Friday, March 2, 2012

Perfect Doll Gift From Above

Whatever is good and perfect comes down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.  NLT James 1:17

Lorna Paris and I communicated by phone and text message during the time she worked on the 2011 club dolls for my doll group.   After completing the last two dolls, during one of our conversations she asked if I owned one of her doll pins.   I own two and described them to her.  One is the face of a Native American girl sculpted from polymer clay.  The other is a rock head pin.  After determining that I did not own one of her mini all-leather doll pins, Lorna said she wanted to make one for me.  I became beyond excited because I love her one-of-a-kind dolls!

Referred to as Little Healing Dolls, the mini all-leather pins are dressed in a variety of clothing styles.  Each one has its own personality created by Lorna's artistic hands.  The hairstyles are unique; some have leather hair!  Leather is often used as the stuffing.  They are all completely handmade including the jewelry.

Little Healing Doll pin from the Tribal Batch by Lorna Paris

My beautiful, intricately detailed, 4-inch Little Healing Doll pin arrived this past Tuesday (shown above).  Her wig is made from baby lambskin, handmade by Lorna.  Her tribal outfit and headband are made from calf skin.   Lorna also made the jewelry, which includes gold tone earrings, bracelet, anklet, and multicolored beaded necklace.  My wearable work of art arrived with a note from Lorna that reads:

Hi Debbie!

Hope my little Tribal doll finds you in a good way.  The spirit of God told me to make this for you. Hope you like her. Wear her in good health.

Yours Truly,

Lorna Paris
2012

I called Lorna to express my deepest thanks and gratitude for her thoughtfulness.  I feel honored and very blessed, and wanted to share my good and perfect gift with the readers of this blog.

Little Healing Doll pin, wearing me

Lorna's all-leather Little Healing Dolls, made as pins (brooches) or magnets, sell for $100 plus shipping.  If you are interested in purchasing one for yourself or as a perfect gift (think Mother's Day), contact Lorna through her web site, her Etsy store, on facebook, or email.

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8 comments:

  1. She is perfect. Congratulations! The more I look at her, the more I love her.

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  2. Thanks, Vanessa. Pefect is the perfect way to describe her, too.

    My mom asked about you and Lorna yesterday.

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  3. Thanks for presenting the work of another wonderful doll artist!

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  4. What a beautiful piece of art. Thank you for sharing this.

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  5. How beautiful? Are you wearing your hair curly?

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    1. Thanks, Roxanne.

      I have successfully completed my transition from permed to unpermed, as chemical-free as possible, and am wearing my hair curly now.

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