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It’s my birthday! 10% off storewide on Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy shop

It’s my birthday! One day only 10% off my Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy shop. Use this coupon code on March 14, 2015… and send me happy birthday blessings! Thanks! love,  Jzin

Enter Code: JZINDAY888 (for use only on March 14, 2015)
when you check out on my shop:

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150318 Seahorse and Mermaid square.

Wool Relief Pictures by Castle of Costa Mesa

I have been making wool relief pictures. They are now for sale on my Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store.

Here are my visions of love at different stages in life, in time for Saint Valentine’s day. Each of the handwork below is for sale. Click here to shop my wool pictures.150209 Valentine promotion collage.

Here are lovey dovey gnomes for you and your sweet heart! They are finger puppets! View more on my Etsy store here.

150205 Lovey Dovey Gnomes Finger Puppets for Valentines.

I also have guardian angels on my Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store. They sell rather quickly. If you want a custom one, let me know.

150209 Guardian Angels collage.

In order to make my work more affordable, I also sell prints, such as this (and others)  one at a very economical price.

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The Wild Swans 8 x 10 inches print on Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store.

Happy shopping! Thank you so supporting my little handmade shop! – Jzin

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24 hour sale. Today only. Castle of Costa Mesa online Etsy store.

Today only 24 hour sale: 10% off coupon code: 8PEACE8.

Enter code on check out at Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store here:

141214 24 hour sale today only Guardian Angel shining love and compassion onto fears

Giveaway!!! The Great, Big, Winter 2014 Giveaway on Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store!

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Happy Holidays! Welcome to the Great, Big, Winter 2014 Handmade Giveaway by CastleofCostaMesa.Com!!!

Give A Handmade Gift This Holiday Season

It’s that enchanted time of the year again! Look! My website is snowing!

With Winter here and the magical holidays approaching, we (me and my little one) have been busy crafting and adding NEW handmade goodies to our shop daily. Please make Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store your one stop for handmade holiday gifts!

Here are some examples of what you may find…

131208 Mermaid mother and baby by Moonlight 8x10 wool picture unframed on prefelt cropped to image logo edge.

Glittery mermaid Mother and her merbaby wool picture available on Etsy here.

Romanticizing those sleepless nights with a little loved one: Mermaid mother and baby in a secret cove on the moonlit night. You know who you are in the middle of the night when the little one need some extra mothering. This wool picture will be a nod and a wink to you, hanging in your nursery!

Wigfrith and Æthelweard Needle Felted Finger Warmer Gnome Buddies…

141209 gnome buddies Wigfrith and Æthelweard strolling on boxwood on a sunny morning.

 Gnomes on Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy Store 

Miss Upside Down Surprise Southern Belle Rose Flower Fairy. Hold her upside down, she is a rose, flip her up and she’s a flower fairy! This is a flower that will never wilt and will continue blooming in your child’s imagination!

141102 Miss Upside Down Rose with green gloves flower fairy triptych 2

The enchanted Snow White and Rose Red Fairy Tale playscape with many surprises!

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Birthday Duckie! A unique heart-warming gift and tradition that will create life long happy memories for your little one!

140507 Happy Birthday Duckie playscape collage of 4

To make my work affordable for everyone, I am selling “The Wild Swans” Fairy Tale 8×10 inches size print for $10 only! (The logo does not appear on the actual print) You can buy as many as you like and give to everyone on your list!

141106 The Wild Swans. Eliza carried off by the king 2

What can you give to that special some one who has not decided which gift they want? A gift certificate to a special handmade store! You can now purchase gift certificates to Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store! Pin this as a reminder for that last minute gift – for all occassions!

140927 Seahorse and Mermaid Gift Certificate $50

Please “Favorite” my shop (click on the heart until it turns red) and share my work with your friends and check back often to see what is new! Thank you so much for supporting HANDMADE! – Jzin

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Giveaway!!! Fall 2014 Giveaway – 3 will win. Could it be you?

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 I am giving away THREE prizes to THREE  lucky winners. This giveaway is OPEN WORLDWIDE. Ends November 22, 2014. Enter here.

Come One, Come All! Castle of Costa Mesa at Journey School Harvest Faire this Saturday, November 8, 2014

2014 Journey School Harvest Faire Flyer CastleofCostaMesa edited, date banner enlarged.

Enjoy a lovely day of crafts, fairy cafe, food trucks, games, music, artisan booths. The Harvest Faire is one of Journey School’s biggest and most spectacular events!

Come support local artisans:

  • Castle of Costa Mesa (flower fairies, gnomes, playscapes, wool pictures, toys)
  • Michaela’s Open Ended Creations (curvy boards)
  • Miss Phyllis Gilmer’s handmade dolls, wooden strollers, cradles)
  • …and more!

Harvest Faire at The Journey School
Date: November 8, 2014, Saturday
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Location: 27102 Foxborough, Aliso Viejo, California 92656, USA.

You may also win a $50 gift certificate to Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy store while supporting a Waldorf School!

141017 Gift Certificate Donate to Journey School 2 Done blot out code

Here are some offerings from my booth… $10 Finger warmer gnomes, small wool pictures, …

Upside Down Flower Fairies

141102 Miss Upside Down Rose with green gloves flower fairy triptych 2

Guardian Angels

131203 Jzin's Christmas Angel Needle-felted oval picture 1 wine label logo

140919 Framed Needle-felted Castle of Costa Mesa Brunette Guardian Angel in Cherimoya tree.

Wool Pictures

141015 Il Faut Cultiver Notre Jardin Cinderella and pumpkin patch by CastleofCostaMesa


140904 Woodland Snow White and Rose Red playscape vertical.

131109 Felt gnome home at Tanager square cropped

141005 The Wild Swans by Hans Christian Anderson Night Galloping on White Steed towards The Palace Needle-Felted wool picture by Castle of Costa Mesa

Castle of Costa Mesa on Etsy

140922 Mother and babe of the morning stars needle-felted.

Mother and Child of the Morning Stars by Castle of Costa Mesa.

and much, much more!

Be sure to “Like” CastleofCostaMesa on Facebook. I will be doing a HANDMADE GIVEAWAY in November 2014!

Handmade mermaid doll giveaway by CastleofCostaMesa.Com Fall 2012 back view poster

New Handmade Offerings in Castle of Costa Mesa Etsy Store

Dear friends,

Happy Easter! Please check out my Castle of Costa Mesa on Etsy. We have added many new handmade items. Here are some examples below.

$20 Fairy Godmother wool picture

140417 Fairy Godmother with firestar fibers zoom out view 2

$20 May Faire by my 9 year old daughter Nunu

140415 Nunu's May Faire Girl 2

$20 Boy flying a kite wool picture

140415 A Boy Flying a Kite Wool picture 2

My spring Apple Blossom Upside Down Surprise Flower Fairy on Etsy. Give it as a bouquet to your child on their next concert/birthday/event. It will surprise your child as she transforms into a flower fairy, when turned upside down! Unlike cut flowers, this handmade wool felted flower will not wilt and will blossom forever in the heart and imagination of your child! My Etsy store...

140327 Little Apple Blossom Flower Fairy with wild blonde golden hair  mini bouquet nosegay diptych

Planning to give a bouquet of flowers to your child for a recital, ballet concert, birthday or event? Why not give her this one-of-a-kind, memorable “Rose” to commemorate the occasion? When facing one way, it is a beautiful pink rose, when turned upside down, it stands as a doll! This handmade flower of natural wool fibers will not wilt. It will blossom always in your child’s heart and imagination! This flower fairy is made with much love.

140327 Woodland Rose Upside Down Surprise Spring Flower Fairy by CastleofCostaMesa

Castle of Costa Mesa on Etsy

Little gnome burrows into a hole on the hill top. This hole leads him to his safe, cozy home underground. Jzin’s Etsy store, Castle of Costa Mesa

140405 Finger Gnome in his home gradient sunny background

Castle of Costa Mesa store on Etsy

My 9 year old Nunu wishes to start her own craft business. Here is one of the wool pictures we made together to sell. She calls it “gnome land’. It’s now in my Etsy store here:

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Detail of the above

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140417 gnome couple peeking from their tree home

Thank you for supporting HANDMADE! Thanks! – Jzin

Also, I have started a new art blog ( for my drawings and paintings. Click below to enter.

Click here to view my life drawing works. There are academic nudes here.

140414 Yoni the Jew shoulder crop.

Please “like” my art facebook page, so you will be able to see my future art works.  I will not be posting them here on CastleofCostaMesa.Com. Thank you!

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Click here to view my masterpiece studies.

130315 Bacchus et Ariadne by Jzin Teng 1998. Detail Laocoon

 Thank you for supporting our endeavors! – Jzin, CastleofCostaMesa.Com



Unique Offerings from Waldorf School of Orange County 2014 Gala and Auction

Our community has lovingly prepared many wonderful one-of-a-kind offerings which are full of heart and soul for our Waldorf School of Orange County 2014 Annual Gala and Fundraiser. Here are some examples of treasures you will not find else where! Hurry, this is time sensitive and ends this Saturday, March 15, 2014 8pm Pacific Standard Time.

$20 for a chance to win. Raffle No. 900: Dream Castle Kiki grand raffle.

140224 Moorish Prince in front of moat

Auction No. 615. A Testament of Abundance and Community: Our Knitted Stone Soup

130311 Stone Soup knitted and crocheted vegetables and other ingredients in a wooden salad bowl. square cropped with logo

Raffle No. 902. Starry Night Hooked Rag Rug by Christine Newell and WSOC Craft Group

140107 sketching out design in colored chalk on stretched burlap. Square cropped, no logo

Raffle No. 901. Stunning Heirloom-Quality Community Knitted Afghan Blanket

140305 5 women holding up Kim et all community knitted afghan blanket. Square cropped.

Auction No. 533 Handmade Offerings by our children: Fairy Tale Dolls Set in A Vintage Suitcase

140310 square cropped. Monday after school. Sophia and Sarah with handmade fairy tale dolls by children with logo

Auction No. 107. The Foundry. Original Framed Fine Art by Jzin Teng

130315 Feb 2012 Entrails of the Polite One by Jzin Teng. Acrylic on dry watercolor paper red clouds. square cropped with logo

Our community has worked hard to bring quality and beautiful handmade, one-of-a-kind offerings to those who support our fundraiser. Please shop here to pour some loving encouragements into our endeavors. Thank you!

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 Click here to view photos from the weekly craft group at the Waldorf School of Orange County, led by our wonderful handwork teacher, Christine Newell.

Dream Castle Kiki 2014 Raffle Prize

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The Waldorf School of Orange County is overjoyed to offer “The Dream Castle Kiki” as our 2014 community raffle offering. One person is guaranteed to win this magical package which includes:

(1) A large, pre-loved Schlingl European wooden castle
(2) An epic cast of handmade fairy tale dolls (Knights, steeds, fire-breathing dragon, King, Queen, Merlin, beggar, frog-prince, goose-girl and more)
(3) Three wool felted playscape blankets (The Dragon’s Lair, The Moat and The Lily Pond)
(4) 2 beautiful out-of-print Fairy Tale books
(5) A handsome vintage suitcase to neatly house and preserve this heirloom set.

Buy your raffle tickets here. You can buy more than one to increase your chances.

View more pictures here

Click here to buy raffle tickets.