Happy Holidays Dear Friends!!

Here's wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!!  I also wanted to say a HUGE 'THANK YOU' to you all for your visits and comments on my posts!  I always look forward to reading what you have to say:)

As this will more than likely be my last post befor Christmas, I thought I'd share a couple of things I've been working on this week.  I just finished up three new mohair Petal Bears:  Francesca Kitten, Charlie Bunny and Blossom Bear.  The kitten and the bunny are now available in my shop, but the Bear was a gift for a very dear friend.

For Charlie Bunny, I made a tiny, embroidered felt book that will keep him busy on his travels.  He wears a cream scarf to keep off the chill.  Francesca loves playing dress-up, so I gave her a lacey scarf and headband and added tiny glass beads and a felt flower.

Both are filled with generous pinches of fragrant lavender, so they smell divine!

Lately, my head has been full of new ideas and I'm excited to give you a sneek peek of my next project!  I'ts going to be something completely different....

These are but a sampling of some ideas swirling around in my head.  One of my plans is to make them into bigger prints, painted of course and embelished with all sorts of pretty things like glitter, beads and lovely papers!  And maybe, just maybe (it's still a thought..) make some into paper dolls with different outfits. 

For now, I am going to finish this busy week and enjoy Christmas with my family and take a much needed break!  I hope yours is filled with peace, love and joy:)

Warm Wishes,


  1. Charlie and Francesca are just so precious and filled with lavender, who can resist these little beauties. Your drawings look wonderful and I think they wood look beautiful as prints!
    Wishing you a beautiful and magical Christmas!
    Warm wishes,

  2. so cute, wishing you and your family a lovely Christmas
    your fairy friend

  3. Thank you all so much for your kind words and greetings! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas too!

  4. Merry Christmas, Shelly! You and your family have a grand Christmas and a blessed New Year. It is such a joy to see where your artistic talents will lead you; paper dolls from your endearing prints sound enchanting :-)


  5. Warm Wishes to you and your family Beth, and a happy and healthy New Year too!

  6. Merry Christmas! I hope you will have a wonderful time with your family. I love your new creatures and the lovely drawings, can´t wait to see more in the new year. Hugs!

  7. Merry Christmas Shelly.... love your two latest two little sweeties..

  8. Many thanks for your kind words Ana and BumbleVee, they mean a lot to me! Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

  9. That little book is wonderful! I hope he records his many travels in it.

    Gleðileg jól!

  10. Hello there!

    Finally I had the chance to blog about and post some photos of the kitty I made base on your sweet stuffing pattern - please check my post titled Expecto Patronum :)

    this is a beautiful way to remember my beloved kitty that has gone to the kitty heaven two years ago. Thank you so much!

    Ps. twizzle arrived in time for Christmas and he was adorable!

  11. feliz año nuevo shelly!!! happy new year!! kisses ;D

  12. pretty much the cutest things ever. :)


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