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Monday, February 13, 2017

Serene Elegance

I've got a little beauty form Ching-Chou Kuik called

I loved this image so much I accidentally bought her twice.
Now that's true love.
Coloring her was a dream.


I cut her out with LDRS Creative Gilded Oval Set
Being careful of the bottom so it would remain.
The background is embossed and inked with 
I carefully made cut outs with a fiskars punch to create the lace.



And on the inside, she is decorated in splendid glory.

I cut her out with LDRS Creative Gilded Oval Set
Being careful of the bottom so it would remain.

All papers used are from Polkadoodles.
Nikky has the most gorgeous paper.
That's all for today.
Big Hugs,
Dorinda

Friday, February 10, 2017

A Cuppa for You

Dorinda here, with a New Release coming soon to LDRS Creative.

I just love mice images and this one is absolutely no exception.
I was super excited to play with "Time for a Cuppa"
I kept it simple to showcase the image and fabulous Creative Basics Dies 
Loaded with tons of gorgeous blooms
from I am Roses, Prima and Noor UK
and it's all set to go.


the colors used are super easy as well.
R29, 27, 24, 22
T, N, C all in 5, 3, 1
pinks are RV10
ladder: E30, 59, 13
Big Hugs Dorinda 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Ring the Belle

I have a special treat today.
Well, special to me.
Because I just LOVEDDDDDD coloring her.

I seriously swoon when I see hair an pleats like these.



I was a bad girl and didn't write down my colors.
But she is framed with 
Sentiment by LDRS Creative Love Sentiments
I've embossed a piece of mirror board with 

Hope you have a Happily Ever After Day.
Hugs,
Dorinda 

Friday, February 3, 2017

I'm getting organized

You know when you find something so cool, you wanna tell everyone?
I've so found it!!!

I am an organizational freak and I have tried for years to find a way that
 organizes my craft items in a used friendly way.
I've bought items, set them up and couldn't get the flow.

Fast forward,...
Totally Tiffany's is all about getting organized. 
and I LOVE it!!!

That's a mouth full and worth every word.
This set is everything I've been looking for...
The Tool Tower is perfect for the larger items that never seem to fit anywhere.
Everything I need for multiple projects and mediums are all in one unit.
Exactly how I envisioned it.


I use the Pencil Perch for the the current piece I'm working on. 
Before, I had to toss all my selections in a cup or box.
Now they are perfectly in order and easily mobile without shifting and rolling about,
getting out of order or breaking leads.



The pen and Ink Palace is too cool.
the image on Tiffany's site looks like this



See how she has the stepped shelves?

Mine looks like this.
I've spun the shelves around so they have the lip up so my gelatos wont wiggle out.
The bottom shelf stores my longer, regular size microliners and spicas.
The the top is perfect for things I use a lot but vary in size.



Finally, I have the Stadium Arranger. 
This can store whatever you like.
It fits my small rolls of ribbon that fall through other holders. It fits large ribbons, tapes and more.

The top staggered shelf...oh yeah, I've got my matt stacks and ribbons in flat wrapping.there.


and it's all together on my desk.


If you need extras of one, they are even sold separately.

I am thrilled to have this set.
It's everything and more.

go check it out and get yourself ready for the new year of crafting.



Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ready for 2017 from LDRS Creative?


Welcome to the 2017 CHA Sneak Peek! LDRS Creative is excited to announce we will be releasing over 60 NEW PRODUCTS this year!  Over the next 6 days make sure to visit LDRS Creative Inspiration for  a peek at what's coming your way!

Today, I've used one from All Dressed Up
Called "What's Your Style"
I've teamed them with some Creative Basics Dies;




What I've done is create a simple step card, covered it with some 
super fun Christmas paper by Lawn Fawn. I used the Basic Cutting Edge I scallop 
to create the bottom edge; placing a ribbon on the seam.
I've kept the color scheme the same using:
Rr29,27,24,22
 B28, 24, 21 
G28, 24, 21 
 N7, 5, 3
all skin is done using E19, 11, 21, 00, 000
With the Basic Pierced Ovals 
I've used the smaller and larger on the outside. The larger set in between.
A few flowers and They are ready for all occcasions.


Sunday, January 15, 2017

Hot Dam, A New Home

Today I've used this sweet Beaver by DoveArt Studios
using dies by Creative Basics
Fancy Rectangles & Layers



Copics used:
Beaver: E21, 47, 57, R02, yellow pencil
Tree: E50, 77,71
G24, 28

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Oh Deer

I'm here with my LDRS Creative Inspiration using:
Creative Basics Basic Cutting Edge Borders I
Creative Basics Fancy Rectangle & Layers Die Set
LDRS Creative Majestic Frame Die Set
Dollhouse Oh Deer


This little lady was a joy to color.
I just love her antlers.
I've taken the  Basic Cutting Edge Borders I, Cutting it twice,
placing it side by side and covering the edge with a strip of ribbon.
Next, I've used the largest piece from Fancy Rectangle & Layers Die Set, a design print that wasn't too overpowering, inked the edges and place it in the center.
The rounded square from Majestic Frame Die Set
was the perfect size to cut out Oh Deer.
I added a bit of embellishment with flowers, sequins covered with dots.
And that's me done. :D

copics used:
hair: E79,74,30
Shirt: G99,94,24
e99,YR24,Y23