Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Paper Pieced Princess

Something new for me this week for my DIGI CHOOSDAY inspiration, paper piecing!!

So I think I may have tried this once a long time ago and it was a bit of a hot mess, so I took my time with this one and admit to needing a little guidance from my teamies.

Anyway here she is Serenity Princess from one of my favourite collections Serenity Fairy Wishes.



I started by printing some of the lovely papers from Winnie Special Moments, then printed my little princess on top. I am not much of a hand cutter, but think I did ok cutting out all the elements I need for my card.

I found some plain card for her hair and again printed the image and cut.

Once all was cut out, I coloured her skin with Copics and glued all my layers together.



I used Distress Oxide inks and gold spritz to decorate the photo mount from inside a frame and then stamped and embossed using Polkadoodles Summertime STAMP ME stamps.

Finishing off with some gems and resin flowers.  I really enjoyed doing something outside my comfort zone, I may even do it again!!

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15 comments:

  1. I'm super impressed Julie! This is wonderful! She looks so lovely inside her frame!

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  2. Love how you've given such dimension to her hair and the frame is gorgeous! xxx

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  3. I also tried paper piecing once and ran screaming for the hills - however you have nailed this and I LOVE that you used Serenity, perfectly pieced :) Yvonne x

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  4. She turned out so lovely! Your paper piecing work is perfect, I love all the added details too!

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  5. Cute card, love the background. Thank you for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "World Art Day" challenge.

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  6. Such a sweet card. Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges.

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  7. Gorgeous card, the paper piecing is perfect, Liz x

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  8. She is adorable! Beautiful paper piecing and the frame is amazing!

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  9. A lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Crafting From the Heart.
    Mary

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  10. Beautiful card, lovely image and design! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters! Hope to see you again!
    ~ DT Sherry x

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  11. Beautiful work of art! Thanks for playing along with us at The Crafter's Cafe. Good Luck!

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  12. Gorgeous card:)Thanks for playing with us at The Creative Crafters:)Ines DT
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    https://creativecrafterschallenge.blogspot.com/

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  13. Pretty projects and great idea,Thank you for the tutorial and for sharing !

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