A Heartfelt Thank You…

January 5th, 2015

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I am fortunate to have many wonderfully loyal customers who have kept me in business for almost 15 years…
and I’d like to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt “Thank You”
to each and every one of you…

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Some of my wonderful customers are not only avid followers of my Blog but also my Facebook and Pinterest pages too, your continued support is over whelming. Over the next few months if you will allow, I’d like to share with you some of my collectors collections…

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The three photographs here were taken from Francois Viljoen recent post about his Teddy Bear shop, not only has Francois supported me for many years with his commissions but as you will see he also has an incredible collection by many artisans from all over the world.

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Photographs courtesy of Francois Viljoen, quote found on Pinterest.
Click on the link below to go directly to Francois’s blog page
and feast your eyes on gorgeousness…
www.petitconnoisseurs.com/blog

Emma and Isabella pictured above were specially commissioned pieces by Francois and they reside in his private collection.
If you should have any enquiries regarding them
please do e~mail me:~
lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

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“Its a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together”
~ unknown ~

Wishing You All A Happy New Year… ♡

January 4th, 2015

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Merry Christmas…

December 24th, 2014

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Wishing my friends old and new the Happiest of Christmases yet… with love from our Home to Yours… ♡

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“Christmas in Heaven, what do they do? they all come to earth and spend it with you, so save them a space, one empty chair. You might not see them, but they will be there…”

The Little Book Thief…

September 15th, 2014

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Ohhh look what arrived in my inbox today… beautiful photographs of my one of my latest creations… Grace, in her exquisite new home.

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She has such an adorable, whimsical face which captures
her day-dreaming expression quite beautifully in this photograph.

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Grace has beautiful dark brown hair tied with silk ribbon bows which match her pretty pale green silk dress perfectly…

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On her feet she wears black patent leather laced up boots
As always, all clothing and undergarments are hand~sewn by me.

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Grace was a specially commissioned piece, however, should you have any enquiries regarding her or any other piece please do e~mail me

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

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“I always marvel at the humans’ ability to keep going. They always manage to stagger on even with tears streaming down their faces”
~ The Book Thief ~

Tea & Biscuits…

September 13th, 2012

Rosetta is an Edwardian miss wearing a three tier cream dress
made using delicate vintage lace from early 1900s…

Delicate curls fall framing her beautiful face and sweet brown eyes,
and a real Swarovski crystal broach is worn at her neck…

Rosetta’s undergarments are kept simple pretty and are lace trimmed…
As always, everything hand~sewn by me…

Around her waist is a cream silk sash tied in a bow at the back,
she wears fine leather laced up boots with delicate lace inserts…

I sculpted Rosetta’s hands specifically to delicately hold her tea cup and saucer taking many hours to get everything ‘just so’…

Her hair is worn in a loose plaid tied in a silk ribbon bow
delicate curls fall framing her beautiful face…

The tea cup and saucer are made by Stokesay Ware
and filled with tea by Linda Cummings…

Rosetta is a specially commissioned piece however should you have any enquiries regarding her or any other doll,
please do e~mail me…

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

“They say good things come to those who wait…
so I guess I’ll be an hour late”
~ Anonymous ~

Elegant Eugine…

June 26th, 2012

~ SOLD ~

Eugine is a beautiful lady currently available for sale…
wearing an Edwardian dress with a vintage lace overlay intricately hand~sewn onto cream silk.

Eugine has a graceful face with beautiful brown eyes…
Her lovely strawberry blonde hair is worn up in a bun. At her neck she wears a broach made using genuine Swarovski crystals.

In her hand Eugine holds a large highly detailed beautiful hat made using silk, vintage lace, tulle, silk ribbons and tiny pearls.
As always, everything is hand sewn by me.

Currently Eugine is available for sale,
however she will be sold on a first come basis, I hope you understand.

Should you have any further questions regarding her or any other doll
please do not hesitate to email me.

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it”
~ Roald Dahl ~

Edwardian Elegance…

June 25th, 2012

Edward is a special commissioned piece… dressed in formal attire
consisting of a black tail coat and trousers.

He has gentle face with masculine features… his strawberry blonde hair is brushed back off his face showing off his deep brown eyes.

Wearing a white waistcoat made of silk… and an over size bow tie, in his pocket carefully tucked away is his fob watch.

As always, everything is hand sewn by me.

Edward was specially commissioned piece, however should you have any further questions regarding him or any other doll,
please do not hesitate to email me.

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

“One can never be overdressed or overeducated”
~ Oscar Wilde ~

Victorian Splendour…

June 20th, 2012

Constance is a specially commissioned piece…
and is on her way to live with her gorgeous new owner in the US

Her beautiful Victorian ensemble is made using fine silk and has
been embellished with smocked batiste, frills, laces and bows…

Constance has a beautiful face with piercing green eyes…
her blonde hair is worn up and tied with an oversized bow.

A small bustle at the back is typical of the late Victorian era…
Her undergarments are simple yet pretty and are lace trimmed.

As always, everything is hand sewn by me.

Should you have any enquiries regarding Constance or any other piece
please do e~mail me…

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever.”
~ John Keats ~

Special Commission Duo ~ part two…

June 16th, 2012

~ Presenting Garret ~
A specially commissioned piece, to be dressed in casual attire…

Consisting of morning jacket with flap pockets and two tiny buttons
and straight legged trousers, both of which are hand~dyed by me…

Garret is a handsome young man
with his strawberry blond wavy hair and piercing blue eyes…

He wears a fine stripe silk waistcoat with six buttons
and a fob watch, a wing collared shirt and oversized cravat…

Black laced up real leather boots complete his ensemble…
As always, everything is hand sewn and hand dyed by me.

Garret is a specially commissioned piece…
should you have any enquiries regarding him or any other piece,
please do e~mail me…

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

“Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
~ James Stephens ~

Special Commissioned Duo…

June 15th, 2012


~ Presenting Isabella & Garret ~
Based upon my ‘A Letter from Father’ piece…

Isabella wears a late Edwardian dress with a vintage lace overlay intricately hand~sewn onto silk…

Both her dress and bolero style jacket are trimmed with peach and salmon roses with tiny pearls adorning their centre…

Beautiful Isabella has brunette hair which is worn up in a loose bun held in place with a jewelled comb at the back…

As always, everything is hand sewn by me.

Isabella is a specially commissioned piece…
should you have any enquiries regarding her or any other piece,
please do e~mail me…

lisajohnsonrichards@blueyonder.co.uk

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other”
~ Audrey Hepburn ~