Would You Like To Swing On A Star?

Swinging on a star today and this star is one of the new QKR Stampede stamps that Emily has over at Make The Day Special.

I love these stamps they have a lovely cloth doll look I think and that is what lead me to use this wonderful gingham and dotty paper from October Afternoon.

I’ve paper pieced the girl’s dress and used my Prismacolor pencils to colour the rest of her.

The paper ruffle at the bottom is made from raffia that I unfolded then stuck down to a strip of double-sided tape.

Have you seen the new Make The Day Special Blog yet?

Have a star swinging Friday



StampQKR Stampede

Ink – VersaFine Onyz Black

Colouring – PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor; Paper piecing

Paper – October Afternoon

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Silicone glue; double sided tape

Other – String; Raffia; Button; Staples; Seam ripper; Fiskars border punch

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 19 March 2010 / 11:22 am

    I adore your paper piecing, such a beautiful gingham dress! love this image!

  2. 19 March 2010 / 12:05 pm

    Oh I love this one! Reminds me of my Oma, and all her fabrics in her sewing room. LOVE the paper pieced dress.

  3. 19 March 2010 / 12:07 pm

    this is a lovely card kim

  4. 19 March 2010 / 12:28 pm

    WOW Kim first I WOULD LOVE to swing on a star…LOL!!! This is just sooooo adorable, LOVE LOVE these sweet colors, and that paper ruffle its fab!!!!! What a great card sweets!

  5. 19 March 2010 / 1:22 pm

    Super beautiful card Kim, youve got my interest with those stamps as she is stunning! I love her!

    Keryn x

  6. 19 March 2010 / 2:17 pm

    What a fabulous card Kim those papers are wonderful and match the image perfectly.

    Love Lynda xxx

  7. 19 March 2010 / 2:50 pm

    Oh wow Kim!! This sure is precious sweetie!! I love it!! HUGS

  8. 19 March 2010 / 5:31 pm

    Oh Kim, thats one gorgeous image I love the gingham look and youve created a stunning card with the papers. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

  9. 21 March 2010 / 10:07 pm

    such a fun card!! Love how you have used the ribbon!! gorgeous!! Hugs Juls

  10. 29 March 2010 / 12:10 am

    ADORABLE!!! Love the colors and papers you chose! TFS!

  11. 31 March 2010 / 12:28 am

    Wow this is so cute! Such a fab mix of colours and awesome colourwork. Fab stamp
    love tasha xx

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