Wednesday, April 1, 2009

It's here...It's here !!

The long anticipated "Marie" by Stampington has hit the bookshelves. It's so exciting...the artwork is simply incredible. This is the real deal people...just flipping thru this magazine will knock your socks off. There are mixed media pieces, crowns, cakes, a number of collaborated projects, jewelry, art dolls and more! Here is a little preview. I can't show you too need to go buy the magazine. It is one you will look at repeatedly and keep by your bedside table. I promise.

Here is a romantic mixed media piece by Iva. Simply divine.

And of course...what would a Queen be without a glittery crown. This phenomenal shadow box is by the sweet Donna O'Brien. There is a 5 page spread with more artwork of hers. I told want to own this magazine.

And a Marie doll made by me. I have to shout out some credit on this piece. Originally, I had NO intention of making a Marie doll. The husband was recovering from his illness and I was so busy playing nurse. I had just moved my studio and wasn't quite settled and to be honest...I just wasn't in the mood. But Mz. Iva. Oh that Mz. Iva...every time I chatted with her it was Marie this, Marie that...aren't you going to make a Marie doll?! But she was so excited...constantly. After hearing about this "'Marie magazine for days on end I figured what the heck. And bless her heart. It was exactly what I needed to get back into the creating groove after the husbands health scare. I had so much fun making her and I used fabrics and trims from some great trips I have taken that have wonderful memories. So thank you my dear sweet friend. You are the best!
I also want to thank the team at Stampington. After looking thru this magazine I am dumbfounded that they would include my piece. I am so honored to be included with this caliber of artists.

This is one of my favorite pieces in the magazine. That rich ribbon and gorgeous lace. I just want to eat it up. Artwork is by Holly Abston.

And another incredible art piece by Heather Kowalski.

So there is a little sneak peek and some of the impressive artwork within the pages of Marie. Now get to the bookstore!!


Jackie said...

The magazine is absolutely amazing! I've looked through it at least 5 times already and keep finding more beautiful things every time! You definitely deserve to be in it - your doll is lovely!!

elma said...

Oh I need to go get it:) Congrats on your beautiful doll. You so deserve being in that magazine as anything you make is so wonderful!Oh and her dress is so beautiful. You may send her my way.

Theresa said...

Colleen your doll is beautiful... congratulations on the article too. :)

Enchanted Productions by Joyce Stahl said...

Oh Mz. Colleen...your Marie doll is DIVINE! Absolutely stunning my dear! Bravo!

And a big thank you to Mz. Iva for encouraging you to create Marie! Congratulations on the article! I'm off to find a copy!

Enchanted Blessings,

daddie said...

Love the book, and love your doll. See you soon I hope.
Debbie Addie

Tinsell and Whimsy said... I the last to know about Marie.....I guess so! I need to get out of the country and go to the city more often......I am so happy for you, Iva, and Donna........what a trio! looks like this magazine is one of good taste. All the success you have is well-deserved. Looking forward to another great adventure.

natalie hansen said...

I so look forward to meeting you and Iva, at the Alameda Flea market tomorrow!! (with my sweet friend Lonnie)

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

Coleen, I LOVE your art doll. She is SOOO gorgeous and I was immediately drawn to it as soon as I saw the magazine. Congrats on your feature and for saying such sweet things about ours. ;))

xoxo Heather

michelle sylvia said...

Your doll is amazing!!!! Congrats on another published piece of Art!!!


cheryl kuhn said...

How beautiful your Marie is and what a great addition she is to the magazine!!

Kim said...

The Marie projects are a study of abundance - but your beautiful doll is my favorite :)

Little Dollings by Brenda O. said...

Colleen -- congrats to you! - and how sweet of Iva to nudge you in the right direction.Your Marie dolly is exquisite!!
So glad to hear you're having fun again -- good friends are priceless!!


Deirdra Doan said...

I love your dolls...I am new at it but it is so much fun...I love your Marie!!! She is so lovely...I have made 2. One sold,,,, my first sell on etsy and now my other one is going to be in ADQ. I found you on Jenny Doh blog. I am so glad. Your kitty in the Christmas tree is so funny. Happy Easter.

La Donna Welter said...

Happy Easter! XXX

Iva's Creations said...

Happy Easter my friend! You didn't need much encouragement from me! Your work is always so gorgeous and you have the best choices of materials!!

Jennifer Paganelli said...

You go all your successes!!
Love everything I am seeing..blessings.Jennifer

HollyDoodleDesigns said...

Your beautiful Marie Doll is just SO amazing. Truly may have been my favorite thing in the magazine. Thanks for mentioning mine!

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