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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Love & Laughter Prom Dress


Happy Midweek to my fellow crafters!  We have sun today yipee. 

Another reason to be happy my stampers 6 box arrived and after bundling up everyone's orders, I had a little play with Love & Laughter.  Did you recognise the dress from the set?  

Here's the stamp set just to remind you - 

125475 Wood £21.95  125477 Clear £17.95


The dress is made up of lots of words to do with weddings and makes a gorgeous wedding card as does the cake.  However I decided to see how it would look as a Prom Dress.  

I stamped the dress in Melon Mambo onto Whisper White.  Then stamped again onto scrap paper and cut out the skirt part of the dress.  I used this as a template to cut out a Melon Mambo skirt in cardstock.  I added a frill of flowers along the bottom using the Itty Bitty Shapes Punches and an extra one at the waist with a Basic Rhinestone.  I used the Labels Collection Framelits to cut out a frame.  Then added this onto a Basic Black frame which had been embossed with the Square Lattice Folder.  I added some 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon and made a little bow.  The main panel sits on Melon Mambo Designer Paper from the Stacks range and a mat of Basic Black.  I made a little tag for the sentiment from Petite Pairs stamped in Melon Mambo. 

Oh to be slim enough for this dress!  In another life perhaps.  

Hope the sun was shining for you today.  Thank you for dropping in by.  I always appreciate your visits. x

I'd like to enter this into Dynamic Duos which is to use Melon Mambo and Basic Black with a dessert option of ribbon.

Also Freshly Made Sketches and here's the sketch -



Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Whisper White, Basic Black, Melon Mambo
Ink - Melon Mambo
Stamp - Love & Laughter, Petite Pairs
Punch - Itty Bitty Shapes
Framelits - Labels Collections
Embossing Folder - Square Lattice 
Paper - Designer Stack
Other - 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon, Basic Rhinestone 

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way to you direct to your home in the UK!  Remember to join the Paper Party and receive your free pack of papers! 




17 comments:

Melissa said...

So elegant! Love what you did with the dress and the shape of the frame you used! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week! :)

craftattack said...

Beautiful and very stylish card! Valerie

Kim S said...

What a lovely and so very creative idea! It's perfect in the frame! So glad to see you at Dynamic Duos!

Suze Bain said...

The dress is fab Aileen and beautifully framed. Love the colour combo too. xx

Linda Callahan said...

So pretty - love your alterations to the dress!

Lisa said...

The bottom of the skirt on your dress looks fabulous Aileen! A very pretty card. Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

Ann Schach said...

How clever! I love the flower border! It is the perfect touch! Thanks for playing at Freshly Made Sketches!

Sigrids kreative ART said...

Love this dress! Elegant!

Sigrid

Cheryl said...

oh gosh Just love that dress and just love what you have done with it,just looks beautiful beautiful layout too hugs Cherylxxxxx

Bronwyn Eastley said...

What a great way to use that stamp. Your prom dress looks stunning in Melon Mambo. Thanks for playing along at Dynamic Duos.

Anne Marie Hile said...

What a beautiful card and a creative way to use that stamp! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Dynamic Duos! :)

Jen Timko said...

That dress is just amazing! Love how you modified the stamp for this one...so clever! Glad you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Victoria said...

Love how you've turned this wedding dress into a prom dress! Very classy!

Jen said...

So elegant with the lovely dress, elegant frame and bit of rhinestone bling! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Jenny said...

Such a fabulous way to use the stamp, the solid pink skirt is perfect as is the flowery trim :0)
Jenny x

Jen Sannes said...

Lovely card - that itty bitty rhinestone on the dress is fabulous!

Bonnie said...

What a beautiful Prom dress in, what looks like, a fancy mirror! Wonderful idea, Aileen!

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