Good Friday Morning Everyone!!!
Have you heard the news??? Dolly has found herself a BOYFRIEND!!! Well, actually, "I" was the one who found him...but Dolly is smitten, and plans to keep him all to herself!!!
Remember how I hinted to you in my last post about the "one" thing that I found at the show I was promoting my new Christmas book at? It was at Linda Miller's Homestead (for those of you who are just finding me) and the show was called "Back At The Cabin"...well...even though the show was AWESOME...I only had limited room in my suitcase to bring any treasures home, so I had to be very selective in what I purchased.
I think that you will all agree that this new little "boy" doll is definitely a keeper!!
The minute I saw him, I knew that I had to have him!! His clothes are a little tattered, and his sweet penciled face is faded...his darling little hand stitched socks have holes, and one of his legs was almost falling off, but he called my name, and more importantly, he reminded me of my Grandpa, and just like when I saw Dolly for the first time...my heart melted, and the rest is history!!
Before going to our hotel that night, my friend Joan and I stopped at the local Wal-mart so I could purchase a spool of thread...I simply couldn't stand the thought of his leg dangling the way it was, so as soon as we got to our room, I did a quick repair, and now he is as good as new...well, "almost" as good as new, that is!! :)
OK everyone...without further adieu, here he is...
Everyone...I am pleased to introduce you to Everett!!
My grandpa's name was Cloyse Everett, and I thought about naming him Cloyse, but my dad's middle name was also Everett, and even though they are both WONDERFUL old names, I thought he looked a little more like an Everett than a Cloyse, so I decided to name him after both of them instead.
You can barely see the details of his pencil-drawn face...and look at the sweet little collar of his shirt!!
Tattered and torn, but oh so endearing!!
I know, I know...I still haven't made Dolly's new dress, there just isn't enough time in the day for me lately, but...don't they make a cute couple?
Well my friends, I am going to spend some time with my son this morning, so I need to close for now. As always, thank you so kindly for stopping by...be safe, and enjoy your weekend...Tina :)