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Breathe In, Breathe Out .. Happenings at Bamboletta!

Yes, there are 4 mason jars full o smoothies on our table – we love smoothies in the morning! And Brooke looks so lonely over there in the corner answering emails .. she regularly pipes in with good one liners and funny remarks, she’s seriously one of the funniest people ever.

I am really loving 2013 so far – it feels like I’m getting right back to the heart of what I love about creating the dolls. 2012 felt like it a whirlwind of sorts and we were trying hard to fulfill the demand for the dolls. As autumn approached things felt like they were levelling off a bit, uploads weren’t quite so frantic and the reselling of dolls had calmed right down. By winter there were dolls available in the shop – it’s what I’ve been wanting to happen for years! For the past few years I’ve been wanting that someone could go online and there would be a few dolls available, it feels , I don’t know, peaceful to me. Because I feel like the online demand is calmer I’ve now got the opportunity to build up some stock and hold on to some inventory. So, now we have our wee shop in Cowichan Bay so our local Island peeps can get a doll and I *just* found out that I’ve been accepted to vend at a few of the Trout Lake Farmer’s Market in Vancouver in the summer. Gals, you have no idea how happy this makes me. Craft fairs and markets were my ‘fuel’ to start Bamboletta – seeing kids and the dolls, them choosing and finding ‘their’ doll and then a few years later having their sibling come and choose ‘their’ doll – oh man, it’s kinda the best thing ever. It feels like magic to get to be a part of something as special as a child’s relationship with their doll. I think this is why I TOTALLY love and understand my online customers as well – I *know* what it’s all about because I’ve been a part of it for years ‘in real life’ and this translates over onto online. Because even if I haven’t met you in real life , I feel like I have – it’s hard and weird to explain – but it’s how I feel.  So, that I get to do markets again ,well,  it’s heaven!

I just feel SO excited about Bamboletta! I’ve cut the amount of 15″ dolls available online back so now I can put them together for sewing mamas, do their hair and dress them and do all those fun bits with them. Of course I love the Little Buddies too but the 15″ dolls are where my heart lies. It’s been great to now have so many LB’s available, their size and price point really works for so many people – and they are just so dang cute and wee. But there is something about those 15″ that allows us to do a bit ‘more’ – with clothing and hair , they are just bigger and easier to add in details with. I’m going to be more involved again with clothing – taking it back to what I love most. Those cardigans, kimono’s, classic dresses, leggings with boots, jeans and maryjanes are pretty cute and my favorite. Of course we will still have Thamar’s fab designs but more of the ‘classic’ stuff in there too.

Even our physical studio space has changed. 2012 saw us expand TWICE into more rooms and by the autumn we were pretty separated within the studio.. Thamar and Nic where in the cavernous sewing room, then there was a shipping room and then a long hallway sort of room that lead to the space where myself, Brandi, Sarah and Rach would sew. Poor Brooke would be way on the other side in the office. It felt right at the time – this feeling of having to get bigger to meet demands but to be honest, we felt separated. I could go all day sewing faces and not see Thamar aside from our lunch break. I would make up things to do just so I could hang out with Brooke in the office .. haha, we totally love each other and were sad to be so apart! On Fridays all of us could come together for stuffing day and the studio was just filled with happiness .. you could feel it in the air. Late December I realized that the space was NOT right – just too much of it. A few weeks back I closed off almost half the studio and moved us all in closer together. Most of our stock is back at my house and we’ve had to put up lots of shelving and it’s ‘cozy’  but we love it.  I now get to see and visit with all the sewing mama’s that come in and out on Monday’s – it’s been so nice! We’ve had the best couple of weeks at work and the cohesiveness between the different ‘parts’ of Bamboletta is fantastic – just like the ‘old’ days.

I remember in Ben’s Waldorf kindergarten class that his teacher ,Ms Ruth, would talk about expansion and contraction being a natural state of being, starting with our breath. She would start the children in the morning outside to ‘expand’ and then inside to ‘contract’ and the day’s rhythm would be based around this natural movement. I feel like I’ve done this with Bamboletta too, with 2010- 2012 being my expansion and now in 2013 I’m entering into a contraction – to where the heart of Bamboletta  is and to where the joy lies.

Lots of love to all of you my sweet customers! I thank you all so much for being on this journey with me! I feel all weepy thinking about how much love is out there and how much we care about you and your little ones.

xo,
Christina

And I will end this with our rendition of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ .. I posted this on our Facebook wall but want it on the blog too for future reference for myself. This just sums so much up. <3 It has been SO nice blogging tonight!

 

 

Rosemary - February 2, 2013 - 10:21 pm

I really enjoy reading through these updates. And I really like your 15″ dolls the best– please don’t cut production back by too much. Especially the 15″ boy dolls, you need more of them!!

Monique L. - February 2, 2013 - 10:30 pm

Great blog Christina and excited that you will be at the Farmers Market!

admin - February 2, 2013 - 10:43 pm

Oh don’t you worry Rosemary – there will still be many 15″ available – just not the 50 – 60 I used to put up. Maybe like 20 – 30? :) -C-

Claudia - February 2, 2013 - 10:45 pm

It’s great reading your blog, I feel like I know you and would so love to pop over to Canada to visit! I just love dolls and always have done. I was a kid of the seventies so cabbage patch kids were my obsession then too so I could really relate when I saw the picture of you and your Eliza Elisa! Mine was called Phil Arthur then I was lucky enough to get a girl, Violet Karleen! Funny how you remember those things! I hope my daughter has the same passion for dolls, she is only one at the moment but loves looking at bamboletta dolls on line and kisses the screen! When I’m lucky enough to get her one just like her I’ll take a picture. I have already bought Miracle from 2 weeks ago as temptation just took over and I’m so excited to have a play with her when she arrives! Thankyou for these beautiful dolls, you are so talented, all of you, keep up the great work xxxx p.s sorry to rabbit on, it’s only 6am and I’ve been woken up extra early by my 4 munchkins who are now quietly watching some tv, satisfied that mummy is awake!!

Julie Kay - February 2, 2013 - 11:10 pm

Christina you and your gals are so AWESOME!!! You have come so far and yet still close to home and all from the heart with integrity and always so much love! Make sure to post when you will be over at Trout Lake and I will most definitely be coming to see you! So proud to say that once a ‘Bamboletta Gal’ always a Bamboletta Gal! Happy New Year and a wonderful bog Miss Christina!

Danielle - February 3, 2013 - 12:26 am

Awesome blog C! It’s so great to read and I can definitely see more of you in the 15” dolls in the past few weeks. <3 Keep on keeping on. It's such a journey and it's wonderful how you are responding to your customers. We sincerely hope to one day come to the Bamboletta shop and let our children choose their own dolls. I've already mentioned it to them!! Xx

Aimee C - February 3, 2013 - 3:50 am

The 15″ dolls are definitely my favourites too. I just love them so darn much! They definitely have a special spark of personality. I love that you’re going to be doing farmers’ markets again, that’s really awesome (I love doing it for my own work)! But it’s too bad I’m all the way on the east coast of the country so I can’t visit your booth! lol.

Be - February 3, 2013 - 3:58 am

I am still hoping that one day you do an all dark tan/brown upload. It is so impossible to get those (I’ve never been successful). I’ve seen my “unicorn” dream dolls in the uploads and shortly thereafter on the resale market but that is not a financial feasibility for me. And if speedy Internet never cooperates, I love the idea of traveling to your shop and letting her pick out her first Bamboletta. Thank you for creating beautiful dolls.

Rosalyn - February 3, 2013 - 6:00 am

This is awesome, thanks for sharing! I love hearing more behind the scenes, it makes me love the dolls that much more. I agree, the LBs are cute and a good price point and size, but I too love the 15″ dolls the most. It’s nice to see your learning process and watch you grow and adjust and end up right where you need to be. I’m so glad you are able to do what you love and be with such a great group of women!

Jill Cruz - February 3, 2013 - 6:24 am

What a wonderful update!! So nice to hear how close you ladies are and love working together. You have a wonderful little business here and I am always happy to support it :)

Brenda Bell - February 3, 2013 - 6:29 am

Such a joy to read and glad that you are going back to where it matters and that is the happiness your dolls bring to new families all the time. Love to hear that you all get along wonderfully and have tons of fun when you are all in a group! Thanks for always making my girls smile xoxo

Kim G. - February 3, 2013 - 6:33 am

Outstanding. I love your blog and have been so inspired by your support and creativity – through all of the ladies at Bamboletta. AND to know that John supports you and loves what you do is sooo cool too! It gives all of “us” small, home-based tinker-ers that “light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel” that if you keep your vision and hold onto it, good things will come through hard work and determination (oh, and a crazy bit of chance). I can’t wait to see what happens for the future of Bamboletta – you know we’ll be cheering you on!

Barbara H. - February 3, 2013 - 6:48 am

Great blog C, I love to hear the glee come through in your words. <3

Leah Killian - February 3, 2013 - 7:36 am

Beautiful. I love the concept of expansion and contraction :-)

And, to be totally honest, the 15 inches have my heart as well. Especially the 2 you made special for me waaaay back in the day. I see people re-selling dolls, and I just could never imagine re-selling my Christina-made Bambos. I love my new ones too, but those are just too special. Glad you are able to slow down and get back to the heart of what you love.

Cassandra - February 3, 2013 - 7:50 am

I am thrilled for you on many levels and so happy that Bamboletta is coming to the point for you to do the little things you have missed and loved. Love that people can see a doll in your shop and have a chance to pick and choose.
Congrats and enjoy this year.

Morgan Nahanee - February 3, 2013 - 7:59 am

Yahoo! Congratulations on being accepted into the farmers market. I’ve been trying to squeeze in a visit to the island but the farmers market will beer so easy and fun!

Jennifer B - February 5, 2013 - 8:59 am

I am truly, truly happy for you!! You seem lighter in this post and very fulfilled, and that is terrific. I wish you all the best, always…

Shelly Gudmunsen - February 6, 2013 - 5:02 am

I just love you, Christina and Team Bambo <3
It was such a treat to read this and feel like part of the conversation. Your company is amazing, your heart is true. Here's to many more years of creating forever friends for little ones (and big ones, too)!
xoxo

Jennifer P - February 7, 2013 - 8:44 pm

I felt your joy and lightness reading your post…so happy that you are doing what feels best in your heart/soul…
It has been a crazy ride for you with the expanding so rapidly, but it seems that you are finding your groove – that is really fantastic…
All the best during the ‘contraction’ phase…

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2012 Year in Review

 

I think this is John’s favorite time of year .. that man loves year-in-review sport montages. Clips of goals set to fast paced music punctuated with a  commentator screaming ‘Goooaaaall’ makes his heart swoon. Feeling inspired by his Year in Review love I thought I’d do a ‘Year in Review’. Studio pics, some of my favorite doll pics and lots of random pics – but all from this year. This was so nice to put together – what a walk down memory lane!!

This time of year makes me feel incredibly thankful for all of you out there. Your friendship and support means so much to us! Here’s to a happy and healthy 2013!

Christina and everyone at Bamboletta

Linda JT - January 1, 2013 - 11:06 pm

Oh I enjoyed watching that slideshow! I loved the beautiful picture of Rachel with the peacock feather earring, the one of C with her superhero x-ray glasses, Brandi and Sarah’s yarn dance, the MJ dress shot (I wanna be in that one!) and *all* the Ryan photos. 😉

Cassandra - January 2, 2013 - 5:25 pm

Very cool and thrilled I could catch up on a blog I love to read! Great year in review!
Wonderful giveaways I missed too……very cool what you do!

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Staff Pick(ture)!

Hi Friends!!

It’s our last upload today before our holidays here in Bamboletta-Land. We’ve had a crazy last few days grinding the midnight oil getting two uploads ready in one week! Christina and I were talking last night about how amazing it was that we were all able to pull together to get all the dolls fixed, faced, cut, dressed, pictured, and listed in time…200 dolls! We were even down a couple ladies due to colds and the bad weather we’ve had in our land…so a big hats off and high-fives and hugs to all our ladies for pulling it off and having fun while doing it! Love you all!!!

Instead of doing a Staff Pick this week, I took this really funny, unplanned and not flattering photo of us in our studio mirror…’Hi!’ (excuse the mess, this is the aftermath of getting 200 dolls ready in 5 days)

We had a really lovely staff holiday party two weekends ago to get together with all the sewing mamas. Christina made a tear-jerker of a speech and it was just so lovely to see everyone all in one room together!

So, from all of us at Bamboletta, we just want to wish you and your families a wonderful happy holiday! And seriously, a heartfelt ‘Thank you’ from us all for helping to make this all possible. This will be my first full year here at Bamboletta and I have to say it’s just been an amazing ride. From all of your love-filled emails to the beautiful photos of your children and sweet drawings and treats in the mail with all of us in mind…we just love it all SO much…so ya…*sniff*…thank you!

Happy Holidays!!!

Brooke and Team Bamboletta

xoxo

Cassandra - December 22, 2012 - 8:37 am

Lovely to read and Merry Christmas and many blessings! Happy New Year!

Linda JT - December 22, 2012 - 11:25 am

Merry Christmas and a very happy new year to all of Team B! Thank you for making so many people’s holidays extra special. xoxo

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Tis the Season!

As many of you know we have a LOT of  ‘booboo’ dolls here at Bamboletta. Training dolls make up the majority and then the rest are ones that may have stains on them (the usual culprit is tea and/or chocolate), or holes in the fabric, or mistakes made by the sewing mamas .. they are handmade and we are human. Anyhow, these dolls don’t end up on for sale but end up in my basement stored in bins waiting for the holidays.

At this years Staff Holiday party I gave a little speech about how these dolls are finally going to find their way home. See, my sewing mamas feel terrible when we can’t use their dolls. The work that went into that doll and the material cost .. I can just see the disappointment in their faces when they bring one in that they accidentally snipped with their scissors or whatever. On Saturday I was so happy to tell them that those dolls will be donated to several charities – there are going to be LOTS of happy kids this holiday season!

Over the past few weeks some of the gals have been volunteering their time (and my mom and some of our kids) cutting and blushing and dressing all these dolls.

So this year we just sent these dolls over to the Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver .. look at those cutie dolls in the front there with the hats on them! These are for the special little ones going through chemo.

And then these two boxes are doing to Janeece House in Victoria and to The Zone radio station who is collecting items for the St.Vincent de Paul society. We’ve got another box heading over to the Canuck Place in Vancouver as well.

The reason why I wanted to write this post is again to thank all of you for all of this. I feel so blessed to be in this position to be able to give these dolls away – really I feel like my heart is going to burst. These little ones are so deserving of bits of happiness and because of all of you and your amazing support of our company we are able to spread Bamboletta love around – it makes me so happy. I’m all weepy now! I’ll be delivering these boxes tomorrow and my eldest son Benjamin is coming with me for this very special day!

Lots of love to you all!
Christina

 

Erin Ladybug - December 13, 2012 - 7:14 pm

That’s amazing, it makes me happy for all the children and the dolls to have someone to love them. :)

Sarah - December 13, 2012 - 7:14 pm

WONDERFUL:)

Chantal - December 13, 2012 - 7:15 pm

Yoy’re such a generous mama! I loved reading thos and thinking of all the kids you’ll be making extra happy. Love what you do C!

Nancy H - December 13, 2012 - 7:16 pm

Love this!!!

Rhonda Schuette - December 13, 2012 - 7:17 pm

Such a wonderful idea and it will make a little someone forget about their problems for a while! Great job and merry Christmas to you all. May god bless you.

Jennifer L. - December 13, 2012 - 7:18 pm

I LOVE this post! It makes me so happy picturing the faces of the children that will receive these adorable dolls! LOVE LOVE LOVE! Happy Holidays Bamboletta!! :) <3

Linsay - December 13, 2012 - 7:19 pm

Truly amazing!!! Such a heartwarming thing for you all to do. Those children will be so blessed and those dolls will be loved soooo much.

Monica - December 13, 2012 - 7:21 pm

This is spectacular!

Corina - December 13, 2012 - 7:25 pm

This is such a wonderful thing to do!

Heather - December 13, 2012 - 7:26 pm

it’s so apparent the love and time that goes into your dolls. What a special gift you are able to give!

Lisa M - December 13, 2012 - 7:27 pm

That’s so awesome!

Jan - December 13, 2012 - 7:28 pm

This looks like the ideal job..Doing what you love with lots of ladies that love it as much as you do…Perfect.

Anna - December 13, 2012 - 7:29 pm

A beautiful thought, all those adorable Bambolettas going to the kids who deserve a little extra lovin’ this Christmas. x

Claire - December 13, 2012 - 7:29 pm

I got all tingley reading your post, what a wonderful way to brighten the lives of little people who really need it!

Jeanne - December 13, 2012 - 7:29 pm

I can just imagine the little faces when they get these dolls! Warms my heart, this is what Christmas is all about!

Erica - December 13, 2012 - 7:36 pm

You just made me cry ❤ You are such a beautiful person C, inside and out!

Sundee - December 13, 2012 - 7:36 pm

Amazing. I have no other words. So amazing.

Wanda - December 13, 2012 - 7:52 pm

I truly LOVE Bamboletta and everything this company with the BIG heart stands for!!! Thank you for that! Happy Holidays to all!!! =)

judi putnam - December 13, 2012 - 7:58 pm

You all are what it is all about. The joy you bring is priceless.!! God Bless you all and your good works..!!

Rissa K - December 13, 2012 - 7:58 pm

I’m SOOOOO happy those babies are on their way home!!! :)

Ann - December 13, 2012 - 8:08 pm

Christina,
You and your team have such a magical and joyful way of spreading love and bringing smiles to so many faces that the warmth lasts forever. Thank you for being you.

Elizabeth - December 13, 2012 - 8:08 pm

What a wonderful way to share your talents and the dolls. You will help alot of children in a scary place.

Sara Marinara - December 13, 2012 - 8:11 pm

You are the most amazing person!

Laurie S - December 13, 2012 - 8:13 pm

Every child deserves a little Bambo, thank you for all you do!

Erin - December 13, 2012 - 8:40 pm

This just 100% made me want to purchase a doll off you.
In fact. I am going to come into your shop tomorrow and buy one.
Awesome.
So totally awesome. Good for you gals.
xoxo

AmeW - December 13, 2012 - 8:43 pm

Thank you so much Christina. You set such a wonderful example of what we should all be thinking off this holiday season…making me think of going through my basement and see what I can do to help.

Diane - December 13, 2012 - 8:52 pm

Giving what you can any way you can will always impart a good feeling. You are an inspiration in always thinking of others :)

Jasmine M. - December 13, 2012 - 8:54 pm

That is amazing Christina! I’m so excited for all those kids!

Kimber - December 13, 2012 - 8:57 pm

So wonderful to read this. Your dolls have been a constant source of joy in our home and its so wonderful to see how much love goes into each and every doll. Happy Holidays to you and all of the Bamboletta family. You are all so amazing!! xo

Rebecca Kolkow - December 13, 2012 - 9:03 pm

You are amazing and generous <3

Heidi C - December 13, 2012 - 9:12 pm

You guys are awesome!
Bamboletta dollies blessing lil’ ones that need them the most!!!

Lori h - December 13, 2012 - 9:48 pm

I get weepy every time I picture a little sweety getting a doll! A special friend to You are a true inspiration !! Xo

Shannon Boyd - December 13, 2012 - 10:57 pm

Wow. Thank you so much! What a giving and thoughtful group of mamas and papas (i’m sure there are a few). You make the world a sweeter place. love and light to you all.

Christine B - December 14, 2012 - 4:03 am

To be able to give that gift to so many! Amazing!

Lindsey C. - December 14, 2012 - 5:15 am

What a beautiful, generous thing to do! And, very neat that you were able to involve your kids in helping ready the dolls.

Lisa - December 14, 2012 - 6:02 am

choked up – for so many reasons… thankful for you guys – you share your gift with so many – thank you for that … and I’m thankful these beauties get to be loved by such special kids! What a life changing experience for all … you rock!

Brenda P - December 14, 2012 - 6:10 am

Now that is the Christmas spirit….will make some children very happy!!

marie - December 14, 2012 - 6:41 am

You bring tears to my eyes; such goodness and generosity AND joy in your work and in all you touch. You are a business philosophy to model – the happiness goes both ways!

Kellyanne - December 14, 2012 - 7:43 am

Your site is so lovely. I can’t actually afford a Bamboletta dolly but, oh, it is so pleasant to look at them. I like guessing which ones will be chosen first when they go up for sale! I also enjoy lurking on your blog but this is the first time I have felt prompted to comment. What a very nice thing you are doing to give these boo-boo babies to hurting children. When I think of the joy on their faces (how I wish I could be there to see it!), it just makes me so happy. Thank you for that! Merry Christmas to you and to all of the sewing mamas!

Jackie - December 14, 2012 - 8:14 am

Thank you for thinking of those less fortunate! What a wonderful idea.

Cassandra - December 14, 2012 - 8:23 am

Beautiful and amazing! Love that joy will be brought to so many children! <3

Mary - December 14, 2012 - 9:27 am

I love this!

Natalie - December 14, 2012 - 10:37 am

This is a lovely post – I have to say that seeing the dolls with bald heads and hats is especially heart warming. There is perfection in imperfection – this seems absolutely the case here. Thanks for sharing :)

jai conroy - December 14, 2012 - 1:31 pm

I am so happy for the joy these dolls will give. I needed to hear something wonderful as I am just learning about horrible shooting in Connecticut.

Elizabeth - December 15, 2012 - 2:00 pm

I love, love, love this.

Elizabeth - December 15, 2012 - 2:01 pm

What a wonderful project.

Kimberlee - December 16, 2012 - 10:45 pm

Lovely

Melissa - December 17, 2012 - 4:33 pm

this is so great.. i had tears in my eyes reading this.. im so very touched by your beautiful heart and giving spirit.. these dolls will bring such joy..

Susie - December 18, 2012 - 8:23 am

I fell in love with your company because of the sweet dolls…I keep coming back because of this blog:) Sweet little children should never know what serious sickness is all about, but unfortunately, they do:( Our family has been where no family will ever want to go and I am so thankful for the Ronald McDonald houses. They serve So many families!

Cassandra - December 18, 2012 - 11:03 am

This is seriously too awesome and cool for words! Wish I could see all the joy these dolls will bring and the comfort to so many angels. So LOVE!

Sarah - December 20, 2012 - 5:37 am

I cannot imagine the children who will be loving these dolls would ever see an imperfection in them. I wish more people understood how truly good it feels to give. Thank you!

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New Shop Opening Soon!

I’ve been showing pictures here and there of our new wee retail shop that we are opening up – it’s been a month of putting up shelving, painting and general puttering around. Now we are pretty much ready to go, so, without further ado, our official opening date will be DECEMBER 1st!

We will be open from 11 – 4:30 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11- 5 Saturday and Sunday and closed Monday and Tuesday. It get’s dark quick where we are, so these are our ‘winter’ hours.

Our shop is located at 1721 Cowichan Bay Road – Unit G. Now, for local folks, that is underneath where the old Udder Guys Ice Cream shop used to be, and sort of across where Spinning Ninny is. We are not on the main road there, but sort of tucked around at the back – facing the boats!

Hope to see you there!
Christina

Charleen - November 28, 2012 - 7:53 am

What a special spot!!!! You have inspired me with our Bambo organization in this house…..Where did you find the clothes rack?

My mind is curious as to what the quote is on the wall 😉

Thank you for sharing as always <3

Susan - November 28, 2012 - 8:06 am

I would so love to come up this weekend to support your new venture. It looks like a lovely location and facing the water seems to be the ideal view if you ask me. xoox Susan

Sara Marinara - November 28, 2012 - 8:31 am

I always wanted to go to the Pacific Northwest. Bamboletta land here I come!

Linda JT, Helena and Finn - November 28, 2012 - 9:10 am

Eeeeeeep!!! Need to get my Vancouver Island weekend vacay all planned out. I’m giddy with glee, I tell ya.

Kinda - November 28, 2012 - 11:23 am

Wow! This is so exciting for you, Christina, and all the Bambo folks. My Island family has moved to the Kootenays, so sadly my trips to the area will be few and far between. Wish I could be there to see it! xo

admin - November 28, 2012 - 8:54 pm

Thank you for all of your support! We hope to see and meet all of you :)

Charleen, the racks were custom built for us and the quote is by Kathe Kruse. I don’t know it off by heart, but if C sees this post, maybe she can relay it to you :)

And ‘Hi’ Susan!!!!

xo
Brooke

Janet Ya Ya Westelle - November 28, 2012 - 9:06 pm

Oh…I am SO happy to hear you quoted Kathe Kruse…
She is who I felt Christina’s start reminded me most of!…I must try and travel to meet you all too. I would love the view of the boats…More boy dolls are needed and doll sized toy boats would be wonderful and little bears and horses on wheels…and polo horses on riding sticks…and child sized bambo tea sets…get busy ladies…quilts and doll furniture…oh so many ways to grow!!! I need a coffe mug…I love colorful ones…Congrats! <3

Linzy N - November 29, 2012 - 8:23 am

My aunt and I took a walk around trying to find it… no luck. We will try again after it opens. I stop in the bay often for family meals.

admin - November 30, 2012 - 9:12 am

Linzy, I have a feeling we will be easier to find once our sandwich is out :)

Staff Pick!!! » Bamboletta Blog - November 30, 2012 - 10:07 am

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Gidget Fenwick - December 1, 2012 - 2:38 am

Love it….so wish I could visit some day!!

Julie - December 3, 2012 - 7:47 am

Your shop looks darling. Now, to move closer…

christine blanek - December 3, 2012 - 2:56 pm

Hoping we can make a trip one day and see this amazing shop in person!
Congratulations!

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