Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Pixie Cottage Challenge #25 - Paper Piecing

It's time for another Once Upon A Wednesday at The Pixie Cottage and another sketch from our fabulous Pam!




Along with the sketch we have the added option of the Paper Piecing technique.
You don't have to use a Pixie Cottage Stamp to enter but if you do have why not try them out!
Remember you can use the sketch, the theme or both and can combine our challenge with any others you like!

Challenges for the card :
Creative Inspirations - Paper Piecing
Digi Doodle Shop - Anything Goes
Joans Gardens - Floral dp and a Border and Corner punch
Practical Scrapper - Border Punches
Meljens - Bookmark or Tag (can be on a card)
Quirky Crafts - Ribbon
Thrilling Thursday - 3's (something 3 times), I did 3 cardstocks, 3 dp, 3 buttons, 3 brads and 3 flowers! LOL
365 Cards Day 116 - Cut 3 ways - Die Cut, Punched and Exacto
Just For Fun Color Challenge - Pink, Green and White/Cream
Sew Many Challenges - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Challenges - Stamp It Up
Paper Romance - Buttons and Bows
Other Lovelies - Flowers
Speedy the Cats Friends - Flowers
Corrosive - Flowers
Allsorts - Embossing
The Crafty Pad - Embossing
Flutterby - Butterfly, Fairy or Angel
Magical Crafts - Flower Power
Stampin Sisters in Christ - Stripes
Incy Wincy - Things with Wings



Card Recipe:
Image - South End Girl by Andrea T Seiler
Paper - Basic Grey Lemonade
Medium - Copic Markers
Brads - Dear Lizzy Fabric Brads
Flowers - Hobby Lobby
Border and Corner punch - Martha Stewart
Die Cuts - Spellbinders
Tag Sentiment - Colorbok





I paper pieced her dress with a coordinating pattern from the same pad and I just love how it looks. Paper Piecing is one of my very favorite techniques and I hope you like it too and will join us in the challenge over at The Pixie Cottage




35 comments:

Lynne said...

How strange that you just posted this - I have just been on pixie cottage and thought i'd have a go at this sketch lol - love your card, its beautiful :o) xx Lynne xx

Cheryl said...

this is just stunning,hun the papers and colurs on this are just perfection,hugs cheryl x
oh thanks for joining us at creative inspirations,too hugs cheryl xxxxxxxx

Joan Fricker said...

Katie,, Cute card. I love your paper piecing as it really sets off your card. Great job on the border punches too.

Thanks so very much for entering Joan's Gardens #3 Challenge!!!

Joan
www.atjoansgardens.com

Claudine Poch said...

Very pretty! Thanks for joining us at Speedy's Friends.

Pascale said...

Gorgeous card I love your paperpiecing and take on the sketch.Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops best challenge hugs Pascale

Judy said...

Very sweet card, and really like your color choices. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Hugs
Judy

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Your card is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with the JFF Stamps Color Challenge this week!

Spyder said...

This is a beautiful card, love the sketch you've used lovely colours!! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's
"Ribbon" Challenge this fortnight, hope to see you next time too!
((Lyn))

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Katie,I love the colours you have used and the image is a real cutie.Thank you so much for sharing with us at Magical Crafts and Incy Wincy this week.xxx

Markie's Mom said...

WOW!!!! GORGEOUS coloring!!!

Thanks for playing along with Speedy the Cat's Friends!

Danni said...

So beautiful! Thanks for sharing with me at FBW!

The Crafty Den said...

What a fantastic card. Love the image and gorgeous papers. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best challenge. Hugs, Denise (GDT) x

KymKreates said...

What a exquisite card! Good luck and thanks for sharing at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

KymKreates

Starla said...

WOW!! This is a very cheery card with the color tones you chose!! Glad you played along with us at JFF this week!!

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is really gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week!

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Katie - this is just adorable! I love that image and the gorgeous embellishing you excel at! Your stripes are great and LOVE the shade of green you have chosen! I am loving this! Thanks for joining us at the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge this week, we look forward to seeing you again next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team

Sprytebyrd said...

So pretty, Katie! Wonderful colors! and I love the flowers!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Bookmarks and Tags challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥

peggysue said...

What beautiful colors! And those flowers are da bomb! Thanks for participating this week in the Stampin' Sisters in Christ challenge!

jude said...

Kate ,
this is absolutelt beautiful loveee the colours and attention to detail.Thanks for joining us over at Creative Inspirations and good luck .Hope to see you again!
hugs jude:)

Joanne Travis said...

Love the paper, image and wonderful colors you chose for this beautiful card.
Thanks for playing in Speedy's Friends Challenge this week!

Amy Leggate- Paper Romance said...

Very Cute, thanks for playing along at Paper Romance this week!

Tanya Rudd said...

I just love your flowers!
Hugs
Tanya

Denise @ kc242 said...

Wow Katie, another adorable card. Love the pink and green color as well as your coloring of your image. What a great take on the sketch and design.
Denise

jo said...

So cute! Thanks for playing along with us this week at DDSB! :)

-Jo:)
http://joboogie.typepad.com

Liz Williams said...

So beautifully colored and the pretty flowers make it perfect for Speedy's Friends' Challenge this week. Thanks for joining us.

Suzanne said...

great color choices! thanks for playing along with other lovelies thoughtful thursdays challenge!

Vicki Dutcher said...

LOVE your flowers (and the centers) - gorgeous colors! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends~

Kim E said...

Great card! I love your flowers...Thanks for playing with us this week at Incy Wincy. Hugs, Kim

Robin's Creative Cottage said...

It's so amazing how many challenges you can enter on one card, you are fantastic! I love the sweet girl and that embossing behind the tag is lovely! Thank you for joining us at Meljen's this week. I look forward to seeing more!!!

Dawn Mercedes said...

i like the colors your chose!

Dawn
Speedy Cat's Friends Challenge

Kirsten said...

Fabulous card love the image and the embossing looks great...x


Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

Anita Hovey said...

WOW...I love this card! Fabulous colors & coloring...great image, beautiful flowers! Thanks for sharing with us at Corrosive Challenge this week.

AmandaB said...

Awww, what a great card... I love the image and the colors you used.. Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers this week..

Amanda:0)

artish said...

what a pretty summer dress! love the big flowers!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Katie, so cute and your paper piecing looks fab.
Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations
hugs Mandy xx