Monday, November 22, 2010

Thankful Piper ~

Hi all!  Just bopping in with a quick post here.  My husband is home this winter on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays so I have to make this quick!  Pretty much all my supplies are from Paper Garden Projects where everything is 23% off right now!!
Piper's here today to give her thanks!  I wanted this to be a quicker card and wanted to follow with the Copic Creations challenge #39: Shading and Paper Piecing.  Ha!  Quicker, my bootie!  All that fussy cutting and whatnot took forever!  I think I stamped Piper on the different Basic Grey Oliver papers about 7 or 8 times till I got all the pieces just right!  lol  Her hands and cup looked kind of strange once the outfit was pieced around her, so I cut out another set of hands and cup to piece over her outfit.  Maybe the time was really wasted in the trial and error process! lol 
I shaded a little on her outfit with BV00 and C3.  Her hat has a bit of white flock on the pom pom.  The circles on the background paper qualify this cutie for the Crazy 4 Challenges #64: Circles.  The sketch is from Cute Card Thursday challenge #139.  I'm seriously challenged.  It would be better for me if sketches came with measurements!  lol  I waste so much paper trying to get everything just so!  The little tag says thanks with a little birdie stamped on it to play along with the Basic Grey Challenge #33 of having wings on the card somewhere and the 7 Kids College Fund challenge #8 of giving thanks.   The card base is Kraft to play along with the Kraftin' Kimmie challenge #55.    Thanks so much for stopping by!  This is a busy week for us all, but please be sure to stop by on Friday for a tagfull post!  :o) lyss
SUPPLIES ~
STAMPS: Kraftin Kimmie Stamps Piper; PTI Through the Trees; Stampin Up ???
INK: Memento Rich Cocoa & Tuxedo Black; Ranger Distress Antique Linen; PTI Scarlet Jewel
PAPER: Kraft; PTI Rustic White & Dark Chocolate; PP Basic Grey Oliver
OTHER: Copics {BV00, C1, C3, E000, E00, E11, E29, E33, E37, E44, E55, E57, E59, R20, R39, R89}; Spellbinders tag trio dies; Sakura black glaze pen; glue pen; PTI Rustic twine & dark chocolate button; white flock; tan woven twill

9 comments:

Cathy at Paper Garden Projects said...

Oh my word! This is just adorable! The piecing is perfect and shaded beautifully.

Leigh Ann Baird said...

This is adorable! One day I'll be able to color again...

Chris said...

an adorable card!! you are an awesome color-er!! HAVE A NICE THANKSGIVING!

Julie E said...

Totally worth the time, her dress is adorable paper pieced! Love that paper.

Rica said...

Fantastic card Alyssa, stunning use of the papers and fabulous paper piecing and shading.

So glad you could join us at both Basic Grey and Copic Creations.
hugs Heather xx

Renkata said...

wow her dress is so pretty.
Beautiful card!

StampOwl said...

fabulous card, check out the Crazy 4 Challenges blog today for a nice surprise for you!

mycardz said...

Well, all your hard work definitely paid off! The DP you used for her dress is perfect! It looks fantastic! So glad you could join us at Copic Creations! Thank you. hugz, Mary

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

This is adorable! Sorry it presented such a problem for you but it really turned out awesome. Great choice of papers for her dress. Thanks so much for joining our Copic Creations challenge.