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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Blossom Petals Dress Card

Hi Everyone,

This is the second card made at my first workshop, the first one being the Hand Bag Card. Is there a theme here or what? hmmm maybe, you'll have to wait and see what the next two cards are!

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This card was super easy to make – just a couple of Stampin Up punches required and some cardstock, embossing folders and a nice sentiment.

The bodice of the dress is made using the Round Tab punch. After punching the tab you turn one rounded end back into the punch to make the neck of the dress. Quite ingenious really – thank you to whoever invented it! It is then embossed using the square lattice embossing folder and decorated with ribbon and pearls.

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The Skirt of the dress is the Large and Medium rounded petals punched with the Blossom Petals Builder punch. (I so love the versatility of this punch!) The larger ones are punched from the coloured cardstock (in this case it’s calypso coral) and then embossed with the Manhattan Flower embossing folder. The smaller ones are just punched out of whisper white cardstock and all the edges are sponged with matching ink.

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This nice sentiment is from the Stampin Up set called Word Play.  The flourish is from the Stampin Up set called Vintage Vogue.

The dress is built and stuck down to a piece of Whisper White that is distressed and inked around the edges and then adhered to a Calypso Coral card base.

There you have it – super easy!

Don't forget that I'm a demonstrator now and can help you acquire the tools to make this card yourself! Just email me (it's on the sidebar) for any further information.

I’d like to share this card at the following blogs:-

 Let’s Ink It Up – Challenge #22 
and

Stamptacular Sunday #158 – Photo Inspiration
( all those layers of petals did it for me!)

Have a fantastic day now Smile
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10 comments:

Tammy Ortiz

Wow Vicki ,
this is fantastic. Dang I am getting so jealous first handbag and now this.
You are awesome..

this by the way fits over at my challenge this week it is anything goes with embossing, link it up girl.

Jennifer

So Amazing! Love the embossed detail of it and that sentiment w/flourish is perfect for this!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards

Aww this is so cute.

SuzanneK

OMG I love this, fantastic design. Thanks for taking part in our Distress challenge at LIIU, good luck. Hugz Suzanne

Suzanne

great card thanks for joining stamptacular this week

Heleen

What a fantastic card! Love that colours. Thanks for joining us at stamptacular sunday this week. Hope to see you soon again.
Hugs,
Heleen

Sprytebyrd

Love the different take on our photo inspiration, this is such a fun card!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

julieprice3

How clever! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week
Hugs Julie P

SnowflakeDreams1

Absolutely amazing. Love your card. Great tutorial on how it was made. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

mags

Very creative. Love the colours used and the gorgeous stamp. Thanks for joining us at LIIU.
Mags
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