Thursday, February 14, 2013

Soup's On & Look What I GOT!

Greetings to my Sweetest of Hearts!
It's that time again, time for Lori Anderson's

This is my 3rd time makin soup with Lori & it's always such
a fun event... pickin the beads you're going to send your
partner & then waiting excitedly for your beads to arrive!

My partner this time is the talented...

 She sent me some wonderful ingredients,

 full of color & texture...

with silvers...

& coppers...

& gold.

I can't wait to get all of my supplies out,
spread this soup out on my bead table
& start cooking.

Thanks Tina, for all the Beautiful Goodies,
Let the Creating Begin!!!

Oh & speaking of Sweetest of Hearts...

to all of you, from my neck of the woods to yours!


Monday, February 11, 2013

Queen of Queens

Queen Consort of King Edward VII,

Mother of King George V,
Sister to Princess Dagmar of Denmark, {Maria Feodorovna}

Aunt to Tsar Nicholas II,
the Last Tsar of Russia.

Queen Consort of George V,

Mother of King Edward, who abdicated the throne for Wallis Simpson
& to Albert who took his place & became King George VI,
Grandmother to our current Queen Elizabeth.

Born Archduchess of Austria,

She ruled France with her husband,
King Louis the XVI,

who she was married to from 1770 until 1793
when they were both executed during the
French Revolution.

Soooooo, from all of the paper doll designs I've made lately,
I have decided I, vintagesusie, am the Queen of Queens!
It's a tough job, but someone has to do it!!! :)))

{if you'd like to see any of my dolls for sale,
they can be found in my etsy shop right