Saturday, 31 October 2009

November Wallpaper download


With just one more day before November begins, you thought I'd forgotten about November's wallpaper haven't you!?? hehe...with the hectic October month, I did almost forget but it's not too late yet!! November's wallpaper is now ready for download, just click here! Hope you have a great month ahead and HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! :D

Friday, 30 October 2009

*:: Yukimi ~ my little petal in the snow ::*


You've probably noticed why it's taking me much longer to create a new bear each week and I have no excuse except to say that it's all Facebook's fault! It's all those games and boy am I addicted!! LOL Thank you for playing with me and I am having a ball though I must admit, it's taking over my life and time to a HUGE extend and I really must try hard to be a bit more "balance" from now on.

I've almost forgotten the wonderful buzz I get when I finish a bear so here I like to present to you my latest bear "Yukimi"...she's like a little petal in the snow. Yukimi is now looking for a new home and is available for adoption from here.
Happy Friday everyone!!

Treasury :: SEA GREEN WITH ENVY



Pistachio is definitely not green with envy and feels very honored to be selected and taking part in this beautiful treasury by thespottedbarn who makes gorgeous pouches and bags. Am so loving the colour of this treasury, please drop by for a visit at http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list.php?room_id=90698 . Have a happy Friday :D

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

HAPPY 6TH BIRTHDAY!


It's jennylovesbenny's Birthday and is 6y.o this month!! It seemed like only yesterday when I made my first bear and as I look back the years, I feel like a mum watching my little children grow and blossom. It's been another wonderful year and many bears have found new homes in far and wide locations. Many exciting places I'll love to be able to get the chance to visit one day.

"Corn" here is my sample bear, created from my first attempt at designing my own bear. I was very pleased with how he turned out and being my first, he's very special to me. He's still by my side, each day, keeping me and other bears in great company. Below is "Joshua", my very first bear to be created from my "Corn" pattern. "Joshua" was adopted by a lovely lady from Lincoln in the UK...hmmm...I wonder how he's doing now.

I often wonder whether I'm passing my bear's new home when I drive through a town where I know my bears have gone to live. Hoping that I might get a glimpse of them sitting by a window watching the world go by...



I'll like to THANK YOU for your support and for taking the time to send me lovely emails. It's always a delight to receive them and knowing my bears have made you smile! :D

To celebrate jennylovesbenny's 6th Birthday, I'll like to offer a blog giveaway. The winner will receive a softcover copy of my new Birthday Book together with a hard copy pattern of their choice.

How to Enter? Anyone who leaves a comment on this post during the next 7 days is automatically entered in the draw, starting with this post and ending Tuesday the 3rd of November.

Please leave one comment and tell me which is your favourite jlb bear from my adopted bears gallery page or from my patterns and also what pattern you would like to receive as the winner.

I will be using randome.org to generate a number to pick the winner. The winner will be revealed later that day. Good Luck and Thank you again!!! :D

Monday, 26 October 2009

Bear Artist At Home...


Taiwan Teddy Bear Association have started a new project ~ "Bear Artist at Home" which introduces Bear Artists around the world and giving you a snippet of their home life. Here is mine! :D

Friday, 23 October 2009

Birthday Book Published!


YAH!!!! I've just published my very first book! It's a jennylovesbenny's "Birthday book" made of up JLB bear images I've taken over the years. You can see a preview of the book and it comes in three formats: Softcover/ Hardcover with flip jacket/ Hardcover - image wrap. It is now ready and you can order them right here: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/912584

I want to THANK YOU all for your support and is offering a special price with a saving of $4 off each book until the 1st of Jan 2010. As Christmas is fast approaching, I think this will make a very special gift. Please feel free to give me feedback regarding the book, hope you enjoy it! :D

Thursday, 22 October 2009

:: Auber-Jean ::


As I sat by my window, I noticed a pretty little bud...each day, it would grow just a little bigger...

Fleur d'aubergine en bouton - Eggplant flower Originally uploaded by sinkha63

then one day, the petals opened and it was in full bloom..."my, what a beautiful flower you are" I said.

Aubergine Originally uploaded by endlessdrones

Next appeared a little fruit and each day, it would grow just a little bigger and also just a little bit rounder until one day POP came a little purple anime bear..."Auber-Jean"!

Please meet my new bear "Auber-Jean" a little egg-plant as we call it Down Under. He is created from my anime bear designs "Sleepy". "Auber-Jean" has just been listed on my website and is now available for adoption.

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Umeboshi is home, sweet home!


Pinky cuteness ^__^ Originally uploaded by lollygomez
Umeboshi has arrived in his new home and is already having so much fun with his new mommy. He's even got himself a girl friend by the looks of things! lol...These photos are just too precious and I just had to share them with you. Thank you Umeboshi's mum for taking such beautiful photos...I can feel the love from here! :D

Umeboshi bear Originally uploaded by lollygomez

Umeboshi and Rabbit Originally uploaded by lollygomez

Monday, 19 October 2009

A cure for Mondayitis!!?


Monday is usually a bit of a drag for most people but I have found a cure!! Here is a video to kick start your week, be warned though, don't fall off your chair laughing like I did! LOL Have a great week Everyone :D

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Win Friends and Influence people...


Want to win friends and influence people? This coconut pie will do the trick! lol
This is definitely one of my favourite desserts to make and eat!! I've made this many many times for many many parties and each time, loved by all, guys and gals, young and old and all nationalities. My plate will come back empty and someone always asks me for the recipe. Want to try my moist coconut pie this weekend? Just click here for the easy peasy recipe, you'll LOVE it! :D

Friday, 16 October 2009

The Witch, her cat and a magic broomstick


Halloween is just around the corner and "Beatrice" is already getting ready to celebrate Halloween. She's got her tall witch hat that I'd knitted for her, adopted a cat and now looking for her broomstick! For more photos and to read a little story about Beatrice, her cat and her magic broomstick, please click here. They are now ready to celebrate Halloween and are very much looking forward to go trick or treating with their new family! I hope you enjoy their little story! :D

Thursday, 15 October 2009

My Wannabe Witch...


Who's ever heard of a witch with no broomstick and cat?!! Here is a little snippet of my little Beatrice who wants to be a witch. She's not quite complete yet because I still need to find her broomstick and she definitely won't be happy without a cat to ride that broomstick with her. Beatrice is getting way too serious about Halloween...
:D

a beautiful story teller...


Am currently working on a Halloween bear but it's not quite ready yet and still a lot of work to be done before completion. Before I head off to sew, I'll like to share with you this beautiful clip...it's a bit of a long video but I hope you enjoy it :D

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

DOG...spelled backwards...GOD


I came across this video on Facebook and would very much like to share this beautiful story with you. Someone once said that dogs are a man's best friend...how right they were!
I hope you enjoy this as much as me. It really touched my heart and I feel very lucky and blessed to have dogs in my life. Like most mothers who talk about their kids all the time, I'm one of those people who talks about my dogs all the time but words just cannot describe how my days have been made brighter because of them.

They always manage to put a smile on my face when I'm down. I never feel lonely with them wanting to be by my side and I'm forever loved by them unconditionally. They may not be God but I'm certain they are precious gifts from God. I hope you have a wonderful day with your furry friends EVERY DAY!!
Hugs, Jenny, Benny and Walter

My little pickled plum...


Please meet my new bear "UMEBOSHI", a little pickled plum! He is created from my earlier anime bear designs "Sleepy". UMEBOSHI has just been listed on my website and his complete kit is also available! :D


umeboshi Originally uploaded by r.otsuya


Monday, 12 October 2009

KEEP those off cuts!


As you know I don't like to throw things out and at home I have a basket full of mohair and alpaca off cuts from all the bear making cuttings. I often use these to create my twinkee bears and key chains. You'll be surprise how little fabric you need and don't forget you can even mix and match mohair to create a multi-colour bear, this gives them so much character!
You can easily turn them into key chains and with Christmas just 8 weeks away, these Twinkee bear key chains makes adorable gifts! :D

Saturday, 10 October 2009

we have a visitor!!


I've been a bit preoccupied this week and not much of JLB work got done. We even have a visitor staying with us a few days...Benny is 12 y.o now and he rather likes his naps especially after a morning of chasing Walter around the coffee table and kicking the ball. Yes, no mistake there, Benny understands "kick" and can kick a tennis ball back to you using his feet. Walter is yet to master that one! Jenny bear has been very excited and have attached herself to him like a missing limb, incessantly talking to him, giving him no peace.

It's a beautiful Saturday Spring day today but it also feels like a lazy Sunday afternoon. While waiting for mum to be released from hospital tomorrow, I'm in no mood to sew or to do anything but to laze the day away.

Here is a "Jenny bear and Benny" moment I like to share with you:









Better take Walter and Benny for a nice long walk before they turn into couch potatoes! :D
Hope you enjoy their little fun together and have a beautiful weekend.
Hugs, Jenny, Benny and Walter

Thursday, 8 October 2009

can't get enough of Polka dots...


You know I LOVE polka dots and can never get enough of them.
I've just listed two of my latest fabrics from my personal stash used to create Bump and Flop's pillowcase dresses. They are now available from my Etsy shop if you wish to purchase it in US$ and my shop in AUD$. The fabric comes in fat 1/4 piece but do let me know if you would like a large piece, I can certainly provide that too :D

Website hiccups...


Tender breeze Originally uploaded by tearoom
Web service provider is under going maintenance and some customers have been experiencing minor problems checking out my shop. Please feel free to contact me if you have any urgent orders, sorry for the disruption, hopefully, they'll get it sorted real soon..
For now, hope you're enjoying the Spring weather...I'm seeing more and more sunny days :D

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Treasury :: ANIMAL KINGDOM


Clementine have just been featured again and this time in the ANIMAL KINGDOM treasury by
ninexmus. This is such a cute animal kingdom indeed...have you spot the cute little felted cat already? Please take a peek at this cute treasury and also you may be interested in popping over to Ninexmuse's shop, there are lots of nice little treasures there...I already have my eyes on this lovely "Sunday Best Afternoon Teaset Necklace", isn't is just so pretty??

Saturday, 3 October 2009

Treasury :: SUNSET


BABY ELEPHANT SWEET CLEMENTIN have just been featured in this beautiful, bright and happy treasury "SUNSET" by Mazzy7 from somewhere special! :D
Please drop in and have a peek, it will surely brighten your day with this wonderful bright 'sunset' colour and dun forget to drop by at Mazzy Blue studios by Selina to look at her wonderful artwork and crafts. Have a great weekend everyone, the clock goes forward this weekend for daylight savings, bring on Summer!! :D

Friday, 2 October 2009

*TOMOE*


Makoto is so happy to have a new little friend Tomoe and she's a lot of fun to have around!! They can sit and chatter the day away like there's no tomorrow....what do they have so much to talk about I wonder!!

'Tomoe" is now living in Seattle, US. available for adoption from my shop. Can't believe my Happy Friday is almost over!!! Hope you have a great weekend! :D