Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Sometimes You Just Need an Umbrella

We've had a few 'umbrella days' recently although I think this lady would have needed more than a floaty dress to keep warm and dry with the windy conditions.  The image has  been paper pieced by stamping onto different coloured papers and cutting out the dress and umbrella with scissors before sticking them in place.  Skin detail was done using alcohol pens.  I used the same paper for the background as for the dress then simply added an embossed border and a greeting. While I had all the bits around I made a second card with dress and umbrella in opposite papers - I will probably post this another day.

Image - from Beautiful You set by Stampin' Up
Papers - free ones from a magazine
Border - Embossing folder from Crafter's Companion
Greeting - free stamp on stitched shape die cut from Stampin' Up
Rectangles - Spellbinders dies


  1. Lovely paper piecing Val and you are so right about umbrella days


  2. A really pretty card. I love the pretty papers and she looks lovely paper pieced. Barbxx

  3. Lovely card Val, nice and cheery too.

  4. Lovely card Val, perfect for this horrible weather!I'm very tempted by that stamp set ;)
    Val x

  5. Love this great example for a card with a new Stamp set i happen to own!!! Thanks for the inspiration xxx

  6. What a lovely card with wonderful paper piecing and embossing! Love those floral papers!