A few weeks ago I wrote a letter to the Princess, and asked if she would like to present her clothes on my page in the internet. She said yes and gave me a date for the photo shoot.
I was so happy, because up to now I have seen only the official pictures of her and her castle. We arranged to meet early in the morning and when the day finally arrived, I rang the bell at the castle gate and a servant opened the door.
Continue reading The princess and her clothes
Hurra, soon the autumn begins in the northern hemisphere – this also includes Europe, on 22. or 23. September.
Here in Greece it is still very hot (86 F) but the nights are a little bit cooler.
The rays of sunlight have lost a bit of energy – for which I am very grateful – and the days are getting shorter.
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I had a lot of ideas for the Gorjuss girl – for this cute little doll with the striped stockings!
It was hard for me to choose a design and finally I decided to put these ideas in four posts: The Gorjuss girl during the seasons.
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The paintings of the Gorjuss Girls are unique. You can find the works of the artist Suzanne Woolcott in galleries all around the world.
Even though she paints the girls without detailed faces, you can see a lot of emotions and love in her art.
Continue reading Gorjuss – the last Bling Bling Doll
“The Wizard of Oz” is considered a classic and is one of the finest and most successful Hollywood musicals of film history: A tornado takes the fourteen year old Dorothy from Kansas to the magical land of Oz.
There she finds out, that she can only find her way back home with the help of the Wizard of Oz.
Accompanied by a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion, she follows the road to the castle of the wizard, but the Wicked Witch of the West tries to stop them …
Continue reading We’re off to see the Wizard
Alice in Wonderland was released in 1865 and written by the mathematics professor Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who used the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.
The book is about Alice, who discovers a white rabbit that can talk and fears that it is too late. She follows the rabbit and ends up in Wonderland: Alice grows and shrinks, she meets the Cheshire Cat, the March Hare and the Mad Hatter.
Continue reading “I’m late, I’m late! For a very important date!”
The character Pippi was created in winter 1941. The seven year-old daughter of Astrid Lindgren was at that time with pneumonia in bed and requested a get-well story of Pippi Longstocking.
Continue reading Pippilotta Viktualia Rullgardina Krusmynta Efraimsdotter Långstrump
The “Bling Bling dolls” are Amigurumi with pearls for arms and legs. They strum and sparkle, rock and twist, in short, they are very funny and it is a quick crochet project.
So there is plenty of time for all the other summer activities! I want to crochet different characters from books and movies and I’m very excited to post here the first instruction for a “Bling Bling Doll“.
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Two weeks ago my husband came home (with a big smile on his face), he held two puppies in his arms and asked me if we could raise them. One puppy will stay with us and the other one will be with his father, once he grows up.
Continue reading Two puppies and a baby elephant
I have a lot of fondest Easter memories as a child. Of course, coloring Easter eggs were one of my favorite things to do at Easter. But one time we kids (there were three of us) got a very great gift: Roller skates!
Continue reading Easter Memories