Tuesday, June 28, 2011

My Midnight Orange Sculptures

I have been wanting to share here the sculptures I have from The Midnight Orange that I have gotten that hold special meaning for my babies.

This piece is called You Make Me Gleam and is the first sculpture I ever got from The Midnight Orange. I actually won it through a giveaway held by Stephanie back in October 2009. All of us who entered were able to have a sculpture created by D. Antonia thanks to her own generosity. I  picked this piece out for Carleigh. I just love it.

You Make Me Gleam (1)

It wasn’t until March this year that I bought my second sculpture, even though I had kept my eye on many of them. I even wanted to get a custom order done by D. Antonia but then she stopped doing customs because of the growth in popularity of her sculptures.

My second sculpture is called Love Grows In The Moonlight and I bought this piece specifically to go on Carleigh’s second birthday cake. It went perfectly with her butterfly themed cake and I have always loved how the colors purple and teal go together. Plus, purple is Carleigh’s color! Now it is a lovely reminder to me of her 2nd birthday.

Love Grows In The Moonlight

The third and fourth sculptures I got were the piece called Sleeping. I got a purple one for Carleigh and a yellow one for Jordan.

Sleeping - purpleSleeping - yellow

The fifth and sixth I got for them is called Quiet Time and is of a baby butterfly resting on a toadstool. Again, I got one for each of them in their colors.

Quiet Time - purpleQuiet Time - yellow

The seventh is called These Lazy Days. I actually bought this piece and put it up on the SGM online auction I hosted and then I rebought it because I really loved it. I like to think it is me and Carleigh just basking in the sun together. I’m laying there and she comes along and lands on me and it is just perfect.

These Lazy Days

The eighth is called a Wee Creature and was made by D. Antonia for Carleigh. In her words, “This one came down from Heaven and after two years of playing with Carleigh she's going to keep her momma some company.”

Mystery Wee (4)

There are more pieces in my collection but these are ones I specifically bought or have for my babies. You can see half of my total collection here.


Caroline said...

All of these are so beautiful. I really would love to get a couple. I have my eye on a beautiful necklace she makes. Thanx for sharing all these.

Mary said...

j'aime la nouvelle petite dernière. Son travail est rempli,de poésie, on dirait un livre d'histoire féérique en relief

Alissa said...

Yep, this totally makes me want another one. Thanks, Holly. :)

Sarita Boyette said...

These are adorable! I love that each one has a link with either Jordan or Carleigh.

Tessa said...

I love each of these beautiful sculptures you have picked out. Each one is so precious and has such beautiful significance.

brigette said...

I love these!! All so precious!!! I need to get me some!!

Stacy said...

I love all of these... I saw one a while back that was a family all looking at a little daisy and I wanted it SO BAD, but just couldn't swing it financially. It's still on my list though!

Karin said...

I love the stories you have for each one! Collecting has become quite the hobby... ;)

Debby@Just Breathe said...

They are so different and so pretty. What a lovely collection you have and I know they mean the world to you.

Caitycait said...

I just wanted you to know I love coming to your page and listening to Carleigh's beautiful playlist! The music you posted have became so close to my heart.. Thank you

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