Wednesday, January 20, 2010

“Wednesday Wee Ones” and my famous hubby!

I fell in love with this Annette Himstedt doll

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and you had to preorder her months in advance to even get a chance to purchase her.

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She finally came but it was just a few days after I lost my Dad ( in the Fall of 1994) so I did not feel the excitement of getting a new doll at the time.

My sweet hubby picked her up and walked around with her and they both looked so cute that I snapped a photo. Later when I showed the photo to friends, they said I should send it to Annette Himstedt.

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What a surprise when she contacted me to say the photo would be in her magazine, Undine.

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Here are a few more photos.

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She holds a special place in my heart....and my hubby is pretty special, too, don’t you think?

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Have a wonderful week! We are taking off for a couple of days to celebrate my birthday tomorrow. Talk to you when I get back! Have FUN and take some time to PLAY and celebrate life!

30 comments:

Kerrie said...

What a beautiful doll!! I was startled as the face looks like my granddaughter when she was little but her hair was light brown! Kerrie

ginger@bearbits said...

You know this is my favorite, I think. I only have one or two and she sits where I can see her. There's another that people do a double take thinking they are children they hadn't noticed. You probably get that all the time with yours. Cute photos, especially with your husband. It's hard to tell she is a doll! Have a very wonderful and extremely Happy Birthday!!!!!

~ginger

Shelley said...

Love this post....your husband is wonderful to share with you your love for doll collecting....this little girl is just precious....have a great time on your B-D trip....blessings

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Yes, your 'hubbie' is a sweetie!

Have a wonderful Birthday holiday!

Hugs,
Aunt Amelia

Jacqueline said...

She is lovely. She could be a playmate or attend the party or be in the doll fashion show...a doll to be cherished for sure. I love my husband too, he makes me gnome world sweet. Peek on todays post and you'll see the gnome in the trunk. Thank God for the sweet men in our lives.

becky said...

She makes gorgeous dolls!

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

What an exquisite doll! I just love her sweet face! I don't blame you for loving her, so do I! Thank you for sharing her with us and have yourself a wonderful Birthday with a year overflowing with blessings!

Blessings,
Sandi

Faerie Moon Creations said...

Hope you have a lovely birthday! Congrats to your "star" hubby ~ it was a lovely gesture for him to make.

Jess said...

Oh my, this is a gorgeous doll. That was the sweetest picture! I love to see husbands taking part in the doll world. What a sweet pair they are! And Happy Birthday - a little early!!

Have a great day!

Jess

GardenofDaisies said...

OH, that is so cute! That picture sure deserves to be in the magazine! I love husbands who have figured out how to be supportive of their wife's creative side.

Vee said...

What a neat story! Attitude is all over that beautiful doll's expression. Amazing.

Boo-Bah said...

I love this doll. What a neat story. How nice your husband is to share your love of dolls. I bet you hang onto that magazine forever.
Happy Birthday! I hope it is a wonderful one.

Iris

jen said...

hey, that's so cool! go hubby. :)

happy birthday dear! you are a very special person and thank you for being part of my "blog circle." i hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow.

Annalisa said...

happy birthday again, dear!
Oh my, how wonderful is your doll!!!
And, may I say it, haven't seen anything sweeter than your hubby's pic! :D Lovely photo, and how lucky to be on the magazine!:)
Love your dolls, they look so real..enchanting..would love to have some!Thank you for visiting my blog and being so kind to leave always nice and sweet commments..you don't know how much I appreciate it!!
Annalisa

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

The dolls look so real. Not in a scary way like they sometimes can, but so sweet too! Hubby is a special guy!

Catherine Holman said...

Wow! She's a beautiful doll and the picture of her with your husband is so sweet. How exciting that his photo will be published. Have a very Happy Birthday!
Hugs,
Cathie

cynthialeedesigns said...

What a cute doll!! Love the photo of your hubby with her...too precious!!
Have a wonderful time on your birthday trip. Can't wait to here all about it when you get back!!
~Cindy~

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Diane, Happy Birthday! I hope you have the best birthday ever! Your doll is very special and so is your husband. You are a very lucky lady. Enjoy your day! Twyla

M.Kate said...

Beautiful dolls as usual, so lifelike. I have missed you a lot :)

Madame Samm said...

Happy Name Sake Day my dear, you and your sweet family.
What a delightful doll or child as she is so lifelike...guess you never ever feel alone..lol
blessings, all the days ahead.
madame samm

julietk said...

It is a lovely photo of your hubby and she is a gorgeous doll. Hope your birthday trip is all you could wish for :-) Juliet

Itch2stitch.com said...

What a beautiful face on that doll! such expression! Love the photo too! suzie xxx

Lisa Lectura Creations said...

Hi Diane! Happy Birthday! Your Annette Himstedt doll is adorable! Love all the magical photos you shared. The one with your hubby is fantastic! Congrats! Have a beautiful weekend! :)

Kaila said...

Hubby is a keeper. :-)

Martha said...

These dolls have the most lifelike faces of all the dolls I think! They remind me of my granddaughter when she was about 4!
Your hubby is a doll too, that is a cool photo and great that it will be used in publication!
My hubby gives me a lot of encouragement with the dolls I make, for that I am blessed, he even "owns" two of my Raggedy Ann dolls, he said he could never let me sell them!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diane,

I love the photo of you and your husband with the doll.
How neat that the photo was printed in a magazine.
The doll is pretty and so lifelike.

Happy Birthday, dear friend and have an enjoyable time away.

Hugs
Carolyn

beedeebabee♥ said...

Hi Diane! Happy Birthday Sweetie! I hope you and your sweet hubby had a fun time celebrating!... I think Annette Himstedt dolls are just the prettiest and so real looking. I love the photo of your husband holding the doll...too cute! Sending a big birthday hug, Paulette xoxo

Prim2Pink said...

♪♫ Happy Birthday to you!♪♫
What a lovely doll. I love her face & dissheveled hair.
Judy

theresa martin said...

She's gorgeous. How cool that your photo and your husband will be featured in the magazine.

Jen said...

Oh my goodness. Wow that doll is exquisite! So neat. how neat about ur husband being in a magazine n' all....can I have his autograph =D LOL

Isn't this whole magic carpet ride thing so fun! I am meeting so many new people!

K Well God Bless!