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A Special Gift For A Special Little Girl | Wooden Rocking Horse No. 2

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September 19, 2016 by Terry

Do you remember this sweet little rocking horse that I made over for one of my special clients?  Well, a couple of months ago I was asked if I would do another one for her, only this time it would be for a girl!

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This time the horse wasn’t as large or as detailed so this was my opportunity to make it as detailed and pretty as it deserved to be!  Every little princess should have a pretty horse to ride right?

I wanted to give this little princess a customized sparkly ride so I got out the FAT paint in Pink Cashmere and some metallic paints and set to work.

Here are the results!

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This sweet little horse got a diamond encrusted saddle and handles as well as her initials branded on the hip with glitter!

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Since the original yarn mane and tail were lacking in the glam dept. we gave them a few ribbon curls through out … ‘extensions’ if you will ;)

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Now this little princess can ride in style!

I hope she enjoys her 1st birthday gift from her auntie Christina.  What a great tradition you have started by giving each of your nieces and nephews a horse for their first birthdays.

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Smiles!

Terry

Sharing this sweet horse here

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12 thoughts on “A Special Gift For A Special Little Girl | Wooden Rocking Horse No. 2

  1. Perfect little girls horse! Love the bling and the curly hair ribbons.

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  2. repurposingjunkie says:

    Terry, this rocking horse is too sweet!! You did an amazing job on this! What a great tradition their aunt started!

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  3. This is so precious. What a lucky little girl.

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  4. Terry, this rocking horse is absolutely stunning! The attention to detail you give your pieces sets you apart. I can only imagine the squeals of joy not only from the birthday girl but all those in attendance when this beauty is opened. Pinned

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    • Terry says:

      Awe Marie! You are always so uplifting, Thank you so much! They sent me pictures of the little princess riding it, she is so sweet on it! I hope you have an amazing week my friend!
      Smiles!

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  5. Mary says:

    Hi Terry – Glad you are back to blogging. This is just so sweet. What a great idea for a little girl’s 1st birthday. Love your staging and all!

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  6. Perfection. She’s a lucky little girl!

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