of the talented Dr. Frankenstein
(that would be me)!

Check out her stitches!

I hope you like them both and can go check them out!

Bye for now!

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