Back to School Portraits 2022

Hello friends! Can you believe the 2022 school year is already in full swing? I can’t! Anyway, the school-aged Build-A-Bears got together to take school photos. I always love doing this traditional post. I hope you like seeing these pictures! Here’s a picture of the whole group. We have quite a big group this year! Our only tenth grader in the bunch, Gisselle. The sixth grade class looks very similar to last year’s class. I think that the fifth grade is the largest. Azura is a new addition this year! Our fourth grade. Finally, our third grade class. Alright, now … Continue reading Back to School Portraits 2022

Skipping Stones Episode 6 “Dances and Disorder”

Hello friends! It’s been a while since our last Skipping Stones episode, so I’m really excited to share the next one! This one is set at Camp and it’s pretty fun…enjoy! Campers gather around the schedule board. Sandy squeals in delight. Cloud and Mischief peek around the bears crowding the board. “What is it?” Mischief asks, not wanting to miss out on the excitement. “What’s going on?” Sandy steps away from in front of the board and points. “On Friday, there’s a camp dance! But only for the older campers. “See where it says ‘incoming middle schoolers and up’? That … Continue reading Skipping Stones Episode 6 “Dances and Disorder”

Make Clothes With Me

Hello friends! Today I’m going to be making some clothes to kick off Fashion Week! This isn’t really a tutorial, but I thought you might like to see the bears get some new clothes. Firstly, here are my supplies. I didn’t end up using all of them. But anyway, I bought the bee socks and patriotic scarf from Dollar Tree with the intention of making clothes for this post. The other pieces are pajama pants that have been very worn out and are no longer wearable. Firstly, I used the bee socks to make a dress for Gracie. It looks … Continue reading Make Clothes With Me

L’Etudiant Etranger || Season Two, Episode Four {Series Finale}

Hello friends! At last, we’re at the end of L’Etudiant Etranger. This is my first completed multi-season photoseries! That’s exciting, right? Anyway, today’s episode is the last episode ever…so I really hope you enjoy! Days passed and I still hadn’t made my decision. “Are your things ready for the airport?” Clarice asked. “Adeline sweetie, I don’t remember if you’ve ever told me when you’re flying home. Is it soon?” “Oh, I am staying in the United States for a while. I love it here!” Adeline happily replied. I loved it here too, but was that enough to stay? I couldn’t … Continue reading L’Etudiant Etranger || Season Two, Episode Four {Series Finale}

L’Etudiant Etranger || Season Two, Episode Three

Hello friends! It’s time for episode three of L’Etudiant! I can’t believe we’re already almost done with this series. Also, I had promised to give you all the conclusion to our Star Wars saga this Star Wars day, and erm…that didn’t happen. I *promise* I’ll make it happen next year! Anyway, on with the continuation of Gisselle’s story! “You’re going to love our cousins!” Claire beamed. Today was aigre-doux*. Adeline was going to be meeting all the friends I’d made over the past year, and we were going to celebrate. But also, it was potentially the last time I’d see … Continue reading L’Etudiant Etranger || Season Two, Episode Three

L’Etudiant Etranger || Season Two, Episode One

Hello friends! Are you guys ready to begin our first photo series of 2022? I am! This is the first of four episodes that comprise Gisselle’s return to France. You might meet some new characters along the way! I’m excited to wrap this series up. I really like how it turned out. Also, the lighting in these photos may be a little off. That’s because I’ve been a bit busy lately, and I didn’t have a lot of time to make this post. But otherwise, I’m happy with how it turned out, and I hope you guys are too. It … Continue reading L’Etudiant Etranger || Season Two, Episode One

The Valentine’s Party

Hello friends! Happy Valentine’s Day! Want to see a fun party with the Small-fries? I sure do! (also for some reason this post literally took an entire day to make so please like it) Here’s a photo of the room before any party guests arrived. The refreshment table. There’s also this lovely corner filled with flowers and a guitar. Oh look! The first guests are arriving. The Caramel siblings snap a quick photo together. They’re all dressed up for the occasion. Chip and Sandy rush to greet them. “We’re your host and hostess!” Sandy smiles. “Not by choice…” Chip mutters. … Continue reading The Valentine’s Party

Gisselle’s Figure Skating Photoshoot ~ Winter Bearlympics 2022

Hello friends! Welcome back to the Winter Bearlympics! Today, Gisselle will be participating in our first event…figure skating! Figure skating is my favorite event in the Winter Olympics, so I’m really excited for this post. Figure skater Gisselle Armel glides onto the ice. Beautiful form. Lovely turns there. Gisselle hops up off the ice… Nice landing…her feet remain straight. You can see the Bearlympic torch burning in the background. Amazing balance by Gisselle. And she poses as her routine ends. Wonderful! Psst…I made a video of Gisselle figure skating! Make sure to watch that. Did you like watching Gisselle figure … Continue reading Gisselle’s Figure Skating Photoshoot ~ Winter Bearlympics 2022

Winter Bearlympic Opening Ceremony

Hello friends! With this post, I think I’m officially out of my blogging slump. (at least, I hope so…) Today we’re kicking off the 2022 Winter Bearlympics! The Small-Frys have worked really hard to make this opening ceremony special for you all, so I hope you enjoy. To kick off the ceremonies, a figure skater emerges onto the rink. She gracefully glides over the ice. Let’s see what shape she made! Oh! It’s a lovely heart! Now another figure skater appears. Let’s kick off the 2022 Bearlympics! Now, two of our athletes will be singing the national anthem from their … Continue reading Winter Bearlympic Opening Ceremony