Sunday, March 13, 2011

New Doll, Dirty Piggys

Before I share the new doll and dirty pigs, how about making a shrine/art piece for the charity online auction Rebecca is holding? Rebecca has updated the list of contributors so far... and the more the merrier?  The money raised will be going to the Oaxacon Streetchildren Grassroots.  Please send Rebecca an email for more information - she would love to hear from you ~ HERE ~
Here is a photo of some of the beauties that will be accompanying my art doll for the auction.  I'm going to have trouble parting with them.  Andrea of Sheep Creek Needlecraft is their creator.
A commissioned fairy art doll by the lovely Pam.  She is painted in a beautiful Burnt Sienna. 
Thank you Pam.  I thouroughly enjoyed the challange.  Pam has named her Hotaru.
Our piggys have continued to settle in well.  They are on a diet, because I was over feeding them.  They don't seem to notice the reduction luckily.  They were beautifully black & white when they first arrived.  I'm almost certain they must have lived in a barn only,  because they have been covered in mud since day two of living with us.  We are about to put up some more fencing to extend their paddock, and they'll get some fresh grass to turn over.
I love this shot of their big bottoms! LOL
If they are not sleeping, or rolling in their mud bath, they are doing the above... heads down, wagging tails & turning grass to mud!


  1. Abi, I love the colors you used in "Hotaru"......very pretty!

  2. The deer are beautiful. I wouldn't want to let them go either. Hotaru is also beautiful. She looks so exotic. And finally your piggies look so HAPPY! What sweet little fat things they must be.

  3. Pam's doll is goreous, Abi! She looks like an exotic princess. And I love the piggy butt shot too. Of course they don't want to go on a diet...(wait for it) they're pigs, ba da dum..(I know bad joke, I just couldn't resist.) I love piggies : )

  4. I love the little deer!
    The fairy is gorgeous!
    and I adore the little piggies!
    Those piggies are so lucky to have found you!
    XOXO - Cindi

  5. You really amaze me with your menagerie and your willingness to take in all animals.
    Love your new doll and those wonderful felted deer.

  6. A piggy update! Thank you! Those butts are too cute. :) Your commissioned doll is just stunning. :) And those deer - I would hate to part with them, too. Theresa

  7. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog Abi! Your dolls are absolutely beautiful! I shall definately be dropping by more often! :)

  8. Hi Abi,
    Another beautiful doll!
    I lived on a farm many years ago, your photos brought back nice memories.
    Your piggies are so cute.
    And Oh Dear, how can you part with them!

  9. OH NO.... i thought you had visited and taken pics of me in my garden....(head down bum up)ha ha... i love thoses piggy's bums...

  10. you are right about the fawns...
    thanks again for the call out to shrine. so appreciated.

    your new doll in beautiful and your pigs? charming!!!

    you are an angel

  11. This doll is beautiful. Love the colours and fabric you used. She looks like a princess. The piggies must be very happy as they are oblivious to you taking photos.

  12. Oooooo! The fawns are so adorable. "Hotaru" is STUNNING Abi! You are such a unique talent! I look forward to her arrival.
    I love the piggys...those pictures brought back memories of my childhood. I had a pig called "Pinky" ... lol, I kept her so clean and PINK! Boy, that little piggy followed me everywhere I went.

  13. Those bums! Sooo funny! Great art, dear! Blessings.

  14. Oh, those pigs are gorgeous. If i had a piece of land i'd have all sorts of animals.

  15. you just lifted my heart!!!
    thank you dear friend.


  16. Thanks dear! I love your shining sweet words! Blessings.


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