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Friday, 21 January 2011

Stamp Fairy Challenge - Monday 17 January 2011


Over at the Stamp Fairy Challenge the topic this week is paper piecing.  I love paper piecing so it would have been rude not to have a go.  I have used a little image of Kasi - ahhhhhhh - and have printed off onto some dots backing paper from Crafty Ann's Digi Shop.  I have then printed the image out again onto a lighter dotted brown and cut out Kasi's paws, nose and ears and decoupaged them up.  I have cut the image with my Nestabilities and chalk inked the edges.  For some reason I decided to put googly eyes on Kasi - what a nightmare - I could barely see the eyes let alone pick them up and stick them on but I got there in the end!!!  The card is then mounted onto two papers from Bearly Mine (I printed these off onto card so the outside piece I could distress with my Tim Holtz's distressing tool and then used a chalk ink on the edges), a piece of card embossed with script and another Nestabilities mount.  The card is then finished off with some fibres, sequin flowers and sentiment off the computer.

This card also fits the following challenges:

Bearly Mine Challenge - Tis a recipe - 3 flowers, 2 design papers and 1 image
Totally Gorjuss - Cuddly
Pile it On - Anything goes
My Time to Craft - Spots and dots
Paper Pretties - Paper piecing
Penny's Challenge - Anything goes
Raise the Bar - NEW - Nestie, embellishment and white
Paper Cutz - Any theme or colour
Chicken Soup - Photo inspiration
Stamping Vacation - No No No Challenge - No tags
Stamping Vacation - Embellish it - Anything animal orientated

20 comments:

Jacki Randolph said...

awww Kym, Kasi is adorable all dressed up in his little brown dots!! One fabulous card!! Thanks for joining us with paper piecing at StampFairy's challenge!

Hugs
Jacki

weewiccababe said...

Hi Kym,
what a cute card!
I’m always open to suggestions for new tutorials, so I’ll have a look at doing some more animal tuts. Thanks for entering my candy and good luck
Debz
xx

Samantha said...

Hi ya, Thanks for joining us on the Stamp Fairy Challenge, your card is mega cute, just love Kasi....
hope to see you next time too.....
Hugs Samantha :0)

Kat said...

What a cutie. Love your card. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Marie said...

Really sweet! Thanks for sharing with us over at BMC this time!
xMarie

Jeri said...

Love the paper piecing and all the different layers. Thanks for sharing with us at Paper Cutz.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

i like the googly eyes - lol and i like the card. love the paper behind it. looks holographic - very nice.

hugs :)

Julye said...

Fun card good luck with all those challenges and thanks for sharing with us all at Penny's.

pinky said...

I just love what you have done with Kasi this week Kym, lovely card. Thanks for playing along at StampFairy this week.
Pinky

Sharon Basel said...

Kasi has never looked better than here on your card Kym! I think he's thanking for the effort in giving him googly eyes too - LOL! I'm so intrigued by that sparkly holographic-looking paper behind him - it's very pretty. Great job with the challenge! Thanks for playing with us at StampFairy. Hope you'll return again next time too!
Sharon - StampFairy DT

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

What a gorgeous card, thanks so much for joining us at BM Challenges.......

Hugs
Judith

Carissa said...

Really sweet and sparkly. Great job. Thanks for joining us at StampFairy this week.
Carissa

deesdesigns said...

Love the prism paper, really sets off the stamped image! I'm so glad you were able to join us this week at My Time To Craft's Spots & Dots Challenge. Dee

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Kasi looks just adorable! I love his new little eyes! Thanks so much for playing at StampFairy Challenge.

Deanne :)

Helen said...

Cute card!
Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
Helen x

gina g said...

Fabulous creation. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine for our challenge this time. luv gina xx

Manuela said...

Hi.
Beautiful card and lovely image.
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges.
Manuela

gina g said...

Gorgeous card, lovely image. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenges. luv gina xx

Courtney said...

What a cute card Kym! Thanks for joining us again at Penny's. Good Luck!!

Courtney~

Thanh Vo said...

Awww here kitty, kitty! lol Thanks for playing with us over at Raise the Bar.