Pretty in Heels


This card was made as an inspiration card for Try Stampin' on Tuesday sketch challenge #508 that had the optional challenge of including flowers.


When I saw the sketch included a triangle at the bottom of the left vertical panel, I had to scratch my head for a minute to think what would fit there. Then it dawned on me that I had a free SVG cut file from DreamingTree  that had a gorgeous lady's high heel as part of it. So I loaded it into Brother's Canvas Workspace software and sized it down from 4-1/2" tall to 2" to fit my card. It cuts as three layers - black heel, green vine, and pink flowers. I cut it out with my Brother ScanNCut digital cutting machine and assembled. Little pearls were added to the center of the two flowers on the high heel.

Then since the optional theme was "flowers", I turned to my Stampin' Up! (SU) 12" paper pack titled "Magnolia Lane" to find to complementary floral patterns. I chose one where the flowers were crowded together with hardly any background showing and cut a strip 1" wide. I cut a mat from green paper that was 1/4" wider than the strip of floral paper. The other strip was cut from paper that had a black background. This one I matted with black cardstock.

The required horizontal stripe element was cut from a pattern in the same pattern paper set.

I assembled the card, and mounted the high heel using foam mounting strips to give more dimension to an otherwise flat card front. I may add a stamped sentiment to it once I decide what occasion to send it.

I am rating the difficulty level of this card as a "2" out of a possible "5". I was really pleased how easily the three-level heel came together! Thank you, Dreaming Tree!

Paper: SU Old Olive, Blushing Bride, Basic Black, SU Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper
Paper Size: A2
Accessories: SU Pearls, Dreaming Tree High Heel SVG File, Tombow Multi Liquid Glue, Foam Strips
Techniques: Digital Cutting