ISO Found!

I recently found one of my ISO’s on ebay up for auction. I bidded and surprisingly won! What?! I was sure I would be outbidded… I guess not. Sorry, if I outbidded you fellow collectors. For the past 2 years or so, I’ve been wanting the very hard to find the dotted deer couple ceramic […]

Amazing Finds Are In!

I won a Lot of vintage ceramic coin banks from Yahoo Japan! They arrived to me today and I’ve already listed a few of the banks in my etsy shop! The lovely lot included a Rune Naito panda, sweet deer couple, Ado Mizumori girl, etc…

Summer Blues?

Last summer, my kids were complaining they were bored, so, I found a post via facebook using the word, “Bored”, giving them things to consider, before they complained about being bored. Ha. It was very helpful. This summer, my youngest said, she wanted to go on an adventure. So, here’s what I came up with… […]

More Finds Arrive!

Here’s what came in… Amazing aqua colored chalkware cat I found via etsy. I’ve seen these eyelash cuties before, but this color just pops out at you. One of the reasons why I bought it.

Restoring These Cuties!

As soon as I got them in,(See here), I started working the past weekend on restoring them… It was an added bonus, to receive some of the materials I needed to do the job too! Whew.  First, I worked on the doe. I was able to salvage most of her neck area. Then, I changed […]

Keeping Busy and One of My Idols!

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season and getting ready for all the festive activities that come with it?! I’ve been trying to keep busy with finishing some projects I got ideas for, the past week or so… Here’s what I got done. Whew. I took this cutie’s head off her original bod and […]

Another, Next Best thing!

I recently received another set of plastic flocked deer, I found through etsy. This time I figured I would try making them slightly different… You can read my first attempt here. I decided this time I would just keep them in their original color after removing the flocking. I painted in the white dots, eyes, […]

The Next Best Thing!

These highly sought after vintage ceramic figurines amongst collectors… Photo is not mine, but Sofia from flickr. … are very hard to find, and if you are fortunate enough to get your hands on them. Lucky you! I only got into vintage ceramics earlier this year and since then, these cuties are just that hard […]