here she is ....the final one in this series of 'smallpeople'.
Rose came up with a line for this one as well..."Ivy was quite amused by the strawberries" ( I promised her that I would tell everyone!)
Well,now what?To begin with,this weekend, I am going to stick them all up on my white wall and just enjoy them for a few moments. Then?
That's a bit harder to decide.
Some are headed off to new homes, a few are staying right here with me ( I couldn't give away my own children's names, now could I!)
The others will be up for sale shortly in my Etsy shop.
Aha, you didn't know I had an Etsy shop did you? It's been hopping along quite nicely for the same length of time as my (Typepad) appleseed shop. When I first decided to sell things, I couldn't work out which was the best way to go so I opted for two stores. Both have done really well so for the present I will keep my little empire as is.
Getting back to the future of the smallpeople...well, Damian is encouraging me to self publish a smallpeople book, along the lines of an ABC book.This was also suggested by a few other people. I guess if I went along this pathway, I'd be sure of a good supply of baby presents for the next few decades!
The other direction I am pursuing is custom 'smallpeople'- I have had requests for specific names and I think that it will be a challenge that I enjoy.
Hmmmm, something to ponder this weekend,while I sit with a glass of champagne and enjoy all 30 smallpeople staring down at me from the wall....any other suggestions most welcome indeed....
(By the way, I'm sure that this is not the last you will see of the smallpeople....one will pop up here and there when the inspirations hits me!)
Thank you to everyone who commented (or didn't comment but dropped by for a look) -the encouragement and feedback has been overwhelming. My postcards have gone to Portugal ( thanks Zelia!) New Zealand, Germany, Japan, Brazil, US, France, UK and of course Australia. That in itself is enough to give me a thrill!
Now, where's that champagne.....