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Saturday, June 23

Roughing it with the Men!

I made this Fancy Pants Designer Trading card for Kelley at Scrapbooks and Beyond. Inside the bookplate is a fabric lady, fussy cut from her background and glued down to the card. I then added the Heidi Swapp bookplate, stitched it down with red thread and added several coats od Glossy Accents to make it look like she was encased in epoxy. It looks much better in person. I love they way the Glossy Accents makes the silk flower a little translucent and you can see the vintage book page behind. The title of the chapter was "Roughing it with the Men" which totally tickled my fancy. The flowers are from Prima, and I think they are silk. LOVE them and lovin' me those Fancy Pants DTC's....


  1. Happy Birthday CAT!!!!!!! Huge hugs and shouting over the pond!

  2. Hey, I have those Heidi Swapp bookplates too! Thanks for the idea of how to use them aside from the standard brads!

    Happy belated birthday! Hope it rocked!

  3. What a coincidence.. I JUST saw this altered piece on the Scrapbooks and Beyond blog and commented how I love it. :) Thanks for stopping in to say hello and for buying one of our crowns.. I'd LOVE to see what you do with it! :) I can't wait to take the tiara class at AE! I'll be sure to check in again! Love your work!


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