Sunday 28 August 2011

Shabby Chic Dress Form

Woo challenge 3 for Fashionable Stamping and this time we would like you to use some ribbon or lace on your project. Now to me - that means shabby chic - so that is where I went.

I often use paint on the edges for this style but this time I went further and dry brushed the edges of the mounts with acrylic paint. I over stamped the pink mount with white paint and edged the blue mount with blue household paint.

The dress form was painted twice with Fresco paint and a layer of crackle glaze between them. I stamped a gold necklet on it. The best wishes mount has been dry brushed and the sentiment stamped with archival ink.

Don't you just love this dress form die - it is the most used of any of my equipment at the moment, I hope you are not getting fed up seeing it. A couple of people have said they think it is too big to use on a card but it is very versatile - this is an 8 x 8 ins card, but others I have made have been smaller and one was only 4 x 5 3/4 ins (see earlier posts).

Supplies used -
Papers from my scrap box.
Paint - white acrylic, blue household, Fresco Finish london night and snowflake.
Stamps - flourish by La Blanche, sentiment by Anna Griffin, necklet by Hampton Art.
Dies - TH sewing room.
White flower from Suzanne Klezcar and my own handmade rolled flowers.

luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Challenges to have fun with -
Crafts and Me - Lace
Bloggers Challenge - tic, tac, toe - lace, patterned paper, die cut
Speedy the cats friends - use lace
Creative Inspirations - 1 of 3 - mine is set 2 shabby chic, pearls and lace