Friday, August 31, 2012


Finding beautiful pieces of driftwood on the beach ,alwayes makes my heart smile-
and I can`t help picking it up, bringing it home.
This was such a beautiful and flat piece,-just the right for one 
of my little nature collages.

The nature pieces are all from the beach.
My dear friend   Lynne   have alwayes inspired me with her lovely 
dyed fabrics, and after having recieved beautiful pieces from her, I thought 
I would try my hand on it also.
So all the sea green pieces are dyed in an acrylic water bath.
You can visit Lynne`s beautiful world by clicking her name.

As some of you know, I was gifted some money from my dear mother, for which I just had
to purchase one of  Sharons  fabolous necklaces.
Look how beautiful she packed it for me, with the milinery flowers,
and her wonderful madonna tag.

Here it is, a stunning piece from dear Sharon`s magical jewelry world.
I so love it my sweet friend.

But Sharon, not only packet my buy beautifully,she also dearly send
me this gorgeous wristcuff , so fantastic embroidered, and with pearls, in
such amaxing colours complementing the turquise silk.See the huge brooch 
used as button -I LOVE it  so much !

More wonderful gifts to use for projects to come,-

and  with the sweet card even two holy medaillons, 
which I not easily find here in Denmark, and therefore 
treasure very much.
Please click Sharon`s name on top of this page, to visit her wonderful blog
and find out about her shop,filled with gorgeous pieces.

Dearest Sharon, you made me very happy ,with those
amazing jewelry pieces and your sweet gifts,
Thank you sweetest heart.


I want to welcome new followers, and tell you, that it means a
lot to me, you actually find my blog worth visiting, and sometimes
writing a few words. It alwayes makes my day brighter.

To all and everyone I wish a happy and beautiful weekend,
with love and hugs 
from Dorthe


Sandy said...

Oh Sweetie your creative piece is brilliant. So great play with things that you found. Absolutely inspiring for me. Love what you made.

Have a wonderful weekend my dear dear Dorthe.

Chenille Cottage said...

Dear sweet Dorothe,
Oh...what beautiful gifts! Your friend, Sharon, has poured out a blessing on you! How lovely each item is and oh, what delightful pretties she has included for you to use on your future works of art.
Having grown up by the sea, I, too, can't pass up a pretty piece of driftwood. Your creations are so wonderful, dearest Dorothe!
Have a lovely weekend...
Blessings across the many miles,
Carolynn xoxo

Kimberly at ArtJoyStuff said...

Beautiful nature piece, Dorthe, you know I love how you use driftwood.
enJOY a lovely weekend,

Sophie said...

Oh, wie wunderschön das alles ist.
Mir gefällt dein einzigartiger Stil.
Die Zusammenstellung, die ganze Gestaltung.

Ich bin jedes Mal wieder überrascht von deinen schönen Arbeiten.

Ein wunderschönes Wochenende...

morkaren said...

Selvfølgelig vil jeg besøge din blog, du har en dejlig fantasi og din kreative evner laver de sødeste dukker og ting ud af strandfund, jeg ønsker dig en god weekend (jeg skal til konfirmation) knus morkaren.

nelly said...

Здравей скъпа Дороти, страхотен колаж, очарована съм от морските и сините елементи. Обичам тези природни малки съкровища.
Поздрави и хубав уикенд от мен.

Shane Pollard said...

Dearest Dorthe

Your new collage is beautiful with so many interesting elements - you are so clever using driftwood in this way !

It's an exquisite necklace you bought from Sharon, it will always be a treasured memory of your mother - worn close to your heart!

Wishing you a wonderful weekend dear Dorthe - thinking of you!

Robin said...

Dear Dorthe, I absolutely love your nature inspired collage, the colors are all so beautiful together! And what a beautiful necklace and wrist cuff you received from Sharon. Have a great day and a wonderful weekend.


Lululiz said...

Your new driftwood collage is so beautiful! I love the colour you used to dye your fabrics, it is gorgeous, it really is the loveliest sea green.

You chose such a lovely necklace, again, such a beautiful colour. And all those lovely gifts, how sweet of Sharon.

It is really cold here today, I think summer is coming to an end. It is only 16C, after the recent heatwave, that feels REALLY cold, lol.

Hopemore Studio said...

Sharon's blog and shop are beautiful places to visit. The necklace was a great choice and the gifted cuff bracelet is stunning. I know you will be reminded of your dear friends everytime you wear them.
Your driftwood pieces are always my favorite, and I think of you and the beach each time I walk into the studio and see my driftwood angel.

Have a great weekend.

suziqu's thread works said...

Oh Dorthe I just love your nature collages. Driftwood has become one of your trademarks and this time you have incorporated more seashore found objects. Lovely dyed blues blend so beautifully with the natural browns.

What a beautiful necklace you have purchased from Sharon! A keepsake in memory always of your mother dear friend and how kind of Sharon to include the extras like the cuff and toile, dyed doily, flowers and those beautiful medals.
I can just see you wearing that lovely jewellery.

Hope you enjoy some special friendship time over the weekend while I'm sending some friendship love from here!
Big warm hugs,
Suzy xox

JoAnne said...

Oh Dorthe, your driftwood collage is magnificent...a beautiful piece of art!
And Sharon's goodies are all wonderful too. xoxo

marie said...

The sea green colors in all these photos are so beautiful! What a blessing to have the beach as inspiration! I love your nature collage and the amazing necklace you bought. Enjoy both pieces!

Unknown said...

your driftwood creations are always serenely gorgeous dear dorthe. they are so very "soulful." i adore them! Your treasured necklace, used with your money from your maman, is lovely. i was happy to see the madonna tag I made on it that Sharon purchased from me!! made me smile! happy day dorthe! ;)

Catharina Maria said...

Dothe your driftwood nature work is lovely !!
Love ♥RINI♥

sharon said...

Oh you are so sweet Dorthe! It was my pleasure to send you these things, I only wish I could send support my jewelry all the time, and you are the best friend a girl can have. I will be writing soon. I so love your wood creation, the bird and fabrics so wonderful together!

Beth Leintz said...

DortHe, You work such magic witH driftwood, images and fabric and fibers. I love the colors of your latest creation.

Anonymous said...

Your new driftwood piece is so beautiful. I like your departure into some sea colors, so perfect for this piece. Enjoy your weekend. xox

Createology said...

Dorthe your driftwood collage of nature inspiration is beautiful and very special. How wonderful for you to treat yourself to such a lovely necklace. And how sweet of Sharon to include extras just for you. Blissful Blogging Friends...

Unknown said...

LOVE your creation!!! I think driftwood is just magical!!! :) And your gifts are lovely as well. :)


Julia @ Vintage with Laces said...

Hello my sweet friend, Your bird collage is just gorgeous. The dyed pieces turned out great and have such a lovely shade of sea green.
Enjoy your lovely purchase and the beautiful gifts from Sharon.
Have a great and sunny weekend, dearest Dorthe!
Mange kys og knus,
PS: I'll e-mail you soon :-)

Anonymous said...

Dear Dorthe
I just adore your driftwood collage. You always take the time to add the smallest of details.
You will see another piece of your driftwood soon as I used it on a DT piece (not tell you anymore!)
What beautiful necklace and packaged so sweetly.
Wishes for a lovely evening.

nancarts said...

Hello Dorothe,

I love your blog! Your driftwood angels are so beautiful. All of your art is lovely.

The necklace is awesome. I will visit her store!

Enjoy a sweet and peaceful week end.


Susan Holt Simpson said...

What a wonderful package you received! So many lovely things!


Terri said...

Hello dear Dorthe,
Your drift wood collage is so fabulous! I love the color you added as well as all the embellishments. It looks wonderful!
The green stone necklace is so gorgeous! I adore it! And I have adored Sharon since I "met" her. She is so wonderful.
All her extra gifties are amazing. Yay for you!

Emilie said...

Kære Dorthe.

Tak for din hilsen.
Jeg har ikke haft tid eller overskud til at besøge dig længe (eller andre for den sags skyld), og derfor har du måske ikke lige hørt så meget fra mig på det sidste (og jeg vægter det ellers meget højt at nå at besøge din blog, men jeg har bare ikke været i Blogland længe). Nu håber jeg dog at få mere tid til det igen.

Dejlig, smuk collage. Og jeg elsker virkelig også, når du inddrager drivtømmer i dine værker.

Og hvilke henrivende netkøb og gaver. Jeg kan virkelig forestille mig, hvordan dit hjem må være fyldt med mange skønheder fra nær og fjern. :-)

Håber, du får en god kommende uge.

Knus, Emilie.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

So much beauty, Dorthe...your nature driftwood piece is so pretty!

Draffin Bears said...

Dear Dorthe,

I love the sweet bird collage and how wonderful that all the nature pieces have been gathered from the beach.
The aqua sea green is such a pretty colour.
Your treasured necklace from Sharon is so beautiful and love all the extras she gave you.
Hope you are feeling well now, after your nasty cold and wishing you a lovely week


Celestina Marie said...

Dear Dorthe,
Your newest driftwood creation is incredible. What a wonderful talent you are my friend. I just love the pretty shade of blue your acrylic wash created.

Love the necklace you purchased from Sharon and the pretty gifts she included.

Hope you enjoy a great week.
Hugs, CM

My Creative House said...

Hi sweetie, your driftwood piece is so beautifully made, love the colors and the nature theme, the necklace is wonderful, great colors, kan du have en rigtig god og kreativ dag søde.
Knus Anni

Lynn Stevens said...

Your use of natural elements is beautiful in your newest collage.

What a lovely necklace from Sharon and so many pretty things she sent you. Enjoy all your new found treasures!
hugs Lynn

Carole said...

Wow Dorthe you really scored on that necklace and the little extras she threw in. That cuff she made is gorgeous and had to click on it to see the beautiful details.
thanks for the eyecandy


Alisa Noble said...

Such gorgeous blues and greens in this post and I always love what you can do with a piece of driftwood, Dorthe!

Minna Perälä said...

Dear Dorthe

I have always loved your driftwood art. You give a life to those little pieces of wood, which the sea sends to you. In my dreams I hope I could walk with you together at the beach and collect beautiful wooden treasures from the sea...

Sunny september dear friend

Hugs, Minnamarika

JansArtyJunk said...

Oh Dorthe, I just love stopping by your blog for a peek, always full of beautiful inspiration!!.. your creative driftwood piece is wonderful...and some fab gifties too! :) x

~*~Patty S said...

Visiting you dear Dorthe is always a feast of friendship, generosity and creativity!

what lovely and special gifts!!!

AND your driftwood creation is a real treasure too...I can feel your excitement on finding the driftwood on the beach...bringing it home to make your magic with it...
your words "Love warms every nest" is just perfect too!...the turquoise and blues are perfect touches just like the sea and sand!

Wishing you a lovely September weekend dear one

Dortesjs said...

ihh der er da osse bare dejligt gang i dig og din fantasi, super sødt at bruge driftwood ;O)))tror jeg må en tur på stranden ...hav en skøn weekend

Unknown said...

A wonderful creation of nature, dear Dorthe! I like very much.
The necklace of Sharon is also a dream. Totally adorable!

I wish you a nice and sunny weekend my dear.
Hugs MARTINA oxo

Sugar Lump Studios said...

These are all so beautiful Dorthe! I know just what you mean about using Driftwood. I must go to Michigan's Great Lakes to find it - but love to collect it when we are at the beach. It is cool here today - so much that I have a sweatshirt and socks on! ;) I hope you have a wonderful weekend! xoxo

Baggaraggs: said...

Oh Dorthe!
That beautiful piece of Drift wood is MINE! I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I now must paint the wall to prepare its hanging! It is beyond Lovely.
and Sharon...her work is fabulous too.
I love getting things from her.LOVE you dear and thank so much as always for your love and Friendship. Your Robin

Viola said...

Guten Morgen, Süße!
Deine Collage sieht wieder ganz zauberhaft aus!!
Und die Halskette ist ganz wunderbar! Da hast Du Dir aber wieder was schönes gegönnt!

Jillayne said...

I love your flat driftwood collage Dorthe. Those big pieces are wonderful to play with but so hard to find!
You have made another beautiful piece of art...
Have a lovely week,


Alexandra said...

Ich liebe Driftwood. Dubist wirklich zu beneiden! Dein Holzteil ist super schön geworden.
l.G. Alexandra