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A Book Spree and a GIVEAWAY

A Book Spree and a GIVEAWAY

Ohhh, my friends…..

Radio silence is killin’ me over here. I’ve been so frantically working of big projects, that I’m afraid I have neglected you. But, fear not! Today is the day! I have some super-duper awesome things to show you. Exciting Things Are Happening with a Book Spree and a GIVEAWAY! (scroll down to skip to the giveaway)

Little Anna Cakes

I may have mentioned in previous blog posts that I illustrate for a new series of children’s books. Written by my husband, this fun and whimsical series was inspired by the imaginative stories he and our little girl tell each other at bed time. But what makes them even more special, is his revolutionary idea to incorporate chapter pages. Introducing younger minds to the concept of chapter books. Brilliant! And if we’re being totally honest, my husband is a big man-child anyway! So, who better to write a book for kids, amiright? Lol!

We just finished the third book in the series, Little Anna Cakes and The Gummi Berry Bush Mystery. Can the Gummi Rainbow Deer figure out who is eating all the yummy Gummi Berries in time?

Our books are available on Amazon in paper back or Kindle format. Or you can read them for FREE if you’re part of Kindle Unlimited. And, if you happen to live in the Olympia area (WA state), you can now find our books at Captain Little Toy Store (a landmark in down-town Olympia).

Little Anna Cakes
Our 3rd book in the series!

Not All Books Are For Reading!

Remember that Dolls House Quiet Book Pattern I designed for Rebecca Page (check out the Sew Along I hosted for it HERE)?

Doll House Quiet Book

Well, I am excited to announce that I will be offering them for sale in my Etsy Shop. Just in time for the Holidays!!! AND……I made a few changes to the design to make it even more awesome.

Wait…How can it possibly be more awesome than it already was?
Well, let me show you….

Free Motion Applique/Textile Art

I am combining my love of drawing with sewing, and have stepped up my appliqueing game with textile art. Essentially “drawing” designs with my sewing machine. Check out this fun and whimsical bicycle art that adorns the living room of this cottage-style Doll House.

Doll House Quiet Book

And, this adorable bird perched upon his cage…..

Doll House Quiet Book

Then, there’s this…

Notice the new way I assembled the Doll House? It now has removable pages that can be taken apart for easier cleaning. Aaaaand…..

Interchangeable pages coming soon!!! Yep! This new construction method allows MORE PAGES to be added to the book down the road. So, keep an eye out for extra pages hitting the shop after the Holidays.

Doll House Quiet Book

At this point, there are only a couple of Doll House Quiet Books in the shop now. Because let’s face it, they take a loooong time to make. A LOT of time and attention to detail goes in to each Doll House. Each is a one-of-a-kind work of art. So, if you want one, go get it while you can! But if you missed them, fear not. I have more in the works. Including a couple of boys versions! So excited!!!

The Dolls

Duh! No Doll House would be complete with out a doll. You’ll also find these adorable new fabric dolls in The Shop as well. They were made specifically to fit the doll house. They are oh so cute! Each doll has hand-embroidered eyes and mouth. Most of them feature vintage lace as well.

Fabric Dolls

BTW: These Fabric Dolls also happen to be perfectly sized for travel.

Back when I used to work a 9 to 5, my son would get horrible separation anxiety at day care drop offs. Bringing a small stuffed animal helped ease his stress a LOT. But, sometimes they would get lost or taken by other kids. I made him a simple little satchel to carry his ‘friend’ close to him where it wouldn’t get lost. Problem solved!

So, why not do the same here? Cross Body Satchels are also available in the shop, so your child can carry Dolly around hands-free!

Doll Satchel

Ok. Enough talking already…. Let’s get to that GIVEAWAY!

Little Anna Cakes Giveaway

We have the most AMAZING prize to offer. Up for grabs is the complete set of 3 Little Anna Cakes books and the most adorable Fabric Doll (made by ME, of course) with carrying satchel. That’s over an $80 value! The perfect gift for the special little boy or girl in your life. And, just in time for the Holidays!!!

Click the link below to be whisked away to our Rafflecopter Giveaway. Good Luck!!!



2 thoughts on “A Book Spree and a GIVEAWAY

  1. Very cute books and dolls! 🙂 You and your husband do amazing work and are a real dream team! I would enter the contest, but don’t have or use Facebook, so instead I’ll wish a ton of luck to everyone else who enters! Congratulations to you and your husband on your books and other awesome creative pursuits!

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