Teenie Tiny Figurine!

I recently found, literally, the smallest figurine in my collection!! I’ve seen many miniature ceramic figurines from Japan, but this one, just takes the cake!!

Rare Mermaid Pencil Case

I just have to share this with you… I acquired this lovely vintage “Alpine Mermaid” pencil case with art work by Saeki Kayo, “アルプス マーメイド 佐伯かよの 筆箱”. Through an online shop in Japan.

Goods from Abroad

I’ve been busy with some creative work as of late and it took up a lot of time and attention. So, after trying to take a bit of a break, here’s what I received in the mail this past week! While doing some searches two weeks ago via ebay, I found this lovely vintage Cortendorf […]

Down with a Cold…

A few weeks ago, my husband was down with a cough and cold. Then, Sara got sick. More than likely from a school mate. Now, Taby. You guessed it, from the sickness of everyone else, I caught her cold. Ugh. I generally try to keep things sanitized, and clean house etc. But, I still caught […]

Kitschy Cute Finds!

Oh my gosh, one of my favorite posts to date. I was able to find these amazing items, through instagram and Yahoo Japan. Here’s what they are… First, a lovely friend via instagram was selling some gorgeous vintage steel key holders. She had 3 up for grabs. Sadly, I was only able to get one, […]

Darn Cute Shevie Dolls!

I haven’t really collected a particular doll for some time called, “Shevie Dolls” or squeak baby dolls. Until recently, I told myself to at least get one. There’s a unique baby I wanted, she is more like a reproduction and has a different expression from the other Shevie dolls. I able to acquire one thanks […]

A Few Rare Finds!

I am so excited to share with you these rare finds that came in today… …This vintage Japan Cake Topper? I say cake topper, because her body is stationary and only her head moves. Also, because I remember seeing them, as a child. It was one of my cousin’s birthday gatherings, a doll just like […]

Things in the Mail…

I’ve been really busy working on the new studio apt. we will add to our list of Guest Houses for rent. So, I haven’t had time to work on my blog or other things… But I just had to stop and take a break to show these goodies that came in… I was able to […]

Fun with My Bunnies!

It’s been busy here. I am still working on the new guest studio, so that we could get it up and running. The plan was to open by the end of September, but it is not looking that way. Ugh. I’ll be posting a bit less on my blog, until I am able to get […]