Tuesday, February 15, 2011

my Humpty Dumpty...


HUMPTY DUMPTY sat on a wall
and this HUMPTY DUMPTY was handmade by me. Every year at this time, right after Valentine's Day, I start to work on my Humpty Dumpty dolls. Well, maybe more of a toy~ decoration. I sew them up with muslin, stuff , paint and then draw directly on the fabric egg with permanent marker. .

I have made him (or her) to order for family and friends and is always my favorite baby gift to give (sometimes lighty hand painted with pink or blue).
I have had him copyrighted, as many projects are planned for his future (not scrambled eggs). This inspiration, this love of Humpty all started when my Mom quilted my twin brother and I each a Humpty Dumpty when we were born...

thanks,
Karen

linking to Wow Us Wednesday at Savy Southern Style ,and White Wednesday at Faded Charm, Vintage Inspiration Friday at Common Ground, The Charm of Home at Home Sweet Home, Show and Tell at My Romantic Home, and Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage

They are beautiful blogs- check them out...

Image: Brayton Homestead Interiors

24 comments:

Elephunk said...

That is so cool! I love the expression on Humpty's face.

Blondie's Journal said...

Karen~~~

He is just adorable. You are very talented and creative. I love what a great gift it makes!

XO,
Janie

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How cute! I love this...and I think I have a little Humpty Dumpty peeking out in one of the photos in my post tonight! I love dolls and toys! ♥

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

That is so cool. Thanks for joining the party.

AshTreeCottage said...

That is very precious Karen!!

Lots of love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

Victoria said...

Your Humpty is very cute, love it!

Pam said...

How cute. Your are very creative and very talented.

Diann said...

This is so cute!

Low Tide High Style said...

Karen, I was just thinking about a Humpty Dumpty pillow I had as a child and wondering where it got to. It was similar to yours and I loved it! Yours is wonderful, and what a special gift to give to a new baby! I imagine that that is when I received mine too, right after I was born!

Kat :)

Theresa said...

He is fabulous! I love the black and white graphic look of him, and the details are wonderful! Theresa xoxo

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Karen, what a sweet idea! Hope you have a wonderful day.

Sue said...

Hi Karen
Such a darling Humpty! He looks so vintage. I"ll be he looks pretty sweet in nurseries.
Have a great day.
Sue

Ellen said...

Absolutely adorable! Love him!

xoxo,
Ellen

Debra@Common Ground said...

This is such a darling idea. That your mom made one for you when you were born! He's just so sweet. I'm excited to see where Humpty goes!
xo,
Debra

Sherry said...

That is wonderful! How neat an idea and your drawing on the "egg" is fantastic. Thanks for linking.
Sherry

Debbie~ said...

OMGoodness Karen, he's adorable! I looove Humpty Dumpty, I have a small collection of different versions of him in my laundry room, I'll have to share them on my blog soon! Thanks for sharing your lovely little round guy! Hugs, Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

Aww..I love Humpty Dumpty! Yours is adorable! Never thought of collecting them. Sweet!

Fairfield House said...

Karen,

Your Humpty Dumpty is so sweet! You are very creative. Do you sell them on line?

Deborah

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Karen...

Ohhh...your Humpty Dumpty is awesome, my friend! I love his sweet face...you are a talented artist! Thanks for sharing your creative craft with us! Ohhh...I bet these would make great gifts!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Millie said...

Yes I see lots of wonderful Karen projects in this lovely Humpty's future!
Millie x

Alyssa said...

How awesome! I love it and what an artistic talent you have! ;)I'm a new follower and would love to exchange buttons with you:) From MA to MA~Alyssa of Boston Bee

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hit there~ Humpty is just precious- what a perfect little gift too! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

agnesofgod said...

Your humpty dumpty is so cool. Love his expression too.

Eccentricities said...

Love your egg! How fun and it's really cool that you give these as gifts. I love to receive handmade things - so much personality and they are always made with care by a creative soul.

Cheers!
Kelly Aaron