Thursday, May 27, 2010

New Girls, a Kitten and a Panda





Hello everyone!  Have you had a good week?  I've had to do a lot of 'real' work this week.  I've had a lot of clients in need of hair cuts, curls and colours - so glad I can do that right here at home!!  And I've had to organize new tenant move-in's, bathroom renovations,  carpet layers, the painter and the repair man.  The building has had some major fix-ups this week, and when it's nice out, and when I get the flowers planted (hope that happens soon!), I'll take a pic of the courtyard and show you all what a cute little building we live in!  My grandad managed this place for almost 20 years, and I took over almost 10 years ago when he got ill.  We've been here for 13 years and even though we're a little cramped with two teenage boys sharing a room, it works really well for us!  Thank heavens they get along for the most part!  My grandad has passed on, but my Nannykins still lives in the same suite and we try and see her every day.  My  boys still have sleep-overs with her as often as possible and eat her out of house and home!

Even though this has been a hectic week, I managed to find time to make a new panda and a kitten.  They still need their finishing touches which I'm keeping secret for now:)  I also started embroidering the faces of six new Little Ladies that I'm hoping to have ready by next week.  I'll keep you posted with pic's of their progress!

Lastly, I'm feeling slightly guilty right now, because I just adopted my very first Blythe doll and I can't wait till she gets here!  I've promised myself that one of each, a Pullip and a Blythe will be enough - I just hope I can stick to my guns!!  I ended up giving my first Pullip doll - Vivienne to my mom because she just loved her so much.  I have kept Maylee and she will be my little clothing model for our new etsy store.   And hey, now that I think about it,  we can start making Blythe clothing too... so maybe I don't feel that guilty after all!

Hugs

4 comments:

  1. Hi dear Shelly!!!
    Wow what a lovely blog you have!!!!Shelly I can not get over how good you are at making these.They are all so lovely♥
    No sign of the little piglet yet??geez he sure is taking his time,hope he didn't make a detour to the Starbucks for some coffee and a doughnut(you know how piglets are....)hugs and a kiss to you!xoxo Dees

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  2. Shelly, your girls all have such lovely faces; I enjoy getting to see them come together :-)

    Beth

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  3. Thanks so much Dees and Beth! I'm still waiting for little Piglet, I think he must've taken the scenic route and hit all the Starbucks on the way! LOL!

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  4. Haha! You don´t have to feel guilty, enjoy your Blythe!
    Your building must be really cute! Good luck with the renovations.
    The panda and kitten, as usual, are pure heaven for me! I can´t wait to see them finished!
    Have a very nice weekend.

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