A blog about Sylvanian Families, toy photography, collection, miniatures and crafts.

31 December 2023

Christmas Band

 The Reindeer family are walking down the snowy town street. Suddenly the babies start jumping up and down with excitement!
-I can hear them mom! Do you see them? They are coming!...

-It's the Christmas Marching Band!

-Merry Christmas everyone! 

And a Happy New Year!

9 December 2023


 -What a lovely day for fishing!

Summer memories...

-Great job little ones! You helped me to collect these vegetables from the garden! Now wash them well before you eat them!
-OK grandpa!

-Was that Mistoffelees Macavity?
-Yes! He has a hard time waking up early in the morning so this way he arrives at school on time!

The weather is still nice and Schroeder Fisher has taken the twins for a slow ride through the park!
-That was great fun dad! Can we have another round?
-Only if you promise to stay quiet and careful!

The piles of fallen leaves are always a chance for great fun! Autumn is wonderful in Sylvania!

The snow has covered every corner of the sylvanian village! Velvet Slydale and little Lindy have dressed in warm clothes and are off for the daily shopping at the grossery store.
-Look mom, so much snow! I want to make a snowman! Can we buy a big carrot for his nose?
-Of course dear, we can get one from the store and you'll build a great snowman when we come back!

-I made two little stars!
-Great work! Our Christmas window looks wonderful!

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31 October 2023

Halloween 2023

 -Ready for trick or treat?
-You are a lobster! Very cute!
-Thanks but... I don't think I could scare anyone with this costume! 
-Don't say that! Let's see what we can do...

-I believe there is a surprise for you in this chest Mr. Pirate!
-It looks like a treasure chest! Let's open it then!...


Happy Halloween!

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14 October 2023

Harry Potter (part 3)

 -We are lost!
-I think we're not supposed to be here! It's the forbidden third floor corridor!
-I hear steps!
-Quickly, let's hide in here!
-It's locked!...
-Leave it to me!...ALOHOMORA!... OK, get in!

-Oh no, look!
-It was locked for a good reason!
-Ahhhhhhhh! RUN!

-Phew... that was close...
-Why on earth do they have a giant three headed dog locked up in a school?
-It was standing on a trapdoor! Maybe it's guarding something...

-Hagrid, why there is a giant three headed dog in the school?
-What? You know about Fluffy?
-That thing has a name?
-Of course he has! Actually he is mine! I lent him to Dumbledore to guard the...hmm... nothing... It's top secret!
-We knew he was guarding something important! Why?Does someone want to steal it?
-Maybe Snape is trying to steal it!
-Nonsense! Professor Snape is a Hogwarts teacher!
-But he is so strange and mysterious!
-Well, stop meddling around you three! What that dog is guarding is strictly between Professor Dumbledore and Nicholas Flamel... Oh I shouldn't have said that...
-Who is Nicholas Flamel?
-No more questions!

17 September 2023

Harry Potter (part 2)

 -Welcome to Hogwarts. I am Professor McGonagall. Firstly you must be sorted into your houses. They are Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin. Here, your house will be like your family. Your triumphs will earn you house points. Any rule breaking, and you will lose points. At the end of the year, the house with the most points is awarded the house cup. The sorting ceremony will begin momentarily.

-So it's true that Harry Potter has come to Hogwarts! I'm Malfoy, Drago Malfoy! You must know that some wizarding families are better than others, Potter. Don’t want to go making friends with the wrong sort.
-I think I can tell who the wrong sort are for myself, thanks.

-The sorting ceremony is about to begin. When I call your name, you will come forth, I shall place the sorting hat on your head, and you will be sorted into your houses. Before that, Professor Dumbledore would like to say a few words.

-We welcome the first years to Hogwarts. Please note that the dark forest is strictly forbidden to all students. Also remember that that the 3rd floor corridor on the right is out of bounds to everyone. Thank you! After the ceremony a small feast will follow!

-Hermione Granger!
-(Sorting Hat) Hmm.. OK then... GRYFFINDOR!!

-Draco Malfoy!
-(Sorting Hat) SLYTHERIN!!

-Ronald Weasley!
-(Sorting Hat) Another Weasley! I know just what to do with you... GRYFFINDOR!!

-Harry Potter!
-(Sorting Hat) Hmm... that's quite difficult... Where to put you? I see a great mind and plenty of courage and talent!
-Not Slitherin, not Slitherin...
-Are you sure? You could become great there! Well then... better be... GRYFFINDOR!!

-Let the feast begin!
-Wow! Where did all these come from?
-I don't know but they are delicious!!

-Now let's go to the Gryffindor dormitories, this is the most direct path!
-Oh look! The paintings are moving!
-And they talk too!
-Also keep an eye on the staircases...they like to change!

-This is the Gryffindor Common Room. The boys dormitories are upstairs and down to your left. The girls are the same on your right. You'll find that your belongings have already been brought up.

- So... Mr. Potter... Our...new...celebrity! Tell me, what would I get if I added powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood?
-... I... don't know sir...
-Well, let's try again. Where would you look if I asked you to find me a bezoar?
-I... I don't know sir...
-Pity. Clearly, fame isn't everything...

-Wingardium Leviosa!
-Well done Miss Granger! Splendid!

-Welcome to your first flying lesson.Everyone step up to the left side of their broomstick. Stick your right hand over the broom and say, "Up."
-Up! Wow!

-Oh no!
-Neville... Neville...
-Mr. Longbottom! You're not supposed to take off, yet! Come back down this instant!
-Ahhh! Help!...

-Is he alright?
-Oh no! It's a broken wrist.  I must take Mr. Longbottom to the hospital wing. While I am away keep your feet firmly on the ground! If I see a single broom on the air you will be in trouble!

-That fool boy, Neville, dropped his Remembrall!
-Give it here Malfoy!
-No, I think I will leave it somewhere for him to find... maybe on the roof!
-Give it here, Malfoy, or I'll knock you off your broom!
-Is that so Potter? Here, catch it then!...

-Great catch Harry!
-Oh, that was wicked, Harry!

7 May 2023

Harry Potter (part 1)

 ... Nearly eleven years had passed since that horrible night... and it was about time for 'the boy who lived' to know who he really was...

-Who are you?
-I'm Rubeus Hagrid. Keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts. Course Harry, you'll know all about Hogwarts.
-Sorry... no!
-No? Didn't you ever wonder where your mum and dad learned it all?
-Learned what?
-You are a wizard Harry! You only need just a bit of training!
-No... you are making a mistake... I can't be a wizard!
-Yes you are, just like your parents were! But apparently your uncles have never told you the truth about your parents and how they died...
Well, here is the letter they kept hiding from you! Congrats Harry Potter! You have been accepted at Hogwarts' School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!
But we are a bit behind schedule, come on, we must leave for London right away!

-Welcome to Diagon Alley, Harry!
-Here you can find all the equipment you will need as a Hogwarts student!

-This is the Ollivanders, the best place to get your wand! You step inside and I will be there soon. I just have one thing to do, won't be long!

-I wondered when I'd be seeing you, Mr. Potter. It seems only yesterday that your mother and father were in here buying their first wands. Well now, let's pick one for you too!