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Sunday, 3 May 2015

Floral Mannequins (posted by Claire)

Good morning, I hope you're having a lovely crafty weekend. My card today features some of this months new stamps from Floral Mannequin which you can find here.


I've created a background by collage stamping the stamps from Parfum de Paris with Memento Tuxedo Black in on white card, using both first and second generation stamping. I then stamped the stand from the smaller dress form on this set. I stamped the floral mannequin and coloured with distress markers before cutting out and inking around the edges with Black soot Distress ink. I used 3d foam pads to attach the floral mannequin to give it some depth. I used a black fineliner pen to add faux stitching around the card. I popped some little pearls in the corners and added lace, ribbon and a crystal button to finish off.

Thanks for visiting today
Claire xx

9 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, I love all the lace with that super stamp
    Jackie x

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  2. A really super combination with the black & white background providing a lovely foil for the mannequin. The lace & trimmings add a lovely haberdasher's quality to the whole design & the collage stamping using the Parfum de Paris set is a brilliant idea - so evocative of the millinery trade.
    Paula (PEP)

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  3. What a beautiful background and that lace is to die for! Such a pretty card.

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  4. I would buy this card it is so unique and pretty and since Paula says it so well,I will just add my ditto ( means I agree )! Joy now jan

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  5. Beautiful, I really like the colours you've used.

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  6. a beautiful make - that mannequin is really stunning xx

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  7. Another elegant make with the new stamps!

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  8. This is extremely pretty and love the lace you have added. The floral mannequin works beautifully as the focal image too. The ribbon and embellishment both finish it perfectly. x

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  9. Ooh I love the stamps you used for the collage Claire (one of the first sets I bought waaaayyy back when, lol) and they work so well as a background for the pretty mannequin. Lovely card altogether!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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