Welcome To My World!

I am so happy that you have stopped by for a visit!

It is here that I will try to share with you my creations, a bit of my home, my gardens and what inspires me.

Periodically, I will feature those dolls and creations that are available for purchase on my other blog:


Thank you for visiting!
I hope you enjoy your stay here!

Sunday, December 30, 2012


Snow and ice have arrived with a vengeance,
while this little snow girl by Pat Castka,
is relaxing safe and sound
where it is warm and cozy.
Other little snow people still abound,
taking care of birdies.......
and enjoying rides over frozen ponds, ice and snow.....
(Mags, do you recognise something familiar?)
Glitter birds still grace trees.....
while Christmas decorations are still enjoying
their stay here for awhile longer.
(Yes, even the bathroom was not spared)
Kitty cats wander thru the woods with their best friend.....
while others feel snug in a loved ones arms.
Hubby and I fell in love with a kitty at PetSmart.
He was already spoken for.
But the search is on.
Please give your heart to a pet in need,
 support your local shelter,
or Human Society if you can.
So many need a good home, and have soooo much love to give!
Some of you will be dreaming of far-off-lands
or warm places to visit.....
while we might be putting on warm socks and
lace-up sturdy boots to deal with winter......
as Santa's are waving their farewell
until next year......
 We polish up the punchbowl,
prepare the eggnog or other
fortifying drink, that we will share with family and friends,
to herald in a new year.
To all my blogger friends out there, old and new,
thank you for your friendship, for sharing,
and most of all for caring.
I wish you all the very best for the new year,
May it bring you health, happiness and good fortune!
God bless you all,


  1. Happy Happy New Year dear Evi!
    I am hoping that the year ahead brings much joy and good health to you and Eb! Love all your beautiful arrangements...can't wait to see them and YOU next week!
    Lots of love, Laura :)

  2. Happy New Year Evi!!
    All the best for the new year.
    Your friend Linda

  3. A new kittie for a new year... wouldn't that be a wonderful start to 2013.
    Happy New Year Evi, to you and yours...
    Susan x

  4. Happy New Year to you and your family Evi......as usual, your home is a dream.........

  5. A blessed New Year to you and those you love <3

  6. Everything is beautiful!!! Happy New Year and blessings on your new year of wonderful decorating..

  7. Evi, this is a sweet post to end the year. It's always a treat to see what't in your beautiful home. I spent the afternoon taking down all the Christmas decorations and packing them away. Things are getting back to normal.
    Happy New Year to you. I'm so happy to share a friendship with you........Hugs ~ Sarah

  8. Evi, I hope your new year is full of health and happiness. Can't wait to see your new kitty. They are such fun pets.
    I am grateful to get to know you in blogland,


  9. Happy, Happy New Year to you Evi, and your family too!!! Big hugs and happy smiles....wishing you the best to come and a new year full of friendship, love and warmth!!! You have brought me joy and happiness and I shall cherish all my time spent with you, blogging and sharing. My dolls shall be here as a reminder of how I am inspired by my talented friend...hugs,

  10. Hi Evi...Happy New Year to you and yours and may 2013 be our year to meet!!

  11. I could spent hours here on your blog dear Evi opening each gorgeous photo of all your Christmassy posts to see more details and marvelling over all your wonderful vignettes! You are a big inspiration for me! Looking forward to share another year of blogging with you.
    Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy and healthy new year 2013!
    xoxo~ Carola
    P.S.: Now I'll have to pin my favorite vignettes :)

  12. Hi Evi!
    I just found your blog via a pin on Pinterest. I love your dolls - just gorgeous! I'll be visiting more often.
    Happy new year!

  13. Dear Evi, just came by to wish you much happiness, health and lovely creations from the heart, this coming year! I have so enjoyed posts of your lovely work, beautiful home and insightful comments this past year and look forward to more lovely things coming our way....hugs and love to you, N.xoxo

  14. Best Wishes for 2013! Love looking at the lovelies here on your blog!

  15. Hello Evi,
    I visited your blog today, and I thought it was lovely. You have so many creative ideas on here. Your dolls are adorable. While I was scrolling down, I noticed the Christmas bear and smiled, as I love bears too. Me and my dughters also have a blog, and we would love it if you could visit us and follow. I would enjoy coming back to visit with you - I am decorating my house in the new year and would love to see some of your clever and wonderful ideas. I hope to hear from you, and have as sweet day.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley


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