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May 10, 2009

Paper Piecing

Today Heather has set a challenge over on Colour Create to use green and blue with the optional extra of doing some paper piecing: I'll pop a link to Heather's blog on here in a bit, for some reason I'm having link problems this morning - sorry Heather!


Rachelle Anne Miller stamp, Doodlebug papers, Copics
Well this is a first three times for me! First time using this lovely stamp from Rachelle Anne Miller, first time doing paper piecing and first time using my new copics.
I stamped the image three times onto white card, then two patterned Doodlebug papers then went for it with the Copics without a test run first, so all you experts out there, forgive my shoddy shading, these pens are going to take some getting used to! The paper piecing is on the bears paws and chests. Image then simply mounted o matching card, no nestabilities or embossing for a change!
Right, hopefully my sister in law is popping round later with her new fella, so I'd better think about getting dressed. Yes I confess I'm crafting in my dressing gown here!
Victoria
x

20 comments:

  1. Goodness, you were quick. This is a real sweetie!
    A couple of questions... do you like Copics & are they worth the money? I've been thinking about getting some for ages!
    Chrissie

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  2. Hi Chrissie, thank you!

    Yes I think I do like the copics, I got the Ciao ones as obviously less money. They have a chisel tip and a soft brush side which is going to take me some getting used to as the Pro-markers are firmer. I have to say I prefer pens now to using H2Os or water pencils or sakura pens.

    I think I just need to practice, was getting there with Pro-Markers but less colour choice so blending was difficult.

    Hope this helps! Why not just buy a couple to see how you get on with them to start?

    Victoria
    x

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  3. cute card & I think your colouring is just fine hun! I was in my pj's all day yesterday!!

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  4. Lovingly crisp and clean , so fresh looking.

    Tracyxx

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  5. Awww this is just adorable - wonderful colouring..

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  6. Beautiful stamp, fabulously coloured and paper pieced. Can't believe it's your first attempt with Copics - you'll love them!
    Thanks for joining us at Colour Create.
    Juliet xx

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  7. Aww cute card, and fab use of the colours this week.
    Cathy xx

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  8. Fabulous card. Love the image and the colours you've used. Hugs Michele x

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  9. A really gorgeous card Victoria! I love the stamp and the colours!
    Keryn :D

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  10. Wow this is beautiful Victoria. I love the bright shades of the challenge colours you've used. Sweet image and beautiful paper piecing. Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
    Sharon xx

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  11. gorgeous card I love your paper piecing and your colours are beautifully vivid...thank you for joining in the Colour Create challenge xxx

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  12. great card, love the image and the bright colours, really makes it stand out

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  13. Oh this is so sweet!
    Love your image and such pretty colours and perfect ribbon!
    So great that you could join us at Colour Create!
    hugs
    kim x

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  14. Cute little card Victoria and such fab colours :) Donna x

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  15. This is just gorgeous Victoria - the paper piecing looks fab!
    Thanks so much for joining in with this week's CC challenge! xx

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  16. Ths is fabulous Victoria - I love it!! Great colours - I intended to use brights but it didn't happen (frequently doesn't with me lol).
    Great paper piecing on that cute image and just persevere with your copics the knack will suddenly arrive. There are tutorials on how to use them - if you want to email me I will look up some links for you.
    Don't worry about not linking me - if peeps want to find me - they will (tee-hee).
    Thanks for using my colours so fabulously.
    hugs Heather xx

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  17. Lovely card, great colours and I love the paper piecing. x

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  18. Hi Victoria this is so cute I love the paperpieced bears! Hugs Pascale

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  19. Love this blue green card!!! Those bears are the cutest!

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  20. Love the colours on your bears- very brave going straight for it! but it worked out great.

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