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Lavender Lovely Art Doll

art doll assemblage

As I was sorting through a box of random beads and broken jewelry, I came across this large purple bead with gold splatters on it.    I felt inspired to use it in a project and started to gather color coordinating bits and pieces.

What evolved a few hours later is this “Lavender Lovely”.   I used heavy black  jewelry wire to attach some broken jewelry pieces for legs.  I ran the wire through some purple buttons and the large purple bead, which I used for the body.   I attached beads and charms for the arms and added a loop in the back for hanging.

I nested two paper flowers and glued them to the top of the bead to frame the face.   I used a 1/2″ circle punch to cut the face from some printed material I had on hand.   After I glued the face to the center of the flowers, I coated it with Diamond Glaze to seal and add some shine.

I think she turned out pretty cute!

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