22 February 2010

Girls With Curls

I didn't find time to take pictures for my planned post, so I decided to share another picture of Boo with Sara. Today was rainy, and high humidity always makes Boo's hair curl-o-rific. She was exceptionally cute when I picked her up from school, and more than willing to pose for another picture with the "soft-haired doll".

14 February 2010

Meet Sara

This adorable little girl began life as a Gotz Toddler Claudius from 2001. S/he was given a complete re-root with auburn mohair by Bettina, and transformed into Sarah. I kept the name, but changed the spelling to Sara to avoid confusion with my other Gotz Sarah (or "Sarah with an H" as she's now known). Sara came to me wearing this sweet outfit, carrying her Christmas stocking and a special bag (made from the mohair that was combed out during the rooting and styling process, then spun and crocheted).

She has the most marvelous wavy hair, like Boo's but thicker and not as unruly. I am smitten!

She agreed to put down her stocking in exchange for a Valentine ...

... make that two Valentines. She drives a hard bargain, resembling Boo in yet another way.

Speaking of Boo, she is enamored with Sara's "soft" hair. What a cute pair!

Happy Valentine's Day

I printed out Ted's Valentines today, and Boo made a couple for Calla and Rose. She selected party dresses for them to wear (both are EuroGirl fashions), and insisted on their ruffled socks and black shoes. That's Boo's idea of dressy footwear (her black shoes are off in the picture, but you can see a glimpse of her ruffled socks).

She found the stick-on jewel stashed with our temporary tattoos earlier in the day. If there had been three, I think the dolls would be wearing bindis too.

02 February 2010


Wow! Jean Jensen is an amazing craftsman, and I feel privileged to own two sets of her handmade lederhosen. They arrived recently and I am tickled pink. Ziggy and Star remind me of Hansel and Gretel, though Boo says Hansel didn't wear an ant shirt.

Pictures don't do these justice. Not only are they incredibly soft, but all of the teeny-tiny buttons are functional.

I'm going to have a hard time convincing them to change out of these outfits. And I think a couple of the no-navel girls that share their shelf are already envious.

UPDATE: Boo is right, Hansel didn't wear an ant shirt. Jean told me via email that the ant shirt was meant for the girl. In my excitement to get them dressed, I didn't pay enough attention to which pieces were packaged together.