‘Tis the Season – Holiday Series Part One

Merry Christmas!

Or, at least, Merry Christmas Season! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I wanted to do something special for this wonderful time of the year! So I decided on a four part series where my dolls will each get a post to share something they love about Christmas and the Holiday season (thus, “tis’ the season” for…! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) ! Each post will have a certain theme, such as a craft or a photostory.

Tis the Season!

Here’s a quick look ahead at the schedule! (dates are my current plan, but could change)

ย  ย  ย Part One, Wednesday, December 13: Caroline, Collection Post

ย  ย  ย Part Two, Saturday, December 16ย : Clara, Craft Post

ย  ย  ย Part Three,ย Tuesday, December 19: Grace, Recipe Post

ย  ย  ย Part Four, Friday, December 22: Julie, Photostory Post

I hope you will enjoy!

 

I’ll hand it over to Caroline, now, for her post in this series!

 


 

Why hello. *waves*

I think we can all agree that Christmas is one of the best times of year. It’s so beautiful and festive, and filled with memories.

So today I’m here to start off this series with one of my favorite things in this season. And you may not expect it…

 

…Sweaters. ๐Ÿ™‚ Pullover sweaters.

I love getting to wear my cozy, warm sweaters at this time of year (preferably with a cup of hot tea).

Ahhh. โ˜บ

So today I am going to show you my collection of sweaters. It’s not very large. I’ll save my favorites for last.

 

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First is this pink sweater. I don’t believe I’ve actually worn this one before (oh dear), and that has been fixed in this picture’s very moment. Grace wore it before, though, in this post. She looked nice in it, don’t you think?

 

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These aren’t as winter-y, but here is a tank top sweater.

 

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And another tank top sweater.

 

Next I’ll show you my two favorites. โ™ฅ โ˜บ

 

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This one is my favorite. ๐Ÿ™‚ Simple, and the first one Gracie made. And cozy.ย 

 

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This one Gracie just finished. She wanted to embellish it and enter it into Pixie Faire’s sweater contest… until she realized that, alas, it was due days ago. Though the previous sweater is my favorite, this one may take its place sometime.

Next are some bonus pictures from the photoshoot Gracie took for this post…

Here is Gracie’s family cat, coming to investigate this unusual setup โ˜บ.

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And now are some other extra pictures!

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Gracie is considering this one to be my new profile picture. Thoughts?

 

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Christmas Wallpaper

She made a Christmas wallpaper for her laptop with a photo she got of the tinsel. You are welcome to use it, if you like.

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And here is another way I like to wear these sweaters: with a button-up underneath! Especially with long-sleeved pullovers.

 

And that is all I have to show you today. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Consuelo: “WAAIIT!”

Oh! Hello!

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Consuelo: Look! Look!! I have a sweater too!!

Why, how sweet! But… it looks a little big, don’t you think? Try this one. A tank top, but perhaps a step in the right direction.

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Consuelo: Hmmm, Ok! Yeah this one’s great!ย 

I’m going to finish off the post now, OK?

Consuelo: Okey Dokey!

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I do hope that you all enjoyed seeing my sweaters–and Consuelo’s as well! โ˜บ โ™ฅ

 

And I also hope that you will come back and enjoy my sisters’ posts coming up soon.

 

Which sweater was your favorite? Are you looking forward to the rest of the series?

 

Farewell and Merry Christmas!! โ™ฅ

Caroline

And

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Cowgirl Caroline

Hello! It’s me, Caroline. ๐Ÿ™‚

Today I decided (or, should I say, Gracie decided and I eagerly obliged!) that I would go riding! So I put on a cute cowgirl-themed outfit and went for a ride, while Gracie followed me with her camera…ย 

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I hope you enjoy these pictures. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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Better pack a light lunch for later ๐Ÿ™‚

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All ready; let’s head out!

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Giddy-up!

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Look, there’s a perfect place to stop for lunch!

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We’ll, I suppose we’d better head home now.

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It’s been a lovely afternoon riding you!

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Those are all of them! I had a great time riding. You also may have noticed, that I never used a name with her, because she doesn’t have one yet. I’d love if you’d give us some name suggestions for her! ๐Ÿ™‚


 

Hi there! It’s Gracie here!

I hope you enjoyed the pictures of Caroline’s little ride!

Have you ever gone horseback riding? Which picture is your favorite? Do you have any names for the horse?

 

Before you go… Be sure to enter my One-Year Blogiversary Giveaway! All entries are due by Midnight/11:59 p.m. on Friday!!ย 

Apron Giveaway!

 

Post for you later!

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My Entry for American Girl Fan’s Photo Contest + a Pink and Red Photoshoot

Whew! That was quite a title!

Today I am sharing with you my entry for the Valentine’s photo contest atย American Girl Fan. Basically you submit a Valentine’s photo of your doll and are entered for a chance to win a $25 American girl gift card! The last day to enter is the 18th (Saturday).

And with it, I have a little photoshoot of the girls in their Valentine’s attire. ๐Ÿ™‚

…Even though… it’s after Valentine’s day… XD

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This first one is my entry ย ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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I hope you enjoyed the shoot!

Which picture was your favorite? Did you do anything for Valentine’s Day?

 

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Winner of the Historical Doll Fashion Show! +BIBPC

 

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Ready to see who won the Historical Doll Fashion Show?

Are you sure you’re ready?

Of course you must be ready!

The winner is…

Caroline in her outfit, Fair Flowers!

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And so, here is a photoshoot I took of her in her winning fashion!

Enjoy!

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I like how the red in the tree compliments her dress. ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope you enjoyed!

Which picture was your favorite?

 

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Here lies my second BIBPC entry.

GO TEAM OWL! LET’S DO THIS!

The category is blue.

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Story: So the other day, I had my camera sitting out, and I just wanted to take photos with it! So I took some of various things at my desk, and then ended up on the floor when I took this one of my chair. I thought it looked so pretty, and the pillow has blue in it, so I decided to use it as my BIBPC entry!

New Camera!

My new Nikon l840 camera arrived a couple days ago! WOOHOO!

Thus, I thought I’d make a post filled with random photos I took while experimenting with my camera!

Sadly, I think the photo quality was set on the highest setting when I took all these photos, so the file size was HUGE (about 7 Mb per photo, if that makes sense to anyone)! I had toย fix them each individual one before posting… but they made it! So, note to self, don’t do that again. XD

 

Anyways, enjoy!

 

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BOKEH! I CAN DO IT! YAHOO!

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You can kinda see myself in the glass bulb. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I LOVE this one! ^^^

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This one’s not as clear, but I thought the flare was neat.

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Light4theLord made a great tutorial for a mini doll fur cape and muff. I made one for my 18 inch dolls ๐Ÿ™‚ .

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For some reason this picture was Extremely hard to get! It would not focus for me. I eventually got it to focus once, after I backed up and zoomed in on her. But then it didn’t seem to focus again?!?! Any advice would be welcome. I do really like the picture, though ๐Ÿ™‚ .

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One thing really neat about the camera I got, is its zoom. See this nice little grapefruit tree? See that little white tag in the lower center of it?

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Well, now you see it, anyway! XD I took this sitting in the very same spot!

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But that’s not all! It can zoom even more! Just, then the photo quality went doooown.

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I really like this picture for some reason XD ^^

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More bokeh! And a really dirty window… o_O

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That’s it! I’m looking forward to using my camera more, and making posts for this blog with it!

Do you have any tips or advice for my new camera? Did you like seeing these pictures?

 

Oh! One more thing! Clara is hosting a great giveaway ($15 amazon gift card!) for her two year blog anniversary! Check it out here.

 

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