Thursday, June 16, 2016

the further adventures of Ms. Doll

Ms. Doll is back, this time with a new persona. (If you don't recall her previous self, you may want to check her out HERE.) 

Ms. Doll's new mask is that of Marie Antoinette.


Here is a peek at her makings--a chipboard bird set from Gypsy Soul makes up her headdress, bits of wire giving the idea of flight from the nest.  You can see that I find that clothespins make fantastic little clamps!


She has some cheesecloth embellishments on her shoulders, and honestly, at first I was thinking they're a bit too large. But then again, she's a paper doll with birds nesting on her head and roosting on her shoes!   


Here she has a peplum, but it's removable.


Here she is sans peplum, but with plenty of ruffles.


Just a silly, fun make, and one that lends itself to further creating.  This particular dress and ruffles are made from book pages--you can find the easy directions for that HERE.  And don't forget to leave a comment for a go at the June goody bag, from Altered Pages!


Supplies:
inks 
cheesecloth and jewels

8 comments:

  1. What a fun and charming doll ... it really does take paper dolls to another level! Love it!

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  2. GENIUS! She is stunning, if she had these embellishments avaialble I'm sure she would have worn them!

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  3. :) Thank you! I'm particularly fond of using that chipboard dolly (so much sturdier than cardstock), and the articulated joints are a bonus, as well--lots more potential poses!

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  4. All her glory indeed, Trisha - beautifully done!!!

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  5. Okay, now you've done it! This has to be my favorite doll ever!!! Love the birds and nest, too much fun!

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  6. Gorgeous Trisha, love the birds flying from the nest! xx

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