Friday, 20 March 2015

Paper Pieced Spring

The technique I have used to create the background is one I usually use when creating gift cards at Christmas time.  It is a great way to use up the "bits" left over when covering a card with patterned paper.


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Saturday Challenge - Paper Pieced Background
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/saturday-paper-a-la-mode/forum/topics/paper-ala-mode-3-14-3-20-paper-pieced-background
The East Wind - A Spring In Her Step
http://www.theeastwind.com/
Crafting For All Seasons - Pastel Hues
http://craftingforallseasons.blogspot.co.nz/2015/03/challenge-98-pastel-hues.html
PINspirational Challenge - Photo Inspiration (pastels)
http://pinspirationalchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2015/03/pinspirational-challenge-136.html
Glitter n Sparkle - Glitter and Sparkle
http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2015/03/challenge-128.html


I have used various offcuts from other cards to create the paper pieced background.  I kept mainly to pastel shades where I could.  The image is from The East Wind and has been coloured with pastel coloured copic markers.  I added some glitter to the flowers and the balloons.  I also added some clear bling to the card.  The die I have used for the image comes from Spellbinders.


4 comments:

  1. Lovely card love the image, your paper piecing background is great. thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

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  2. That is a very clever way to use all those scraps!!!! That's something I should do!!!!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at The East Wind. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

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  3. Thank you for joining in with Challenge #27 'A Spring In Her Step' over on The East Wind Challenge Blog.

    Such a wonderful card and a great idea to use up odds and ends of paper and make a great impact backing! Love your soft pastel colours and papers....

    I hope you will join us for future blog challenges, we offer two a month, as well as our facebook ones.

    <3 & hugs
    Lisa xxxx
    TEW DT Member

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  4. Sweet card! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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