May 5, 2017

Dance to your own music

Good morning!  Alicia blogging today with a feminine card using the Frantic Stamper Pleated Dress die.  Since I have four nieces I am sure this die will come in handy.  I envision sweet little dresses and formal prom dress for cards and perhaps party invites.  For today, I went with a sweet little floral dress but I can see the possibilities are endless!


As always with a new die, I cut it out in plain white paper and played around a bit.  I found I liked when I used two cuts of "pleats" for the bottom of the dress.  First I used an accordion fold on the "pleats" with the help of a bone folder to really make them crease. To adhere my two pieces of "pleats" I simply used a strip of tape runner along the inside edge of the top piece.  When adhering my bottom to the card I used plenty of tape to keep the pleats in place.  

There are three choices for "tops".  I like this one for this dress, it was a little less formal.  Finally, I tied a bow from some ribbon and adhered to the waist with glue dots.  I finished off the card with some sequins, another die cut layer and matching papers.


Dies R Us product used:

Frantic Stamper - Dies - Pleated Dress
Frantic Stamper Pleated Dress die












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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Alicia

5 comments:

  1. Adorable dress die and sweet card!

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  2. What a darling little dress! Yes, I can see this being used for many occasions as well. What a wonderful inspiration!

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  3. Oh Alicia this is absolutely adorable! What a fabulous idea and you did an amazing job! Thanks for awesome inspiration! Well done!

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  4. What a fun card. Takes me back to when I played with paper dress dolls. Am I showing my age? Love your choice of patterned paper!
    Hugs,
    Lena

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    1. It reminds me of paper dolls, too! Only I can determine the material for the dresses so a little paper doll and a little dress designer! I love it!

      Alicia

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