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Sunday, 5 February 2017

so sweet


Good evening, I've had a bit of time to play today and I've been trying out some new stamps that I've shamelessly treated myself to recently! I'm not even going to pretend that I'm trying not to buy new stuff...'cos I'm not! Anyway, here's one of them...Tallulah in her tutu...how could I possibly resist! This challenge over at Allsorts, chosen by my lovely blog buddy Kath, is paper piecing -one of my favourite techniques. It would be rude not to play along so I've paper pieced Tallulah, her balloon and the top layer of her tutu, the frilly bit is coloured with copics. I used a light grey copic to add a bit of shading to her beautiful body, just love all those wrinkly bits!, and a white gel pen to add the dots to her skirt plus a touch of glossy accents to that magnificent balloon. Very simple L/O using (virtuously) a scrap of  very old DP. The flower is cut from the DP (under the image!) and I added a button and the sentiment.
Hope everyone's had a lovely weekend and is ready to face the week ahead.
Thanks for visiting.
Chris
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Challenges:
Allsorts -paper piecing
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #51
Stamping Sensations  animal magic
crazy4challenges c4c371- animals
Stampavie #279 animals
fairytale #161 humour


15 comments:

  1. Brilliant card Chris, love the image and your paper piecing is brilliant, love the flower with the flower button.
    Funny I have been sorting out my buttons this weekend and deciding that I should use them as I have had them for years and never think to use them.
    Thank you so much for joining our Paper Piecing challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  2. A real fun image and very pretty creation, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week and Stamping Sensations challenge this month.

    B x

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  3. Ah so cute Chris, lovely sweet stamp...and you should treat yourself, I do all the time..
    also with DT hat on, thanks for entering Kath's Paper Piecing challenge at Allsorts.xx{aNNie}

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  4. So cute Chris - love that image! - i'll join you on the naughty corner cos I've been buying too - probably more than I can use - ever!! lol hugs Judith x

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  5. I love your cute wrinkly elephant Chris, sitting there in her tutu and holding her balloon..love paper piecing too..fabulous card.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  6. Hi Chris,
    oh isn't that Ellie so fab and I can see why you couldn't resist buying that stamp.
    Your colouring is excellent as usual, and the paper piercing is fab.
    Love your papers used also.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  7. Lol, oh Chris that image made me giggle, lol, it is brilliant your colouring is top notch so is the card design, I love it
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  8. What a great fun image Chris, it's just so cute, lovely bp too.

    Pat xx

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  9. Perfect paper piecing and perfect image for our challenge. Love your card. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.
    Pinky

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  10. Oh my goodness, that image is SO fun!! Go you getting some new stamps to play with. Love that! Love the paper and lovely diecut sentiment. Gorgeous hun. Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  11. lol - I LOVE YOUR CARD!!! Thanks for showing your funny Card for the fairytale-challenge.
    hugs
    mamapia

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  12. Thanks for entering our challenge at allsorts this week Tracy x

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  13. Aww, so cute! Thanks so much for sharing at Stampavie and More Challenge!

    Hugs, Marja
    Stampavie and More DT
    http://tahrojakuviopaperilla.blogspot.fi

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  14. I like the word die you used and the coloring is great.
    Thank you for sharing this wonderful project, and remember if you haven't followed us please do so for a chance to win.
    Leanne DT/LPCF
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

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  15. Oh, how cute and funny is this! You have created a perfect card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. Bianca DT

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