We’re firmly into summer here which means a lot of staying indoors except in the early morning or evening. It’s just too hot. Yesterday afternoon the temperature was 98 with a heat index of 108. It was like a sauna. The little girls have a wading pool in the back yard but they’re only permitted … Continue reading Living life
I finished this doll the other day and mailed her yesterday to a friend who couldn’t resist her. I had so much fun making a doll with hair that looks real. As I mentioned in a previous post, this is mohair weft, from an adult angora goat. It’s a little coarse, but absolutely like real … Continue reading New Doll(s)
This is the most recent (custom) priest doll. This next doll was ordered by the same person, a bit of a departure because he is the first saint doll I have made. This is St. Christos the Gardener. The cover of this children’s book was the inspiration. In some icons he’s depicted holding one or … Continue reading Two recent Orthodox dolls
Yes, this is Tuesday and not the beginning of the week, but sometimes I get a late start.* There’s always so much optimism in the beginning of a week. I imagine how productive I will be, how I will stick to the diet, how I will wear my step-counter and exercise more, how I will … Continue reading New Week
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