Monday, August 26, 2013

Mo's Rory On a Dresser

Hello there!

Today I'm ready to show you a chest of drawers I made.

As a base I used this tutorial, but during the process I decided to make my own changes. I re-enforced all the drawers with the strips of firm paper (cut from a cornflakes box), and also decided to make all the dresser's sides from chipboard (and not from cardstock), hopefully this will prolong the life of the dresser :)
This is how the drawer looked like before an assembly:

I figured that Rory from Mo's Digital Pencil will fit perfectly for this project. I colored her with the following Copics:
Skin: E0000, E00, E21, E11, E13, R20
Hair: E18, E15, E13, E11
Rosette: YG09, YG07, YG01; RV17, RV14, RV13
Shirt: YG09, YG07, YG01
Overall: B06, B04, B02, B01
Shoes: YR24, YR23, YR21, YR20;  T3, T1
Ground: T5, T4, T3, T2, T1 + Blender

So, all the drawers are ready to be filled with anything you want to put there! :)

The tags' place is from the back of the dresser:

More close-ups:

The dimensions of the dresser:
Height: 8,5" (including the oval frame), 5,5" (not including it)
Width: 6,5"
Depth: 3 3/4"
Drawer size: 3" X 3.5" X 1"

I really hope you liked this project!
As usually, it was fun to make something new!

Thanks for visiting!

1. Newest stamp or Decoupage @ Alphabet Challenges (for the first time I used this digital stamp from Mo Manning, and for the first time I made this dresser).
2. Flower Power @ Papertake Weekly
3. Anything Goes @ Digistamps4Joy
4. All Things Bright & Beautiful @ Polka Doodles
5. Anything Goes @QKR Stampede
6. Anything Goes @ Tammy's Scrappin Corner
7. Bright Colors @ Card Crafter's Circle
8. Anything Goes @ Created With Love Challenge
9. Digi Days @ Bearly Mine Crafts (I used a digital image stamp)
10. Tag it @ Crafting For All Seasons


  1. Wow! Your dresser is stunning!! I know the tuturial and all the many dressers Clarissa and Andrea made so well and all the time I see them I only can make "Ah and Oh" ;) I have two left hands making such a thing, but yours is really awsome! And you are right...Rory fits perfect!!

  2. Wow!! One of your best creations... This is stunning and amazing

  3. Hi Alexandra,
    I honestly love your dresser; gorgeously stunning! The image is so beautiful and such amazing coloring. You are right, it's always fun to make something new. Keep up the good work :) Thank you for playing along with us at DigiStamps4Joy and we hope to see you again. Good Luck :)
    [DS4J DT Member]
    [Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

  4. wow this is gorgeous Alexandra, beautiful made.
    Thanks for join us at DigiStamp4Joy.

    Greetings karin DT member

  5. Oh gosh how fabulous! I love this wonderful dresser, really clever and so beautiful.
    Love, Mel. xxx

  6. Wow, this is stunning! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

  7. This is jaw-dropping! I LOVE it! Your coloring is gorgeous and the papers you chose are so pretty! Beautiful job!

  8. What an amazing project. I love it. It looks so sturdy!! Love the papers. Thanks for entering our Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges.

  9. this is such a cute masterpiece! absolutely lovely!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  10. This is gorgeous! Love dresser, the papers and the image! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our Anything Goes Challenge!

  11. what a fantastic project. I love it, it looks like a lot of work but worth it!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Created With Love Challenges.
    Linda K. DT

  12. Wow, this is absolutely stunning Alexandra. Beautiful colouring and lovely papers.
    Hugs, Janine xx

  13. This is a brilliant project, so many fabulous details and such an adorable image.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

  14. This is simply stunning Alexandra, the details are amazing. I love your idea on re-enforcing the sides to make it more sturdy. I would like to make one too, thanks for the link.

  15. This is such a gorgeous project, and colored so beautifully. Thanks for joining us this week for "Anything Goes."
    Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner
    My Blog: Karals Creative Corner

  16. This is amazing thank you so much for taking the time to join in with us at polkadoodles

  17. Wow this is fantastic! You are a very creative lady! I like to try and make 1, will have to see when. I had a look at your craft room and is it is Gorgeous! What a lucky lady!
    I would like to ask you the Die's Photo album what do you keep your dies attach with? I use Magnetic sheets and they make it even more heavy to carry around.
    Crafty Hugs

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  19. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love it!


    P.S.: Thank you for your lovely comment :O)... I've already posted a link directly below the first pic, just click on Randi ;O).

  20. Fantastic project. Love your sweet image. Great coloring. Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  21. Gorgeous project! WOW!!! It is so wonderful! What a fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us at


    Angela Bonanno (DT Member)

  22. Great project!
    Love the image and your coloring...
    Thanks for joining us at QKR this week.
    Ardilla :)

  23. Absolutely stunning. Love the details with the fold and design with colours and flowers and diecuts. Thanks for playing at QKR Stampede and good luck. Hope to see you back friday for a new challenge.Bettina DT Member at QKR Stampede!! xx

  24. Wow! This is an amazing creation!

    Thanks for submitting it for the Anything Goes challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week.

    Trudy, DT

  25. WOW!! What a fabulous project and stunning colouring too!Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine Challenges

  26. wow such a fantastic creation! love those drawers and image. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles. Kim x


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