“Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful” Card

By  Tonya Wilson-Trantham 

size: 5"x6-1/2"


  • Cardstock: kraft; white; cream; patterned, assorted colors, scraps
  • Print papers, assorted colors and designs, scraps
  • The Robin’s Nest Champagne Dew Drops
  • Pink tulle, 3”x10”
  • Pink paper flower


  • Stamps: 7gypsies for Hampton Art Beauty Everywhere (SC0517), Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Visual Artistry Collection Seamless Experience (CSS30225)
  • Ink pads: Imagine Crafts Tsukineko Timber Brown StazOn, Quick Quotes Tahiti Powderpuff Chalking Ink
  • Adhesives: Provo Craft Terrifically Tacky Tape, Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Paper Glue

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, needle with thread
  • 1. Make 5"x6-1/2" kraft side-fold card.
  • 2. Stamp dress form Timber Brown on cream cardstock. Fussy cut image.
  • 3. Cut 2-3/4"x1-1/4" white cardstock panel; ink edges Tahiti. Stamp sentiment Timber Brown on center. Trim patterned paper scrap slightly larger than sentiment panel; mat to sentiment panel. Ink edges Tahiti.
  • 4. Trim scraps into desired shapes. Ink edges Tahiti; adhere randomly to card in layers.
  • 5. Adhere sentiment panel to left side of card.
  • 6. Hand-sew running stitch across long edge of tulle. Gather thread ends, forming tulle into "skirt"; knot in place. Adhere skirt and flower to dress form. Adhere dress form to card.
  • 7. Adhere dew drops on print paper layer as shown.