Thursday, July 15, 2010

A teaser, and a little collage with driftwood hanger.

As you know by now, I love taking a walk on the beach,collecting small-or big
pieces of wood, that lived for a while in the water. So soft,and beautifull in color.

I also love using it in my artwork, like in this little collage.


The image is a photo from an old engraving my daughter and son in law owns.
Showing a scene from a Shakespeare play.
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This little collage, is a teaser, for a so sweet and dear friend
soon to have birthday.
It is on the way to her, -I so hope she likes it all.  :)


Enough for today, -it was another warm, day without rain, here-
puuuhhhh, so hope my garden will soon ,have some water from above.

Wishes all, a blessed day,-or evening
Love and hugs,-Dorthe

40 comments:

Robin said...

Your driftwood collage is just gorgeous Dorthe!

Ozma of Odds said...

...sooooo Lovely Dorthe!!! Your friend is going to adore it!!
xo, Rosemary

Femmy said...

fantastic driftwood collage!!

Sue said...

I know what you mean about the magical qualities of driftwood. I envy you being able to beachcomb and find it. Your collage piece is lovely and goes perfectly with the driftwood.

Your friend will definitely like your gift to her - the teaser is very tantalizing!

Hugs,

Sue

Draffin Bears said...

I love your sweet driftwood collage, Dorthe, your friend is going to have a lovely birthday gift.

Happy weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

ps. I hope you get some rain soon, you can have some of our rain today.

Rhonda said...

Very soft and beautiful piece of art. I love the picture, I love the way she is looking sideways, very Marie Antoinette like.

Best regards, Rhonda

Rebecca said...

Hello Sweet Dorthe...

Thank you for visiting me and for the sweet compliments on my tiny baby shoes! Your thoughts mean so much.

Now...I have to tell you that your creations are some of the BEST I've ever seen. Someday I would LOVE to do a swap with you.

Love to you this summer day~

Rebecca

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Good morning, dear sweet Dorthe! I'm still here and not melted away yet :-). Your collage is gorgeous! I love the contrast of the aged wood and the delicate laces and image.
Everything in the photo collage looks VERY YUMMY!
Ich wuensche Dir einen ganz tollen Tag und e-maile Dir nachher noch ausführlich.
Ganz liebe Grüße, kys og knus,
Julia

Becca said...

Beautiful collage! I'm sure your friend will love it!

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi Dorthe,
your driftwood collage is absulutely beautiful and the teaser
looks wonderful.I'm sure your friend will love it.Have a wonderful weekend dear friend.
Stay cool!
Hugs,
Marie

shabbychicinspired said...

Traumhaft schön, liebe Dorthe! Da wird sich aber jemand freuen!

Xela said...

Super klasse Dorthe! Schönes Wochenende. l.G. Alexandra

Sandy said...

OMG Dorthe so beautiful hanger.
Gorgeous fabric design my dear friend. Thanks for your lovely words on my blog. This made me smile.

Have a sunny weekend my dear friend. Hugs.

Diane said...

How she could not love this?! You have a very creative soul and then there's nothing better then receiving this kind of gift.

Ann said...

Oh how lovely Dorthe! I love the soft colours and texture of driftwood too and always pick it up. How fabulous to use a family heirloom for your project too, makes it so special and unique! Gorgeous!

Evi said...

I love the little wallhanging. It is lovely, just the right things to put together to make it art!
Just discovered your blog and now I am going to explore it. Looking forward to viewing all the of your creations etc.
God bless, Evi

Fabric Art said...

Dorthe your new collage is so lovely, love the use of drift wood as a hanger, du kan bare det der med at sætte tingene sammen min ven, håber at du får lavet noget - og der kommer nogen og køber det.
Kærligt knus Anni

Tarnished and Tattered said...

Dorthe,
That driftwood collage is amazing my dear friend. I have all of the driftwood you sent to me in a glass bowl on my art table. I love looking at them. I can't bring myself to use them as they are to precious. It takes me awhile to work up the nerve to use things I really love.Your friend is going to be very excited to receive such a beautiful gift. Speaking of gifts.....I have your box ready to go. I think I have your address saved somewhere, but if you see this would you drop me an email? Have a great weekend! Lisa

Diane said...

Dorthe, it's beautiful! Ethereal.
Driftwood...wonderful to imagine all the places it's been on its journey to being so timeworn...
Blessings, sweet lady!
Diane

Oxana said...

Hi Dorthe! Absolut nyyydelig collage! Jeg liker kjempegodt gamelt trestykke som du brukte her.
God helg og klem fra
Oxana

Lisa said...

beautiful collage Dorthe...stunning in it's perfect simplicity!

vicki said...

Oh Dorthe - you make me miss our beach house so badly- I want to be ther walking the beach - picking up driftwood -one of my favorite things to do there. How lucky that you are that it so close for you to do! We are a 12 hour drive from our home on the beach!

Your creations are always so stunning - and that preview - well, you better be showing it all to us soon! I just know it is lovely! Someone is going to be lucky for sure! Your heart is so big~~~

Vicki

Jen Crossley said...

Dorthe this collage is amazing I love the drift wood.
Take care
Jen

Julie Pishny said...

Dorthe, I love the color of the driftwood combined with the soft colors of your lovely collage. It's perfect! Well done! Hugs - Julie

Magdalena said...

I also often collect things from the nature...you are right...the texture and colour of the wood that has been in the wather for long time is just beautiful.

Lots of love

magdalena

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Stunningly beautiful as always, Dorthe! Your art is so ethereal, I just love everything you do. :-)

Have a fabulous weekend!
Hugs,
Anne

Raspberries and Rose Petals said...

What a beautiful collage, Dorthe!

The Rustic Victorian said...

Hello Dorthe!
I love the driftwood creation,,just magical!
Love
Marcie

Nancy Maxwell James said...

love the lace against the driftwood - gorgeous fabric collage and oh so lovely work! Have a wonderful Sunday! :)

Rebecca said...

Hi Dorthe
I just love your artwork! This one is just beautiful and the driftwood sets off the lace, perfectly - you are such a talent.
Have a wonderful Sunday
Blessings
Rebecca

Magdalena said...

Hej igen...tänkte bara säga att handen inte är min utan min mans.
Kram

The Tin Rabbit said...

It's a beautiful Dorthe~ your art is just amazing~ each piece is so gorgeous! Your friend will love it! Ann

The Tin Rabbit said...

It's a beautiful Dorthe~ your art is just amazing~ each piece is so gorgeous! Your friend will love it! Ann

Birgit said...

Liebe Dorthe,
diese Spitzen-Collage ist absolut zauberhaft. Vor allem den Treibholz-Aufhänger finde ich einfach nur genial.
Eine schöne neue Woche und viele liebe Grüße,
Birgit

June said...

Hi Dorthe, there is no doubt that your friend will love your gift. I think your collage art is just amazing. This piece with the driftwood is just so lovely. I love how you take laces and make wonderful artwork.
Thank you for your dear visit to my place.
hugs

Lynn said...

Your friend is going to love this beautiful collage :)

My Grama's Soul said...

I so love......collage art. Your's is just beautiful. I keep thinking I will venture into this one day....but have to get a little more courage.

Jo

Beth Leintz said...

Dorthe- Beautiful work as always- such a pretty combination of laces

Rose ~Victorian Rose ~ said...

One day, I am going to get brave enough to sit down and make something like this...yours gives me so much hope that I can.
YOU do such very lovely work.
Such sweet details.

Just not in my comfort zone I am guessing....is my problem.

Rose

altered bits said...

what a stunningly gorgeous collage! i love the driftwood too -- i have a box of driftwood here that i've wondered what to do with and you are such an inspiration. i love your angels in your previous post too!

this is the fun part of returning from a long holiday -- lots and lots of gorgeous things to look at all at once. i see i've missed your last 11 posts.