Honey Travels – Off the beaten track.

Honey Travels – Off the beaten track.

Hello to all you lovelies out there. I said that I would start to write a little bit more of our travels in our camper, Dr. J. (darling hubby), Jessie (mad dog) and which ever doll I decided to take out for a photo opportunity if one should happen. I am always trying...
The Flip-Flops of Doom

The Flip-Flops of Doom

Hello everyone You may have noticed a little delay in my posting schedule this month. For those that don’t know I broke my right wrist on holiday and am now typing with my left hand and only about 2 fingers as I have never been a proficient typist anyway. I am right...
Putting New Skills into Practice.

Putting New Skills into Practice.

Hi lovelies, How many of you know that I am part of the Makers Medley? If you don’t, don’t worry, but here is a quick recap. We are a small group of doll making artists from around the world, inspired to teach and showcase doll makers and artists everywhere, and we do...
Onions and Nettles

Onions and Nettles

I have dyed with tea and coffee for a while now and always loved the effect they have on fabric, giving things a more rich, aged quality. But for a long time, I have wanted to take this further and try other natural dyes, to go foraging in the woods nearby and take...
Boudoir Dolls, a little history

Boudoir Dolls, a little history

So who has heard of Boudoir Dolls? Well if you are like me you may just have had a notion that they are fairly old and made for displaying on your bed. And yes, you would be right. But there is so much more to these dolls than I realised. Images of my Latest Doll,...
Going back to my roots

Going back to my roots

For a while now I haven’t felt that fire in my belly. Do you know the one I mean? Not heart burn that wouldn’t make a very interesting blog post, no, the one where you get a feeling; an edge of an idea and the compulsive desire to run with it; to tug at it; to make it...
What is a Doll?

What is a Doll?

  As described in the Oxford English Dictionary, a doll is:     A small model of a human figure, typically one of a baby or girl, used as a child’s toy. But, dolls can be so much more than a child’s plaything. For a start there are so many different types of...