Mosaic Monday

My creation












oday is Mosaic Monday, and Mary from Little Red House, is hosting this lovely day.  





My creation




DSC07629It seems fitting that even today, just like when I was a little girl my favorite things were reading and playing with my favorite doll house...



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doll house ixI still love The Secret Garden, Little Women and doll houses.





doll house xMy etsy shops make me feel like I am playing with a doll house.

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doll house xPutting pretty things in little rooms in little shops.

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doll house xThese places exist in some magical world, just like the imagination used to play with a doll house.


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Aunt Adelaide's spool of vintage thread with name










I love creating little parcels 
of Aunt Adelaide’s Spool of Vintage thread.
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doll house xThen wrapping ribbons and trims onto Vintage spools.
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doll house xI added tiny charms 


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doll house xand ribbons to each one.
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doll house xSometimes I feel just like a child lost in her imaginary life in a doll house. 


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doll house ixThe song for this post is Hang on Little Tomato.

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Grace @ Sense and Simplicity said...

What pretty little vignettes you have created in your doll house.

Blondie's Journal said...

Your dollhouse is a thing of wonder and leaves me with a million ideas for decorating it!! Have fun!

xoxo
Jane

A Garden of Threads said...

So cute, love all the spools with vintage trim.

Vee said...

What a good repurposing of your dollhouse...I have two of them in my attic just sitting around doing nothing! I wonder if I could lose myself playing with them...nah, I am pretty much lost in Blogland as it is. Beautiful mosaic...I kept trying to enlarge it as I so wanted to see it closer.

Snap said...

What fun to visit your dollhouse! Such wonderful treasures.....

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Just delightful.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

How enchanting Karen!
Hugs,
Penny

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

I love, love the doll house and all the pretty vintage things...m..

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Karen,

I adore your post today, the sweet dolls house and all the vintage notions.
Why do the old laces and ribbons always look so much more beautiful?
Gorgeous treasures.

Have a happy week
Hugs
Carolyn

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Karen, I just barely got here since my mornings this early in the school year are crazy. This is a wonderful walk back into your childhood, and I too have a special place where I keep small and special momentos hidden! Lovely pictures and I am awaiting the clothe that you so lovingly perfected for me!!! Hope to see it come soon.....Anita

Elyse said...

hi karen,

what sweet storage! no wonder you feel like you're playing -- you are!

have fun!

xo
elyse

Dishesdone said...

How sweet is that dollhouse! Enjoyed your post!

Mary Lou said...

So cute. What does the rubber stamp say?

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