What you Need
Dovecraft Kraft 6x6 Card Blank, Couture du Jour Decoupage
Pad, 12 x 12 Paper Pack,Ribbon, Adhesive Pearls, Sentiment Stamp set.
How to Make
Cut a piece of spotty Couture du Jour paper down
to 12.5cm x 17.5cm and then distress the edges.
Cut two coordinating pieces of Couture du Jour paper down to 10cm
x 15cm, distress the edges and adhere each to the spotty paper at a jaunty
Cut a length of ribbon, ensuring it’s long
enough to fit vertically on your paper. Adhere the ends to the back of your
layered sheets with Dovecraft Perma Fix Tape.
Do not make the ribbon too tight when you adhere it, as you will need to
allow room for adding ribbon strips to
Glue your layered sheets onto your Dovecraft
Kraft 6x6 Card Blank.
Take layer 1 from the mannequin sheet within
your Dovecraft Couture du Jour decoupage pad. Mount the frame from layer two on
top with 3D foam pads.
Take the mannequin design from layer 2 and curve
it around a pencil to add dimension.
Repeat this technique with each of the mannequin
decoupage pieces. Layer each mannequin section to each other, ensuring to
adhere each piece with 3D foam pads, in the centre.
TIP: Stick two 3D foam pads together to
gain extra depth between each layer.
your finished mannequin design to the centre of your decoupage frame with 3D
Adhere your complete decoupage image to the
centre of your card design with Dovecraft Perma Fix Tape.
Cut three small strips of Couture du Jour ribbon
and tie them to the ribbon on your card, at the top.
Take the Couture du Jour Clear Sentiment Stamp-
Special Wishes, and stamp this on to a complementing sheet of Couture du Jour
Carefully cut out your sentiment and adhere it
to the bottom left corner of your card design with 3D foam pads.
Finish your card by sticking three Couture du
Jour Adhesive Gems in a vertical line, in the top right corner of your design.
This pretty design will be wonderful for a
variety of occasions!
You can make your decoupage pad last longer
by splitting the decoupage layers between two crafts. You can create two
different but beautiful looks using the same image- perfect!
Your decoupage image isn’t limited to just
card making. Make a matching gift bag by sharing the layered images from one
decoupage sheet between the two projects! Using the same decoupage scene makes
a gorgeous duo and will really make a friend smile!
To create a textured feel on your
decoupage project, complete the decoupage scene and distress the border before
sticking it to your card. This will add a wonderful, vintage look to your
If you need to make a card quickly, take
one decoupage image from your pad and adhere it to the centre to of a layered
card to create a topper- pretty and thrifty!
What other decoupage tips do you have? We
would love to know so make sure to comment below!
We can’t wait to see your Couture du Jour
crafts so remember to upload them to the project gallery and to #trimcraft when
uploading to social media.