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Monday, 29 July 2013

Paper Piecing at MMM

Hello and welcome to a new challenge at Make My Monday. This week our hostess is the lovely Fliss who would like to see:
Paper Piecing
here's mine: All you need is love and a garden to make a home.....  :))

Products
Paperbag Studio: News Print House
Basic Grey Paper Pad:  Stella Ruby
Hobby Craft sentiment: All you need is love
Oxford Impressions: Jane's Garden: the word garden.
Cartridge Paper
 Versafine: Onyx Black
 Adirondack: Cranberry



Newspaper house has been  paper pieced from the paper pad and raised on foam pads then adhered to  thick cartridge paper which was mounted onto the backing paper also with foam pads.
I cut round some of the petals of the flower to the right of the house and placed  the  image square behind the petals. The rest of the flowers were cut from a second page of the same design


Here's a few more I played with...
Main image from Chocolate Baroque, I can't remember where the little stylised rose is from,  I've had it forever but this is the first time I've used it. Both roses paper pieced with DP from Papermania, Rose Garden.  This card is for a very dear ex colleque... xx
 I don't like the way this one turned out
 I like News Print House just not the card :(

 It started life like the one below... actually that's a fib! I got a big black smudge  on the original, which was all in the pale script paper so I chopped it off and put the blue paper on the inside... I didn't like it... I still don't now it's altered.. lol! but I like to show you warts n' all 
 Hope you can join us this week I'd love to see how you go about Paper Piecing! Pop across to MMM.
to see the fabulous inspiration provided by the DT.  It would be lovely if you could visit each of the DT's blogs and say hello.
 Thank you for looking and commenting, it gives me such an enjoyable boost.
Suzi B xx
Challenges
There She Goes Clear Stamps: Paper Piecing
Card Mania: Summer Blooms
Paper Playtime : Use patterened paper   


                             
        










14 comments:

Astrid Maclean said...

Suzi I have to say, I like all of them, even the one you don't like.... we are always our own worst critics I think.... I am never quite sure what paper piecing is, I shall have to check it out. All I can say is that your cards look great!

Christine B. said...

Hi Suzi, Really like your cards, have to admit I like the first two best. Have a good day hugs x ChrisB

Aquarius said...

You have been busy with the paper piecing - love the house and garden one - nice words too. Sometimes what we make just won't seem to come right or at least in our eyes but good of you to share your 'mishap' - looks OK to me from here!!

Jacqueline said...

Hi Suzi - love all your paper pieced pieces - looks like you enjoyed this one! - Jacqueline xx

Netty said...

am not sure what you are worried about Suzi as they all look great to me, Annette x

Fliss said...

Just gorgeous Suzi. I really love the paper pieced house and the whole card is a stunner.
I don't know what you were worried about either!
Hugs, Fliss xx

JayBe said...

Fantastic card, Suzi - love the house stamp, it's perfect for the paper piecing and such fab colours too.
Hugz, Jan xx

Brenda Brown said...

Beautiful examples Suzi, love them all but particularly the first one.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Fandhmum said...

Beautiful cards, you have had fun,
Rosie x

Gay Peplow said...

Hi Suzi, They all work really well, I do however have a favourite :D The first really colourful card, I just love the whole card, lovely colour and great job of paper piecing :D x

Ani said...

Lovely card! Thank you so much for playing along at Card Mania! Good luck! Ani

Buttons said...

You've used that BG paper beautifully on the first card and I love the house image on the second. Hugs, Jenny x

Pat (mspfd) said...

Beautiful paper-pieced creations. The colors are wonderful and so are the images

craftimamma said...

Smashing work once again Sue. I too love all your cards and I think it's a case of 'one man's meat ..........'. Love those little houses!

Hugs
Lesley Xx