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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Girl playing dress up

Over at the Outlawz Twisted Thursday this week's optional twist is to "use a doily".  I've used an image from Stitchy Bear Designs - our Sponsor for February. 

I colored the image using Promarkers and a white gel pen. I used several scrap pieces of DP, some of them came free with magazines, and I mounted them onto panels of silver paper.
The design idea was to a make scene with the girl standing in front of the big mirror, checking out how she looks after rummaging through her mother's closet. Silver mirri card actually works very well as mirror, so well in fact I had to put a paper between me and my camera to avoid having my reflection caught in the mirror!
The dresses are cut out with a die from Memory Bow, and the dresser with a Spellbinders die. The sentiment is heat embossed with silver EP.

This card is also for these challenges:
1) Cutie Pie Challenge - Doilies + Cute
2) Digi Sketch Challenge - Any Sketch + For the Girls (T)
3) Incy Wincy Designs - Punch or Die Cut

32 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Love this creation Pia with a touch of vintage and sweetness., so elegant and stunning. The doily and dresses hanging look so cute...xx
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scrAPpamondo said...

Beautiful card, so feminine and elegant, Pia! Love the sweet pink paper layer in the back of the scene and the doily, they give a delicate touch to all! The scene is perfectly represented, the mirror looks great and the dress with the dresser are adorable. Love the silver pearls in the edges, too!
P.S. Thanks for all your lovely comments in my blog!!

Loz said...

Gorgeous vintage looking card Pia..Loz

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia, such a sweet image and I love the scene you have created with the mirror and pretty dresses.
Sue xx

Mervi said...

Fabulous idea and so lovely, girly card;-))m

cotnob said...

This is fabulous Pia, you have created a wonderful scene with all of your gorgeous details - a brilliant card.
Pauline
x

Laine said...

Fabulous construction detail and sweet image Pia.
Laine
xx

Sue Nicholson said...

Lovely sweet card and layout, thanks for joining and sharing with us at Cutie Pie challenge cheers Sue N x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous. Love this little girl playing dressing up. Gorgeous dresses and dress dummy. Lovely layout throughout.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Viv's Visuals said...

Great idea for a girly card Pia! Lovely!

Lau W said...

Oh love love this card ! Very pretty ! Such a nice scene, you're creative Pia !
xxx

Tammy said...

Awww this is so sweet Pia! I love that adorable image and the little scene you've created, fab dress die cut!
Tammy x

Chrissy said...

A super sweet card Pia..love the little dresses hanging over the mirror and the cute image. I used to love dressing up when I was a child.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Colette said...

Lovely card Pia. Thank you for joining us over at Incy Wincy this week - Colette DT xx

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this card is gorgeous Pia… I love how everything has come together… the adorable girl dressing up in front of the mirror… the fab bodyform and dresses!… gorgeous papers and embellies… it's exquisite! love that the mirror really works too! ;-))
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Jacee said...

Fabulous card Pia!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

chrissy xx said...

Just GOrgeous! What a FABulous scene you've created Pia..
I LOve your mirror board and these pretty dresses.
Chrissyxx

MaryH said...

That is an awesome look for your 'mirror'. What a perfect way to use the dress die & that sewing mannequin. The little girl is darling, and loved the delicate white doily. Inspired use of your free papers too. Just a delightful card & such a sweet scene. I hope some special little girl is going to be the recipient of this one! TFS & Hugs

Jean Chaney said...

I love how you made a complete scene for this, Pia. Just delightful!

Michelle Windsor said...

Gorgeous card thank you for joining us at Digi sketch challenge
Michelle DT

Heather said...

What a delightful card Pia, your image is adorable and I love your detailing, especially the dress-form and dresses!!

hugs
Heather xx

sandie said...

Really fun card, makes me smile as I remember dressing up like this!!

Janet McLaughlin said...

I love what you have done with this image, Pia! The use of the dress form and the extra dresses is just brilliant! BTW....I'm still drooling over the box!

Darnell J Knauss said...

I've had a lovely visit, Pia! This card is such a sweet vintage scene with so many amazing and fun details!! I really love the hanging dresses!! Happy Valentine's Day! Have a great weekend!! Hugs, Darnell

Donna Nuce said...

Sweet card! I love the little girl and the dressmakers model. So cute! Have a great day Pia!

Monika Reeck said...

wow wow wow
I love that dress hanging too so sweet and she with her big shoes bigger than her feet is a sweeet images PIA

I wanna say I LOVE MUCH THIS card all are perfect lovely mirror and lovely sentiment in silver too
ADORABLE MADE PIA!! hugs. Monika

Kim Heggins said...

This is just so so sweet. I love your adorable little lady!

Danielle Vincent said...

So beautiful Pia!

Asha said...

You've nailed it. She definitely looks like she's been rummaging through her mum's closet. LOVE the dress form detail!
x Asha

dragonllew said...

Lovely card thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy this week.
Jenny x

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card and love the cute image -reminds me of my grandaughters going through my clothes lol love the mannequin and extra dresses
Carol x

Patricia St Martin said...

Your card is just adorable I just love the little girlie things that you have on it, the doily in the background looks really nice. I remember a time you never did anything very early on was mostly all boy stuff but I really like this this is just darling. Hope everything is going to good on your trips.
Hugs, Pat/♥