Saturday, 15 April 2017

Dress Up Days

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

This card uses some leftover background from the piece I used on the waistcoat card in this post. To recap - I used a piece of Heat Emboss Acetate. I added CS Glue. I misted with water and used my finger to spread the glue around and then sprinkled CS Pixie Powders over - I used Rich Gold, Silver Dream, White Pearl and Midnight Sky. I scrunched up a piece of White Tissue Paper, opened it out and added it to my background. I tapped it down using a piece of Kitchen Roll. I put aside to dry - approx 4 - 5 hours.

I embossed a piece of Coconut White Card with the Creative Expressions Tulip Twist Embossing Folder. I rounded the corners using the Woodware Corner Rounder Punch. I matted onto a piece of Black Card and popped onto a Coconut White Card blank.

I stamped the slim fit dress from the Woodware Little Black Dress Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Versafine Ink. I coloured the mannequin using Antique Linen Distress Crayon from Set 3 using a Water Brush. I cut it out using scissors.

Once my PP Acetate Background was dry, I dusted with an Anti-Static Bag and stamped the dress using Clear Perfect Medium. I added CS Black Detail Embossing Powder and heat set using a Low Speed Heat Tool. I cut the dress out carefully - tip : if you snip into the embossing and it comes away from the acetate, use a Quickie Glue Pen to glue it back in place.

I used a Quickie Glue Pen on the belt and the top of the bodice. Once the glue was clear, I added CS Sparkle Star Polished Silk Glitter.

I added the dress to the mannequin and popped onto my card using CS Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Black Detail Powder. I cut it out using Sue Wilson's Double Pierced Rectangles Set B and a mat out of Black Card using Sue's Double Pierced Rectangles.

I tied a bow using 3 lengths of Black American Seam Binding and added a Craft Consortium Rhinestone Square Charm.

I finished my card off by adding a 5mm Black Pearl to each corner.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.
www.juliawattscrafts.co.uk
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23 comments:

  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful card love the colours you could use the waistcoat and the matching dress for an anniversary card.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Morning Julia, wow this is my type of card, love it, your onto a winner with this one.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

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  3. Morning Julia, lovely card and the dress is gorgeous.
    Marion S x

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  4. A very striking card Julia and could be made in so many colour ways. Have a good weekend.

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  5. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the dress. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  6. Morning Julia,
    Lovely girly card.
    Lydia
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  7. Good Morning Julia, thats one snazzy dress love the colours of it to. I hope your son had a brilliant birthday and I hope you manage to get a bit of off time over the Easter. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  8. Morning Julia, I'm absolutely loving the pixie acetate dress, it looks fabulous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  9. Hello Julia, love this very elegant card, the dress looks fabulous done with the acetate piece. Have a great day. Bx

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  10. Hi Julia
    A lovely card, great embossing folder.
    B xx

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  11. A very elegant card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  12. How very elegant this card is. I love it!

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  13. Love this card the colours are fab
    Thank you june horrocks

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  14. And what a most beautiful card in the end, so chic....I just love the PP background you made here, have tried it several times, such a lovely look to it....thanks Julia...luv Ursula xx

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  15. Hi Julia,a lovely card just wish i could fit into a dress like that, so elegant .
    Elaine H X

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  16. Lovely card julia x the dress is so pretty x
    Theresa w x

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  17. Elegant card. Ideal for anyone who really is a 'clothes horse'.

    Teresa

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  18. This card would be lovely for my daughter who loves clothes

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  19. Hi Julia

    This really is a fabulous card, love how you've created the very pretty and colourful dress

    I'm still without internet (over 2 weeks now grrrr) so only managing short bursts when I'm out and about with free wifi LOL. Should be on track sometime on Tuesday!

    June x

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  20. Lovely card Julia. Brillianti idea for the dress.

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  21. Gorgeous card Julia, I love what you have done the dress. X

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