Saturday, December 31, 2016

Happy New Year!

I just wanted to stop by and wish all of my readers and blog followers a very Happy and Healthy New Year.  I've been a bit lax with my blogging recently but plan to try harder in 2017.

The last year has been a really mixed bag for me.  At first I thought to myself "WOW, 2016 has been a really sh*tty year!"  But then I had to slap myself around the head a bit to remind me what great times I've also experienced this past year!

The biggest being my son's wedding of course, gaining a gorgeous new daughter in law in Virginia, and really the wedding itself was just amazing.  I cannot count the number of people who've told us how wonderful it was, in fact everyone who spoke about it, actually said that it was the most beautiful and romantic wedding they'd ever been to, so that can't be bad. 


Also I had a great trip to the UK in November with my friend Magdalena, her first trip outside of Spain and of course first time flying.  We went to visit my mum to celebrate her 80th birthday with her and we had a very good trip.

And of course after my health scare back in September, it was excellent news in October to hear that I was in the clear.....I cannot tell you how difficult the seven weeks 'without knowing' were!! 

There are lots of other things that I could put on here but I wanted to keep this short and don't want to bore anyone!

On the dolly front, there were some comings and goings.....probably more comings than goings to be fair, but I'm happy.   I know that I've not been sewing my commissions but I'm slowly getting back to sewing, so who knows what the future may bring.

I will leave you with a few photos of my newest addition, the last doll to arrive here this year.  She is a tanned Mini Fee Chloe by the BJD company Fairyland of South Korea, and she is MSD sized, approx 40cm tall.  She has a custom faceup by Caroline of Viridian House in the UK.  I have been hankering after another MSD for a while now, so when this lovely girl was pointed out to be as being for sale here in the EU, I decided to go for her.  I plan on making her some clothes in the New Year but for now she is borrowing from other dolls! :)




Thank you all for visiting and commenting on my blog in 2016, I hope you will continue to come here in 2017.  I wish you all a very Happy and Healthy New Year, may it bring you all that you would want for yourself...and then some! 

With love and big hugs
Sharon xxxx

18 comments:

  1. Happy New Year Sharon. I beautiful photo of you all at Brendan and Virginia's wedding. I'm sure remembering the fabulous time you had helps to easy the more worrying times of this year.
    I love your new girl ! I am hoping to take some time to 'play' with my BJD family more in 2017 and I will love seeing what clothes you come up with for yours, you are always on trend.
    I look forward to reading more blog posts in 2017 xxxxx

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    1. Thanks very much Dee!
      I hope you'll give your BJDs some attention, they deserve it, and the ones you have are lovely! I certainly look forward to seeing them :)
      xxx

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  2. Happy New Year! I hope you have a fabulous 2017. Chloe is lovely, I really like the faceup too. I look forward to your doll news in the new year :-).

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    1. Thank you JJ, I will be sure to keep blogging my dolly news this year!
      xxx

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  3. Have a lovely 2017 - lets hope no health scares for you and a reinvigorated interest in sewing (moderate amounts of course so never a chore).

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    1. Thank you Anna, you too! No, definitely no more health scares!
      xxx

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  4. Happy New Year.
    Really like your new doll x

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    1. Thank you Louise, and praise indeed from you if you like her!!!!
      xxx

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  5. All the best for the coming year! Take care xx

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  6. Happy New Year, Sharon and best wishes for an even better 2017! I loved seeing the photos of your son's wedding and I am sure you all wish you could relive it all over again! That's how I feel about my sister's wedding this past September. What a gorgeous new doll you have and looking forward to seeing more of her soon! :) xo

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    1. Thank you Farrah! I hope you will put photos from your sister's wedding on your blog, because I don't think I've seen any on there yet unless I missed them!
      I'm glad you like my new girl, I will be sure to post more photos of her!
      xxx

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  7. Happy New Year Sharon!
    Love your new girl. I hope she brings you lots of love and luck for 2017. She looks wonderful in her borrowed gear but hope to se her in acustom-made Sharon outfit very soon.J xxxx

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    1. Thank you Jenni!
      I will definitely sew for her, in fact I started today!!!
      xxx

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  8. Happy New Year dear Sharon! I did not know about your scare but I am so very thankful that you are just fine and all is well. Bless you! ❤️

    One of my high points for 2016 was traveling to England and meeting my lovely Sasha family that lives there. I remember my surprise when you came to the SCW and it was so overwhelming and such a blessing. I tear up now when I remember seeing you there so unexpectantly! What a happy time that was!

    I wish you every happiness in 2017 and I am sending you big hugs! ❤️ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much dear Ginger :)
      I hope that one day we'll meet up again somewhere, maybe here in Spain even!!!
      Biggest hugs xxx

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  9. Happy New Year Sharon! And I am so pleased that you are looking back on a personal note and seeing how wonderful 2016 was you and your family *yippee*

    And your last doll in is gorgeous!! I hope you take lots more photos of her very soon please.
    And like Ginger, I thought it was wonderful to see you at the SCW too ((hugs)) xxx

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    1. Thank you very much dear Jane! I'm really happy with my new girl, I hope the feeling remains for a long time to come :)
      xxx

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