Friday, May 5, 2017

Dance to your own music with Frantic Stamper

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.


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Don't forget to come join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog. There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store. For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below. 


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Thanks so much for stopping by today!


I hope you have a great crafty day!



I would like to enter this in the following challenges:

http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/challenge-344-sequins-or-buttons.html until 5/5x

http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com/2017/05/spring-fling-cyber-crop-challenge-1.html until 5/7

WINNER!

http://just-add-ink.blogspot.com/2017/05/just-add-ink-358just-add-stitching.html  until 5/9x

http://4craftychicks.blogspot.com/2017/05/4-crafty-chicks-349-bows-and-guest.html  until 5/9  GDT

June 2017




http://www.thehousethatstampsbuilt.com/designers-choice-challenge/dcc53-for-a-special-lady/  until 5/9

http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/2017/05/challenge-369-anything-goes-with.html  until 5/10x

http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/qkr-stampede-challenge-242-feminine.html  until 5/11x

https://craft-deebowz.blogspot.com/2017/05/may-challenge.html until 5/31

I used my Craft-Dee Bowz tool to create this perfect bow!

Thanks so much for stopping by!







7 comments:

  1. Very pretty! You could be a dress designer. I love that the top is plain and the bottom is patterned. The paper is so pretty! And I love how your sequins match the flowers on the dress!

    Evelyn

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  2. Lovey card. Such a fun element with the folded dress. Thanks for your comment on my mushroom card on my blog! I love mushrooms too. Can't wait to see your mushroom designs. :)

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  3. Ohhhh . . . I might NEED that die! Your dress is fabulous, and I can definitely see you getting a lot of use out of it! Super cute card and I love the dp you used for the bottom of the dress. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  4. Oh this is so pretty...
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week..x

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  5. Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

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  6. Love that pleated dress, Alicia! I'm just so tickled to see you playing along in our "Anything Goes or Feminine" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good Luck.
    NanaConnie DT

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  7. Oh my, isn't this just adorable. I love the dress and that purple bow is too cute on it! I remember seeing my mom wear dresses like this when I was a kid! Great card! Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ for our May challenge! --Gail

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