I use these words a lot — QUICK & EASY!  But it truly is my style!  Card making should be EASY!  But easy does not mean BORING!  I love cards that are clean, crisp and classy!  I think this card fits that bill!

Quick and easy card made using Stampin' Up! Beautiful You stamp set and the Paper Piecing technique. by Jackie Bolhuis

This card uses a technique that I shared a while back called PAPER PIECING.  This stamp set is perfect for this technique!

 

Card Recipe for project posted

  • Thick Whisper White:  8 1/2″ x 4 1/4″
  • Sweet Sugarplum DSP:  1″ x 5 1/2″
  • Smoky Slate:  1/4″ x 5 1/2″
  • Scrap of DSP for dress
  • Scrap of Smoky Slate for hat
  • Whisper White:  for squares

I love these 2 colors together:

Quick and easy card made using Stampin' Up! Beautiful You stamp set and the Paper Piecing technique. by Jackie Bolhuis

Stampin' Up! products featured in this project.

Step by Step Instructions for project posted

  • Stamp image towards top right of card base in black
  • Stamp same image on Designer Paper and cut out just the dress
  • Adhere dress over originally stamped image on card front
  • Stamp image on Smoky Slate (just need the hat) and cut out the hat
  • Adhere hat to image on card front
  • Stamp “words” on scrap of Whisper White and cut out using the Stitched Shapes Framelits (a favorite of mine)
  • Cut out another square using the Layering Squares Framelits (did not what the stitching on this one)
  • Adhere squares together with dimensionals
  • Adhere DSP strip and Smoky Slate strip to card, then add the squares
  • Add a couple enamel shapes for added interest

Quick and easy card made using Stampin' Up! Beautiful You stamp set and the Paper Piecing technique. by Jackie Bolhuis

Products used on project posted today

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