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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Smiles in Bloom

I love flower images.
As I colored this DoveArt image up, it seemed to transform to Spring. 
This image is just gorgeous.

items I've used today are

DoveArt Studios Bouquet 
DoveArt Sentiments Simply Sweet
Creative Basic Basic Pierced Ovals




Copics used 
R39, 37, 35, 32
V28, 22
E18, 17, Y38,32
G28, YG03, 21

Sunday, February 26, 2017

A Sweater World

Helloooo,
I've got another teaser from LDRS Creative.
Products I've used are 
Sweet Treat

These are coming soon and will have three other sets to choose from.
This one comes with 
4 piggie images, 8 accessory add on images 5 sentiments.
Tooooo fun.





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.