17 Jan 2011

Stamp Fairy Challenge #6 plus Challenge Card

Hi all today we have a new challenge for you to try at The Stamp Fairy this week the theme is
Paper Piecing
Here is my DT Card
I used to shy away from paper piecing but have tried it several times now and I love it, I have paper pieced the dress and bow of this gorgeous Stamp Fairy image, then coloured her hair and skin with Copics the balloon I glittered with Fools Gold Glitter.
The papers are Bearlymine, I punched out some retro flowers using the same papers and added gems for their centres.  I also punched out a heart and added a flower, I then adhered some ribbon.
All images from the Stamp Fairy are available HERE
I am also entering this card into the following challenge:

I hope you will try your hand at a bit of Paper Piecing and come join us this week at The Stamp Fairy if you would like to use one of our images there is a freebie selection available at Stamp Fairy.
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My next card is also using a Stamp Fairy Image I have made this for the challenge at
I have used Basic Grey papers the image I coloured with Copics then cut out and mounted onto two embossed circles, I added a red embossed heart, the four circles I cut out using one of my Die Cuts then mounted some flowers, I also added some red pearls, sentiment and ribbon, which I have pleated on one side (left hand side)
I hope you have enjoyed viewing my work 
Hugs

26 comments:

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

both cards are gorgeous, I love paper peicing, the dotty dress is fabulous. janex

gina g said...

Hi Lorraine these are gorgeous cards hun i love the images and the papers on both are lovely and the image on the second one is my fav though. luv gina xx

Carissa said...

Two very sweet cards. Love the layout of both of them. Have a great day.
Hugs, Carissa

Doreen said...

Two gorgeous cards Lorraine,I love your paper piecing.Both designs are fabulous.xxx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Lorraine, beautiful cards again, love your two bears especially they look so much in love, and your fairy is gorgeous. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Annmaree (Emu) said...

OH WOW, cuteness overload!

LOVE that fairy, totally adorable love the paper peicing, something I will have to try!

and those bears are so sweet together!

great papers on both, awesome work!

mulberry station said...

Oh my goodness, both cards are adorable! Thanks for joining us this week.
Nancy SSW-DT

Brenda Brown said...

Two fabulous cards Lorraine, love the blues and the mixed colours.
Have a good week.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

The Stamper's Touch said...

What lovely cards you've created!! Thanks for joining us at SSW.

Linda

Amy Johnson said...

both cards are so cute! I actually love paper piecing, but so often forget to do that technique. Love all the textures and layers in the second card. Great colors with that image.

KraftyKoolKat said...

Two fabulous cards Hunni. I tried paper piercing once but it didn't come out how I wanted it to. I think I tried too smaller image. Lol!!
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! Two really gorgeous cards sweetie!! I love your paper piecing and the cute bears too!! HUGS

sweetbloominscraps said...

Sweet card! I love the nesti flower punch your used behind your flowers. Great technique! Thanks for joining us at SSW!
Judi SSW DT

Jacki Randolph said...

Oh both of these are absolutely gorgeous Lorraine!!! I love your paper piecing, just adorable and the papers are beautiful with her all dressed so pretty! Fabulous card!!

Your card for SSW is Wonderful!!! Love the papers and what a sweet idea to use the flower die for the circles in the sketch!! Love it!! Such a wonderful, beautiful card!!


Hugs XXXX

Sue said...

Hi Lorraine
aww gorgeous cards, luv the paper piecing, lovely papers & design hun, sue,x

Kathie said...

Just love your card, what a lovely Anniversary card. Great colours and I do love your techniques you have used especially the flowers for your circles great job love it.
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Hugs
Kathie SSW-Design Team

Delphine said...

These are both gorgeous, Lorraine! I love the colours and papers and both images are so cute! Hugs Delphine

coops said...

gorgeous cards lorraine.fab sweet image on your 1st card and i love the paper piecing and i love the image on your 2nd card and great colours and layouts :D

xx coops xx

Pinkllilac said...

Both cards are beautiful Lorraine and love your paper piecing and those paper are delish.

Hugs Linda

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie gorgeous cards I love them both the paper piecing one is fabulous I love this technique I just always forget to do it lol. The 2nd one I love the colours & the image is so cute & sweet. Colouring is awesome hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jeannie said...

What a great little Valentine and great papers too! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

How adorable!! I love what you did with Donny and Donna - they are just the sweetest couple! I agree with paper piecing - at first I didn't even know what the heck people were talking about, but now I paper piece all the time! Thanks so much for playing with Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Deanne :)

Arlana said...

Wow love your the flowers added to your circles. Your papers so fun along with that sweet image. Arlana SSW!!!

Samantha said...

lovely card, love the blue brown colour palette, really cute layout too!
Hugs Samantha :0)

Sharon Basel said...

Wow Lorraine - absolutely wonderful cards. Love the paper piecing card but my fave in this post is the Sweet Sketch Wednesday card - fabulous! Love those textures and papers. Really creative on the sketch too! Love that you're becoming a regular at SSW! Thanks for playing along.
Hugs,
Sharon
SF-DT
SSW-DT

Scrapaddict said...

Very cute! Thanks for playing Simpy Create this week!

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