This is the first of two angel/doll/spirit guides I am making for someone I care about.

This one started to come together when I was looking through my stash for something else!  I found the top, which was a pendant I purchased on clearance.  I thought this would make a perfect head.  The next thing I found that I loved was wings…which ended up being too much.  The doll was complete without them.

The baby beads are from my baby bracelet from when I came home from the hospital.  Can you imagine?  They are so old and have survived so many moves.  So many.

I know she will love and treasure this…she already told me so.


  1. Domino:  Painted with Liquid Metal – Silver.  Sides were glued and irregular glass beads were adhered.
  2. Head:  Pendant, with square fabric button sprayed with Glimmer Mist – Purple.  Face was sized and cut with Silhouette, edges colored with Distress Ink – Concord.
  3. Butterfly:  This was a green thumbtack.  I removed the back and painted with LM – Silver and Precious Metal Color – Blue Lagoon.
  4. Under the Butterfly:  Jewelry finding.
  5. Legs:  Silver is a jewelry finding.  In each, there are two colors of blue organza ribbon and one light blue cording.  All are knotted at the ends.
  6. Loop:  Blue three stand necklace.


  1. Altered Eclectics
  2. 613 Avenue Create
  3. Crafting From the Heart
  4. fripperies color challenge
  5. Rhedd’s Creative Spirit


Craftisan Studios Brass Dog

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5 thoughts on “Turquoise Doll {Mixed Media Altered Domino}

  1. Fabulous Kim, love all the detail and embellishments, and how you added your name.

  2. Love love this! I have been trying to come up with an altered domino art doll for months and this is spectacular, Kim! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit this month! Nanette, DT

  3. Great makeover to the domino and how sweet of you use those baby beads! Surprised you could treasure it for so long and now its even more safe!Thanks for sharing this with us at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit this month. Good luck, Rupa(DT).

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