Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Everything Tiny

This is the biggest time of year for me when it comes to anything tiny. If your familiar with my shop you know I have quite a few tiny hand stitched creations from animals to dolls. The Christmas tree pictured here is actually a 2 floor tiny guinea pig hutch. Come by for a visit and check them out if only to stop by just for a smile and a giggle. Happy Holidays! Kathie :)

Monday, November 29, 2010


Hey everyone, welcome to my CYBER MONDAY AND BEYOND SALE. Everything in my shop is 20% off. Just use the coupon code 123WISH. HAPPY SHOPPING :)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

And my world of creating tinies continue!!!!

Yes, even though I've had severe cases of eyestrain, even a blood vessel break in my dry irritated eyes, I'll continue to create what my people want... lol Give me tiny and make it cute! "I'm trying, I'm trying" :D Here's my latest....

Monday, November 8, 2010

It's back to the tiny treasures for Christmas!

So I've been away for a while... I've been trying to figure out all of this Etsy stuff, with advice coming from all directions. From trying to please the Search Engine with every word I use in my shop to experts telling me to double my prices to stop blogging and sending newsletters. Well I figured it's time to go back in time to my old prices, to my most popular products, and to the old ways of using my own words so my customers understand just what it is their buying. So this revelation comes just in time for Christmas! Time to break out my most popular tiny hand stitched items.

Yes I've re listed just about all of my tiny creations that I've been whipping up since I first started my Etsy shop almost two years ago. They make great stocking stuffers and are all reasonably priced. Stop by my shop and take a look. It's guaranteed to make you SMILE :D

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Jack Sparrow a.k.a. Johnny Depp :)

Check out this AWESOME freehand pencil sketch by a very talented artist. Her Etsy shop is Lindasgift. I love me drunkin pirate :)

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Looks like a Llama?

I don't know exactly what this little guy is but I think he's awfully adorable. I snapped this picture at the Barnstable County fair in Cape Cod MA.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

How about a little luck?

Anybody out there need a little luck? I know I do.

Well a while back I remembered having troll dolls as a kid. They were right up there with the rabbits foot (I know that was kind of gross) But I'm talking about the LUCK factor.

I've always been all about color. I loved the different colored hair on these little guys. Well to make a long story a little shorter, I gave my niece one of the troll dolls from my shop. She picked out all of the colors down to the tiny beads she picked out for the eyes nose and belly button.

She said she was going to take it to her t-ball game because she just never gets a home run. Well 2 days later she comes running into my house all excited because she got 2 home runs in her t-ball game and her team won. She said "Auntie! I think it was my little good luck doll"! Well I don't know if it was the doll but the look on her face was priceless.

I've never actually made one for myself, but I think I'm going to make one and leave it in my pocket and see what happens. I may even start making them for my family and friends just to see what happens. This just might be an interesting experiment. I think I'll try it. :D

You can find my troll dolls here: (just copy and paste)

My shop home: (just copy and paste)

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

My little Hawaiian girl needs a home....

This is my little Hawaiian girl. I made her last summer and she's been sitting here in my studio ever since. The closest I came to selling her was when one of my customers asked me to make one with blond hair. Well here she sits. I took her out by the water to get a picture of her in her ocean surroundings. Maybe soon she'll have a forever home :)

You can find her here in my shop:

(just copy and paste :)

My shop:

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Business card window on a clutch :D

This is my new business card window advertisement on a clutch.

I know that's a mouthful, but that's the only way I know to explain it. I don't know how many times I would be buying a carriage full of fabrics and someone would ask me, "what are you making"? Then I'd be fumbling for my cards, and trying to explain my shop. Not any more!

My bag even strikes up a conversation on the business card someone interested might see. I'm very excited and I hope I can help some of you business women out there.

Ohh, and the best part is that it's really pretty. The little magenta splashes of color on the cream and green look awesome.

I would appreciate any comments :D



Friday, July 9, 2010

Blog give away to win my Tropical Ruffles tote bag:

Right now there's a blog giveaway to WIN my tropical ruffles tote bag. It's hosted on the "This Crazy Life" blog. Give away runs through July 14th :) Stop by and enter:


Should I or shouldn't I?

I made this awesome patchwork clutch with the hopes that I could replicate it and sell it in my shop. Well it wasn't easy and it took a long time to finish so I will not be making another one. That makes it a OOAK. (One of a kind):) Should I sell it or keep it for myself? It was very labor intensive so I would have to get a good price for it. What would you do? :D

Friday, July 2, 2010

Still Missing my favorite place

In 2005, after being on our family vacation for a week in Naples Florida, we were all packing up to go to the airport.

Thinking back on the week we spent there we never did get to see a sunset on the beach. Either we were out doing something else or just around that time the clouds would come in.

Well just about an hour before we needed to leave for the airport I asked if my brother in law had called the airport to make sure that the plane was going to be on time. Well he did call and found out that we actually missed our plane.

The 9 of us were in shock.( For about 2 minutes) Then Whaaaaa-Whooooooo!!! we get to stay another night :D :D :D We grabbed our flip flops and drove the 2 minutes to the beach. There was the most beautiful sunset we've ever seen. It was like it was meant to be. I miss Naples :(

Thursday, July 1, 2010


It's my CHRISTMAS IN JULY SALE! All through the month of July, I'm offering FREE SHIPPING on all of my themed dogs and cats in my wishwithme shop. There's 26 so far so if you haven't seen my themed dog and cats stop by for a visit. Hope to see you there!


themed dogs and cats:

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Need a vampire hug?

They're soft and cuddly and scary sweet.

My vampire hugs don't need a midnight treat.

Just hold one in your arms and on this you can depend.

They'll be a great little buddy and a great little friend. :)


Saturday, June 12, 2010

Help me design my next bag :)

I recently started exploring the wonderful world of beach bags and totes. I'm sitting here with a pile of fabric and I can't figure out what to do with it.How about some ideas? :) I'm waiting for a great idea to come to me but I just feel blocked. This ruffle tote was posted 2 weeks ago. It seems to be the most popular of all my bags. What's next? Give me some ideas :D

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Here comes the BRIDE and GROOM!

Customized, Personalized and guaranteed NOT to be a duplicate gift :D


Saturday, June 5, 2010

Sign up for my newsletter and get 30% off any 1 item

Hi everyone! My June newsletter has been sent out and I'm offering 30% off any one item in my shop for subscribers. It's a monthly newsletter that lets you know what's new and what's coming to my shop.

Here's the link to subscribe.

You can also click on the link that's located on the top left corner of my blog :D
"Hope to see you there" :)

my shop: www.wishwithme.etsy.com

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Check out my new over sized beach bag and totes

Hey I did it! I decided to start a new line of beach bags and totes in my shop. I wanted to do this for a long time. What do you think? More pictures to follow :D Have a great day! www.wishwithme.etsy.com

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Vote for my Wish Dog :D

I have the opportunity to get a feature and interview with an awesome blog. All I need is votes for my Wish Dog. Just go to this blog (linorstorecom.blogspot.com) and vote for my cute little Wish dog.
Thanks so much in advance. I love my fans :)


Saturday, May 1, 2010

Hi Everyone out there in blog land :D I'm just catching up!

I've been a busy little beaver lately. Speaking of beaver, one of my fans suggested I make a tiny beaver playset. What would I make for a beaver?

Ohhhh back to catching up. Anyway, I'm very excited and relieved that my 2nd Wishwithme newsletter was sent out yesterday. I didn't think a newsletter would be so time consuming, but I think I'm getting the hang of it. Along with the newsletter I wanted to come up with something to celebrate May, my birthday month. I came up with a Happy Birthday Party Dog.

So you can send a Birthday Party in a box. You get my signature 12" (14 if you count the party hat) dog decorated party style, a removable party blower, 2 tasty lolly pops, a full size party hat and a birthday card with your message on it if needed. Sounds good to me :D

This time of year is always so full of birthday parties and I hate trying to find the perfect gift. Another thing, like the beaver idea, is that I'm still trying to add to my list of possibilities for tiny playsets, so if you have any ideas please send me a note.

Other than all this Etsy business I'm preparing for my daughter's junior prom,a family wedding, a high school graduation, birthdays, birthdays and more birthdays. Then to end of my summer my 25th anniversary on August 31st. No vacation this year :( Dang this economy..... Maybe next year:) So any way, to whoever is reading this, have an awesome day or night.

If your interested in anything in my shop, sign up for my newsletter first and get 30% off any 1 item in my shop and a free tie dyed turtle. I know, awesome huh. lol

visit my shop at www.wishwithme.etsy.com Be back soon, Kathie :)

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Looking for new ideas :D

Some of the most popular items in my shop are my playsets. Tiny turtle, ladybug, and guinea pig just to name a few.

I'm always looking for ideas for new ones. The detail on the animal can't be too intricate because my animals average 1/2" - 1" in size. If anybody has any ideas please feel free to comment.

Thanks in advance, Kathie :)

Link to playsets I have in my shop right now.


Link to my shop:


Friday, April 9, 2010

Having a problem focusing today

After being on our family vacation for a week in Naples Florida, we were all packing up to go to the airport.

Thinking back on the week we spent there we never did get to see a sunset on the beach. Either we were out doing something else or just around that time the clouds would come in.

Well just about an hour before we needed to leave for the airport I asked if my brother in law had called the airport to make sure that the plane was going to be on time. Well he did call and found out that we actually missed our plane.

The 9 of us were in shock.( For about 2 minutes) Then Whaaaaa-Whooooooo!!! we get to stay another night :D :D :D We grabbed our flip flops and drove the 2 minutes to the beach. There was the most beautiful sunset we've ever seen. It was like it was meant to be. I miss Naples :(

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Will they actually bring good luck?

"Find a Wish-a-ling, pick it up, and all that day you'll have good luck"!

(That's what it says at the beginning of my description of my new Wish-a-lings)

I do believe in positive thinking. Negativity doesn't usually get you anywhere but depressed and angry. So here's to positivity :D
Born in my imagination and living in a tree house in my ficus tree are my new whimsical creatures called "Wish-a-lings". Their names are:
Bindi, Lulu, Dip, Dot and Sam. They reminded me of a type of lucky charm. So I send each one out with a Wish for luck, hoping they just might make a difference in someones day.

If nothing else, I think they'll make you smile and If that's all you get from them I think that would be Awesome.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

SALE! 10 to 50% off just about everything.......

Yes here at the wishwithme shop, I've decided for the first time since I opened my shop about 15 months ago, that it's time to give everyone a break. God knows I need one.

This economy has effected my family in countless ways, as It probably has yours too. I work hard on my creations, and I'm proud of everything In my shop. I feel I've always priced my items fairly, and I've had the most awesome customers within my first 15 months.

I've been told in more than one forum, that if you lower your prices, potential customers will think that the quality isn't that good. Well now it's time to prove them wrong. To me quality and workmanship and detail are number one and my customers know that. All this price cut means is that I'm giving my customers a break.

Things can only get better from here :) see ya soon, Kathie :)

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Spring is here!

Yes, It might not feel like it where you are but Spring has sprung.

Here's something I'm posting in honor of Spring. My woolen bunny in a plantable, pickable vegetable garden. It even has a little fence around it. I know, I know, how does she come up with these things?

Well sometimes I just look at lots of different books (Yes that's books, and not the internet, explore your local library) and I look for different ideas, then I come up with my version with a twist.

For instance, for this adorable garden, I found a book with a bunny in a garden, but I thought how awesome would it be if you could actually plant and pick in that garden with the bunny to keep watch.

And Whaaaa-Laaaaaa!!! My bunny in a plantable, pickable vegetable garden:D I guess I'm in tune with the little ones because I used to have a daycare business and I had 2 of my own and quite a few nieces and nephews. I just know what they like to play with. I even throw in what I liked to play with when I was a wee one :D

So enjoy! And don't forget to sign up for my Wishwithme Newsletter. Upper left hand corner of my blog :D My newsletter has what's new, what's coming up and special discounts for my subscribers. (This month's discount is 30% off anything in my shop) WOW! Until next time: see ya, Kathie :)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Help me name these litte guys :D

I just finished these little guys and I don't know what to call them. Have any ideas? I would really appreciate it :D

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

My first newsletter..............

I'm almost finished with my first newsletter:D

It's called "Come Wish With Me". It tells you about what's new in my wishwithme etsy shop, what's coming up and I have special discounts just for my newsletter subscribers.

If you would like to sign up the place to go is the top left corner of this blog :D I should be getting the actual newsletter out by the end of this week. :)

The picture shown above is my Hawaiian tiny tikis... I just love how the picture came out. lol