Monday, 8 September 2014

House Mouse & Friends............Paper Piecing !!!


** NEW CHALLENGE, HMFMC178***

Our very talented Dorte Kvist is hosting next and has chosen this super FUN theme;

~Paper Piecing~ 

Papercraft paper piecing is;  cutting pieces out from a design and layering them on paper. This is a versatile technique and easily adapted. Rubber stamps designs are often used for paper piecing projects. A design can be stamped several times on a piece of paper and then these can be cut and adhered to a project. See Paper Piecing for a step by step guide to this technique.

ALL challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!  So come PLAY ALONG with us and enter your projects using stamps, CD images or decoupage by;


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I'm set posting this card today and still late!!! I've been having a problem of uploading Inlinkz - is me, is it just the story of my life ??? I've Iinkzed as much as possible and add as possible as the rest.
This is one of my very farouite little Christmas mousies and is called 'Stocking Full of Love'. The papers are some I found I was sorting out my box - I used the as them as the background and the rest to piece the stocking although you struggle to see them as I have added Copics to shade them.
The Holly die is from Penny Black but suspect they have been retired as I can't find a like for them anywhere. I use Simon Says Stamp Ink Carabbean Blue for the background, snowflakes are from Impression Obsession and Simon Says Stamps Kate die
The snow Aleene's Glitter Snow and sprinkled with Hero Arts Ultra fine Glitter. I stamped the sentiment from Simons Kit onto vellum and embossed.






Challenges

Animal Friends Challenge - Must have an Animal made ​​of paper and an animal motif
Card and Scrap -  Everything is allowed.
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra - anything goes as long as it's Christmas
Ladybug Crafts -  Anything Goes!!
Gruffies & Guests-  Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly- Anything Goes

Scrapbook Stamp Society -  Anything Goes
Without Words- It's a Celebration (warm Holiday wishes)


Thanks so much for calling by and all have a great week.
I shall now have some lunch and recover from fighting Inlinkx .

15 comments:

Crafting Queen said...

REally lovely card.

Beth Brovold said...

Oh this is GORGEOUS Heather!! The blue and white is so effective together!! Your paper pieced snow is perfect!!

susiestacey said...

Adorable card Heather, the stamp is so sweet and gorgeous papers too x Susan x

Jacee said...

A lovely card Heather, that is a really sweet image, fabulous work, love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Heather, such an adorable image and I love your design and the vintage feel to your card.
Pauline
x

Janette said...

Hi Heather, this is super cute, a gorgeous card.xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Heather, the meeces are super cute and the colours and die cuts are fab, I love the holly sprig,, lovely !! I hope they bring it back !! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Pia S said...

I can totally understand why this is amongst your favorite images, it's really sweet! You've created a great snowy texture on your card, and the broad white space around your scene gives this embellished card also a nice clean feel.

Dot said...

So very beautiful, Heather,super cute image and pretty die cuts. Love your embossed sentiment.
hugs Dorte

Sharon said...

Beautiful Heather. The mice are so cute and I love the gorgeous dies.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sue said...

Heather, Gorgeous frosty blue and white creation, and those little faces just melt your heart, don't they. Love all the die details too. Snow looks fab. Glad you are getting settled in.

Hugs
Sue

Chrissy said...

I love paper piecing Heather...fabulous card,I love the image,just so cute..and I love the snowflakes and holly die...gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, this is a gorgeous card!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable and such pretty details too.
luv
Debby

Tracy said...

Totally gorgeous creation Heather, I love the whole design.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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