Saturday, 17 September 2011

Birthday Passionette- Sew Lovely

Hello there are you enjoying your weekend? We had some fab weather here lots of sunshine but the air is a bit crisp which means the Summer is ended and autumn is taking hold.

Today Carole one my original Passionettes is celebrating her special Happy Day. Carole loves red and the card I made her has plenty of Real Red.

carole m

I used the Sew Lovely stamp set and made two posh looking frocks using our fabulous punches. I used the Heart to heart punch for the bodices and the a circle and a oval punch for the skirt part. Very easy and quite sweet.

I also used Vintage Vogue stamp set and French Foliage  to add a stamped background to my focal image, crumpled seam binding and a pearl topped button finishes off my card.

I just hope Carole likes it, I have been estranged from my mojo lately but this always happens when I receive new product to play with I find it all a bit overwhelming.

You can see a close up of the funky dresses, I made two so Carole could choose which one she likes best Winking smile

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Here’s the supply list: All products Stampin’Up! unless otherwise stated.
PAPER: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Real red designer paper stack from the brights collection
INK: Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Basic black
STAMPS: Vintage Vogue, French Foliage, Sew Lovely,   Perfect Punches  TOOLS: scallop trim border punch, Heart to Heart punch, Extra large Oval punch, and 13/8” circle punch
, Large Oval, Scallop Oval punch                                                                   ACCESSORIES: seam binding ribbon.

Measurements list:

Start with a Crumb Cake card blank measuring 15cm x15cm

Cut real red dsp at 13.5cm x 13.5cm

Cut basic black layer at 10.5cm x 11.5cm and scallop one edge

Cut Very vanilla at 10cm x 10cm and stamp the edges in Crumb cake then stamp the manikins, make the dresses from punches then tie the crumb cake seam binding to the layer and stick down onto the base, using a fine mist sprayer add some water to the binding and scrunch in your hand.

Thank you for popping round see you again soon.

Oh want to know what we had for tea a few nights ago?

thai curry

Red Thai Curry from scratch, even made my own paste which was fresh and incredibly flavourful, I am cooking things I never attempted before.

Have a great rest of weekend xxx

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