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Monday, December 29, 2008

Every little girl's dream

My mom made this gorgeous doll house about 5 years ago and it has been enjoyed by many of the little girls in our family. What a masterpiece! There are so many amazing little details and she cross stitched the entire thing! Yes, that's right - the entire thing! It has now found a home in Clare's bedroom and she is so excited.

The Front

The Magic Inside

The Bedroom - The drawers open up!
The Ladies Room - the toilet seat goes up and down for when Ken comes over for a visit! :) Let's hope he remembers to put it back down!
Treasure in the Attic
(p.s. My mom is a crafting goddess!)


Tuesday, December 16, 2008

My Meme!

I have been tagged by Megan to do a meme! I was directed to go to my 6th photo folder on my computer and post the 6th photo from that folder and to share the memory of that photo.


This is a pic of Reilly & Greg in our woods in the fall. We love going for walks in the woods - we find it such a peaceful and serene place. :)

I will be back shortly to tag 5 others!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

And the winner of the Etsy draw is....

repeatboutique158

Congratulations! I have sent you a refund for your highest priced purchase. :)

Sunday, December 7, 2008

BNL Giveaway!

We had such a great day yesterday! We all took Clare and Reilly to see the Barenaked Ladies concert. What a fun bunch of guys and what a great show! If you did not read my earlier rave about their amazing children's cd "Snacktime" you can check out the video for Reilly's favorite song below:

Check out “Pollywog In A Bog”:




You must buy their CD! It keeps everyone in the car happy with the music. :) And for one lucky winner, a free Snacktime CD! One of the songs on the CD talks about a missing number. The first to post the missing number wins the CD! As a hint, here is the list of the songs on the CD.






Friday, December 5, 2008

It has begun!

Christmas Party Season is here! We had our first family Christmas party last weekend. Although the drive home was pretty daunting being that we were hit with a major snowstorm while we were inside enjoying the turkey, the kids and adults all had so much fun. It was great seeing you all! xo

Here's a little pic of Clare and Reilly after dessert and some chocolate kisses. The Christmas lights weren't the only thing lit up! 'Tis the season!

Friday, November 28, 2008

One last custom for '08!

Here is our last custom set for 2008! I love how Cyndi photographed this set. Perfect for Valentine's Day or any day of the year, this set features a Momma Matryoshka pocket. Her two little girls are stuffed dollies that fit right inside the pocket! Momma and the two little girls can be any hair color that you like. :) You can find this fun set here.




Saturday, November 22, 2008

A Giant Sale!

We are having a giant SALE in our Etsy store! You'll find sample sets, some old favorites and some never before seen designs.

We will continue to add items over the next few days but you might want to grab what you like now! Just email us to let us know that you're still shopping.

And...a contest! All sales on Etsy from Nov 19th - Dec 10th will be entered into a draw to win a purchase! The winner will receive their highest priced item for free. (If you have already paid you will receive a paypal refund for the price of the item.)

Happy Shopping!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Young Love

...a set created for Sugar3's Love Launch. I am so happy to be working with this wonderful group of ladies that it really inspired me for this launch. I just love how this set turned out! You can find this cute two-piece set here.


A huge thanks to Cyndi & Cayley from Colorful Heart Photography for the amazing pics. You can find Cyndi here. You will not be disappointed with her work!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

A little surprise for you!


Tuesday, October 14, 2008

For Your Little Elf

Created for WisteriaLane's Organically Original launch, these fun hats are perfect for any little elf. Both hats and the scarf are made from organic and naturally sourced yarns. You can find them here!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Here it is...Jasmine Fields

"Jasmine Fields"

A complete mix 'n match line. This line was a little time coming but we are so pleased with how the pieces turned out. We love, love, love it! We have even included a little something for mom! The skinny headbands can be made in toddler, child or adult sizes. :)

You can check out the whole line in our Etsy store by clicking here.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Sneek Peek!

Here it is... a little sneak of "Jasmine Fields"....


I love these!

Check out these sweet reversible crayon aprons. Your little one can go to pre-school in style! And I just love creating these - so fun! You can find them in our etsy store here.





Tuesday, September 2, 2008

CandyPop Garden is now on Etsy

Check out our newest collection "CandyPop Garden" - available here on Etsy. To satisfy your little one's sweet tooth, this is a collection of candy inspired co-ordinates. More pieces will be added this week. For local customers, please contact us about where you can find these sweet pieces!

Here is a little sampling:






And we have a winner!

Congrats to Laura who has won our BDAY Bonanza contest! Laura had the most points in the contest to earn the reward of $50 to spend as she pleases! Congrats again, Laura. We love working with you! :)

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Whoo, Whoo?

Wants to see a little something different ? ....


Check out this cute hoodie we created for WisteriaLane's "Out on a Limb" launch. Features our feathered friend peeking out from the back. This piece is part of our CandyPop Garden collection that you will find shortly on Etsy and in our Ebay store. You can find the hoodie here right now at a great price.

Here's a little peek at a few pieces from the line:

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Little Artist

This fun 2-pc set was created for WisteriaLane's CeCe My Playmate launch. I love this fabric! You can find our set here. :)




Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Come and Play!

Since we are into designing our back to school sets, I was reminiscing with my friend about the excitement of the back to school shop. My friend, Tanya, and I used to go together every year with our moms and buy mix 'n match or matching sets. (Don't worry, we did stop this before highschool, lol!) Our favorite were the matching peach Esprit overalls.

Anyway, I want to hear from you! What is your most memorable back to school set? Was it the plaid gauchos with matching vest, a funky pair of jeans that you pinned at the ankle (what look were we going for with that one?)????? Please share!

Reilly has prepicked a lucky number and that post will win these lovely clips made by Beth of Pink Owl Creations. I absolutely love her pieces and I can tell you from experience that the quality is top notch! You can find her on etsy here.





Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Ready to Wear!

We are very excited to introduce our Ready to Wear line on Etsy! You can check out our first offering from this line... the "Joli Jumper". These pretty Euro jumper dresses are perfect for the transition from summer to fall.



And be sure to check back tomorrow for our first contest of the Birthday Bonanza!


Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Here's what's new!

We have two launches today that were both just so much fun to be involved in.



This first set is for WisteriaLane's Central Park launch. We each were to take a landmark, activity or memory of Central Park and use it as the inspiration for our set. Our set was inspired by the carousel in Central Park that has been in operation since 1871!


"Carousel" is a 3-pc set that includes the appliqued dress and comfy knit top & capris.





Our second set was created for PoppySt's Back to School launch. Thanks to the designers of PoppySt for asking us to guest! :)


"Teddy Bear's Picnic" is another 3-pc set that includes the Euro jumper, peasant top and flare leg cords.


We're Having a Party!


To celebrate our 2nd anniversary we're having a little party...and you're invited!

Each week we will be having party games & prizes so be sure to check back here to play!

And there is a big kahuna of a prize....that's right $50 cold, hard cash. Here's how you play this one:

- Each bid on ebay gets 1 point
- Each winning bid on ebay gets 5 points
- Each BIN on ebay gets 5 points
- Each Etsy purchase gets 3 points

Starting from today, the customer that accumulates the most points between now and August 31st wins! It's that easy. Money will be sent to the winner's paypal account to spend as they please!

Be sure to check back next week for the first party game - we have some fun little clippies for you to win! :)



Friday, July 4, 2008

You must get this!


The Barenaked Ladies children's album, "Snack Time" is just perfect for those long summer car trips to grandma's. Not only will it entertain the little ones, but you and hubby will have a laugh too! We picked this one up last night and we listened to it even when we were alone! Not many kids' albums you would want to do that with! The Ladies' lyrics are so witty. My fav is Pollywog while my hubby's is Popcorn .

You can hear some of the songs playing on my playlist. You will not be disappointed!



Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Just have to share...

My latest sets featuring little Miss Megan! She is a natural for sure! :)






Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Three New Sets

You can find these three new sets here! The first one "Tao of Pooh" I designed for ODOD's Playdate launch. The last two are for WisteriaLane's Pink Sugar launch. Search WisteriaLane on ebay to find all of my fellow WL designer's sets or click here.


Monday, March 31, 2008

Tagged!

I have been tagged by three lovely designers, Tanya of xoxotava & Lesa of Isabel Inspired Designs and Holly of Peyton's Place Boutique. Love you gals!

I have to share 7 random and weird facts about myself.
1. I met my hubby while we were both teaching ESL in South Korea.
2. I have vertigo. I can't even drive on those high curving overpasses without having a mini panic attack.
3. I was attacked by fire ants once while I was backpacking thru Thailand. All I can say is "Ouch!".
4. I'm allergic to bee stings (I guess I have something with insects, lol)
5. I love seafood!
6. One of the most intriguing movies I have ever watched is "Waking Life" even though I have never once made it thru the whole movie without falling asleep thru part of it. You have to really put your thinking cap on for this movie. All that thinking really tires me out!
7. One of my least favorite movies is Titanic. How many times does Leo really need to go back on the ship!

Ok I now have to tag 7 others! And the lucky winners are....
1. Cinnamon Girl Studio
2. My Little Fairytales
3. Ollie Girl
4. The Vintage Pearl
5. Blowin Bubbles Boutique
6. Gock's Frocks
7. Lily and Ebony

Here are the rules:
1.Link your tagger and list these rules on your blog.2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.4. Let them know they are tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

Sunday, March 30, 2008

"Joy" and "Wildflower"

Two new sets on Etsy! You can find them here.

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Be Kind to the Earth

And don't burn your houses down! Happy Earth Hour! :)

Friday, March 21, 2008

Tropicana

Sea, Sand with a splash of sunshine...."Tropicana". You can find it here on etsy.



Thursday, March 20, 2008

Some funnies from today

"Spider dog, spider dog...friendly neighbourhood spider dog..." (You know there is trouble when things are very quiet in the next room. Poor Genghis!)




Teaching Reilly at a young age why good dental hygiene is a must!

Buddies


Reilly and Charlotte hangin' out.




Tessa and her best buddy (well dog), our Genghis.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Melon Sorbet

Another new listing on Etsy! Check it out here.




Wednesday, March 12, 2008

New Set and a Contest!

Here is our latest set for WisteriaLane's Sailor's Knot launch. Classic with a touch of fun! Perfect for portraits, July 4th or any time a pretty little set is required. You can find it here.



AND we are having a great contest! Sign up for our mailing list between Mar 1/08 and April 30/08 and you will be entered into a draw for a free Marieke Euro dress - you pick the fabric! Sign up at the bottom of this blog.


Monday, March 10, 2008

I wish I was tall and statuesque

So that I could wear this beautiful necklace:



But being that I am only 5'1" (and a half!)....just don't think I could carry it off. But for all of you women lucky enough to be over 5'5" you can find this gorgeous piece on etsy here. I just love this piece!

Friday, March 7, 2008

I'm yearnin' for spring!

So, we had to create some bright, lively spring sets. You can find these ones in our Etsy store!




Le Cirque


I love this whimsical circus fabric! Check out this sweet twirl skirt and shirred top - available on ebay here!


Wednesday, March 5, 2008

There are beautiful people in the world...

...and one of them is my friend, Dawn. She created these awesome jeans for me:


Dawn, your creations are as beautiful as you are! :) Shelley

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