Monday, October 10, 2011

Friends and Fairy Tales

Being German I grew up around fairy tales. My mother read them to us all the time. I get a little frustrated when the family drags me to the movies and I have to watch the Disney versions of my old time faves. What happened to the Rapunzel story? They changed the plot so much it made me sick to the stomach. I really hated it. Sorry, Disney people, but next time could you please consult with a German?

Are you excited about seeing Puss in Boots? Well, at least it's bound to be very funny. I have two good friends who make the most amazing fairy tale creatures out of wool and bits of fabric. First there is Kelley. She is also known as Elfie or little Elf. How befitting.
She recently created this amazing Puss in boots you see in this picture. Now that is exactly how I remember the Puss in Boots. Feisty and cute.


Next there is my friend Cynthia. Another dollmaker whose name is just perfect. Did I mention that her last name is "Toy". It really is. My German heart sings when I look at her delightful fairy tale characters. They are too amazing for words. But see for yourself and visit my friends dreamy shops, sites, FB pages. They are really creators of little miracles not just toymakers...

3 comments:

LittleElf said...

Such a sweet post! Thanks so much Ulla, you are such a sweet heart. ^_^ I adore Cynthia's creations as well, she is such an amazing dollmaker.

Big hugs to you!
Elfie

germandolls said...

Your are welcome, Sweet little Elf! Hope to meet you some day...

Kristi said...

I also love original fairy tales and dislike Disney. I read the originals to my girls, but they still like the movies...sigh.