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Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Crafter's Cafe #252 - 15th October, Pink (Breast cancer Awareness Month)

 The Crafter's Cafe challenge this fortnight is all about using some Pink and remembering to be aware of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Having been there and survived, I wish all the love, hope and power to those going through this journey today.  Go girls!

The sponsor is Sheepski, I chose an image called Alana to make a contrasting ribbon doll for one I did some time ago using another Sheepski image, called My Fair Lady, where I used blue lace and ribbons.
The process is fairly simple.  I printed the image twice, coloured  one copy with copic pens, the other I left uncoloured.

Once coloured it is a matter of working out where you want the fall of the skirt to start.  Cut off any of the image below that mark and start glueing the ribbons, lace, beads, whatever you want to use just above that cut. 

I start glueing from the back, remembering that you are attaching the front layer first, then just keep building up layers.  Once you are happy with the fullness of the skirt, you can add a layer to the front of the image if you wish, this image doesn't have a defining waist line, so I then added ribbon around the image to create a band.  

Once all that is done, and you have previously cut the uncoloured image to the same size, you can glue both images together, sandwiching the skirt between the two layers.

I also added some little pink flowers to complete her gown.

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Sherri Thacker said...

WOW! This is stunning! I was wondering how you added those ribbons. Just beautiful!!

Pippa said...

What a fantastic card. The ribbons work so well as her skirt just lovely. Thank you for sharing at Path of Positivity. Pippa DT

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is so gorgeous with the falling ribbons. Love your creativity. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Jeanie Ellis - Scrapbookingmamaw said...

Beautiful card! And I love all the added lace! I am currently going through this disease, so it is very encouraging! Thank you so much for entering our Challenge at Crafter's Castle this week. Good luck!
Blessings, Jeanie Ellis DT
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Alex said...

Beautiful project! Love all the lace you added.
Thanks for playing along with us at our present challenge at Creative Crafting Uncles and good luck. Hope you will join us next challenge again.

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