Monday, January 25, 2010

Ooh La La

Little K was invited to a Birthday Party where the theme was "Pink Poodle in Paris". I had some ideas of what to get the Birthday Girl. We had a "Back to the 50's" party for Little K a few years ago, so I had done some poodle shopping before.

Somehow as we were talking about what gift to get, the conversation morphed into the grand idea of making her a Clothespin Doll - so that's what we did.



I wasn't thinking - I shouldn't have painted the base pink - because when it came time to make the polymer clay Poodle - pink would have blended in. So we ended up making it a White Poodle (who just happens to look more like a Labradoodle). Close enough!



I think my favorite part are the glasses. The Birthday Girls wears them, so of course her look alike doll had to have them as well.

I also like the beret a lot - but I think I made 6 other versions before I got it just right, so I'm still a little fed up with it to like it very much.

I'm working on another one right now - something else I have never attempted - but it's coming along very nicely - so stay tuned.

I was going to close with some cute french saying...but I have no idea how to spell in French (or English for that matter) - so I think I'll skip it.

4 comments:

  1. karina this is soooo pretty and such a special gift, i bet the birthday girl will LOVE it! it doesn't need a saying (perfect as is) and i hear you re: french spelling anxiety (haha), but i actuall also think the post title (Ooh la la!) would be cute on there...

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  2. Eek! Trop mimi! I only know this one 'cuz cvalou always posts that on flickr!!

    Karina, this is sooooo sooo cute and darling. What a talent.

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  3. This is such an amazing gift!! I like the beret and the glasses are such a cute detail! You do amazing work Karina. Can't wait to see what you have to share with us next!

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  4. So glad you got that poodle out of the oven safely. :) It's fabulous Karina!

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