Remember this painting? I made it in exchange for the She-Ra Crystal Castle and a whole bunch of the dolls. I never had any She-Ra toys growing up but I’m a huge fan. When I was a kid I cut out the Crystal Castle, dolls and horses from a toy catalogue and played with them like teeny tiny paper dolls.
I did a huge, amazing toy trade with Nathalie, who I got this from, many years ago when I was still living at home, but I turned down the She-Ra stuff because I simply didn’t have room. It’s been nagging me ever since so about seven years later I finally asked if she still had it and would be willing to trade, and now it’s mine! I still want some more dolls and horses, especially my favourite Catra, but I’m so happy I have all this.
I’ve been cleaning and fixing everything up and now it’s all done. There are few things I like as much as cleaning and restoring toys.
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