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Saturday, 30 April 2016

Vintage Corset


Hi Everyone, thanks for stopping by today. For my DT card at Cheery Lynn Designs I am sharing with you a card with quite a lot of techniques on it. So let me take you through all my stages.


Layering my die cut corners behind my layer of card gives a different look to the corner dies.


I used my stitched rectangle as a guideline, counting the stitches, to die cut out my patterned strip evenly, holding down with a little tape. I worked from the outside on both sides towards the centre. This way I new my card would have even spacing.


I measured in between my gaps and added strips of paper with foam tape which I tattered at the edges. My centre strip was ever so slightly wider than the rest so I balanced this by adding my Anastasia cream border.


I cut my Nautical Wheeler doily in half and offset onto my stamped image which had also been tattered at the edges and a scattering of Frantage added.


My corset was cut out 3 times in different patterned paper and reinserted in to the negative spaces. I curved the edges at the top and bottom to give my corset a 3D effect adding my angel wing lace finishings and a few sparkly gems.


Adding some splashes of paint and some shabby flowers to finish.


Thanks so much for stopping by today and I hope you get a chance to join in the Current Challenge at Cheery Lynn which is Mothers Day. We all look forward to seeing your beautiful entries.

Crafty Hugs,


Julie x

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11 comments:

  1. Hi Julie, this is absolutely stunning! I love the corset and beautiful papers.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Beautifully done, love how you worked with those strips, - the corsets look fabulous too! Such pretty papers and a wonderful stamp also!

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  3. I do love the way you did the background Julie, it is beautiful and the corset is wonderful. Great use and placement of the Nautical doily too! Hugs, Anne xx

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  4. Hi Julie,
    This is great! I love the corset...a beautiful dies van Cheery lynn.
    Everything is so nice, the paper, the flowers and colors! Super!!!
    xx Gerie

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  5. My gosh Julie, this is gorgeous! Fabulous layers and beautiful papers, love everything about it. Thanks so much for sharing it, Deb xo

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  6. Beautifully put together and very cleverly designed, love your card Julie.
    Happy Sunday.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

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  7. Stunning Julie! I love how you did the strip panels in the back, great effect! Just playing some catch up after my week off with Mum, I hope you had a great week last week! hugs :)

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  8. Fabulous Julie, great design. The strips work really well to create the background, great technique. Have a nice crafty week, Angela x

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  9. What a beautiful work of art, well worth the efort!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  10. This is so so pretty, the distressed paper strips gives this card so much character! <3

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  11. Oh dear! I'm doing it again! Trying to catch up - one of the problems about going away to our caravan means the internet connection is so poor! Glad I didn't miss this though! I love how you made the background strips! Hugs, Chrisx

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Thanks for visiting, I love to read your comments so I know you have stopped by and look forward to visiting your blog.

Julie x

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