Sunday, 6 October 2013

A Baby is a Blessing

The challenge at Timeless Tuesday this week is to use paper piecing.  I don't use this technique very often, but it is fun and gives a very different look from straight colouring.  I started this card with white cardstock.  I punched one side with a Martha Stewart border punch and embossed the rest with a Sizzix embossing folder, then layered this onto pink cardstock.  I wrapped pink spot ribbon around  it and added a bow.  Then I stamped the sentiment from Flourishes Hello Baby stamp set with Memento ink onto white cardstock, die cut it with a Spellbinders Floral Doily Motifs die and layered it onto pink cardstock die cut with a Spellbinders Standard Circle die and added this to the background.  Then I stamped the baby suit onto blending card and again onto paper from the With Love paper pack (Papermania).  Then I stamped the booties onto blending card and then twice onto the same patterned paper making sure each bootie had the hearts going in the same direction.  I coloured the ribbed bands and the inside of the baby suit on the blending card and also the inside of the booties.  Then I cut out the suit from the paper omitting the bands and the inside and also each of the booties omitting the insides.  I adhered the paper pieces onto the blending card pieces (I found a glue stick is ideal for this!) and added them to the background with foam tape.  Finally I added two tiny pearls for the bootie "buttons".

Copic Colours used were: B0000, RV52, RV55.

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  1. I love paper piecing and it looks great with your chosen elements helen, lots of fun!

  2. What a cute little card Helen! I love all the pink and polka dots! Great job on your paper piecing. Thanks for playing along with us for our Timeless Tuesday Challenge over at Flourishes and good luck in the contest!

  3. This is so sweet, Helen! I love the pink onesie and booties! Thanks for playing along in the Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge!

  4. Great paper piecing card--love it!


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