This set is incredibly adorable and very detailed. I love the little book with the illustrations! There are words, sketches and drawings. The little feather pen is very light and thin and I almost didn't see it. Wish this would have been a bit larger and also maybe had some browns or blacks in it. The glass bottle with cork is the best part! I am so glad to have this in my collection at last!
This set is simply adorable! I LOVE it! The goblets are a pretty shade of seafoam green and have a ruffled rim. The tiny tarts and fruit ring is bright and colorful and I think really makes the set. It might have been cute if these were all individual pieces, but with them molded together it ensures you won't lose any of it. Next there is the cake sitting lovely on a silver cake stand. The cake looks like it is lightly dusted with confectioner's sugar. This set also comes with two white napkins faint white print. The two little dishes that come with this set matches her tea set.
I love this little blue coat! The royal blue trim is a nice contrast against the sky blue. I do have a bit of a hard time getting this on when Kirsten is wearing thicker clothing (like her Swedish dirndl which has two layers). The bonnet is very sweet and I love the eyelet lace poking out.
I am not too overly impressed with this. The flashlight does feel very cheap and plastic-y. They could have done MUCH better on that.
BUT... the tiny newspaper makes up for it! I LOVE that part and actually I am going to pad the cushion with something else because I don't want to fold up the newspaper inside and forget about it *hehe*
I have these, I got them on Ebay though, so they're used. The lady I purchased them from told me she got them back in 1997-98... so considering they are almost 10 years old, they are still in super great condition and the cushions are still fluffy and colors clean and crisp.
I have always loved this set as a little girl and thought Petit-Fours were absolutely delicous and such a ladylike dessert!
Here are photos and my review for "Samanthat's Party Treats"
This set comes with two lacy fans, two ice creams, 4 petit-fours with 4 mini candles, 2 rosettes, a gold rimmed platter, and a doily. It also comes with a plastic accessory holder (not pictured)
The petit-fours. They look good enough to eat! I wasn't sure if the one candle was suppose to look like the red rubbed off, but I sort of like that they're all different. It makes all the roses on the petit fours different.
The ice creams have a rubbery kind of sticky feel to them, so it's kind of like the syrup on top is real! The tiny little cherry is such a cute touch!
Overall Rating: *****
I think the fans are cute, but compared to the rest of the items in the set, they seemed more cheaply made. I think if they had a bit of gold to them it would go nicely with the platter.
I really love this set. The saltbox has pretty carved details and notched edges. The strawberries are dark red and they're slightly speckled looking (so it looks like sugared strawberries) and the cake is firm and looks spongy. The flowers look exactly like the flowers that comes with Addy's "Flower Picking Outfit"
This is one of my favorite Kirsten outfits because it comes with the dress/apron/spoonbag/bonnet... all the colors just blend so nicely. My dress is from 1996-97... its held up very well, but Kirsten doesn't wear it too often so maybe thats why
Ooo I bought these and they are my favorite boots so far! So sturdy. I wish her Meet boots were more this quality too instead of the squishy soft kind they are now...imagine walking 10 miles in the prairie in those lugging pots and pans! Eek!
I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this set as well! My foot warmer came nice and sturdy and I LOVE how authentic it is! There are patterns along the sides which would have been made with a good old nail and hammer.
My favorite part is the candle holder! I was very pleasantly surprised at how it functions! You raise the candle by sliding the little bar up and then locking the rounded knob into one of the slots. The candle does seem very fake, but what do you expect, it IS a toy candle after all.
Oh, and the little stories/fables are very cute as well! If you have the patience to read the tiny writing, you should read them!
Post by HelloMiss on Sept 14, 2006 11:54:12 GMT -5
Well, I have to say I don't think mine is an AG original, I got it on Ebay and there are no AG tags on it, but I don't mind, it looks close enough if not exactly like the real one (I have never seen a tagged one in person, so I don't know how close they are)
Still very adorable, one of my favorite Kirsten outfits
*This outfit was worn by Kirsten in the book Kirsten Learns a Lesson*.
Review: I love how Kirsten looks in this dress. The dress is made from a heavier cotton material (to resemble Calico I suppose?) I also love the little shawl, it is a very nice touch. My only complaint with this set is that the shawl feels cheap... a little slippery even. I thought it would be thicker and more "woolen" like her napkin from her school lunch... Rating: **** 1/2
Review: Holy moly! This is SOO CUTE! Again, another set I got very excited about! The fish are rubbery and their tails are flippy because the rubber is thinner there. The baskets are super cute and the little grasshoppers and frog are simply precious (even got my hubby's approval!) The fishing pole is a bit fragile. It comes in two pieces and you just put them together (it doesn't snap or screw on though) The fishing line is white thread and there is a cute little cork piece and black hook (plastic) so you can pretend you've caught some trout! There is a little loop on the trout mouths so you can attach it to the hook on the fishing pole.
Review: I honestly flipped when I saw this set! The Tine is SOOO cute! The carving details are absolutely precious, it is very well made. I'm not sure if this is actual wood though... it might be plastic that was made to look like wood... none the less... it's adorable! The food set is nice and heavy... not cheaply made. The napkin is thicker material... just love it!
Review: Absolutely adorable! I was so very excited to receive this! My favorite pieces are the tiny "Rewards of Merit"... the illustrations are so lovely! My only complaint is that pulling the leather string to close the satchel can be a bit tricky at first... it might tear the leather because it doesn't pull close very easily... maybe it is because I just received this and the leather hasn't been worn yet...
* This outfit is worn by Addy in the books Addy Learns a Lesson and Changes for Addy as well as the short stories "High Hopes for Addy" and "Addy Studies Freedom." *
Oh wow! Wow! This is a really fantastic outfit for Addy (or for any of your girls) It is made of thick blue material (felt-ish) and the black trim is just so sweet and really adds a nice contrast. I LOOOOVE how the white blouse underneath pokes out from the bell sleeved of the suit jacket. The lining on the skirt and jacket are different swatches of fabric so you really get the feel for how Addy's Momma made this from scraps of fabric from the fabric shop.
The little medal is just SO darling too! This is one of my absolutely favorite outfits!!! The craftsmanship is just wonderful!!!
I absolutely adore this set! I knew I HAD to HAVE it after reading "Addy Learns A Lesson"
The lunch pail is really made out of tin and it's a bit heavy. The food is slightly heavy also and not made of the sticky material like some of the other playfood. The L-O-V-E letters are soo cute and if you have read the book, then you will love them that much more.
The cutest part is the tiny green ribbon with white polka dots. I am a sucker for polka dots and this little detail is just so very sweet!