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Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingMaisie Maybunny is a handmade miniature original, one-of-a-kind rabbit art doll figurine, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Elizabeth Ruffing.

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing with blue purple spiderwort flowersMaisie Maybunny is a mauve-pink bunny with big blue eyes. She has a painted garland of pink, yellow, and blue flowers that goes all around her body.

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingMaisie Maybunny is a carefree soul. She likes to go hopping through garden beds, whether the sun is shining, or the rain is coming down.

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing with blue purple spiderwort flowersAfter Maisie has hopped for a while, she finds a nice dry spot, flops on her side, and takes a long, long nap.

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingWhen she wakes up, she yawns, and rolls over in the flowers, wrapping them all around her.

Then she hops home for her evening salad, which she decorates with tiny blossoms.

Maisie Maybunny is a one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only, not for play.

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink  and peach floral bunny rabbit art doll figurines by artist Elizabeth RuffingShe was sculpted from paperclay over wood, in multiple stages, to allow for drying and detailing. Paperclay has a hardness similar to soft wood.

Maisie Maybunny, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade mauve-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing with blue purple spiderwort flowersMaisie was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, using acrylic paints.

She is signed, and sealed with gloss varnish for protection and preservation. She comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Maisie Maybunny is 3 and 1/8 inches (8 centimeters) tall.

Please click here to go to Maisie Maybunny’s adoption page. Maisie’s bunny friends are Jeanina Jingles and Buttons Bunnyton.

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Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingButtons Bunnyton is a handmade miniature original, one-of-a-kind rabbit art doll figurine, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Elizabeth Ruffing.

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingButtons is a peach-pink bunny with large blue eyes. She has gold flowers with mauve centers, all over her body, and a mauve heart.

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingButtons Bunnyton’s mother always said, “You are what you eat!” But Buttons never believed her.

Buttons likes to eat flowers.

She used to be a spotted bunny, but after eating so many flowers, Button Bunnyton’s spots started growing petals!

Now, instead of being covered in spots, Buttons is covered in flowers.

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingButtons doesn’t care. She’s only sorry she can’t eat the flowers right off her fur!

But that’s okay. She’ll keep eating her neighbors’ flowers.

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing, with rabbit friendsButtons Bunnyton is a one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only, not for play.

She was sculpted from paperclay over wood, in multiple stages, to allow for drying and detailing. Paperclay has a hardness similar to soft wood.

Buttons Bunnyton, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade peach-pink floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingButtons was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, using acrylic paints.

She is signed, and sealed with gloss varnish for protection and preservation. She comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Buttons Bunnyton is 3 inches (7.7 centimeters) tall.

Please click here to go to Buttons Bunnyton’s adoption page. Buttons’ bunny neighbors are Maisie Maybunny and Jeanina Jingles.

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I’m moving my online journal to ruffings.com

Hug Me Slug handade stuffed animal plush toys, assorted colors, by Elizabeth Ruffing

Pink and lavender Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth RuffingHello, everyone. Just a note to let you know that I am moving my online journal/blog over to ruffings.com. You will find it in the main navigation on that site.

Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth Ruffing, assorted colorsMy blog posts are already there, the same ones that are here. I will eventually redirect the link for elizabethruffing.com over to ruffings.com as well, which just means, when you come to elizabethruffing.com, you will be sent to ruffings.com automatically.

Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth Ruffing, assorted colorsI am trying to streamline everything, so people won’t have to go hopping from one place to another, to find our toys and dolls, and anything else we are working on. I am going to post the toys and dolls we have for adoption there too, instead of on Etsy or EBay or Amazon.

Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth Ruffing, assorted colorsWe will still be on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. I will try to merge our two Facebook pages into the one we have for Ruffing’s as well.

Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth Ruffing, assorted colorsI think it will be a lot simpler to have everything in one place. I hope to add needlework and quilting items to our site at some point. Right now, I am busily trying to post our toys and dolls there.

Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth Ruffing, assorted colorsI will let the SSL certificate expire for elizabethruffing.com, while I continue to move photos, which sounds very technical, but it is something Google requires to let people view your site without a security warning. You may see that pop up. Please don’t be alarmed. Nothing has changed. The content is the same. Just head on over to ruffings.com to see the same content. I have a search box there so you can find things. Or just ask me. My contact page is there too.

Hug Me Slug handmade plush stuffed toy animals by Elizabeth Ruffing, assorted colorsI will make new posts at ruffings.com. They will just be interspersed with little stories about dolls and other posts about our artwork. I may merge my blog subscriptions too. So, if you see a blog update from Ruffing’s, it is me! Thank you for reading my blog.

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Jeanina Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white floral bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing

Jenna Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing

Jeanina Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingJeanina Jingles is a handmade miniature original, one-of-a-kind rabbit art doll figurine, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Elizabeth Ruffing.

Jeanina Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingJJeanina is a white bunny with large blue eyes, dressed up in soft peach with pretty daisies, and mauve, blue, and violet flowers all the way around her body. She has a delicate painted scallop around her neckline.

Jeanina Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingJeanina Jingles likes to gossip with her friends at their Ladybuns’ Bunny Luncheon Club. They order a plate of their favorite banana-and-cilantro tea sandwiches and some chamomile tea. Then they get down to business.

Mr Benjamin Bumperson, the greengrocer in town, has been particularly generous with carrot tops for Miss Bella Isabeau Bunnyfort this week.

Has everyone noticed the way his whiskers twitch, when she smiles at him?

Jeanina Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth RuffingJeanina Jingles promises to casually mention him to Bella, when she sees her next week at their bunny book club meeting. Everyone is keen to know if Bella may become Mrs. Bella Isabeau Bunnyfort-Bumperson. What a mouthful that would be!

Jeanina Jingles, original, one-of-a-kind miniature handmade white bunny rabbit art doll figurine by artist Elizabeth Ruffing, with rabbit friendsJeanina Jingles is a one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only, not for play.

She was sculpted from paperclay over wood, in multiple stages, to allow for drying and detailing. Paperclay has a hardness similar to soft wood. Jeanina was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, using acrylic paints.

She is signed and sealed with gloss varnish for protection and preservation, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Jeanina Jingles is 3 1/8 inches (8 centimeters) tall. Please click here to go to Jeanina Jingle’s adoption page. Jeanina’s bunny friends are Maisie Maybunny and Buttons Bunnyton.

Happy Easter and Passover weekend, everyone!