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Monday, February 4, 2013

Red and White card with Dressmaker

There are lots of love themed challenges running now. I haven't made a Valentine's card, but I've been inspired by the colors of love and chose to play with the red and white color combination!
I love papers with spots, and the floral paper in the background is my favorite paper at the moment. So I made a card base with these papers without knowing exactly what do next. Added a doily, then I got the idea of using my dressmaker Spellbinders die. Then I remembered a stamp set I got with a magazine recently, with spools of thread and measuring tape amongst other things, so I heat embossed them in red and white on kraft paper. 
The edges have been stitched, and I've made the birthday sentiment with letter stickers. A pearl in each corner and voilà!

This card is for these challenges:
1) ABC Challenge - Going Dotty
2) Ett Trykk - Norsk Stempelblad AS - Doily
3) 2 Sisters - #129 White and Red and/or Pink
4) Mema's Crafts - Hello doily
5) Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet - Seeing Red
6) Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
7) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

32 comments:

chrissy xx said...

WoW! This is soooooo pretty..
FABulous colours and FABulous design..
LOve it Pia it really is BEAUTiful x
Chrissyxx
LOve your stitching too x

karen said...

I really like this Pia, fabulous design and colours, hugs,Karenxx

Laine said...

Stunning project Pia. I love all of the design details you have created and the wonderful design papers.
Laine
xx

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Gorgeous card. I saw your entry just before mine over at MIM and had to come see a closer look. Love the colour choices.

Lisa

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! This is stunning Pia. I really love the colours and the sewing theme. Those papers are gorgeous too.
Sue xx

Deepti Stephens said...

Pia! I love your card making style a lot..:)

aussie aNNie said...

WOW definately a wow factor lovely sewing images and love those papers. The red and white theme always looks stunning as is your card...luv aNNIe xx

scrappymo! said...

Beautiful card. I love the stitching and I love that background paper too!

The ruler and thread bobbins are fantastic freebies...we don't get those over here! Your dressmaker form is so pretty done that way.

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Pia, love the dressmaker die and what luck to have the stamps of cotton reels and ruler, they look fantastic..
Gorgeous papers, rather partial to spots myself..and the floral is gorgeous.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Wishcraft said...

I got that free stamp set too - love how you've used it! Gorgeous card hun, such a fab design and love these colours together :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Mema's Crafts said...

Love your card and the colors you selected. It has somewhat of a vintage feel to it and I am rather partial to the vintage style. Thank you for taking time to play with us over at Mema's Crafts. Hope to see you often.

Hugs
Lesia

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! I love all the pretty details.


I saw your card on MIM and had to drop by for a closer look. I'm number 37.

--Cheryl--

Jenn Bedient said...

Beautiful card! Love all the details. Visiting from MIM :) Hope you have a great day!

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Pia! This is just stunning. I love sewing style cards, and I thank you for sharing this in our Seeing Red Challenge. I appreciate your participation and look forward to seeing much more of your sweet art.
Blessings,
Karen
The Kraft Journal

Else Irene said...

Kjempefint :) Takk for at du er med på Trykkpressa denne måneden ♥

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fabulous, beautiful card.
luv
Debby

Joan Macdonald said...

I love all the elements you have used in this card. Thank you for joining us at Challenges4Everybody.

Joan x

cotnob said...

This is a lovely card Pia, gorgeous papers and I love the sewing theme.
Pauline
x

Meihsia Liu said...

What a gorgeous card, Pia. Love the beautiful designer paper and the great layout. Thank you for sharing... :)

Carol said...

This is a really gorgeous card Pia. It certainly has your touch to it!! Love the details you have used and all the papers are so feminine. A super design.... I would expect nothing less from you
Carol xx

scrappymo! said...

Hi Pia, me again! Thanks for visiting Little Miss C's blog. She really is talented and I think will enjoy her art forever.
She can sit and craft for 4 hours or even more. She might take a little break to walk around a bit but she just wanted to keep working. She took her first card class and was as good as gold!

She did a good job with the fussy cutting. I am giving her a few more images for practise and she will get the hang of it.

She comes for overnight visits and she runs lots of dies thru the Big shot to take home with her. She basically plans her card herself...sometimes I just suggest an extra piece of paper to ground things a bit!

At the moment she has a big Art journal type book and she has been busy colouring and drawing in it...I thought she could place some of her practise fussy cut images in there.

Up till now, I have done all her fussy cutting for her so when she actually masters that skill properly, that will be nice for me!!!teehee

Shelby said...

Love the combination of the different elements you've used to create such a cool and fun card!

Shelby

Stamping Shanni said...

Gorgeous Pia - saw this on MIM. Lovely details and balanced layout. Inspiring!
Stamping Shanni

Mrs A. said...

A delightful card as always Pia. I love those patterened papers you have put together. Saw your entry on MIM this week and came over for a closer look. Hugs Mrs A.

Sandy Ang said...

this is so charming

♥Jan♥ said...

I just love the white and red on the kraft - it really makes the details pop ! Thanks for playing with us this week at The Kraft Journal !!

Sue said...

Wow! this is stunning Pia!! what a fab design.. I love how you've embossed the cotton cards and the ruler… and the dressmaker die looks wonderful…. and the paper is so pretty with the stitching… I love it all !!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Liz McGuire, said...

Gorgeous card, Liz x

Faye said...

And I REALLY like the colours on this one. X

Patty Sue 2 said...

Love the desgin! Thank you for joining us at ABC's challenge. Good luck and I hope we see more of your lovely work in the future!

Skye said...

Gorgeous card. Love the colours and that pretty background paper. This is a great design

Lynn said...

Oh so pretty! I scrolled thru a few posts and love each and every card. This Kraft embossed ruler is my fave, love the look of Kraft and red together. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a thoughtful comment.