Wednesday, 10 February 2021

My Sweet Valentine Collection

 Hello and welcome to ...


My Sweet Valentine Collection



AMANDINE

AMANDINE

Amandine is 3.25" or 8cm high and created from hand dyed pale pink mohair.
She wears a hand dyed silk pierrot costume with tulle net from and vintage bridal veil.
Her hat is created from antique cream silk satin and trimmed with silk thread pom pom.
She wears hand dyed pink velvet shoes hand made by ourselves.
Amandine carries a valentine love token of a pink arrow
 (a vintage cocktail stick from p&o ferries)
with a vintage heart glass button trimmed with antique millinery flowers.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

ROMEO

ROMEO

Romeo is 3.25" or 8cm high and created from hand dyed mohair in a vintage red.
He wears a antique beige wool trousers with a antique cotton waistcoat with silk back.
Romeo has hand made shoes in hand dyed faded red velvet.
He carries a tiny velvet rose to woo and romance his sweetheart.
Limited Edition  ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


ANGELO

ANGELO


Angelo is 3.25" or 8cm high created from hand dyed pale honey beige mohair.
He wears a antique cotton sailor suit in cream and grey blue collar and cuffs.
His shoes are created from antique blue velvet and hand made by ourselves.
Angelo carries a valentine token of a gold arrow (a vintage cocktail stick from p&o ferries) 
Trimmed with a velvet blue heart with antique ribbon and antique millinery flower.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED





ROSEBUD



ROSEBUD
Rosebud is 3.25" or 8cm high and created from hand dyed mohair in old rose pink.
She wears a antique silk satin and lace dress with a tiny silk rosebud motif.
Hand dyed rose pink sash and matching velvet shoes.
She carries a posy of vintage and antique millinery flowers given to her by her beau.

Limited Edition  ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

VALENTIN
VALENTIN
VALENTIN
Valentin is 4.5" or 11.5cm high and created from vintage mohair in hand dyed taupe.
He is a traditional antique style bear has a centre seam nose and curved paws and hump.
Valentin carries a sculpted press mohair velvet heart which can be worn as a brooch.
Should you wish to wear your heart on your sleeve or lapel.

Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED




END OF SHOW

Thank you so much for visiting wishing you all a very happy Valentines.
Sending much love to you all.
Paula & Simon 
xx

Should you wish to adopt any of the designs please email me
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
 or
 message me on facebook or instagram.


























Sunday, 7 February 2021

My Sweet Valentine Collection coming next week....

Hello hope you are keeping safe and well.

Just to let you know we have a few new designs for valentines next week....


 My Sweet Valentine Collection 


My Sweet Valentine Collection
Wednesday 10th February
7.30pm

Sending you all big love and valentine kisses
xx
 

Monday, 21 December 2020

Merry Christmas! Happy Yule

 Hello 

Just wanted to say a big Thank you from the bottom of our hearts 

for your continued support in adopting our designs.

We wish you a Merry Christmas even though it may not be the same as other years 

we hope you will find 

PEACE,LOVE & HAPPINESS 

With Love Paula,Simon & Bee

xxx



Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Christmas Collection

Hello welcome to our Christmas Collection...




 SIR ROBIN
SIR ROBIN
Sir Robin stands 6" high or 7" to top of his hat 15cm or 17.5cm.

Created from vintage plush and antique red mohair.

Sir Robin has a hand carved beak with sculpted wing and tail feathers made by Simon.

He wears a silk velvet top hat and vintage wool scarf along 
with matching grey velvet shoes hand stitched with leather soles.

Sir Robin carries with him his vintage bottle brush christmas tree.

Limited Edition of 6 
Numbers 1,2,3,4,5 are ADOPTED


FINN
FINN
Finn is 4.5" or 11cm high created from vintage German mohair in hand dyed light taupe.

A old looking bear with a centre head seam wearing antique wool red scarf.

Finn a woods dweller has his own sledge that is made from a vintage scandi shoe.

I have lined the inside with soft long pile mohair and Simon hand carved the runners.

Finn has been out foraging in those woods and collected a dark spruce tree and 
an agaric mushroom which I also created for him.

Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

WOODY

WOODY
Woody is 3.25" or 8.5cm high and created from hand dyed mohair in walnut brown.

He wears a cashmere wool hand dyed jumper in moss green with deer motif.

Along with hand dyed green vintage linen trousers.

Antique velvet shoes hand stitched with leather soles.

Woody comes with his hand dyed little bottle brush tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

RUPERT

RUPERT

Rupert is 3" or 8cm high created from hand dyed dusty blue mohair. 

He wears a vintage brushed cotton flannel pyjamas in a stripe with blue collar and cuffs.

With tiny antique mother of pearl buttons. 

Comes with the vintage christmas tree.

Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

TODDY


Toddy is 3.25" or 8.5cm  high and created from hand dyed taupe mohair.

He wears a vintage brushed cotton or flannelette nightshirt and nightcap in pale blue stripe.

Toddy has pale blue velvet slippers made by Simon.

Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

PALOMA



PALOMA

Paloma is 3.25"or 8.5cm high created from old gold soft mohair.

She wears a antique silk textile boho jacket trimmed with soft white plush.

With antique dark green silk pom poms.

Paloma wears our dark green velvet shoes hand stitched and made by Simon.

Limited One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

St CHRISTOPHER


St CHRISTOPHER
St Christopher is 3.25" or 8.5cm high and created from antique mohair in a rich gold.

Love using these old antique mohairs as it gives the appearance a little old bear.

He wears vintage silver St Christopher charm around his neck 
to protect and keep him and his owner safe while travelling.
Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED

ANGELISA



ANGELISA
Angelisa is 3.25" high 3.5"to top of wings.8-9cm
Created from chalky white aged mohair.
She wears a gold silk and tulle net dress with gold mesh lace.
finished with a medici blue ribbon & rosette.
She comes with her antique silver and gold French religious charm.
Angelisa has sculpted plush wings by Simon along with her cream velvet shoes.
Limited Edition 1/1 
ONE OFF  ADOPTED

END OF SHOW

Thank you for visiting our Christmas Collection.

Should you wish to adopt any of the designs or need further information.

 You can contact me by email

info@paulastrethill-smith.com

or message me on facebook or instagram.

With Warmest Wishes Paula & Simon 

xx






 

 









Thursday, 3 December 2020

Christmas Collection coming soon....

 Christmas Collection coming soon.....


        Hello just to let you know our latest designs will be featuring here on our blog soon..

Christmas Collection

Tuesday 8th December

from 7.30pm

Warmest Wishes

Paula & Simon

xx 

 



Thursday, 29 October 2020

Autumn & Halloween Collection


 Hello welcome to our Autumn & Halloween Collection......



BALTHAZAR
BALTHAZAR

BALTHAZAR
Balthazar is 7.5"or 19cm high created from antique mohair in rich auburn brown.
He wears a antique silk smoking jacket made from a gothic looking victorian silk brocade.
His smoking cap is faded velvet trimmed with antique gold wire braid and silk tassel.
Balthazar wears our velvet slippers in faded cocoa hand stitched with leather soles.
He comes with his own cigarette & cigarette holder in his top pocket.
He is trying to give up at some point! 
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED



ARTEMAS

ARTEMAS
Artemas is 4.5" or 11.5cm high and created from worn antique mohair in faded cinnamon.
Artemas has glass eyes and a centre seam head with a wobble neck joint.
His fur is very old and has worn away places to give the look of a very old bear.
Artemas wears a warm vintage wool scarf which I hand dyed in faded yellow.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

FABIAN


FABIAN

Fabian is 3.5"or 9cm high created from hand dyed mohair in faded ash gold.
                           This tiny little wizard wears a silver lurex stripe costume the fabric was 
salvaged from the hem of a vintage 1970's dress.
His hat is made from antique velvet with antique black jet crescent moon.
Fabian's shoes are made using vintage velvet with black jet buttons.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


BLAZE
BLAZE

Blaze is 3"or 7.5cm high and created from antique mohair in bright auburn red.
He has tiny glass eyes and skipped stitched nose.
Blaze is sits on a hand made autumn brown 
velvet & felt leaf with a spray of antique velvet leaves.
Limited Edition 1/1 
ONE OFF ADOPTED

HORTENSIA

HORTENSIA
HORTENSIA
Hortensia is 3.25" or 8cm high and created from hand dyed mohair in pale spice cinnamon.
This tiny little witch wears purple satin dress trimmed with antique black lace
 and antique black glass button.
Hortensia has a gorgeous magic invisibility cloak covered in sequins 
this was from a 1920's antique piece of lace.
Hortensia wears our little hand made shoes created from antique black satin.
She carries her own hand carved witches broom.
She comes with the vintage Vinolia face powder box lined with antique writing paper.
I have used one of these before for halloween and delighted to find another!
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

MISTER PUMPKIN

MISTER PUMPKIN
Mister Pumpkin is 3"or 7.5" high and created from hand dyed mohair in pumpkin spice.
He is quite pleased with his pumpkin which has grown very well this year.
 hand made from hand dyed velvet.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


MYSTIC HAND
MYSTIC HAND 
Mystic Hand Sculpted Wall Art

Simon is creating more of these sculpted textile art designs and this one is a palm readers hand.

The sculpted hand is created from antique silk satin and set on antique black embroidered gypsy shawl
Set in a Vintage round frame 6" or 15cm with convex glass.
Edition Number 1 SOLD 
Edition Number 2 SOLD 


Other designs we have previously created such as the the man in the moon & 
silver moons can be made to order.














END OF SHOW

Thank you for visiting should you wish to adopt any of our designs.

Please contact us by email 
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook or instagram.

Wishing you all a frightfully fun halloween what ever you are doing.

Paula & Simon
xx































Friday, 23 October 2020

Autumn & Halloween Collection coming soon....

Hello 

We invite you to our Autumn & Halloween Collection which will feature on our blog next week.


Autumn & Halloween Collection coming very soon......

 

Autumn & Halloween Collection


Thursday 29th October 
7.30pm 

Wishing you all a Happy Halloween!
Paula & Simon
xx