Monday, 28 March 2016

Paper-Piecing on Kraft (Conquering Paper Mountain # 8)


He,he ....my partner has taken our son out, so I'm having a few hours crafting ....May even get dressed at some point.

Here, I used a very old Stamps Happen stamp and two techniques - my all-time favourite, paper piecing, and a new to me technique, pencils on kraft card.  I don't think these are the 'proper' pencils as these are just watercolour ones (used without water here!) , but I think it turned out okay.

I also used several sheets from a magazine freebie 6x6 pad by Bo Bunny, therefore helping to reduce my paper mountain. 

I'd like to enter:
52CCT paper piecing
Holly Jolly use your stash
Jingle Belles santa baby
Christmas Card Challenges Christmas card


13 comments:

  1. Oh it looks fabulous!! Love your choice of papers!

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  2. I think I recognize some of those papers from my own stash. I think you've made great choices of papers, I really like this clean but decorative look. And extra points for it being non lumpy, so this would be suitable to mail too.

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  3. This is fantastic! I love the trim on Santa's hat and coat - so effective! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

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  4. Terrific card with a great Santa image

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. Fabulous paper piecing ... love that Santa ... so glad you joined us at Jingle Belles.

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  6. now that is one AWESOME santa; love that great kraft background, it's so perfect for this! thanks for joining our north pole fun at JINGLE BELLES! ♥

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  7. This is so lovely. Love it :)
    Thanks for sharing it at 52CCT :)

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  8. Love the style of the image. Very lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

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  9. The color scheme and paper piecing give off a great "country" or "homespun" vibe! Thanks for sharing your cute roly-poly Santa card with us at 52CCT!

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  10. Lovely card. Great vintage/country/folky feel to it. Thanks for joining our challenge at Holly Jolly. Hope to see you again soon. Good luck.
    Lynn, Holly Jolly DT

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  11. Such a cute Santa!I love the techniques you used, so creative. Thanks for sharing at the Christmas Card Challenge!

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  12. Love, love, love this wonderful card! Your paper pieced Santa is just amazing!

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  13. WoW, what a fantastic card you made and your technique paper piecing is so good :-)) Congrats!
    Hugs, Andreja

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