P retty card using the paper-piecing technique and Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Stampin' Trimmer:
- card from Mint Macaron Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 3-3/4" x 5-1/2" from Soft Sea Foam Cardstock
- 3-1/2" x 5" of open filigree oval from Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper
- 2" x 2-3/4" from Whisper White Cardstock
- 2" x 2-3/4" of wavy brushstrokes of blues, greens, and hints of purple design from Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper
Mount the lady with hat image from the Beautiful You Set on Block H. Ink it up with the Memento Pad. Stamp it in the center of the white rectangle. Leave the stamp on the block.
Re-ink the stamp with the Memento Pad. Stamp it on the rectangle of Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper.
Place the stamped white rectangle on the Grid Paper to protect your work surface. Color in the lady's arms, neck, and face with the Ivory Stampin' Blends Marker.
Cut out the lady by hand using Paper Snips. Cut off her legs at the bottom of the dress. Don't forget to cut out the area between her face and hat and her upraised arm.
Use Paper Snips to carefully cut out the dress and hat from the stamped piece of Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper. Make sure to cut out around her face and hair.
Adhere the cut out designer paper dress and hat over the top of the colored and cut out white image.
WITHOUT adhering, lay the piece of Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper on the Soft Sea Foam rectangle so it is centered. WITHOUT adhering, lay the cut out lady inside the oval so she is about 1-1/8" from the bottom inside edge and centered side to side.
Mount the "Celebrate..." sentiment from the Beautiful You Set on Block G. Ink it up with the Night of Navy Ink Pad. Stamp it just below the lady image so it is centered side to side.
Mount the "In Style" sentiment from the Beautiful You Set on Block G. Ink it up with the Mint Macaron Ink Pad. Stamp it just below the "Celebrate..." sentiment on the right side.
When happy with the sentiment stamping, adhere the piece of Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper in place making sure the white side is facing up.
Then, adhere the lady in place inside the oval.
Adhere the Soft Sea Foam layer to the front of the Mint Macaron card so it is centered side to side.
Cut a 4" piece of Whisper White 5/8" Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon.
Tie a half knot in the center of the ribbon. Trim the ends.
Use a Mini Glue Dot to adhere the ribbon knot at an angle to the front of the card in the lower left interior of the oval.