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Karla Nathan
Lawrence, KS
I am a Lawrence, Kansas artist with a love for anything vintage and pretty.
Interests: hobbies: **art (or is that a life force, not a hobby?)** gardening** watching way too much tv** floating around on lake clinton in our boat, especially in the moonlight** writing** collecting old wallpaper and millinery** playing with my little fairy girl, sugarwings** junking/auctions** redoing my home -over and over, it is a work in progress and i hope it never ends** talking (and sometimes singing -badly) to dorkies**
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Here is a short video of the puppies enjoying the chickens. Sitting by the fence and watching the birds was a favorite past time around here for these guys. This was at 8 weeks, back when they were still just... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Karla's Cottage
Here is a short video of the puppies enjoying the chickens. Sitting by the fence and watching the birds was a favorite past time around here for these guys. This was at 8 weeks, back when they were still just... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Karla's Cottage
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It may look like I've done nothing but play with puppies for the last couple of months, but I've also been busy as a little Christmas Elf getting things ready for A Snowbird's Song in November. And I'm not the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Karla's Cottage
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Not only did I have a remarkable, and memorable time raising this litter of golden doodles, these dogs went to fantastic homes and very nice people. Hunter's family even gave me a gift for raising him! I was so surprised... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
Im planning on lots of goodies in November! We missed you on Saturday, Suzanne. Im glad we will see you in the fall.
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Ha, I might, Stacy! Years of collecting. Mostly from eBay tho.
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Recently, I cleaned out my wallpaper storage. It had gotten away from me, and honestly I couldn't even remember what I had or even find it if I did know what I was looking for. Plus, the rolls had been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
Terri, Im just thrilled with our choice. We are smitten!
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We are down to three pups now. Ashlyn Ella is with the owner of the stud, and is still for sale if anyone wants a dog from this magnificent litter of spectacular cuties. Pip is with his new Mom and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
We are more thrilled with this decision each day. Shes great!
Toggle Commented Jul 5, 2017 on Happy Fourth of July! at Karla's Cottage
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Well, I had a feeling that I wouldn't be able to resist this cutie's sweet snuggles as well as the little grand fairies pleadings. Yep, we are keeping her! This is Sugar, who is staying with us and with her... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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My pal, Beth, had some vintage photos of guys for me to send to Guncle Randy. I needed to make a card for his birthday, so I appropriated one for myself to repurpose. It started like this, I used green... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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Getting the pups to the vet for their 6 week shots required a couple of side kicks to help me load them up. These guys are not yorkie pups, that is for sure. When Twinkle had babies, all 9 could... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
It got shuffled into the studio. And lives happily ever after, filled with art journals.
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She is hard to resist!
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2017 on Pros and cons at Karla's Cottage
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There is a looming decision to be made. To keep her, or not to keep her. I've put it off for about as long as I can. The litter is scheduled to go to their new homes the first week... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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Sugarwings keeps a ladder under the mulberry trees for the whole berry season, for easy access when she needs a snack. What on earth is better for a kid than running in the clover fields with puppies and climbing trees... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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I am honored to have Lesa Dailey teaching a class here for A Snowbird's Song in November. She has her example created and sent me this sneak peek. Oooooh, those angel wings on that bird!!! When I create mine (Yep,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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While Guncle Randy was here, pet butlering and then hanging out in the studio with me, we had a room full of pups, along with one grand fairy. She saw us taking photos of pups (and being a bit of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
Id love to keep the whole pack!
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2017 on The golden doodles at 5 weeks at Karla's Cottage
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Well, we knew that Lesa would blow us away, and yes, she sure did. What an elegant bird she has designed for us!! I'm thrilled. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at A Snowbird's Song- BIRDSONG 6
I need to be strong....
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2017 on The golden doodles at 5 weeks at Karla's Cottage
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Arent they, Francy!? I love them all so much.
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Oh my goodness, we are enamoured with the puppies! As their time with us gets shorter and shorter, I get more and more worried about how we will all react with them leaving. See what I mean? Such cuteness. And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Karla's Cottage
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The Steve Miller concert and Sacred Circus acts were cancelled due to monsoons, but the weather didn't dampen our whole weekend. By Sunday morning the rain was gone, and we ventured out of the little trailer we'd tucked ourselves away... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Karla's Cottage