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Friday, 13 June 2008

Russian doll challenge

After doing my take on the Russian dolls I set you a challenge to have ago thanx for those that had the time to take part.
I receved this little snippet of information from a friend he just thought I should know....
Hi Chrissy just a small point.. I see the Babushka cards..
Babushka in Russian is "old woman" and is a little derogatory in its use. I think that you are referring to the Russian nesting dolls.. the Russian word is Matryoshka The word "Babooshka" doll appeared for a while because the word "matryona" is associated with a very large and fat Russian woman. Babooshka doll is rather a slang term for the nested doll and is not correct... wanting to put the record straight, with my new Russian connections, possibly you could tell the blog.... .... :-))))) There you have just told them yourself. LOL Thanks for the lesson :))

The 1st Russian doll ATC 'From Russia With Love'.... was sent by Sharron and she has a huge collection showing on her blog.
the music one is mine it just reminds me of someone special and so added my pic to it as well.

The two above are Terrie's you will always know Terries work by her use of stitching and staples, thanx so much Terrie, is the Top one a stamp? Guess who just had to have ago....yes, Dottie herself... I wonder if that message is for someone by the name of Sam!!
ok thats the first lot please just scroll down for some more.for some reason if you click onto the music one it will take you to sharrons clever am I?


Jaqi said...

These are great, Sam is over the moon hes blushing to get a mention! hehehe Jaqi x

sharon said...

OOooh how exciting to see my card on your blog! I love the fact that you can start with one idea and different people come up with so many different and inspiring results. They are all amazing. Wow! As a new member of your club I am learning and being inspired by your blog and the other members blogs. So thanks Chriss and everyone else - you are encouraging me to try new things!

Chriss Rollins said...

we are so pleased you are having such fun Sharron your blog is looking great all those dolls
chriss x dottie x

Terrie B x said...

`Thanks Chrissi:)
I think everyones different ideas and their creations are fabulous..TFS!!!:)X

Denise said...

OH MY WORD! Your blogs explodes with all sorts of glorious cards and words while I am battling internet issues! Had serious catching up to do! These are just soooo stunning! Thanks for sharing!

Chris said...

Every one of the dolls is absolutely stunning Chriss... Way to go girls!! Only sorry I didn't get chance to take part this time but I am working on one for later :)

Jacky said...

What a great challenge Chris. I am going to find time to get into my art room this afternoon and have a play... I love these Matroyska dolls (I still like calling them Babushka dolls too).

Louly said...

Oh how fabulous! works of art each and every one of them.
Chriis you've won blog candy!!!! Congratulations. xx Could you email my your address please? xx

Chriss Rollins said...

wow, jumping up and down... I have won blog, over at dotties mums...
going to see what it is...
thank you xxxxxxxxxxx

sesga loves 1950s said...

Hi Chriss Im loving all the doll ATC's they are stunning .
please could you email me your address so I can mail you the ATC .I hope you will like them ?
love from sesga xx