Monday, 21 December 2015

Merry Christmas & Thank you.


Just a little message to wish you a wonderful Christmas. Thank you for all your support over my 21 plus years of creating my Cupboard Bears - your kindness is much appreciated.

Thank you also for all the friends I have met, made, continue to meet and have kept over the years - you are all truly special.

Lots of Love and Hugs, Elizabeth and all the Cupboard Bears, Bunnies, Ellies, Puppies and anyone else my head can dream up. 

xxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Dusty pink Clover.....

Clover.

One of a kind. Approx 9 1/2" tall

Clover has been created from natural coloured German mohair, she has complimenting ultra suede paw pads and lovely twinkly black glass eyes. Clover is partly filled with glass beads to give her a little extra weight. She is five way disc jointed.



Clover is dressed in a dress and matching bloomers which I have made from delicate vintage embroidered lawn fabric. Her dress and bloomers are both trimmed with English lace. A matching bow topped with a satin pink rose, dotted with three pearls in the centre finishes Clover's hair bow.

I have hand knitted Clover's cardigan in a dusty rose colour, three mother-of-pearl buttons are stitched down the front. 




Clover has been adopted - Thank you!




Monday, 14 December 2015

Thelma dressed in her finest.....

Beautiful Thelma is dressed is her finest outfit.


One of a kind. 9" tall.


Five way disc jointed, Dusty milk coffee colour German mohair with complimenting ultra suede paw pads. Thelma is partly filled with glass beads to make her slightly weighty.


Thelma's outfit was inspired by the long black feather in her hat and the red brooch she has on her black tulle shawl. 
Thelma's outfit has been created from black and deep red cotton fabrics, Her overalls are secured at the neck with a black velvet ribbon which matches the vintage lace bow on her hat. two vintage velvet flowers that have been stitched with black beads in the centre adorn Thelma's hat. 


Thelma Has been adopted - Thank you!


Sunday, 13 December 2015

Robbie Mac Tweed.....

Robbie Mac Tweed is a wee boy who loves a party. He's dressed ready for New Year and Burns night so please make his day and let him join your celebrations.



One of a kind. 8 1/2" tall. Created from German golden mohair with complimenting ultra suede paws. His tummy is partly glass bead filled to make him slightly weighty. He is five way disc jointed. 


Robbie MT wears a kilt with Kilt pin and a Sporran. His Tam o Shanter cap completes his party outfit.


Robbie Mac Tweed has been adopted.
Thank you!


Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Breezy - perfect for sailing....

Breeze


One of a kind, approx 8 1/2" tall. Created from toffee coloured viscose with complimenting ultra suede paw pads. Breeze is five way disc jointed and partly filled with glass beads to make him slightly weighty.


Breeze loves to be out on his little yacht so he has a sweet sailor's outfit on. His overalls are made from dusty blue and natural stripe flannel, secured with two vintage linen buttons. Breeze has an ivory sailor's collar trimmed with grey ribbon which matches his hat. 


Breeze has been adopted.
Thank you!

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Sweetness in pink.....

Rosie


Pink silk, vintage lace, fine knitted pink cardigan, delicate pink roses and satin ribbons all combined to create little Rosie.


One of a kind. approx 8 1/2" tall. Five way disc jointed, partly filled with glass beads to make her nice & weighty. 



Rosie has been adopted.
Thank you!

Saturday, 28 November 2015

All good things comes in threes......and a little one - FREE shipping in December.


Daisy Bunny, Issy Elephant, Lily & Titch. 


Lily & Titch.


Lily is approx 12" tall. Titch is 5" tall.

Lily is created from natural coloured mohair, she has complimenting ultra suede paw pads, black glass eyes and a sweet black nose. Lily is partly filled with glass beads to give her some weight, she is five way disc jointed.

Titch is a scruffy well loved special friend to Lily. He is hand stitched in mohair, he is five way jointed with buttons. I have dressed him in shorts that match Lily's outfit.


Lily loves lilac so I've hand knitted her a lilac cardigan which is secured with a pearl button. Lily's hat is lined and made from lilac felt, trimmed with shabby roses that I have made from silk, the roses have seed pearls in their centres. There are several cream ribbons bunched in between the roses. The inner brim of her hat matches her beautiful white dress. I have used fine vintage embroidered lawn to create her elegant dress and long bloomers, both of which are trimmed with more lace.


Lily and Titch have been adopted. 

Thank you!



One of a kind, approx 8 1/2" tall.

This is the sweetest Bunny to come out of the Cupboard Bear Studio for some time. So sweet, she will be hard to part with......

Daisy has been created with honey mohair, her ears are lined with ivory silk. She has lovely large feet, slightly shaded, as are her paws and face. She is five way disc jointed and partly filled with glass pellets to give her a little weight.


Daisy couldn't decide whether to wear her pink and spotty hat for the photos - however, she did know that she wanted to wear her pink spotty bloomers. Daisy is a proper little girl and wouldn't be seen out not fully dressed. 

I have made Daisy's dress from floral cotton fabric, trimmed with white lace. 


Daisy has been adopted - thank you!

Issy Elephant


One of a kind, approx 7 1/2" from tip of her ears to the tip of her toes. 

Pale pale pink mohair creates Issy. Issy's ears are lined with shell pink silk. She is five way disc jointed, partly filled with beads to give her a little extra weight.


I have made Issy's dress from ivory silk and lace. She has a ribbon rose on the waist of her dress and two pink bows on the top of her ears.


Issy has been adopted - Thank you.



Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Being Thankful......

Happy Thanksgiving

I am thankful for the characters I create which I hope bring you as much joy as they do to me when I create them.

To all those that have helped me to spread my wings and fly again - Thank you!

May all of you that celebrate 'Thanksgiving' have a lovely peaceful time.


'Blue' and Harriet Hare. 

Two special characters who have gone off on adventures to their new homes.

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Ruff....rrrrrr....ruff!

One of a kind Puppy, 

Approx 7 1/2 inches tall and house trained.


Loosely jointed so a floppy Pup that doesn't stand. 'Ruff' is five way disc jointed.

 Created from white and tan mohair with silk lined ears. He has a white tummy, head and one foot. 

He is partly filled with glass beads to make her slightly weighty.  Ruff has glass eyes and whisker marks around his black nose.


Ruff wears a red spotted Bandanna around his neck, Attached to his Bandanna is a bone. 




Ruff' has been adopted - thank you!


Thursday, 19 November 2015

Fifi loves to dance......

One of a kind, 9" tall.


Fifi loves to dance so she swirls around in her glamorous gown that I've created from layers of organza and silver braid. She has organza roses around the waist of the dress. The roses have pearls in their centres which match the pearls that Fifi wears around her neck. 


Fifi's mohair is French pink, she has complimenting ultra suede paw pads, she is five way disc jointed and partly filled with glass beads to give her a little weight.


Fifi wears a Duchess satin hat in a silvery grey colour, the hat is trimmed with another organza rose. To complete Fifi's outfit she has lace trimmed satin bloomers.


Fifi can be adopted by clicking the 'Buy Now' button on the right of this page or I can take credit & Debit cards directly. When clicking the 'buy Now' button, please pull down to your destination as Fifi would like to arrive to the correct part of the globe.

Fifi has been adopted - thank you!

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Isla-Mae


One of a kind. Approx 8 1/2" tall.

Because I've dressed this sweet little girl in tartan I decided that she needed a Scottish name so please say hello to Isla-Mae.

This  lovely little girl has been created with soft mohair in a warm milky coffee colour. She has complimenting ultra suede paw pads and is five way jointed. Her tummy, paws and feet are partly filled with beads to make her a little weighty.


I have dressed Isla-Mae in an outfit I have hand-stitched and knitted. Her dress and hat brim is a cotton plaid in natural, deep red and green colours with a sparkling gold thread running through it.  

Her lined hat is made of silk in a lovely deep green to match the green in Isla-Mae's dress. I have knitted the deep red cardigan with fine wool.

Adorning her hat is a piece of vintage lace and a sparkling brooch that also matches the little pin she has on the front of her dress.


Isla-Mae has been adopted - thank you!


Thursday, 12 November 2015

Clara-Jane


One of a kind. approx 10" tall.


Created in vintage honey coloured mohair with complimenting ultra suede paw pads. This sweet little girl is five way disc jointed and partly filled with beads to make her slightly weighty. I have lightly shaded her paws and feet to add a little character.


Clara-Jane wears an outfit that I have created. Her dress is from a range of fabrics called Cabbage & Roses, its dusty duck egg blue with vintage rose coloured flowers and teeny ivory blossoms dotted over it. The dress is secured with vintage mother-of-pearl buttons.

I've knitted Clara-Jane's cardigan in a dusty rose colour to match the flowers on her dress and hat. The cardigan has three silver heart buttons.

Clara-Jane has a hat that matches her dress, the hat is lined and the inner brim picks out another colour in the dress. The hat brim has two sweet little heart buttons stitched lovingly on.

To complete Clara-Jane's outfit she has spotty bloomers trimmed with lace around the cuff.


Clara-Jane has been adopted - Thank you!


Please remember that I can take Credit cards or Debit cards - also there are Lay-away terms. 

Thank you.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Snowdon hopes to drift towards a new home.....

Snowdon


One of a kind. Approx 9" tall.


Snowdon is created from white mohair with complimenting ultra suede paw pads, He is five way disc jointed and partly filled with beads to make him slightly weighty. 

This sweet little boy wears dark green silk overalls which are secured with matching braces, the buttons have two teeny hearts in their centres.

Snowdon's red 'T' shirt matches his hat. His hat is trimmed with cashmere fur around the edge, also adorned with two holly leaves and three berries. At the end of the hat is a jingle bell.



Snowdon has been adopted - Thank you!

Friday, 6 November 2015

Rumble has been rumbled....

Rumble
One of a kind. 9" tall.

A piece of tartan fabric with gold thread twinkling through it inspired me to create 'Rumble'. 

Rumble is a naughty bear who loves cookies, he is forever sneaking into the cookie jar when I'm not looking so when he gets caught yet again, I tell him he's been 'rumbled!'

Over Rumble's sweet little 'T' shirt he wears a pair of red, green and natural coloured checked overalls with green silk straps secured with two vintage style buttons.

He wears a hat which matches his overalls, the hat is trimmed with fur around the brim, the hat has a tinkle bell stitched to the end.



His mohair is blonde, he has complimenting ultra suede paw pads. Rumble is five way disc jointed. He is partly filled with glass beads to make him slightly weighty.

Rumble has been adopted.

THANK YOU!



Friday, 30 October 2015

Hazel.....

Hazel.
One of a kind, approx 8 1/2" tall.


Hazel is created from blond mohair with creamy ultra suede paw pads and five way disc jointed. She is part pellet filled to make her nice and weighty.


I have dressed Hazel in vintage red and beige check overalls, they are trimmed with lace and secured with a vintage lace bow at the shoulder. 

This sweet little girl has a matching wide brimmed lined hat, it has a neat little red bow on the brim. 



To keep little Hazel snug she has a hand knitted vintage cream wool cardigan which has three buttons and a checked heart bow with a teeey tiny heart button in the centre.


Hazel has a label in her back and will arrive with a signed swing tag around her neck. 

Hazel has been adopted.
 Thank you!