Thursday, February 21, 2013

Carta Bella DT Blog Hop for February + Giveaway!

Welcome to the Carta Bella Paper Design Team Blog Hop! 

Join the Design Team on our individual blogs as we share our current projects using Carta Bella Paper products. Follow the blog hop list below to hop from one blog to the next. 

ONE winner will be selected from EACH blog to receive ANY Carta Bella Paper collection kit of their choosing. To qualify for the drawing, please leave a comment on each corresponding blog

All comments are due by midnight EDT on Wednesday, February 28th to qualify. Winners will be announced on each blog on Thursday, March 1 to be sure to check back to see if you won!  GOOD LUCK!!
Patricia Roebuck   
And here's my project I would love to share with you. I used in the Carta Bella the sweet Alphabet Junction collection.  This line is such fun, with gorgeous colors!! 

I made some origami paper dresses for a project I am working on, so thought I'd share a little tutorial on how to make them. They are so sweet & quick once you know how.

Paper Pretties by Kim Watson
 Step #1- Cut a 5x5" square of patterned paper.

Step #2- Fold paper in half.

Step #3- Fold into 4 equal parts. 

 Step #4- fold central panel into a box pleat.
  - Side view of box pleat
Step #5- Fold pleat upwards, 1 third of the way up the dress. Open pleat and press flat.
Step #6- Fold 'collar' down, creasing well. Straighten to original position.
 Step #7- Turn over and pull middle to back pressing in place. 
Step #8- Fold waist of dress in, making the skirt shape. 
Step #9- Fold the other side too.
Step#10- Fold little cap sleeves out.

.All done... pretty paper dresses all in a row. Perfect for a Mothers Day card or girly page accent. 

Thanks for stopping by!