The Best Dressed Designer Paper is the star of the show on today’s card. This DSP really speaks to me, because in the early 80s, I was a handbag buyer for Nordstom. 

By Su Mohr for TGIF and Fab Fri; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Best Dressed Designer Paper, Layering Squares Dies, Ornate Layers Dies, Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set, Stitched So Sweetly Dies; #bestdressed #handbags #purses #handbagsoncards #Ittybittygreetings #saleabration #stampinup #2020mincatalog #cardthemes #cardsketches #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #girlfriendcards

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I began by cutting the DSP with a brand new, Ornate Layers Die, available to customers April 1. See the pretty border? These dies are amazing, and I’m warning you, you will want them! They are pictured in my Product List.

Next, I used a scallop edged, Layering Squares Die, to crop a square from the top half. I backed this with a 1/16″ border of Basic Black Cardstock for definition.


I decorated my “eclipsed” square with a fussy cut handbag, which I stamped with “you!” from the Hold on to Hope Stamp Set. After adding a scrap of black & white, striped, DSP, I raised the square on Dimensionals.


To complete the sentiment, I stamped “fabulous at any age,” from the Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set, on another Best Dressed DSP print. Then, I bordered it with basic Black Cardstock, and added three little pearls.


I do love pearls, and they are my Host Code gift for the month of March. When you’re placing your order, (50.00 minimum) type this Host Code in the box provided, and I’ll send you pearls in April.

I was inspired by the theme at TGIF.

And, the sketch at Fab Friday.


As a Demonstrator, I pre-ordered the Mini-Paper Trimmer and the 6X6 Designer Series Paper Sampler, and was delighted this handbag pattern was in the selection. You have until March 31 to join Stampin’ Up! during Sale-A-Bration, when you can receive these items for FREE!



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