Tuesday, November 24, 2009

My Peppermint Girl

This folk art doll sculpture was made for a PWGL challenge entitled "Enchanted Christmas." However, so many hours went into her that I missed the entry date completely. Like, swoosh, completely flew over my head!

She has just come back from the factory, conveniently located in the North Pole, because really, that's where all the enchanted Christmas people live right?
After spending her day making sweet confections, she's getting to do what she's been thinking about all day- decorating for Christmas! See that pinkalicious garland? It's about to go on her fireplace! Right next to her tree of ooey gooey gumdrops!


This challenge really was a challenge for me...just not used to making such a whimsical face. I debated a lot with myself, but figured it would be more fun to eat a peppermint if someone like this actually made them!


She's on ebay now until Thanksgiving night. If she doesn't sell, I'll be taking her over to Briar Patch on Friday.
It does make me curious though, what is your favorite Christmas candy? Without a doubt, mine is peppermint bark...YUM! :)
Best of luck to you all as you get ready for Thanksgiving!! :)

15 comments:

purplecat said...

she is amazing!!!

Kelly said...

She is just amazing...she makes me think she should have a storybook written about her: Peppermint Girl and The Very Sweet Christmas...or something like that.
I agree...peppermint bark is my fave too. I make batches of it to give away, but I eat about 1/3 of it while I'm making it and packing it up in the little boxes. oh well

slommler said...

She is fabulous!!! I agree with Kelly..she needs a story. Hope she sells for you on eBay!
My fav candy is my mom's peanut butter fudge!! It is TDF!!!!
Have a Happy Thanksgiving
Hugs
SueAnn

Bee Serendipitous said...

Mere, Mizz Sweet Peppermint is just darling...she looks like she is an excellent helper with decorating...hopefully she finds a home to go to - to put her magic touches too...

I too soooo love Peppermint Bark...that and a piping cup of Hot Chocolate with whipped cream & shavings of chocolate & pieces of peppermint hmmm hmmm good....


have a honey of a night - sweet dreams! grace peace & many blessings 2 U, Marlene

Jen R. said...

She's gorgeous Mere!!!

Cathy ~ Tadpoles and Teacups said...

What a clever little Peppermint Girl!
Gives me a smile. :)

The Gritty Bird said...

Hello There! She is just lovely. Thanks so very much for your recent visit to my site.

Yes! I love Boston's... they are our world!

Take Care.

Sweet B Folk Art said...

Mere - Peppermint girl is Divine! - I want my hair to look like hers... seriously!

I am still so heartsick that I missed you at the Bliss fest - is there another one in spring?

I am sure you are super busy. Is "the late rabbit" sold?

Congrats on Art doll by the way - Alice was superb and totally needed to be published!

B

Annie Oakleaves said...

coolest coolest doll i have ever seen. i love her so much!

LINDSAY said...

She looks good enough to *Eat*!

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog this morning and leaving a sweet comment :)

Ginger said...

Oh my she is so sweet, Loved how you took her to a new lever what talent my friend.Lord bless your family this new Years!
hugs

Lisa Lectura Creations said...

Hi Mere! Happy 2010! Wishing you a year full of love and creative happiness! Thanks so much for your sweet inspiration to us all!

Hugs,
Lisa :)

grittyjane said...

This little dolly is REALLY something! Good job!

Diane Duda said...

She's sweet. :)

Tricia Samsal said...

Hello, I met you at Blissfest in Nov. You posted about me,thank you!
I am Tricia with Vintage Bliss. I would like to get a hold of you about an art & craft event I am helping put together on March, and thought you might be interested. If so, email me back and I can send you the info.
Tricia
VintageBliss