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Tuesday, 28 August 2012

TLT - Pami's Challenge - Paper Piecing


Happy TLT everyone...it's so great to be back!! Well, we actually haven't been away but back to normal IYKWIM lol. The summer...if you want to call it that...has been a wash out. Yesterday was just hideous...it didn't stop raining until dinner
 :-(

Enough of my whining...I hope you all had a great summer and are ready to roll up your sleeves and get back into crafting big time! The Summer Fun Challenge was a hit with a lot of you and your entries were fabulicious. Make sure you check out the Challenge Blog to see if you were the winner of the overall challenge (£10 spend in the LCI store), winner using an LCI image (£10 spend in the LCI store) or a Top 3 (winner of a badge lol)

This fortnight's challenge has been chosen by our super talented Ladybug Pam. She has chosen one of my favourite things to do....Paper Piecing! The first image that came to mind was Nikki Walking With Buttercup. This is what I came up with...


I stamped NRWB onto white cs then stamped her again twice on 2 different Nitwits Mr and Mrs digital pp. I coloured in everything but Nikki's coat, scarf and gloves and Buttercup's scarf then cut these out of the pp and glued them onto the stamped image. I then cut her out with my Nesties and stitched her onto a fancy mount (think it might be called Eyelet Circle??) 



I added LOTS of Glamour Dust for mega sparkle



Closeup of Nikki's Jacket, scarf and gloves. I added nailheads for buttons



Buttercup's scarf



Softalicious snowflake



A peek at the inside

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Amusing Challenges - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Craft A Scene - Anything in the Great Outdoors
Great Impressions - Anything With an Animal
Kenny K's Krafty Krew - Anything Goes
Made Especially For You - Paper Piecing
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes


The good news is you can get Nikki Running With Buttercup or any of the stamps for 1/2 price until August 31st :-D 

Thanks for stopping by

Catch ya later x

23 comments:

Mary J said...

Really gorgeous Kerry! Love that felt snowflake!

Marianne said...

Gorgeous card, Kerry. Love the colour combo and all that sparkle, and that felt snowflake looks sooo fabulous and soft. Love the paper piecing too, including Buttercup's cute scarf.
I really intended to play along last month, but it always seemed like there was enough time left... Hmmm, sounds like a recurring theme, since I'm always thinking I have plenty of time to create birthday cards or Christmas cards for that matter LOL.
Marianne x

Whimsey said...

Mega-amazing - I mean mega - so many details, such GREAT, bright loveable colors - I'm so digging this one!!!

Beautimous - JUST LIKE YOU!!

Corrinne Quinn said...

Oh, so pretty! Love the pink for a xmas card - fabulous!

Btw, I saw you on MIM - My entry is #146.

Happiness,
Corrinne

PS - I invite you to play with us at Tuesday Alchemy http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com for our newest challenge!

Laura said...

stunning card, you are very talented with your paper piecing. i will definitely be back to your blog! thanks for joining us this week at MEFy for our paper piecing challenge!

Lisa M said...

pink snowflake with a pretty paper pieced image...PERFECT!!!
I really enjoyed looking at your card.

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Happy Crafting...
Lisa xx

Jane said...

Gorgeous card Kerry, I love the snowflake too. I also love that snowflake border,is that a punch or a die cut? Your paper piecing is so precise, fab work! Glad Ryan survived the match (and it wasn't because you weren't there ;0)
Jane x

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! I love the snowflake and the non-traditional colors. I saw your card on MIM and had to drop by for a closer look.

Stop by my blog to check out my {Belated} Birthday Blog Candy!

--Cheryl--

ScrappinFabPam said...

Your card is lovely. Thanks for joining us over at ME4Y.

Torrey said...

Love that your wintery card is done in warm shades of pink! The "ombre" coloring of the hat and boots is fun! Thank you for playing with us at Kenny K's Krafty Krew. Hope you play with us again! Remember, to be eligible to win a prize, you need to use a Kenny K image.

Susan said...

Stunnalicious as always, Kerry.....the paper piecing technique is growing on me....now where is our 'how to sew a circle tutorial' ?!?! X

Susan said...

Stunnalicious as always, Kerry.....the paper piecing technique is growing on me....now where is our 'how to sew a circle tutorial' ?!?! X

brenda said...

Stunning Christmas card Kerry, lovely colours and so nice to see the inside decorated as well.

It's great to see you at Craft a Scene challenge this month, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Julie said...

Stunnalicious! Where do I buy a coat just like that? I neeeeed one! Have a great day. Xxx

Amelia Thorneycroft said...

gorgeous card! beautifully done! Thank you so much for sharing with us at "Challenges4Everybody".Good luck! - Amelia

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

really great card!
thanks for showing us over at KKKK!
to win our prizes we need to see a kennyK image but loved looking at your work!!!

Jenny said...

Wow!! I saw you on MIM and came to have a peek. Would love for you to come enter my stamp giveaway.

CraftyGirl said...

Stunning job! You even finished up with inside, BRAVO to you!!! Thank you for playing along at Made Especially For You. Good luck in the challenge.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl MEFY GDT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

NancyD said...

Love your scene, paper piecing and sparkles. Oh, did I mention the flower like snowflake! Thank you for joining us this month at Craft a Scene. NancyD

Ellen said...

Lovely this paperpiecing, the boots are so fantastic! Great card.
Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

groetjes, Ellen

Chris said...

Awesome shading and paperpiecing - this is such a fun card! I love the stacked snowflakes too...it's all great. Thanks for joining my Anything Goes Amusing Challenges this week - I'm so glad you joined in on the fun!

Beccas pysselparadis said...

What a sweet card :) Thanks for joining us at Kenny K hugs Rebecca

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
My entries are: #159, #162, #212 and #214.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Hugs,
Julia