“A Darling’s Choice”

Pink or lilac . . . lilac or pink.  When you simply cannot choose, choose this lovely print.  Pink and lilac are given equal billing on this Japanese cotton fabric with its tiny blossoms.  I love how their done in a washy watercolor style.

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Lucy’s light as a feather bolero is hand knit with mohair/silk lace weight yarn.  This is a new style for me.  It has a slightly rounded front edge and a crocheted ruffly edging around the opening.    Embroidered roses are scattered along the neckline in two shades of pink and two shades of lilac.

The crocheted basket holds a tiny bouquet of lilac blossoms tied with a pink ribbon.  A crocheted beaded headband with bow adds a bit of sparkle.  Anklets, lilac panties with a bow, and a beaded bracelet complete this pink and lilac ensemble.

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“A Darling’s Choice” will be available tonight (May 20, 2017) at 7:00 pm CST, cindyricedesigns.com.

Thanks for stopping by to visit with Lucy and I today.  We’re sending you a hug and warm thoughts for a great weekend!

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12 thoughts on ““A Darling’s Choice”

  1. Catherine

    Thank you very much for your beautiful photos!
    Lucy is so lovely with her new ensemble! I love the fabric and the bolero with embroidered roses is splendid!
    After 3 summer days, rain is back and it’s cold again!
    Have a beautiful week-end!
    Friendly yours,
    Catherine

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    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hi, Catherine. It is so very nice to hear from you. ❤ Lucy and I say thank you for the compliment! We had a beautiful week, then two cold, rainy days. Today looks like it will be lovely. I hope your Sunday is sunny too.

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  2. Joy

    I can just picture Lucy sitting on a picnic blanket having a dish of vanilla ice cream on a lazy afternoon while watching the world drift by. Love the pink/lilac and of course, Lucy. Such an adorable outfit.
    We’re headed for a heat wave so will break out the hose and water every day. Know the plants will love me even though I don’t enjoy doing it much. 🙂

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    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Lucy had better not get any ice cream on her new dress. lol She’s a good girl though; very careful, even when she is having fun. A heat wave sounds great, still chilly here most days. Have a great Sunday!

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    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hello, Yolanda! Thank you. I felt like a little change from my usual cardigan style. This one is a combination of my shrug and cardigan pattern. Have a great Sunday!

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  3. Terrigirl2017

    What a Stunningly pretty Dress and bolero on Lucy. I love the lilac blossoms , and the beaded headband looks amazing. Adding to it that she gets to wear matching Panties with a bow I can see why she is so happy! Have a great day Cindy and Lucy, Hugs, Terri xoxo

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    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hi Terri, and thank you so much! Lucy is blushing with all of the compliments right now. She’s one of those dolls that looks beautiful in everything… and I think she may know it. I must teach her to always be humble, no matter what. lol I hope you have a beautiful Sunday, Terri! Sending you a virtual hug from Lucy and I.

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      1. Terrigirl2017

        Hi Cindy , we do need to make sure our girls are grounded as we were taught as girls too. I am sure Lucy will be a wonderful girl and young woman going forward. Thank you for the hugs, I felt the warmth of them , hugs, Terri xoxo.

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