About Me

Creator of Pearls In Bloom (shop), Chasing Chaser (Personal Blog),
and Godly Chitchat (Nationwide Women’s Prayer Group)

Celina Moser BaginskiBefore our son was born, I used to cry out to the Lord for a child. In fact, I would often say to the Lord, “God, I am Hannah. I will do as she did. If you will give me a son, I will give him back to you.” I told him, “I will introduce him to you and I will teach him your ways.”

As soon as I learned that I was pregnant, I put this promise into practice. I read the word of God to our child and sang songs of praise to God. When our little guy surprised us at 5 weeks early that he was ready to come out, he only weighed 4lbs 14oz. (I later realized that there was significance surrounding his weight.)

By the time I was able to hold our little guy for the first time in the NICU, I already had my three songs picked out to sing to him. Of course I need to introduce myself, so first I said, “Hi baby,” then I proceeded to sing ‘Jesus Loves Me‘, ‘He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands‘, and ‘Jesus, Name Above All Names‘ to him.

Although, my husband and I had not yet chosen a name at the time that our son was born, after 5 days of prodding from the hospital, we finally agreed on the name of Chase.

I declared, “Chase will chase after God all of the days of his life.” The cool part is that I soon came to a deeper understanding that God’s goodness and mercy chases Chase all of the days of his life. (Referencing Psalm 23:6)

Pearls In Bloom

celina baginskiA little more about me…I love making things for children and creating places to play and rest that inspire relationship with God. I make stuffed animals and dolls, paint murals, sew anything that you can imaging for your home, and I also enjoy designing fashion accessories—particular jewelry and purses.

I believe that we can teach our children how to be a bright in a world of darkness from a very early age. In childhood education, it’s been proven that children learn best through play. I take this same approach when I’m teaching Chase or other kiddos that they are a child of the most high God. I use this approach with everything that I make and design for children—whether it’s a mural, a pillow with a special message, a doll that looks like the child or a book.

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds – Hebrews 10:24

My Love for Designing Homes

I also LOVE designing for homes. I used to struggle in this area—always trying to find the perfect home or make it look just so, but falling short of my goals. I used to get so uptight about it all. I went to God about it for help and asked him how could my passion for design turn so sour? He showed me that homes are to provide shelter, but they’re also meant to be a place of worship. Oh man…I had realized that I missed the mark. But since then, I have ran with this new revelation. Now, I design each room with this in mind, “create spaces that inspire worship to our creator.”

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chasing chaser

chasing chaser

Little White Dog – Don’t Be Gone Long

My most recent accomplishment is writing, Little White Dog. This book was just published in September 2020—one year after launching this site. 😉 After I wrote the book, I realized that my Word document was exactly 4 pages and broken out into 14 sections. While writing the book itself came very easy to do (which showed me the power of Holy Spirit), actually creating the book was way more effort than I thought it would be. I couldn’t believe the amount of effort that had gone into such a “little” project! The amount of effort reminded me of the birth of my son. I had gained 65 pounds, yet he only weighed 4lbs 14oz when he was born. I also went through 4 printed drafts to get it just right—but with one final prayer and a push, the book was complete. My friend Angela Formby created the illustrations and she captured Obie’s personality beautifully.

If you persist in staying silent at a time like this, help and deliverance will arrive for the Jews from someplace else; but you and your family will be wiped out. Who knows? Maybe you were made queen for just such a time as this. – Esther 4:14 (The Message)

little white dog

obie

little white dog

Chasing Chaser Book

I recently finished another book for children to help them through fear during bedtime. And….my favorite project so far is a book about Chaser Bunny. I first created Chaser Bunny as a stuffed animal for my son, but soon realized that there was much more to this sweet bunny that I originally thought. This particular book has turned into a chapter book (which has blown my mind) and I’ve completed chapter one. It is such a precious story that I’ve been writing with God and I have much excitement to get it completed!

Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life. I’m back home in the house of God for the rest of my life. – Psalm 23:6 (The Message)

chaser bunny

chaser bunny

Godly Chitchat

godly chitchatOur Godly Chitchat Facebook was created in 2015 out of an call for prayer for a friend. Since then we have 400+ active members that span the US. This is a women’s only private group site. Prayer perimeters are created around each other to provide support, love and release God’s power over our circumstances. In 2019 we hosted 12 group sessions. In September, 2020 we launched monthly Zoom calls. Click here to join this private group.

This is not the time to pull away and neglect meeting together, as some have formed the habit of doing, because we need each other! In fact, we should come together even more frequently, eager to encourage and urge each other onward as we anticipate that day dawning.
– Hebrews 10:25

Cancer Survivor (or is it thriver?)

celina baginskiIn 2011, less than a year after my son was born, I was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. I had the thyroid removed along with 70 lymph nodes from my neck. I have a scar that runs the length of just under my right ear and across my neck. Most people cannot see it, however I still can feel the tightness of the scar tissue from inside. I have a few scars as well from the drainage tubes. This was another amazing story of God’s grace and mercy over my life. I am still dealing with some side effects from the thyroid medication included unwanted weight gain, but I am alive, happy and whole!!

So now we must cling tightly to the hope that lives within us, knowing that God always keeps his promises! – Hebrews 10:23

Who’s Chaser?

chasing chaserChaser is a nickname we use for our son Chase. Although he’s soooo cute and I have a million photos of him, you’ll find that I rarely choose to publish a photo of him on this site. This is mainly for privacy purpose. But my gosh…God sure did bless us with a handsome little boy!

Dear Chase, The day you were born, I discovered a new side of creativity that I didn’t know existed in me! I have especially enjoyed designing your bedrooms, toys, and birthday parties. You are such a God-kiss. Every day I thank God for YOU! My son, you are more precious than silver, more costly than gold, more beautiful than diamonds. We love you!

Love, Mommy

I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” And he worshiped the Lord there. – 1 Samuel 1:27-28

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Inspiration Behind My Products

Amelia and Abigail Dolls

These sweet dolls were created in 2016 for a mom who was about to give birth to her second child. The larger doll was created for big sister while the 2-inch shorter…

Grandma Ruth Dolls

I first started making dolls after my Grandmother passed away. I thought it would be sweet to make dolls in her image for the women in my family (aunt, sister, mother, cousins,…

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Hello my sweet Chase! This is your mom's portfolio. The day you were born, I discovered a new side of creativity that I didn't know existed in me! I have especially enjoyed designing your bedrooms, toys, and birthday parties. You are such a God-kiss. Every day I thank Him for YOU! My son, you are more precious than silver, more costly than gold, more beautiful than diamonds. We love you!