Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Technique Tuesday ~ Dressed with Die Cuts

I had fun using supplies I had in my stash to make this page!

By Judy Cantrell

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TH Alterations Dress Form Die by Sizzix

TH Alterations Tattered Flowers Die by Sizzix

Vagabond dies cutting machine by Sizzix

TH Magnetic Ticket Die by Sizzix

TH Odd and Ends Stamp Set by Stampers Anonymous

TH Music Tissue Tape

Archival “Sepia” ink by Ranger

Stickles “Waterfall” by Ranger

Bird Cage by Silhouette Digital Craft Cutter

Adirondack Paint Dabber “Aqua” byRanger

Adirondack Paint Dabber “Espresso” byRanger

Adirondack Lights Pigment ink “Shell Pink” by Ranger

Studio Multi-Medium Matte by Claudine Hellmuth

Ink Blending Foam Tool by Inkssentials

Designer Paper by K& Company

$1.00 Chipboard Booklet Kit by Michael’s

Heavy canvas, embellishments and netting from my stash
Finished page 5 x 7”
1)      I used corrugated cardboard with the Vagabond to die cut the dress form.

2)      Paint the dress form with Aqua and Espresso. Set aside to dry.

3)      I used heavy duty canvas with the Vagabond to die cut the tattered flowers.

4)      Use paint brush or your finger to paint the flowers with pink ink.

5)      Use Silhouette digital craft cutter to make the birdcage.

6)      Paint birdcage with espresso paint dabber. Set aside to dry.

7)    Paint edges of chipboard with aqua paint dabber. Let dry.

8)      Add Stickles over the Aqua paint. Set aside to dry.

9)      Adhere trimmed designer paper over the aqua edge and stickles chipboard.

10)  Gather trimmed netting with needle and thread. Tie to waist of dress form. Trim as needed.

11)  Add music tissue tape to waist on dress form, pull to back and adhere with a small amount of multi-medium.

12)  Use multi-medium to adhere dress form to designer paper.

13)  Stack and adhere flowers to page. Add embellishment to center of flowers.

14)  Stamp image on ticket using Archival Sepia ink. Apply color around the ticket using an applicator with shell pink ink. Adhere ticket to page.

15)  String birdcage with a torn piece of material.

16)  Apply birdcage to finish.

Judy Cantrell


  1. what a beautiful canvas! Love all the elements and the colors you chose.

  2. Love it. Makes me want to pull out my 'toys' and create something using what I have on hand too.

  3. Time to crank up my Gazelle! Love it.

  4. I guess we are on the same wavelength. I was just finishing up my Tip in Page and came to see what the technique was for this week.....I used the dress form as well! lol I love how this turned out it is so beautiful!


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