About a year ago I wrote about my struggles to make time for art and shared some of the things that had helped me. Being a stay at home mom and an artist has been pretty tricky at times and I know I’m not the only one in this so I thought I’d write aContinue Reading On Being A Mom And An Artist
I am so excited to introduce you to my two newest dolls: Violetta the Cotton Candy Vendor and Pip the Clown!! “Cotton Candy!! Cotton Candy!! Get your Cotton Candy!! Only 25 Cents!!” Violetta would love to sell you some of her sweet treats. She is 13″ tall and made entirely by hand. She comes withContinue Reading Circus Dolls!!!
If you’ve been following me for awhile now you may have noticed a slight change in my Instagram and Facebook feed. I’ve suddenly been posting more drawings and even a few paintings – some doll related and some not. If you noticed and thought to yourself, “Hey, what’s up with that?” this is an answerContinue Reading What I’ve Been Up To
Meet Astrid, a sweet little Wood Elf. She lives in the Great Forest with her sisters, where she has been given the noble duty of animal caretaker. There are many jobs to be done in the Elf Kingdom, but none so fulfilling as the animal caretakers. Astrid, along with a few others, spends her days looking after all ofContinue Reading Astrid
This is Lady Marion. She is waiting for her long lost love, Sir Owen. Marion grew up with Owen as a child. A sweet and faithful lad, he pledged his heart to her and they swore that when they were both of age they’d be wed. But on that fateful day it was tears ofContinue Reading Lady Marion And Her Long Lost Love
About a week ago I wrote a post introducing my new doll. Up until now all of my dolls have had a single trademark: the absence of a mouth. As I said in my previous post, this was something that just sort of happened and something I came to like. But I’ve often tossed aroundContinue Reading The Voiceless Children
That title seems so lofty and stuff, but it’s honestly the best way to describe what I’ve been thinking about. I’ve been looking back a lot lately. At all my work over the past year – it’s been about a year and a half since I started sculpting – and the changes and progress IContinue Reading Evolution of the Dark Manor Doll
I stumbled across these strange little creatures while walking in my yard one day. They are what you would call elves, in particular garden elves. As is quite obvious, garden elves are little creatures that live in gardens. Garden elves are so shy that is very difficult indeed to spot one, but chances are good youContinue Reading Introducing……
I apologize for my lack of posts lately, we’ve been having quite the hot summer here in Seattle – something a bit unusual for us. And there’s been lots of family outings and activities. But I promise I haven’t been completely unproductive. I thought I’d share with you a little sneak peek of an excitingContinue Reading Sneak Peek
Wow, can’t believe it’s already been a year since I opened Dark Manor Dolls. So much has happened in the last 12 months, but I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun, doesn’t it?? And man, I’ve been having a blast, thanks to all of my lovely fans and followers. So to celebrateContinue Reading HUGE Anniversary Sale!!!