Paperdoll Frock GIVEAWAY!!!! CLOSED.

August 4, 2008

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Sometimes simpler is better. I go onto and just drool over their bridesmaid dresses. They're just so clean and simple. I honestly would love to attend a wedding in one of those. The lines are so straight and figure flattering. This is what I was going for with this frock. When I had finished it, the simplicity reminded me of a paperdoll.

If the winner also leaves a comment I will include the charming barrets featured in the photos and at the bottom of this post. I can not take credit for these little beauties. The barrets are offered courtesy of Picture Perfect. She makes the sweetest clips for little hairdos. See a gallery of her photos here. They are also available for sale at a very reasonable price! You can also visit her personal blog at: RiVal Photography

I used a simple white cotton fabric, tightly knit. The neckline is small and hugs the neck. The sleeves fall just above the elbow and the A-line skirt falls just at the knee. I would say it would fit a 3T-4T.I've had a couple people ask if they can enter the contest if they are from another country. Yes, you can! Distance is not an issue.

Last day for posts is Wednesday Saturday 8/09/08. Winner will be announced Monday morning!

As usual, if you would like a chance to win this dress just link back to this post. If you have any questions see the "questions and answers" link to the right. If you use blogger just use the "create a link" link at the bottom of this post. If you don't use blogger, that's fine too. Just create a link on your page as you normally would and I will see it using Technorati. Also, remember that if anyone thinks that their link is not showing up just let me know where you've blogged in a comment and I will add it to the giveaway that way.

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77 {comments}:

ignoramoose said... Best Blogger Tips

Blogged here:

Again, a lovely piece. I really like the cleanness of it...changing shoes and/or tights and/or hats could change up the look a lot.

Artfulife said... Best Blogger Tips

This is adorable. I love the way you took the pictures of Lilly and superimposed them to make her look like a paper doll in the dress. Once again you have outdone yourself.
I will post about the giveaway on my blog.

mary said... Best Blogger Tips

You continue to amaze me. I only hope one day I have a little girl to dress in your incredible creations!! :)

A. said... Best Blogger Tips

I love your photography -- and the places you find to photograph your darling girls!

iRiS said... Best Blogger Tips

I love Jcrew as you already know hahaha!
This dress is SIMPLY perfect :)
Ive linked this giveaway to my blog but wont be entering of course as wining one of your dresses is enough dont want to be greedy hahahaa

Good luck to all the entrants :)
Especially my fellow Aussie entrants!!!

BETH said... Best Blogger Tips

so cute

Jenny said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the picture of your daughter lined up like a paper doll. How adorable! I have to say your work is so beautiful! I need to start making more cuteness for my daughters. I would love to win one for my daughter!
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Lyssa said... Best Blogger Tips

Your little girl is too precious! I love her giggly smile!! You are linked at:

Micah, Danielle, Sophie, and Angus said... Best Blogger Tips

amazing dress!! amazing photos!! amazing hairbows!! I just love it all!!

Rae*Danae Designs said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh what sweetness! I just found your blog and love it! Great giveaways!


cpullum said... Best Blogger Tips

Would love to enter! Very nice giveaway! Pictures came out good!

Jen said... Best Blogger Tips

Simply adorable! When do you find the time and how did you get to be so talented? Thank you for the chance to win and just for the inspire me weekly.

Bunny B said... Best Blogger Tips

Gorgeous as always! Blogged!

bunnybx at gmail . com

Lilith Silvermane said... Best Blogger Tips

Um... if I don't win, can I have the handcrafted paperdolls? *smiles* With two daughters (That can fit in these clothes), I need some original Grosgrain-wear! With signature and all!! :)

Shellbells said... Best Blogger Tips

fingers crossed this would look cute on my girl

Sherry said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the top picture! How cool is that! The dress is gorgeous as usual, but I love that picture!

Have a great week!

Christi said... Best Blogger Tips

I just love everything!!! It is all so cute.

Project Couture Vintage said... Best Blogger Tips

This "simple" dress just looks my daughter should have your own store...I'd be first in line!

Snostreblog said... Best Blogger Tips

I am always checking your blog and am always surprised that with how often I check, I am never the first to leave a comment.

I love the clean, simple, modern lines of this dress. The waistline hits at just the right spot. Your photography is amazing too!

I just finished the dress inspired by you. Check it out at:
I thought about giving it away, but I'm not sure that I can. I'm just so attached to it now. I don't know how you can part with your beautiful creations.

JeMaMuse said... Best Blogger Tips

When Jenny said in her comment: "I need to start making more cuteness for my daughters.", the first thing that came to my mind was: "No, I need to start making more daughters to put into your lovely creations!"

Although my darling other half would probably disagree :-)

You've been blogged/linked here:

brittany, steve, and gabe said... Best Blogger Tips

love the dress! all your stuff is just so cute!

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Cute dress


Artsy Momma said... Best Blogger Tips

I absolutely LOVE that first photo creation. I may have to take that idea and create a set like that of my daughter to put in her room.

You are a continueing inspiration!

pumpkin seed said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful! I love the simplicity and sweetness of this little dress. Very very feminine :)

Bryce & Cortney Alvord said... Best Blogger Tips

seriously so so cute! I love it! someday I'll win :)

green girl said... Best Blogger Tips

I love love love this one. It's so simple and clean. Please let me win!

Elizabeth Cranmer said... Best Blogger Tips

I just love the cleanliness of this design! The paperdoll description hit it right onthe nose. Beautiful!! hope i win! My little girl Vienna would look so cute in it!

Hibler House said... Best Blogger Tips

So cute! It makes me sad that there's only one. I want to be you- You inspire me! I love making things for my little girl.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

How precious!!! My little grandaughter would look adorable in your "paperdoll frock". I hope I'm the winner.

Chel said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh how precious.

Simply beautiful!! I love it!

EB said... Best Blogger Tips

So simple but adorable! Love it!

Thanks fo the giveaway!


RiVal Photography said... Best Blogger Tips

Adorable again! I won't be entering this one but wanted to thank you for featuring my clips!!!

Good luck to everyone!!

Meichelle said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow! I can honestly say that this is my very favorite outfit so far. Its adorable. Simply Adorable. I have a 18 month old who would look darling in it. I am going to be crossing my fingers the next couple of days!
(I posted about it on my blog, but I really didn't want to, because I want a better chance of winning!!!)

Ravenhill said... Best Blogger Tips

So beautiful! You are creative in so many ways, your designs, photo shoots and how you create a story to go with it all and set the mood. You are going places!

RobinBirdsNest said... Best Blogger Tips

How sweet! Love the simple white! What a cute pattern too! i am going to go link to this post right now. Thanks!

mama2lilly said... Best Blogger Tips

you do such amazing work and your photography is spectacular!

tami said... Best Blogger Tips

I want it...I want it ...I want it!! Just so you know how i really feel! I love this dress! You are so gifted!!

Rebecca Ramsey said... Best Blogger Tips

You are so smart. I LOVE the paper doll picture--all those Lillys sure look like fun!
And I love the dress too!

Jamie and Loren said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the dress, so cute!

Calee said... Best Blogger Tips

You are so right that simple is better. This dress is lovely!!

mollie said... Best Blogger Tips

commenting just to be sure! i blogged about it!

i adore this idea, adore it. and your designs are fantastic! love! you must draft patterns, seriously.

Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely. just so darn lovely. I linked you, of course. :)

The Jackson Family said... Best Blogger Tips

I truly love this dress! The simplicity of it is amazing!

tbonegrl said... Best Blogger Tips


Stacey Moore said... Best Blogger Tips

so sweet ~ love it!

anne said... Best Blogger Tips

yeah! I love it!

Rochelle Barlow said... Best Blogger Tips

i love the picture where she has wrapped the paper dolls around her dress - it definitely looks like it was made to be there! I love your newest dress (surprise surprise) and would love to win it (duh)! Those hairclips are adorable as well!

MyGreenGreenBaby said... Best Blogger Tips

I just found your amazing work and you inspired me to start a blog. I have been making and selling fairy dolls for a while and when I saw your work I though "why can't I do that". The paper doll dress is truly my favorite thing, I love simple and I really love white cotton.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

As gorgeous as ALL of your creations are, I do believe that this one, in it's charming simplicity, is my favorite.
continued thanks...

sara said... Best Blogger Tips

Pick me! pick me!! I linked again!!

LINDA said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this one, too. you are still linked on my blog:

Roberta Filava said... Best Blogger Tips

so cute for my baby...I post the link

Kristinia - Loving Heart Mommy said... Best Blogger Tips

This is really pretty! I'd love to win for our upcoming baby girl Helana!

We blogged:

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you know me said... Best Blogger Tips

wow your stuff is so amazing! I'm so glad i found your site! pick me!

~Bobbi~ said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this dress! I'm bound to win one of these days =) After a few months of kids clothes, do you want to make adult clothes! Everything you make is adorable!

Sandi said... Best Blogger Tips

Love the dress. Love how u took the pics. My daughter would look adorable in a dress like that.

Melanie said... Best Blogger Tips

the beauty of this basic dress, is that you can add any colorful accessory with it.

Samantha said... Best Blogger Tips

OOOOOHHHH!!! Love this one too!!!

Cynthia said... Best Blogger Tips

A simply sweet dress! Happy to link up and encourage more moms to explore your site! It's been posted on Crumbs!

Jake and Emily said... Best Blogger Tips

What a beautiful dress, and an even more beautiful daughter. You are truly inspring.

kristineW said... Best Blogger Tips

Your photography parallels the beauty of you clothing. You are amazingly talented!

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

The sweetness of simplicity.

Karen said... Best Blogger Tips

"Once upon a time -
this dress could be mine!"
the littlest girl said with a smile.

"And if it could not
I'd be crying alot,
'cause for this dress I'd run a mile!"

love it! :) -Karen

i know a mom said... Best Blogger Tips

A beautifully simple dress. Happy to have found your corner of the world.

Bad Birdy said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this- it's so sweet and pretty. You are so generous

ashley said... Best Blogger Tips

My little girl has read hair and would look amazing in this dress, I love it. I really like the picture at the top also.

Fata Bislacca said... Best Blogger Tips

Here I am!!! Beautiful! I take the link to my blog
Bye bye!

mumovearls said... Best Blogger Tips

I just Love this Dress! It is so simple it'll compliment any little girl. I love the paper doll picture you made by stitching all the photos together what a creative idea! Love your blog I'll be back soon!-Nena

ArkieRN said... Best Blogger Tips

How adorable! I love simple styles on little ones.

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Margie said... Best Blogger Tips

I just love all of your work! I have 2 precious little boys - but I would love to 'borrow' a little girlie-girl one day just to play dress-up, lol! You inspire me... both your sewing and photography are timeless... thank you for sharing!

Northrop Family said... Best Blogger Tips

This is a perfect dress! My sister just told me about your blog. What great things you have here!

Rachel said... Best Blogger Tips

Incredible!!! I love, love, love that. It's so amazing, your dresses are so simple but so darling!

elaina said... Best Blogger Tips

Your talent astounds me.

kinte75 said... Best Blogger Tips

very very nice!

Melissa said... Best Blogger Tips

this was amazing why are you not designing children's clothes for a living!!!

Jenn said... Best Blogger Tips

Love it!!!

Jodi said... Best Blogger Tips

Adorable !!!! Please enter me too -- my little girl is just the right size for this dress! :)


jodi at hilltop dot net

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