“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”~Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Firewood Folk

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~Ben's round noggin is made from stained, painted and sanded cotton.
~His wooden jointed body and limbs are made from dried hardwood cut with an ax I swung myself.
~He wears a black broadcloth jacket lined with tan broadcloth.
~It is adorned with gold seed bead buttons.
~His ruffled shirt, cuffs and and knickers are cotton.
~His shoes are black broadcloth.
~He is approx. 11" long, 8" high in the seated position.

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~Paint and artist pencils were used for his worldly blue gray eyes.
~He has a needle sculpted nose, eyebrows and mouth.
~He's got lil' ears too!
~The bifocals he invented are attached.

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~His hair is needle felted soft mohair.

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~He'll bring along his very own patriotic shield kite. Ready to fly when there's a lightning storm.



$140.00 for Benjamin Franklin Firewood Folk. This includes insured Priority Mail shipping with delivery confirmation inside the good ol' continental U.S. of A. only.
An additional 8.75% sales tax for New York State residents.


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Thank you!



A Folk Art Spring Hare

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~Hannelore is made from painted cotton.

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~A crackle and antique sealed technique was used to give her the look of worn leather.
~She's securely attached to an antique beehive bobbin.
~She is approx. 17.5" high.

~Her dress is a beautiful filigree print in shades of blue.
~Her coordinating tiny leaf print petticoat is trimmed with gorgeous antique lace.
~An antique pearl shoe button adorns her bodice and her collar is the same antique lace.
~The petticoat fabric was used for her cascading bodice bow.

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~Over her shoulder she carries a satchel with three carrots.
~Her satchel is made from a delicate vintage hankie with lovely floral stitchery.
~The hankie is folded and stitched. I couldn't bring myself to cut such a pretty textile.


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~I sculpted all three carrots from clay. They are painted, sealed and removable.

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$135.00 for Hannelore a Folk Art Spring Hare. This includes insured, Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation inside the good ol' continental U.S.A. only.






As always, thank you kindly for stopping by.
Take care and God bless,
~Karin Pender
Countryfolk Keepsakes
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P.S.
I'm ready for spring, how about you?!