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Scrapbooking Trend – Matryoshka Dolls (& a Giveaway from Buzz & Bloom!)

** This Giveaway is Now Closed **

These colourful Russian nesting dolls, or Matryoshka dolls, are appearing all over fashion, home decor and in the crafting world.  I remember walking down a busy street in Ottawa with my mother when I was a small child, and seeing them in a shop window.  Ever since then, I’ve always wanted a set! Now they are becoming quite a popular theme!  Here are a few more spottings of this trend.

Read below for details on a giveaway from Buzz and Bloom!

A matryoshka patterned lampshade by Lillyberlin is available in her DaWanda shop.  A photo is shown at right.

Hero Arts has a stamp set with this theme as well.  See photo at left.

Inky Livie sells a set of baby shower cards with a matryoshka mother on the front.

Here is a digital download available through Revidevi’s Etsy shop for 3 sheets of matryoshka printable images.

You can get a handcarved matryoshka stamp from Craft Pudding here.  One photo is shown at right.  Or, another style from Baby Jewels.

Simona Montanari shows a layout, at left, she made which is embellished with a matryoshka felt doll that was an old Christmas ornament.

Buzz and Bloom has matryoshka laser cut / engraved chipboard designed by Lusi Austin available.  One photo is shown at right.  A layout example using these can be seen below left by Michelle Macdonald

Giveaway Information:

Now for the best part. Buzz and Bloom is giving away a set of their laser cut / engraved chipboard Russian Dolls to a ScrapScene reader!  Please comment to this post by Sunday, Feb 8th at midnight EST.  One winner will be randomly selected and announced on Monday, Feb 9th.

On Monday we will resume our series on trends in scrapbooking.  If you missed the posts for this week, please click here.

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9 Comments

  1. nic
    February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    Cute dolls! Thanks for the chance!

  2. Christyn Madau
    February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    I LOVE these! My daughter is working overseas in Kiev, Ukraine right now and she LOVES these dolls. I am hoping I will win so that I can surprise her with a set for her scrapbooking of this life adventure.
    Beautiful!

  3. February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    Oooooohhhhhh….. They’re so LOVELY!!!

    Kisses

  4. February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    Already have the Hero Arts stamps, just love the russian dolls!! Florence

  5. Robin O
    February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    Totally cool – love the chipboard dolls 🙂

  6. February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    These Russian dolls look awesome, my mind just gets inspired picturing these on a layout, and as there made by such a talented inspiration scrapper even better I say…

  7. February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    Totally love these dolls..they are so cute!!

  8. Reel Girl
    February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    These are ADORABLE!

  9. Belinda
    February 6th, 2009Posted | Permalink

    Wow – these are gorgeous – I woudl love the opportunity to use these in my art


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