Dienstag, 17. Januar 2012


What a day!!! Today, my little one really got me. It started this morning: Jenny´s newest "fun thing" 
is to lick the icy railing of our outside stairs, or the fench, or...whatever is frosted. Often enough I told her that one day she´s gonna to hang there with her tongue and won´t get away...yeah! This morning I wondered why Jenny remained silent back on the stairs..yes, she could not move as her tongue was frosted on the railing...panicking mum flying back into the house to get some warm towel to melt her away from that.
Why does she always have to learn it the hard way????
And this evening she spreaded her finger colors all the way from the chest through the dining room into her children´s room...my girl!
Well, here it is: my bunny-cat-teapot-and-meant-to-be-a-squirrel!
Lol, today I made another two of them, they got better but still look
solid like a rock and I don´t have the right color of flock. I plan to make a similar scene for my sister-in-law and I guess it´s better to buy a squirrel :-)
My scenery is almost finished (there could be some more ivy on the wall) and I hope that I don´t bore you with all these pics of acutally the same thing....

And this is the complete thing:

Hope you liked the little tour :-)

Next post you´ll read more about the dramatic accident of my witch Miranda with some polyjuice potion:

Hugs, Sandra

Dienstag, 10. Januar 2012

Gifts and Swaps...

Hello and a Happy New Year Everybody!!!

Last year I took part of Caterina´s International Christmas Swap and it was a whole lot of fun :-) I was the lucky one to receive a gift from Lena and on this first picture you can see how she spoilt me. Beautifully wrapped in pink paper there were a metal container (will plant some narcissus in), an oval wooden box with a snowman on it, a beautiful wreath, a round tin box where I´ll put cookies in and a collection of beautiful signs!
Thank you so much, Lena! Everything is beautifully made and looks so lovely in my houses!

And thank you so much Caterina for organizing this!!!

My partner to make a surprise for was Mali and this is what I made for her. Funny thing was that the
lingerie was wrapped in a little box and Mali only found out that this box was also filled when she saw the picture on Caterina´s blog :-)
And then I was also surprised by unexpected gifts....these also came in small packages...

Gillian sent me this beautiful collection of her perfectly made boxes. These are made with a very
beautiful paper that has some sparkles of glitter on it. I also enjoy a box with a hanky in it and
a bundle of romantic vintage postcards. This is something for my Ballerina!!!
Thank you Gill!

My other mini-gift came from Rena:
We are in the same online mini club and whatever question I have, Rena usually
has an answer for me :-) 
Her gifts instantly went in Pippi´s cottage and added a lot of Christmas atmosphere:
Lovely containers with pointettia and red berries and two tiles with a moose on it.
And I love the text on it: " peace, jog, love and CHOCOLATE"...
Vielen Dank Rena, die werden wie ein Schatz gehütet!

For this year my mini-plans are going on with Pippi´s garden...
...and I already made some lillys from Pascale.
Then I want to go on with Miranda´s Magical Seedlings and somehow I must get a witch!!!

And we also have a project running in our mini club. January´s theme is "Winter" and this is what I
made so far (the bird is bought from Georgia Marfels).
I also made a squirrel from clay. When I presented it to my wonderful husband he said:
"AH!!! What a nice bunny!"...(now he realised my expression).."eh..CAT!!?"...."TEAPOT?????????"
So I told him (both of us frustrated now) that it is supposed to be a squirrel and he added:
"Ah yes! I didn´t see as it´s quite DARK here!"
Jaaaa.....I will show you my Bunny-Cat-Teapot-Squirrel nevertheless, but I´ll take the picture in
sunlight. Artifical lights seem to make it even worser than it is :-)

Have a good time!