My heart is heavy and I couldn’t get past it to write any blog posts. Just now I decided to face up to it and just post and get it over with. Friday we lost Smokey. He was hit by a car. I found out through a neighborhood post about a grey and white cat … Continue reading The past week
I have some exciting news! Cozy House Curios is one of 24 Orthodox shops being featured on a special page on Ancient Faith! I strongly encourage you to go to the page to check it out. You can find almost anything: Orthodox cards, icons, carved coffins, prayer ropes, embroidered bags for blessed bread, saints peg … Continue reading Ancient Faith Artisans
I just finished this custom priest doll. He was made from photos of the priest and is intended as a gift for him. I hope he likes it!
I'm exhausted but I will toss an update out quickly. Cozy House Curios I've been working on a commissioned priest doll to be given to the priest himself. Except for the ironing he is completely done. I will take nice photos tomorrow but I'll put up a few here so you can see: I'm also … Continue reading Monday Updates
Sticking in a plug here for my shop, Cozy House Curios. Given that we're moving in just over 2 weeks I decided a moving sale was in order. Almost everything in the shop that is already made and ready to ship is 40% off with the coupon code MOVING2020. The two exceptions are larger dolls … Continue reading Moving Sale
A few weeks ago I made a new doll. Here are some of the progress photos: Above: head form finished; stretching skin over it Below: face embroidered Above: hair crocheted and stitched to the head (she has a bun) Below: body sewn, stuffed, and stitched to upper body Above: trying to figure out the scarf … Continue reading Orthodox Nun Waldorf Doll
Advent always seems to be a particularly busy season. This is easy to explain: it's the busiest time of year for my shop, we're beginning preparations for Christmas, there is a lot of hand-made work going on by multiple family members which requires my help, and we're still doing schoolwork, of course. This year we've … Continue reading Preparation
The newest priest Waldorf doll is in the shop! He's 15 inches, solidly stuffed with wool, cotton and cotton blend knit body, removable cassock, skufia, cross, and censer. Go to the listing for a full description and more photos.
Lately it's been busy and hot. Pretty much the usual. Cloud photography happens more days than not, and sometimes we get a bit of rain. We're in one of the few small parts of Texas that is not in a drought. I've made a few miniature sweaters. The first two went to Emily, the owner … Continue reading Dormition, Roses, Wool, Miniatures, and Clouds
The newest priest doll is available! He's true to Waldorf tradition and very cute. Go to the listing to read the full description.