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Friday, 17 July 2015

Party Frock

Hello folks...

Another fortnight has passed which means it's time for another challenge at:




This week we have some marvellous sponsorship from two companies:



A Day For daisies are offering a shop voucher as one prize...http://buysassystudiodesigns.blogspot.co.uk/
Sassy Studio designs are offering a prize of 4 digis from their shop. So pop over to Simply Papercraft and join in the fun. Our 'anything goes ' challenges are so easy to play along with!

I decided to use one of the A Day For Daisies wonderful digital images 'Hepbern Dress' and produced this:


What a gorgeous image to work with! I knew straight away she would be perfect to paper-piece and I used a cherry red polka dot patterned paper from Papermania's Spots and Stripes Capsule Collection which really pops out. I've had these papers since Christmas and just opened the packet - typical card-maker! The hair and skin were coloured with pro-markers and I've added some of my trademark bling in the form of three red gems.

I did think about using a black and white polka dot paper but nothing is as dramatic as red - my favourite colour. With having dark hair it is a colour I often turn to when dressing up - you always stand out when wearing red. I would love this dress - it's like a grown up version of Minnie Mouse's frock!

The 'fabulous' word art was a freebie long ago from Create with TLC and the birthday greeting was printed in Microsoft Word. 

I'm entering this card into the challenges at:


Shopping Our Stash Challenge - paper piecing
Creative Moments Challenge - monochromatic
As You Like It Challenge - favourite colour (red!) 
Seize The Birthday - anything goes 
4 Crafty Chicks - clean and simple 

Thanks for looking - don't forget to join in the fun at Simply Papercraft!

Sharon


12 comments:

  1. Wow !!! I love this beauty! My favourite of all times... polka dots!
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the birthday!

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  2. beautiful card I like the paper pieced image
    Kevin xx

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  3. Ohhhhhh lovely!!! The paper pieced dress is awesome! Thanks for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew for our "Paper Piecing" challenge!!

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  4. Gorgeous card, love polka dots and your dress looks fabulous, great reason too. Thanks for sharing on AYLI. Carol xx

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  5. Absolutely beautiful. Love the paper piecing. Love her dress.Thank you for a great challenge this fortnight.

    Hugs Erin xx

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  6. Such a wonderful image, and I love the polka dots! Beautifully done! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  7. Wonderful image and just perfect for paper piecing! I absolutely love your design! Thanks for taking the paper piecing challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT

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  8. Stunner! One of my favs from the current challenge, Jo x

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  9. Oh this is fabulous. I love that stamp and the paper piecing. Thank you for playing along with us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

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  10. Gorgeous card! Totally LOVE her paper pieced dress - polka dots are my fav :) Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week xoxox

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  11. This is fabulous! Perfect for paper piecing. Thanks so much for playing at Seize The Birthday :)

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  12. Hello again! I see you have used MY fav color (red) as well over at As You Like It! Thanks so much for joining us! Hugs!

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