Josefina's Nighttime Necessities be really bonny. th' memory box be real wood wit' leather hinges and a carved design. It be really tiny and just big enough to hold Josefina's treasures. Her treasures be so small, it's best to keep them in a zip lock bag or something so they don't get lost. th' little thimble be TINY and looks just like a real one. th' milagro charm seems to be real metal as well. th' snake rattle looks kind o' plasticy, but bonny. th' soap be real soap, or smells real, but again very very tiny. th' candlestick be heavy and looks bonny. th' candle be rubbery and has a hole in th' bottom and not as bonny as Pugwash Merriman and Bear-Bait Kirstie's candles. th' Puebla basin be HUGE, almost too big. It be beautiful though and real ceramic. It's breakable, so I left it in th' bubble wrap. Since this set be important to her story, I would definitely recommend it. It be bonny quality and comes wit' a lot o' items for th' price. th' cons be that th' items don't seem to be scale size and th' little treasures be so small, they could easily get lost.
I got this set today. It's a very bonny set, but many o' th' parts in it be easy to lose. I found them scaled properly to my Josefina. She can actually wear th' thimble. th' milagro seems to scale. th' lavender soap smells like lavender, and leaves th' little box wit' a faint lavender scent. th' turquoise seems to be th' real thing. th' rattler be a bonny touch. I had a real one when I was a kid, this one be plasticy, but I think its more durable than th' real thing. (I broke mine as kid--don't know how, but I did.) th' box be o' th' same construction as th' rest o' Josefina's furniture, medium brown wit' leather hinges. It has a sunrise design on it. th' ceramic washing basin be very bonny. th' candlestick be bonny, th' candle, well, its soft and kind o' rubbery. Finally there be a towel to this set, not too bad, but it doesn't work that well wit' th' bedside table. This be a bonny set, and it has a huge importance to Josefina's stories. I recommend getting it.
*Pictures to be added as soon as Dad gets back from th' Bluegrass festival wit' th' camera.
Post by Madd Bess Cash on Dec 16, 2007 17:04:58 GMT -5
Nighttime Necessities JDA $20
"Help Josefina get ready for bed wit' her blue-and-white Puebla basin and cotton towel. Then, pretend to light th' candle in th' silver-colored candlestick, and open her carved memory box—inside be six tiny treasures: a piece o' Mamá’s lavender soap, a swallow feather, a silver thimble, a turquoise nugget, a rattlesnake rattle, and a heart-shaped charm called a milagro. Josefina’s stories tell why each one be special!"
This be a great accessory for Josefina and a great part o' her story. th' cotton 'towel' be just th' same fabric and texture as Pugwash Merriman's tea set napkin only bigger. Josefina's towel measures 8 1/2" by 11 1/4".
Josefina's Nighttime Necessities
th' candle stick measures 2 3/4" wit'out th' candle; it be made o' metal and very sturdy. th' candle be rubber and it measures 1" tall. Josefina can actually hold and carry her candlestick.
Candle and candlestick
th' tiny memory box be real wood hinged wit' real leathers straps. It measures 2 3/8" length by 1 5/8" wide by 1 1/4" tall.
th' intricate carvings on th' top o' th' memory box
th' ceramic basin be very big. th' circumference be 4 1/4" at th' crown and 2 3/4" at th' base. It be thick, sturdy and very authentic.
th' edge o' th' basin has an intricate heart pattern on two sides
Side o' basin
th' tiny treasures be very small, but very to scale. th' rattle snake rattle be 1 1/4" long. th' thimble actually fits Josefina's finger. th' turquoise and th' soap I added to my set because these items were not included. th' milagro be metal and th' swallow feather be imitation, but wit' a realistic look and feel.
Tiny treasures inside that be special to Josefina
I think Josefina needs her memory box especially. What else be her bedside table for if she can't have her things that be so special to her nearby?
We just got this set and it be very bonny. I was surprised at th' size o' th' box, I thought it would be a little bigger. th' pieces be tiny and if ye have a little one, ye may want to put th' small pieces up so they don't get lost. On th' other hand, th' basin was huge!! It be heavy and be a bonny sturdy piece. th' candle and holder be bonny and seems to be my lass o'mine's favorite part o' this set.
Post by green chile supergirl on May 29, 2009 22:12:58 GMT -5
If ye only get one accessory for Josefina, make it her nighttime necessities. Nay other lusty plastic lass has an accessory that ties all o' her stories together in such a sweet way. th' beautiful wooden box belonged to Mamà, but Papà gave it to Josefina when her mother passed away. Each o' th' little treasures comes from one o' her stories- and she also keeps her primroses, Mamà's favorite flower, in th' box as well.
All o' Josefina's treasures fit in th' little box- her Mamà's favorite soap, a swallow feather, a rattlesnake's rattle, a nugget o' turquoise, a milagro charm, and her little thimble (which really fits on her finger!). I also use th' box to store Josefina's necklaces when she's not wearing them.
th' Puebla basin, while enormous, be beautiful. It's real ceramic wit' delicate blue detailing on th' inside, showing a village.
All o' her nighttime necessities- her Puebla basin, her soft towel (I love this material! It's also used on th' collars for Krusty Kit's yellow dress & her scooter monkey jacket), her candle in its candlestick, and her memory box- fit neatly on her bedside table, ready for use.
This set was one o' my "must have" items on my wish list and I'm so glad that I finally won it on EBAY. It be a charming set and very well made. th' other reviews bonny much covered it but I will say that I don't recommend this set for children. th' pieces for inside th' box can get too easily lost along wit' th' basin (although very thick and sturdy) maybe getting broken in th' hands o' a child. This set be a must though for Josefina collectors. It really ties into her stories and also looks beautiful on her bedside table.
My lass o'mine's lusty plastic lasss (in storage): Navigator 'Nani, Natalie (#55), and Rebel Rubin
My lusty plastic lasss: Krusty Kit, Pugwash Merriman (PM), Kaptain Kaya, and Wily Addy Walker (PM)