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Wednesday, 9 March 2016

A little piece of paper...

Good morning, it's my turn to host the challenge at Fab'n'Funky this week which means I get to pick the theme :)...and  I pick 'Paper Piecing', which is one of my favourite techniques! I love to colour but I also love the effects of using scraps of DP to 'colour' the image...it's quick and it uses up some of my huge, never-seeming-to-diminish stash of 'left overs'! So here's my card, I used a Prima Doll stamp, coloured her hair and skin with copics and then dressed her up with scraps of paper, I used what was left to make the background, just die cut into squares, I added a stamped sentiment and some doodled stitches with a white gel pen to finish. Quick and easy :)
Please take the time to hop on over to the challenge blog, there's some wonderful inspiration from the rest of Team Funky and a lovely prize on  offer from our lovely sponsor this week Live and Love Crafts, so I really hope you'll be inspired to join in with my challenge!
Thanks for visiting today!
Chris
x

Challenges entered
clearitout -Patterned paper over a year old
lawnscaping #125 Black and white with splash of colour
cagichallenge favourite technique
inkspirational geometric


24 comments:

  1. Chris, love this it's fabulous and the paper piecing is awesome. Lovely creation, fabulous colours too..xx
    {aNNie}

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  2. Oh wow Chris what a beautiful, striking card, wow, those papers are lush, the image looks fantastic paper pieced this is ACE
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  3. WoW! She's a 'corker' of an image Chris. Her shoes are just up my street lol....Brilliant paper piecing and I LOve your design.
    Never thought to use white pen on black! D'oh!
    Chrissyxx

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  4. Stunning Chris. That long legged beauty looks fab paper pieced like that! Cool challenge this week hun. I had such fun making mine (and was ready with my post scheduled, numpty that I am forgot to add my card to the challenge blog! LOL!! I've added mine now, sorry it was late). Big hugs, Wends x

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  5. Wow...this is fabulous Chris. Love how you've shown this beauty struttin her stuff right on the edge...brilliant. hugs, Pat K x

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  6. Fabulous card Chris, I love the papers & the black & white with the accent colour :o)
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  7. This is such a trendy looking card, Chris and I love the square background as well as the fabulous lady. Great choice of this week's challenge by the way!

    Sharon x

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  8. Stunning card Chris....Love how you matched the papers on the card and paper piecing on the image....fab make....Joolsx

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  9. Stunning card Chris....Love how you matched the papers on the card and paper piecing on the image....fab make....Joolsx

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  10. This is awesome, Chris. I love the background and the way the image is dressed in the same papers - with legs to die for...!!! Really fab card.
    Alison x

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  11. Absolutely fabulous Chris, love it! ... Thanks for a great challenge this week I too love paper piercing!
    Hugs
    Wendy xx

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  12. Oh me too, a great choice for a challenge and a great job you have made of it too, wonderful card.

    Kath x

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  13. I think this is so gorgeous, striking patterns and a great technique! Thanks for playing along with Come And Get It challenges, come again, Carol DT

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  14. Superb paper piecing and love how you matched the background and her clothes. Thanks for joining Ink

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  15. Wow Chris, this is fabulous! Love how you alternated the patterns and colours in the background, and your lady is quite fashionable! Well done. hugs :)

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  16. Fabulous card Chris, love the image and the gorgeous paper piecing with a super background.

    Pat xx

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  17. Great card I love all the dots :)
    Thanks for sharing it at CAGIC! xx Kaja

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  18. What brilliant paper piecing you've done on her, and the squares in the background. Brilliant!
    Catherine x

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  19. What brilliant paper piecing you've done on her, and the squares in the background. Brilliant!
    Catherine x

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  20. Such a fun design , love all the polka dot paper piecing. Thanks for playing at Lawnscaping challenges.
    Kate xx

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  21. Oh my! Talk about paper-piecing perfection! The results, especially with the girl image, are striking! So glad you shared your artistry and creativity in the Inspirational Geometric challenge! Thank you...
    ~carol

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  22. This is fab Chris. I love the paper piecing but the colour combo is very striking! Love it.

    Susan xx

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  23. Brilliant paper piecing Chris, it's fabulous card.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  24. Another beauty Chris..gorgeous card design and love the papers,colours and paper piecing..FABULOUS..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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