A MAGICAL WHIMSY

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

THE CHESHIRE CAT IS PROGRESSING...AND PHOTOS OF ONE OF MY FAVE DOLL GOODIES!!!

 I have been perusing Blogland for about four years.  I have been amazed and delighted at all of the creativity in the field of Art which is represented in Blogland.  I joined a few doll making sites along my journey and everyday I am still finding new blogs to follow.  Some of those blogs are well established and I feel like I am just a newbie when I see what they have accomplished.  But, we all have to start somewhere and the encouragement out there has been awesome!
Because I really got hooked into the one-of-a-kind art doll community I began collecting other people's doll creations from all over the world.  I do have my favorite and they are Black-eyed Susie who is Sarah Faber who makes the most hauntingly beautiful dolls, and Du Buh Du Designs who is Christine Alvarado, whose perfectly flawless dolls are sold within the hour after she posts them in her Etsy shop.  I do have a Black-eyed Susie doll, but alas, I have not been quick enough to secure a Du Buh Du Designs doll.  Christine's doll are of the hopelessly romantic variety whereas Sarah's dolls are Victorian Gothic.

BLACK-EYED SUSIE DOLL I OWN
HAUNTINGLY VICTORIAN GOTHIC FACE
Another doll maker I greatly admire is Sheri De Bow, whom I began noticing her dolls about two years ago and was able to purchase her amazing doll marionette wall stage.  I adore marionette so I was so delighted when I found she had it for sale.  I met Sheri De Bow online in the Cloth and Clay doll ning site, hosted by Jane Des Rosier, which is still an on-going doll making site.  You can access the site from my side bar.

DOLL MARIONETTE WALL STAGE WITH A CIRCUS FLAIR BY SHERI DE BOW.
PHOTOS JUST DON'T DO JUSTICE TO THIS ADORABLY WHIMSICAL PIECE.  ALL OF IT WAS CREATED BY SHERI.



LOVELY ATTENTION TO DETAIL IN THE MARIONETTES
SUCH A SWEET CHARMING FACE!
AND MY CHESHIRE CAT NOW HAS HIS GRIN! HE WILL BE FOR ONE OF MY UP-COMING GIVEAWAYS!

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY!  And stay tuned for giveaway information.

11 comments:

Maria Dolores Lopez Godoy said...

Wowwww I love your work, is wonderful, I have a international giveaway on my blog. You can participate, the requirements are in English.

http://redecoratelg.blogspot.com.es/2013/02/megasorteo-internacional-en-raspberry-y.html

It's me said...

Happy Valentine's day darling...love love love Ria......❤ ❤ ❤ .....

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

MY FRIEND! MY DEAR!!!!!

I have somehow LOST YOUR BLOG! I had not seen any blog posts of yours for so long, and I wondered what had happened, and here is a new post....LOVE the dolls!

My dear, thank you so much for coming to visit! AND ALL of the shops you mentioned when you spoke of your grandmother and LONG BEACH..I remember all these stores! Lerners, BUFFUMS, all of them! My mother used to take me to Woolworth's to eat and then go to Leeds shoes for new school shoes. Oh the memories you brought back!

Well my dear, I wish you a wonderful weekend and pray that you will always have MUCH LOVE around you to celebrate. BIG HUGS! Anita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Teresa, you came SO FAST to my post! BUT YOU HAVE TO HEAR THE MUSIC TO GO WITH IT! It is a pure translation from the French, so it is NOT my sentiments, but I love the song and the IRONY that takes place. But you have to experience it with the music.

YES! I LOVED LEEDS and all the other stores you mentioned....you really gave me good memories my friend.

Come back when you can and listen to the music. Anita

Marie said...

Teresa,
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog site. As you may have noticed, I've all but deserted my blog. I love writing but have been very busy. Was it my lovely cousin Anita who sent you? I so much admire her writing and now, I have you to follow. I must get back to it so thank you for the encouragement by simply stopping by. Anita is planning to come by her early March for a short visit and I can't wait! She is so dear to me.
I'll be following you....
Marie 'Elizabeth'

Mandy said...

Your Cheshire is coming along wonderfully!
I love your collection of art dolls. So pretty :)
I'm right there with you about the Du Buh Do Designs dolls. She does such lovely work.

jeanie g said...

Thank you so much for visiting my little blog and for your sweet comment. I was feeling very low yesterday when your post notification dropped in my Inbox, you cheered me up so much.x I love your blog with the dolls and other work and loved your post about the Antique Fair. Keep it up.xx

June said...

I was SO happy to have you come by and yes, we do have much in common! Our son's give us a different perspective on life, don't they?
Your blog is beautiful Teresa and I can't wait to follow. I love the pretty dolls you have shared here.
sending hugs...

Jennifer said...

Yes such lovely creations!!!! I can not wait to see how your lovely cheshire cat turns out. I just lovely hand sculpted creations!

Rhissanna said...

Oh! Cheshire Cat is for a giveaway? Whoopee! That explains his happy, toothy smile!

Sheri De Bow's dolls are really lovely and Du Buh Du designs are legendary for the speed with which they fly out of her Etsy store. I wish you all possible luck in trying to catch one! Thank you for being a wonderful doll collector and again, thank you for holding my hand through my first ever Etsy sale!

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