Thursday, March 22, 2012

Dare to be Sassy Thursday #117

It's that time again at Sassy Studio Designs. This week's challenge is "paper piecing." I had a great time making this card. I've never done a lot of paper piecing and couldn't find a good explanation on the web. In a nutshell, you print you image onto your paper...I used Neenah Solar white. Then I took a plain piece of computer paper and taped a small piece of my design paper in the area where the image would be printed. Finally, load that paper back into your printer and print the image again and voila`.


I'm giving my Copics pens a rest so I colored the hair, face, and arms with Prismacolor pencils and OMS. Then I cut the outfit from the design paper and adhered it to the colored image. While I am giving the Copics a rest, I did use one to add some dimension the the outfit. The design papers are from DCWV "All about girls" stack. I used a doily, embossing folder and two Nestabilities die cuts to  add more texture and interest. The image is popped up with foam tape and try as I might, I just had to add swirl bling. The sentiment is from my favorite stamp set called "Classy and Fabulous" from "My Creative Time."

Challenges entered:
Pixie Dust Studio - a few of your favorite things
Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
Crafty Purple Frog - anything goes
The Paper Shelter - paper piecing
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes
sparkle - http://www.sparklee.com

11 comments:

  1. Awesome card, love your choice of colors tfs

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  2. So Cool. I love what you did with her hair.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  3. Great card. Love the paper piecing and choice of colours.
    Mags
    x

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  4. Fab card. Love the image and colours. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog challenges. Good Luck. Hugs, Jill x

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  5. I love this! She is really sassy! I love the coloring job too. Thanks for stopping by my blog.
    Judy

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  6. I just colored this image last night for a DT project. Love how you paper pieced her outfit and colored her hair!

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  7. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter challenges this week.
    Hugs, Bente

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  8. Fabulous card - thank you for joining us at Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge. Jeannie x

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  9. What a lovely card you have made here. Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Purple Frog Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (The Crafty Purple Frog Design Team Member) xxx

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  10. Stunning card. So lovely design. I like the colors and that image is super cute. Also love the CAS style design like Plastic cards which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. By far the most popular design style, traditional is a mix of beautiful, timeless and well-defined elements. Calm colors, with classic lines, and emphasis on symmetry are all elements of the traditional decorating style.it would look good on
    Plastic card Printing .

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