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Feb 12, 2014

Dress It Up - MME "Lost & found"

Hello my fabulous friends!

Are you ready for Valentines Day?
Well, My Mind's Eye has a beautiful line entitled "Lost & Found" that is perfect for your Valentines projects.... Although, in all honesty, who needs to wait for any specific day to tell someone you care?

I love the dress form trend. Something about them is so inspiring... They are like a canvas waiting to be decorated. 

Last year, at the Scrapbook USA Expo, I picked up a fun flower die by Joy! Crafts called "Fantasy Flowers #2". All those tiny little blooms making up the skirt were cut using that die... I love the added dimension it gives!

A fun way to get more out of patterned papers is to brush on a layer of Gesso to cover parts of the pattern. This allows you to stamp an image onto a busy patterned paper without losing the image. To keep with the vintage feel of the papers, I lightly tinted the Gesso with some powdered pigments.


Supplies Used:
Paper: My Minds Eye "Lost and Found", card stock
Ink: Distress Ink, Archival Ink
Stamps: TPC Studio "Vintage Threads", KI Memories "Celebrate Life"
Dies: Joy! Crafts "Fantasy Flower #2"
Other: Perfect Pearls, Magicals (Bit O'Bubbbly), Moon Shadow (Smokey Sapphire), rhinestones, jute, lace