Friday, May 6, 2016

......sew adorable

Every now and then as I'm surfing through some of my favorite blogs, I see a card that inspires me to pull out an old line and create something with it.  Such was the case when I saw a card by Melissa Phillips on Emma's Paper Blog, and I completely changed just about everything in it.  Yet, it completely inspired me.  I didn't need to make this card, and don't quite know why I did to be perfectly honest.  It will still in my stash until it's needed or sold.  Nonetheless, I haed a good time making it.
I used some old Simple Stories patterned papers, a Kaiser Craft woden dress form, ephemera from JilliBean Soup (sold ticket), a stamped sentiment on inked cream cardstock using a banner die-cut, two October Afternoon journalling cards, seam binding, and a button in the center.  I also tied some ribbon around the bodice of the dress form, and attached a small pink flower to its side.
I'm sharing my card here:

Die Cuttin' Divas Challenge Blog - Challenge #264 - May Sketch Challenge - I used the various tags and journalling cards to follow the sketch when setting up the layout of my card.  My sentiment is stamped on a die-cut banner that I cut from cream cardstock.

Thanks for visiting my blog.  Have a great week, and happy crafting!

Karen




11 comments:

  1. Wow! What a beautiful card! Love the dress form and all the embellishments!
    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas this week!

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  2. Beautiful card and very inspirational.

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  3. First I want to wish you a very Happy Mother's Day tomorrow. Your card is wonderful I love that veneer figure and all your special touches.

    God Bless
    Hugs
    Dottie

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  4. Your card brought back fond memories of my mother who was a dress maker and seamstress among other things. Excellent. Love the card.

    Hugs and Blessings,

    Jim

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  5. That is really pretty! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


    Leslie

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  6. Beautiful! I love how you've featured the wooden dress form, Karen.

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  7. This is gorgeous Karen - love the dress form and the sold ticket. This actually looks CAS, but there are loads of detail in it.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. What a gorgeous card!! Love the pretty dress form!!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  9. This is so pretty! I love your colors and the texture... gorgeous!

    Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin Diva's
    Shelly

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  10. Looks awesome! Thank you for joining our “May Sketch” Challenge at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

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