Monday, June 28, 2010

bamboletta time!!!

How exciting is this?!
Can't wait to reveal more one-of-a-kind styles
for your one-of-a-kind dolls soon!
Handmade heaven!

These lovely dolls are wearing
flutter sleeve ruffle dress styles :D

Sunday, June 27, 2010

new size alert : bigger and better!

After the what seems like HUNDREDS of emails about larger sizes for bigger girls over the years, it's finally HERE!! After all, our little gals are growing up so quickly! No more worrying about growing out of courtneycourtney :D

Versatile drawstrings allow you to adjust according to her size, and yes, they are made from tshirt bands. Make sure they are knotted when you throw them in the wash so they don't get pulled out! Either side can be worn front and back.

And how PERFECT is our model?? Cool, funky, still sweet ;) and those metallic gladiators - so chic!
Beautiful photography by Reata of Sugar Shots Photography!
THANK YOU! and ENJOY!! Ok, now you can stop worrying about outgrowing CC.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

ruffles in the woods ! Melinda Ann Photography !

Hello Miss Leighton!! What are you getting into today?

Flutter sleeve dress with ruffle detail on front and hem, cut out at sides.
Thank you so much Melinda! I love that my dresses are so easy to play in and also enjoyable to view and wear!

Oh and don't get me started on daddy-with-baby photos!!!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

susan dodd photography

Ok, once and IF you get beyond how gorgeous this girl is.... she's wearing a flutter sleeve tunic with the limited edition letters silkscreen print! She's actually quite a bit older than the size, but we gave it a shot :) So you can expect to see longer lengths and several different courtneycourtney styles in older girls sizes. Thank you SO much, Susan!!! She is simply stunning!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

where in the world is courtneycourtney - part 1

One of my journeys this Summer landed me in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This was my first visit to this enchanting city. It's soooo much more than just the craziness of Bourbon Street, jazz and crawfish (yummy!) You can really see the love and pride that its inhabitants have for the land, culture and history. It reminds you that life is about enjoying the company of others and never knowing quite where each day can take you.

Here are some fun friends I found! However, mosquitoes are NOT my friends.

I have always loved shopping in cute little stores, but what intrigued me about these Louisiana shops is the amount of layering that accumulates over the years. Pieces get picked up and their spaces get filled. It all works together. Items are not set apart by seasons or colors, they mix and easily find their place with what is already available. Aisles are lined with antique tables and buffets, frames and trinkets are placed on top of them, walls are spaced with hanging signs, and scarves and even more trinkets are hung from ceilings above. A lot of repurposing older items yet making sure the original purpose and function remains visible.

I did get a chance to spend some time with beautiful little courtneycourtney fans and their fantastic moms. It always amazes and inspires me to see how each child further individualizes each dress. And, nothing like seeing my dresses in action! Will share more inspiration, findings and photos soon!!

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