Have you ever wanted to be a fashion designer, or perhaps time travel back to the days of playing with paper dolls? Today, Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador Larissa Fyodorovna inspires us to create something new, Paper Doll Dresses using our Couture – Collector’s Edition. Of course, you can use any decorative paper, and don’t forget the embellishments to add a little extra sparkle and shine. Watch the dresses come together in Larissa’s video tutorial and play along.
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Paper Doll Dresses
For this month I have created a fun project for you that could take many of you back to your childhood.
When I was a kid, I had cardboard dolls like this and paper dresses. I really liked playing with them. And this time, the Couture Deluxe collector’s edition has given me the inspiration to try my hand as a fashion designer.
Maybe you would like to try it out too. It’s definitely a lot of fun!
You can see the process in the video.
I hope you like it.
I recommend that before you cut the clothes out of the design paper, you first make a prototype out of sketch paper. This way you can try it on the doll and correct it.
The design papers in this collection, but also from many other Graphic 45 collections, are already so gorgeous. Some creations may already look finished before embellishment.
To add an individual touch, you can try embellishments – bows, flowers, sequins, lace, glitter, rhinestones, embossing, and much more.
For more dimension, more natural and vibrant, you can shade the cut edges in the appropriate shade a few shades darker.” ~Larissa
– Supply list –
Colour matching stamp ink
Embossing with and without Glitter
Tulle ribbon to make a bow or ready-made bow
Paper napkin or lace, if necessary matching colour
Sketch paper, pencil, dark marker for transferring onto design paper
Narrow washi tape for a belt