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The Duke and Duchess Designs

Handmade Studio


Messenger of Love

In the Studio last week the girls worked with the die cutting machine and we pieced together this tea cup of Sweetness with our little Messenger. Each one taking on a different personality as it became a reflection of its creator.

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paper creasing

    These paper Pinwheels come together quickly by using you're paper trimmer and a bone folder to score an entire sheet at perfect one inch intervals.  Fan fold with ease to form your PinWheel and embellish to Hearts Content!  ENJOY    ...

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Valentine PinWheels

Creating Vintage Style PinWheels! Reminiscent of a much simpler time, when folks cared enough to make it themselves. show your SWEETHEART you care without spending a fortune.  

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Welcome… Friends call me The Duchess. I’m an old Gypsy soul that’s wanderered the World collecting Vintage Treasures to use in my Mixed Media Art.   In Winter you”ll find me teaching classes in my South Florida Studio, but when Spring blossoms bloom I’m blissfully hosting EVENTS at  DUCHESS HILL. 24 acres of Heaven on Earth located 45 minutes west of Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.


It’s always a Party at DUCHESS HILL     

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when: October 18-20, 2019   Where: Duchess Hill in Asheville, NC   2019's Creative Endeavor starts with Mother Natures Stunning Fall Splendor in The Blue Ridge Mountains just 45 mins west of Asheville. You will enjoy Cool Autumn Evenings relaxing by the Bonfire...

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Bohemian Bonfire Registration

We are Thrilled that you have decided to Join us! Lets Get Started... the next 3 days of our Soulful Journey will be filled with Laughter and Learning. FRIDAY  October 18, 2019 Twilight Soiree   5:30pm hors d'oeuvres and Signature drink served as you Shop our open air...

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“She made broken look Beautiful and Strong look Invincible. She walked with the Universe on Her Shoulders and made it look like a pair of Wings.”  Ariana Dancu





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