Wednesday, August 31, 2011

I haven't been posting much, but I have been crafting...

Well the summer here has been yucky to say the least. We are just now getting good weather. But that didn't stop me and my boy from being busy, busy, busy. I am not sure if I can blame my "non" blogging on it being summer, or that since my computer has moved downstairs to my new craft room I am not on as much. Before it was in our living room, and I could cook supper and be back and forth, but with all those stairs it is just to hard. When I am cooking now I stay upstairs.
But I have been crafting. If you follow me on Facebook, you already know what I have been up to. :)
But for the people who don't follow me here is what I have been up to lately:
Here are my quilled versions of Princess Peach, Mario, and Luigi. What do you think??

Here they are added to the Birthday cake, which I made the fondant characters for, first time working with fondant and I LOVED it. :)

My version of Barbie, someone ordered after they saw the Mario characters, I was going to add wings, but I didn't have time.

This is the card I made for the little girl, whose parents wanted the quilled barbie. This is the doll I used as reference.

And here is another quilled doll which will be for a Sweet 16 cake. I have since added a card stock and tinfoil base to her, and a face.
I am busy making more things for this girl's party, her mom always gets me to make cards, and invites and stuff for her. Good customer :)
I have a question I would love help with... How much do you think is a reasonable price to ask for these dolls, they stand mostly approx. 5-6" high. And take around 3 to 4 days to make.
The one of the barbie gave me 10.00$, when I only asked 5.00$.
And the pink star girl will be 8.00, because I still have to add a quilled "M" to it.
What do you all charge?? I hate trying to figure out a price, and most people are shocked when I say the price because they expect I am going to charge more then I do.
I hope you all have a great week, this is my little boys last week of Summer Vacay, Next Wednesday he will be entering Grade 1!! I am excited and dreading it all at the same time.
Melissa D

2 comments: said...

These are awesome!

Sandy D said...

Oh my God! I LOOOOVE the Super Mario Brothers! That was my favorite Nintendo game to play (and still is) shhh ;) Great job!