Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lucky Charm

 Hello!

Angie, here with a paper doll dress making tutorial! 
A month ago for "PPRS Monday Inspiration" I shared the sweet PPRS retro girl: JJ0085 Hanging an Ornament.  I changed her from a Christmas image to a pretty in pink valentine and mentioned that perhaps next time we saw her she would go green.  I had several comments asking for a little more instruction on how I put together her skirt so today I thought I would share a little tutorial on the skirt making.

I inked up the stamp and then placed a strip of washi tape over the ornament to "mask" it off  and stamped image on white CS.

I stamped two skirts on patterned paper, added highlights to the skirt by watercoloring with distress inks and cut them out.

I colored the image and drew a line so that our girl could dangle the "Lucky Charm" sentiment.  I got lost in the moment and colored the skirt with distress inks and water totally forgetting that it would be  be covered up by the second layer!

Next, I flipped the second skirt over and and added double sided tape.


I adhered the tulle, pleating it just a bit as I went across the skirt.


I added glue to the top of the waist and slightly down the sides stopping when I came to the tulle then adhered it to first layer of skirt.

Check out all the fun dimension!

The sentiment is from CLR013D Scalloped Circle Oval 5.  I stamped and cut out three of the little clover from the clover circle included in the same set and adhered them to the sentiment then I stamped and die cut the bow from sets: CLR036 Stocking clear setPPRS-D036 Stocking Die Set,
The background layer was created by using the clover circle from   CLR036 Stocking clear set.


There we have it.  This cutie can do a whole lot more than just "hang an ornament"!  
Thanks for looking!!!

I hope you have a fabulous day!

10 comments:

  1. How precious. I love the way you did the skirt. The tulle just adds that extra texture and fun element. Great job.

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  2. This is fabulous Angie! I love how you did the skirt. Beautiful card. Thanks for that mini tutorial..

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  3. Super tutorial....loving that you added the tulle. I like that coloring on the paper pieced skirt...good shadowing.

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  4. Oh my! I love the finished product. Thanks for your tutorial. I've cut slits and shoved tulle underneath but this is a neater more finished look. I love St. Patty's day because of the greens (my favorite color). Love the stamp around the border.

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  5. Cute, cute card again - love the explanation too - so clear.

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  6. You are too cool for school, Angie. What you did to bring life to the skirt and integrate St. Pat's greenery is superlative. Anne Ryan

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  7. Angie, this is so cute! Your directions were very helpful to anyone wanting to do the same thing.

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  8. Oh, Angie, this is absolutely adorable! I love this image, and your paper-piecing with the tulle for her petticoat is amazing! I love it! Such a cute card (makes me want it)! Hugs, sweet friend!

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  9. Fabulous! I've bookmarked your blog, thank you very much! So much inspiration...

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  10. Oh, I love your cute little lady all dressed up in green, Angie!!! Thanks for taking the time to show how you did the lovely skirt!!! I love the beautiful frame and the matting!! Such a lovely card, Angie!!!
    Hugz!!

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