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“Dream Castle Kiki” Grand Raffle Prize for The Waldorf School of Orange County 2014 Annual Gala and Auction

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Monday, March 16, 2014.

Congratulations! The winner of our Waldorf School of Orange County March 15, 2014 Gala and Auction Raffle Grand Prize is Kim Blair of Longmont, Colorado. Make space, you have won the “Dream Castle Kiki” playset! Thank you everyone for supporting our school fundraiser!

We have mailed this prize by USPS in 3 large boxes. Kim, I hope you receive this soon! – Jzin

Waldorf School of Orange County 2014 Annual Gala and Auction Grand Raffle Prize: Dream Castle Kiki Playset

140210 Lancelot, black and White rearing steeds in by flag pole 2 square cropped with logo “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ― Albert Einstein 140211 Gloria Lily pond top view diagnonal 140212 Cole and Jonah Hellar oiling the Schlingl German wooden castle. square cropped. 140207 Anicka, Gloria, Alena and Yvonne crafting in 3rd grade classroom 4 140223 Jzin's Handstitched White Felt Unicorn with golden kid mohair mane being made at Mason Park * cute baby NOT included in this raffle.

140303 Baby Helena enclosed in the castle grounds 2 with logo

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Our community from The Waldorf School of Orange County and their loved ones got together to craft a “Dream Castle Kiki” playset. This is offered as a raffle package for our upcoming “Let’s Have a Kiki … Broadway Style!” March 15, 2014 Annual Gala and Auction.

The Dream Castle Kiki Raffle Grand Prize includes:

1. A large, handsome pre-loved European wooden castle

2. A large set of handmade dolls who inhabit this castle and the outskirts its kingdom.

3. Three natural wool felted playscape blankets:

4. Two beautiful, well-loved, out-of-print editions of Fairy Tale Story books!

  1. The Random House Children’s Treasury: Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes and Nonsense Verse. A beautiful collection with vintage illustrations to read aloud to your children.
  2. Soul Food stories for the slightly older. A great book for your readers to read by themselves: The King and Green Angelica

5. A smart and handsome vintage suitcase to hold it all. Clean up will be a snap!

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A Flyer for The Dream Castle Raffle

You may print out the following PDF file of this raffle.

140311 Hannah 6th  Grade flyer for WSOC Dream Castle Kiki Grand Raffle Prize.

140305 Elena and Jonah Ms Brooke 3rd Grade

The “Dream Castle Kiki” Raffle Package includes:

Parents and children from the Waldorf School of Orange County came together to offer a “Dream Castle Kiki” playset as the raffle grand prize for its 2014 Annual Gala and Auction. This raffle includes: a large, pre-loved Schlingl wooden European Castle, an epic cast of lovingly handmade dolls include:(Knights, steeds, dragon, King, Queen, Merlin, beggar, frog-prince, goose-girl and more), three wool felted playscape blankets (The Dragon’s Lair, The Moat and The Lily Pond), two out-of-print Fairy Tale Story books and a handsome vintage suitcase to neatly house and preserve this heirloom set. You can buy raffle tickets for this wonderful “Dream Castle Kiki” playset by clicking here! Thank you for supporting our school!

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Waldorf School of Orange County Annual Gala and Auction, March 15, 2014

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Our Pre-Loved European Wooden Castle

140303 Baby Helena showing size and scale of our Dream Castle Kiki playset

March 3, 2014. Baby Helena showing the size of our castle and playset.

Our wooden castle, which has a Schlingl logo emblazoned on the drawbridge tower, was made by European company Dewart and distributed by reputable German toy company Schlingl.

140204 Schlingl German Wooden Castle Manufacture's Photo Front diagonal view

Photo from the manufacturer of Drewart Alder Wood Castle (above).

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January 2014. We have been fortunate to receive a large and handsome pre-loved European wooden castle. Thank you Alyssa Hamilton for your generous donation! The Heller family of OpenEndedCreations (Curvy Boards fame) sanded, painted, oiled and put much love into the wooden castle and got it working as new again for the raffle offering.

Schlingl Alder Wood Castle

  • The set includes big gate with drawbridge and moveable portcullis which is operated by turning handles on the side, easy to operate for child. There are towers and three walls with platforms. It is heavy and beautifully made and will last for years.
  • Set includes: big gate with movable drawbridge and movable portcullis, operated by turning handles on the side. Two small towers, two big towers and three walls with platforms. The red lid opens easily so that a child can observe the mechanics of the drawbridge and portcullis!
  • Dimensions: 63 x 63 x 49 cm or 20.9 x 20.9 x 17.6 inches Made from alder wood, surfaces are impregnated with natural oil and some elements are covered with acrylic paint.
  • The total weight of this item is 6.9 kg (15.2 lb)
  • As you can see this is a very heavy and well built item made to last for years the wood is 3/4 of an inch thick.
  • It comes apart into several large pieces so you can put it away. A brilliant toy for any child.

Trapped! The crusader knight is enclosed beyond the descending portcullis. Only his wits can save him now.

140210 Golden knight trapped behind movable wooden portculis of the Schlingl Schloss. with logo

140204 Schlingl German Wooden Castle Manufacture's Photo back diagonal view

Image by the manufacturer of Schlingl Alder Wood Castle (above).

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Fairy Tale Dolls Handmade Lovingly by Our Community for the “Dream Castle Kiki” Raffle Package.

140303 Gael playing with Dream Castle Kiki playset with logo

The tallest character (e.g. knight) is a little over 5 inches tall, so he can fit into the corridors, stables and rooms. Other characters are smaller still. E.g. princess, peasants. Most of them are dressed in fabric outfits of Medieval (12th -14th century) European fashions. Some crowns and swords were made with sturdy craft cardboards. – Jzin

140210 The White Knight on Black steed chasing pink princess

  The Moorish Prince brandishing his sword in front of the castle moat. But he cannot get inside the castle unless you lower the movable drawbridge.

140224 Moorish Prince in front of moat 2 with logo

Is he a foe or friend? You decide.

King Arthur, his best friend Sir Lancelot du Lac and his queen Guinevere sauntering through a meadow in merrier times.

140302 Arthur, Lancelot du Lac and Guinevere riding throught the meadows

The Unicorn with the golden mane, handmade by Jzin on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Here is the unicorn being made one Sunday morning as I was waiting in the car while my son Vi was playing happily by the lake in Mason Park, Irvine.

140223 Jzin's Handstitched White Felt Unicorn with golden kid mohair mane being made at Mason Park

As you can see, he is made with much love from quality natural materials, as a thank you to all those who support our school. The golden mane is very luxurious and heavenly soft. It is made from a baby goat’s first shearing and hand dyed for your playing pleasure. You can buy raffle tickets on this link up till March 15, 2014: Go buy raffle tickets on Bidpal link – Jzin

Damsel and the unicorn. The maiden was supposed to be taming the unicorn, but like some children are, she was a little fearful at first meeting.

140224 Damsel taming the unicorn by the raging river

Carried away!

140224 Journey of the pink princess on the white unicorn with golden mane

The sorceress – she is no witch, she is learned in astronomy, botany, biology, alchemy, science, psychology and the occult arts. Needle-felted by Jzin

140210 The Sorceress atop the castle turrets

Fairy with A Magic Wand! Handmade by Anicka and Jzin.

140303 Needle-felted Fairy Child with sparkly magic wand in Cloudy weather.

“Little duck, little duck, dost thou see,

Hansel and Gretel are waiting for thee.

There’s never a plank, or bridge in sight,

take us across on thy back so white.”

– Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm.

140302 Hansel Gretel and white swan under rain clouds with logo

The beat of the swift hoof drew near. The door of the hall was flung wide. In burst the two wild brothers, each with a strong hand on an arm of Princess Esa. She came in grave and brave. – The Beggar Prince and the Two Wild Brothers. The King and The Green Angelica.

140303 Wild brother by portcullis

140303 The Wild Brother under royal couple with logo

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Bertrand and his Mistress Beatrice

Waldorf grandmother and master craftsman Gisela donated 2 handmade dolls, Bertrand, the Castle Keep and his wife, Beatrice.

The garrulous couple.

140311 The garrulous couple Betrand and Beatrice on castle wall

After so many years of being together, Bertrand still prefers to hold on to Beatrice’s hand when they walk together.

140311 Bertrand and Beatric holding hands marching through the moor with logo, square cropped

Betrand takes his Beatrice away from the hustle and bustle of daily castle life from time to time to do breathing meditation together.

140311 Bertrand and Beatrice taking some time off the business of life to do a little breathing meditation together

These two can also be the Thénardiers, if you are making a Les Misérables play…

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Fairy Tales Books to Feed the Soul

Also included in the raffle package are two beloved fairy tale books. One is a treasury to read aloud to the younger child. The other, is a Waldorf reader for the child to read by himself.

The Random House Children’s Treasury: Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes and Nonsense Verse

140303 Random House Children's Treasury Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes and Nonsense Verse. Out-of-print beloved books with vintage fairy tales illustrations.

This out-of-print beautifully color illustrated Children’s Treasury is full of fairy tales, nursery rhymes and children’s verse that will entertain the entire family. Many favorites are presented, including Cinderella, The Owl and the Pussycat, Rumpelstiltzkin, Aesop’s Fables, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and Thumbelina. A classic volume, The Random House Children’s Treasury is a bounty of imagination, whimsy and magic to cherish for generations. Hon. Eleanor Vere Boyle’s 1872 “Thumbkinetta” illustration of Hans Christian Andersen’s Thumbelina appears in The Random House Children’s Treasury: Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes and Nonsense Verse. 130304 Hon Eleanor Vere Boyle Thumbelina on swallow This is one of my personal favorite books. These epic tales of Norse heroes in this collection of stories will feed your souls. Many of the tales were compiled by Saxo Grammaticus and other Scandinavian writers, and they perfectly complement the more well-known stories of Norse Gods. The illustrations are based on Old Norse motifs, drawings and carvings, and bring the atmosphere of the stories and poems dramatically to life. The stories are suitable for children aged from about seven to twelve. The King and the Green Angelica. Stories and Poems from Old Norse and Anglo-Saxon Times

“The King and The Green Angelica” by Isabel Wyatt donated by Nona McConville. You can purchase a copy The King and The Green Angelica from The Company of Angels school store.

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Night Crafting Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Our team of crafters, consisting of parents and children gathered on Friday 2/7/14, Saturday and Sunday nights in Ms Brooke’s 3rd Grade classroom to work diligently on this project. Thank you everyone for your love and creativity!

140210 Anicka, Nunu, Sara, Hannah crafting. Nunu deep in thoughts.

3rd Grader Elena deep in thoughts, making creative decisions.

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Second Grader Sara donated a pair of kissing bunnies! Look for them in the playscapes!

140210 Second Grader Sara with the two bunnies she needle-felted

8 year old homeschooler Anicka made and donated many characters this weekend, including this fairy godmother.

140209 Anicka completed making her needle-felted fairy godmother

She also made this goose girl from a kit I prepared.

140210 Goose girl foreground, motley crew background

Third Grader Elena needle-felted the Princess (shown here sleeping on her faux fur rug). The 100% silk chiffon dress was hand stitched by Alena.

140210 Pink Princess sleeping on top of faux fur rug

Behold! The terrifying (or not so terrifying) blue fish who guards the moat of the castle from unwanted marauders. Designed and wet-felted by third grader Elena.

140210 Nunu's wet-felted moat fish with logo

140207 Nunu and Anicka needle-felting at school at night

140209 Nunu and Anicka handmade goose and goose girl

Cathrine made a swan, 9 year old Elena made a baby cygnet to ride on her back. The playscape and bunny were made by Gloria.

140211 Gloria's lily pond playscape with pink princess, swans and frog prince swan cygnet

6th Grader Hannah donated her needle-felted medieval towns-woman with a long braid. It’s amazing how she conceptualize the doll and created it all in one evening!

140210 6th Grader Hannah with her newly needle-felted medieval maiden in green with long braid

Yvonne needle-felted Merlin the wizard in one single evening. His magical staff is made of sycamore twig from Costa Mesa!

140210 Yvonne's needle-felted Merlin the Wizard with twin staff by flag pole

I wet-felted the basic lily pond playscape mat at home, using Peace Fleece batting which has rich colors and are very easy to felt. Then, Gloria took over, built and embellished it. Scroll down below to see the playscape.

140207 Anicka, Gloria, Alena and Yvonne crafting in 3rd grade classroom 4

I made the White Knight. Sometimes I call him Sir Lancelot or Gahmuret. His sword is made of craft cardboard.

140210 The White Knight and the Pink lady princess riding white steed

Elise did not want to leave her brothers, but the King lifted her onto his horse and rode away towards the palace. – The Wild Swans, Hans Christian Anderson.

This story is included in the The Random House Children’s Treasury. Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes and Nonsense Verse which is included in this raffle prize.

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On Friday night, Alena left her friends and their wine soiree behind to come craft for our school fundraiser. Thank you Alena! You are too awesome for words!

140207 Alena arriving at night crafting session

I am so grateful for the patience and beautiful needle-work of Alena. She sew the black steed of Saladin’s knight, and the white steed of Lionheart’s faithful.

140210 Dichotomies The Black Steed and The White Steed

I designed these horses because I love the drama of dichotomies. I did not have any white or black felt and had to handmade felt sheets for the first time.

Cathrine working on wire armature of the posable fire-breathing dragon.

140207 Cathrine Ji making wire armature for posable fire-breathing dragon

Riding the dragon.

140207 White knight riding dragon roving and wire armature

Yuko lovingly and meticulously crafted this beautiful queen with braided hair made of pure tussah silk fibers.

140210 Yuko with needle-felted queen dressed in fabric

The queen’s hair is made from the best thing that comes out from a silkworm’s butt! Tussah silk fibers are so soft and silky, your child will be playing with nature’s treasure!

The queen’s dress is made of 100% silk from Thailand.

140210 Fairy Tale Queen with mini ballet crown and sparkly veil

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Our visiting Kurdish friend from Turkey helped needle-felt the King (also made by Alena) and a dwarf!

130209 Nezahat needle-felted king and dwarf.

Test-driving department.

Sara testing out the dolls with a make shift scarf as a pond.

140210 Sara playing with table top fairy tale dolls

The children could not resist playing with the newly handmade dolls right away.

140210 Sara, Nunu and Anicka playing with newly made dolls

Shhh! The royals are co-sleeping!

140210 Shhh the co-sleeping royal handmade dolls

Here was what we have so far by Monday morning, sans the Wooden Castle, various playscapes and other goodies.

140210 Cast of Dream Castle Kiki under the flag pole

By Tuesday morning, the scruffy beggar has a face…

130211 Scruffy beggar has a needle-felted face

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This Playset comes with 3 Handmade Wool Felted playscapes

The dragon’s lair, the moat and the lily pond, all fully handmade by members of our community. They were wet-felted, needle-felted and handstitched, using carefully selected quality materials.

140302 Three natual wool felted playscapes the dragon's cave, the moat and the lily pond

These natural wool playscapes are lined with velvet backing. Luxurious! Thank you Gloria and Alena for hand sewing the playscapes onto velvet backing.

140304 playscapes showing velvet backing. unsaturated, with logo

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The Dragon and Its Lair

Cassiopeia, Queen of the Ethiopians, was so proud of her beauty that she dared to compare herself to the Sea-Nymphs. The indignant Sea-Nymphs sent a sea-monster to ravage the coast. Her husand, King Cepheus was told by the oracle to sacrifice his daughter Andromeda to the monster. Perseus beheld Andromeda chained to a rock, waiting for the serpent to seal her fate. Had it not been for her tears and her hair that moved with the breeze, he would have taken her for a marble statue…

140302 Andromeda and Serpent

He asked her, “O virgin, undeserving of those chains, but rather of such as bind fond lovers together, tell me, I beseech you, your name, and the name of your country, and why you are thus bound.” Andromeda, silent from modesty, did not answer at once, but Perseus persisted…

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At last, she revealed her name and that of her country, and told the tale of her mother’s pride. While she was talking, the sea-monster appeared, his head reared above the waters, breaking the waves with his breast. Andromeda cried out. Then Perseus spoke, “There will be time enough for tears; this hour is all we have for rescue. “

140302 Then Perseus spoke, here will be time enough for tears; this hour is all we have for rescue  3 with logo

Thank you Peace Fleece for donating wool batting for our project! Check out Peacefleece.com for the most beautiful batting that is so easy to needle- and wet-felt with. It’s my favorite! – Jzin, CastleofCostaMesa.Com

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Gloria’s Lily Pond playscape in progress. Tuesday, February 11, 2014

February 11, 2014. Over the weekend, Gloria took the lily pond playscape home to work on. This is what she had so far by Tuesday morning.

140211 Gloria's lily pond playscape with pink princess, swans and frog prince

140211 Gloria Lily pond top view diagnonal

Ideal as a Spring Season Nature table display, this felted wool playscape is also suited for table top puppet shows…

“Oh! I will promise you all” said she, “if you will only get me my ball.” But she thought to herself, “what is the silly frog chattering about? Let him remain in the water with his equals; he cannot mix in society.” – The Frog Prince by the Brothers Grimm. 140302 Oh, I will promise you all, said she, if you will only get me my ball. frog prince. … The duck came to them, and Hansel seated himself on its back, and told his sister to sit by him. ‘No,’ replied Gretel, ‘that will be too heavy for the little duck; she shall take us across, one after the other.’ The good little duck did so, and when they were once safely across and had walked for a short time, the forest seemed to be more and more familiar to them, and at length they saw from afar their father’s house. Then they began to run, rushed into the parlour, and threw themselves round their father’s neck. – Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm.

140304 Hansel riding white swan on lilly pond playscape

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The Moat

There is a big fish lurking in the moat, preventing unauthorized persons from entering the castle. A drawbridge is the safest way for those without wings, to enter the castle.

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I love Peace Fleece wool batting for making felted playscapes. They are “stickier” than wool top/roving, so it’s extremely easy to wet-felt with. They come in rich colors with flecks of color variegations, very earthy look that I love.

130209 laying Peace Fleece wool batting for wet-felting moat playscape

Shaba green makes a very luxuriant fertile green grassland that makes me happy whenever I see it. Peace Fleece wool battings are also incredible easy to needle-felt with. You can get a Peace Fleece needle-felting starter kit from our school fundraiser here: https://cloud.bidpal.net/Portal10/bpe68199/catalog/item.html?id=92&categoryId=19

Below, the damsel on the unicorn, traveling through the wool felt moat playscape shown above.

140224 Pink Princess astride white unicorn with golden mane by moat with logo

Detail of the moat playscape, showing you how much love has been put into this raffle offering. Mulberry silk fibers were used to make these rich, silky flowers for the fairy tale land: The veritable stuff happy childhood memories are made of.

140210 Detail of Moat playscape showing mulberry silk felted flower details

The Heller family put much love into the European Wooden Castle

January 2014. Here is the pre-loved wooden castle the day we received it.

140204 Schlingl logo for Waldorf German Wooden Castle playset

It had been well-loved and well-played with.

140114 Schlingl castle view from courtyard

140114 First view of Schlingl wooden castle

The Heller family took the castle home and put much love into it to prepare it for our raffle.

Father Cole and son Jonah (from Ms Brooke’s 3rd Grade) working on the castle, making it look brand new again.

140212 Cole and Jonah Hellar oiling the Schlingl German wooden castle

Cleaning, sanding, mending, painting, oiling. Much love has been put into the wooden castle.

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140212 Jonah in the foreground oiling the castle with mineral oil 2

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Curvy Boards by OpenEndedCreations. Michaela's store. Rocker Boards and other Waldorf developmental toys.

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Thank you Heritage Mercantile Company in Costa Mesa for donating a Vintage Suitcase to carry it all!

Jennifer Bloch of Heritage Mercantile Company in Costa Mesa donated a smart and handsome vintage suitcase to store these lovingly handmade, one-of-a-kind heirloom dolls and playscapes. Thank you Heritage Mercantile Company! Please support them via the information below.

131112 Jennifer Bloch's Heritage Mercantile Co square cropped

Heritage Mercantile Company Purveyor of unique, well designed goods. Open Mon-Sat 11 a.m to 5 p.m closed on Sunday. 1720 Santa Ana Ave, Costa Mesa, CA. (949)646-2417 we ship. http://shopheritagemercantile.com

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Thank You to the Many Hands that Crafted This Package with Love

Thank you for the many hearts and hands that put together this lovingly made raffle item. Handmade Dolls

Handmade Natural Wool Playscape Blankets

Wooden Schlingl European Castle

      • Donated by Alyssa Hamilton.
      • Mended, sanded, cleaned, oiled and worked on by The Hellar Family: Cole, Michaela, Jonah, Logan and little Kaili

Supplies

      1. Wool batting donated by Peace Fleece, Maine
      2. Wool fibers, fabrics, notions and other craft supplies donated by Jzin Teng, CastleofCostaMesa.Com
      3. Cash donations – Thank you Sara Rodelo
      4. Velvet backing and other supplies – Christine Newell

Books

Other Resources

      • Thank you Denise for taking care of the crafters at night during the use of school plus everything else
      • Thank you Sara and baby Helena for doing all those vital, invisible things
      • Thank you Ms Brooke for letting us use your classroom for crafting.

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A Special Thanks to Peace Fleece for donating wool supplies

Peace Fleece wool batting. It’s my favorite! The wool battings are so rich in colors, they are more “sticky” and needle-felt and wet-felt extremely easily. If you do not know what to get, I highly suggest starting with a 21 colors “Rainbow Felting Pack”. You can buy now and thank me later. You can get Peace Fleece from our auction here:

Peter and Marty from Peace Fleece.

140113 Peace Fleece Husband and Wife

Peace Fleece is not your typical yarn company. The Peace Fleece offices are in a barn on a sheep and horse farm in the small, rural town of Porter in the foothills of southwestern Maine. Peter Hagerty and his wife Marty Tracy started buying wool from the Soviet Union back in 1985 in hopes that through trade they could help diffuse the threat of nuclear war. Since then Peter has journeyed through Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East in search of farmers and shepherds who are willing to set aside historic enmities in exchange for opportunities leading to mutual understanding and economic interdependence. How cool is that?

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Other Handmade Treasures for Our Fundraiser

The knitted Stone Soup project. Click on the image below to follow its creative process.

Basket of veggies by Sachiyo Ischii. Square cropped

Jzin’s needle-felted mermaid for your nature table or open ended play.

140101 Mermaid Leonara on Christmas Tree with logo

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Last Year’s Raffle Items: Enchanted Fairy Tale Woodland Playscape and The Wooden Tree House 2013

Thanks to our passionate and creative community members, including our craft teacher Christine Newell; every year, we are able to produce quality, beautiful and meaningful handwork as offerings for our school fundraisers. – Jzin One of our raffle items from last year: The Enchanted Fairy Tale Woodland playscape blanket (2013). 131031 Nunu help selling raffle tickets at Company of Angels Store Week 1 post pretty Week 2 post pretty. Week 3 post pretty Week 4 post pretty 130311 Prince, princess and unicorns galloping across the woodland Thank you logo

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Here was another raffle items from 2013: The Magical Wooden Tree house with handmade dolls and accessories. Thank you to the Lusk family for donating this for our fundraiser! 130311 Tree House Thank You Very Much with logo

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Gallery of Past Projects from The Waldorf School of Orange County Craft Group

Click on the image below to view our Waldorf School of Orange County weekly craft group projects.

121202 Vintage Life photo show girls crafting inside trailer at war times. Post button for Wednesday Morning Craft Group

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130530 Square Giveaway 6 Waldorf Flower Fairies at Tanager Park I give away my lovingly handmade dolls and crafts every season. If you “Like” my Castle of Costa Mesa Facebook page, you will be notified of upcoming giveaways. Click here to view the list of my past giveaways. Perhaps the next winner could be YOU? Like Us on Facebook black and white. Fairy Tale Dolls, Handmade With Love. I want you to love learning mandarin chinese!CastleofCostaMesa.Com

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Support Our Local Waldorf Community/ Place a Free Ad

If you are interested in placing an ad on “Support Our Southern California Waldorf Community” (free if you are a member of Southern California Waldorf community) please e-mail me a good picture and a link. Meanwhile, please support our local peeps! Thanks! – Jzin

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