Monday, October 12, 2009

It's love.... this not the cutest thing you have ever seen? Besides a newborn baby...or that pair of Prada shoes you just HAVE to have....this has to be the cutest~!

I first fell in love with Karen O'Brien's "Quiet Companions" a number of years ago. When I first saw Karen's work it stopped me in my tracks. So much personality in these faces. So much sweetness. I was participating in the same show as Karen and I thought I would stop by her table "later" and claim a bear. I couldn't decide which one I wanted so I thought I would wait until there were less choices.



The show started, the doors swung open and WHOOOOSH....bears gone. I don't mean that there just weren't enough to choose from...or that the ones that were left weren't to my liking. I mean they were GONE.

Nadda, zip, zero....none left.

This time, at the Tinsel and Treasures show, I wasn't going to allow that to happen. I ended up bonding with this guy and I absolutely, postively ADORE him. there a bigger better word than adore? I mean just look at his face....he's about to tell you a secret, a little story...

And he tells me ~ every ~ single ~ day. He sits on his shelf...looking out at me...sending love with his eyes.

I am over the moon that I am the proud owner of this fella. I absolutely adore him...did I tell you that yet?

adore: to pay divine honor to; worship

Adore and Worship....I think those are the correct words. I adore him and worship Karen's talent...

I think he needs a friend.

p.s. click on the pictures to enlarge them...but beware...if you will want a companion too!!


Doreen said...

Oh my goodness..I can TRULY see why you love him so much...gosh...what personality he has...he is fantastic...I'm going to pop over to her site for a visit.


cheryl kuhn said...

Oh my gosh, I just want to pick him up and hug him, he is so sweet with that beautiful face, you are so very lucky to be his new mama!!

Elma said...

OH my word I love him!!!!

aBohemianMarket said...

Hi Colleen:
Poignant is the word. He is full of expression. I see why you chose him!!!
What a neat little guy to watch over you : )
You just want to pinch his little cheeks : )

HopHopJingleBoo said...

i believe you!! he has some magic to him.. very sweet.. i get all silly over the furry little critters..thanks for sharing..

natalie hansen said...


Theresa said...

I have to laugh Colleen because I feel the same way about Karen's work. I've been lucky enough to purchase three pieces from her in the past... and each piece is just AMAZING!!!! I only wish she did more shows so I could pick up more of these bundles of love.

rochambeau said...

Hi Colleen,
Your new bear is a kindhearted soul.
Karen's bears are works of art!

Happy Autumn!

Shari Replogle said...

His face is absolutely precious! I am sure you love him ~Almost~ as much as Reagan and I love our "Halloween Merriment Little" we received a couple of weeks ago from Colleen Moody!
Thank you Colleen , we absolutely love her.

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