Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Simon Says - Paper Piecing.

This week at the Simon Says Stamp challenge we would like to see some Paper Piecing.If you are not sure how to go about this Lols give a great explanation on the challenge site.
As always, we are sponsored by the lovely Heidi who is giving the lucky winner a $25 P&P free shopping spree around the Simon Says Stamp Store

I don't know why, but when I think of paper piecing I always think of Tilda - a habit I must get out of.  The papers are Basic Grey's Eva and Tilda's suit is pieced with the very deep plummy one, I had intended to use a white gel pen to highlight where the black ink ones are but my white gel pen decided to pack in, wouldn't mind but it's nearly full!! The rest of Tilda is coloured with Copics and glittered using Crystal stickles and I masked her and sat her on the log from the Autumn  collection 2008 (I think). I also used the stickles on the edges of the papers which were distressed using the Tim Holtz distressing tool. The flowers are Prima Forever flowers and the border cut with an MS round the page punch. Everything so far can be bought from the fabulous, vast selection at the Simon Says Stamp store. The leaves I cut by hand after using a skeleton leaf as a stencil, the mat under Tilda is mulberry paper and the spacers, lace and pearls are from my stash. Oooh nearly forgot the butterfly - i pinched this from my son and altered it using metallic markers.

Right just a quick posting I now have to shoot off on an 
errand of mercy.


Elborgi said...

wonderful! Great coloured nice image

pink lady said...

Wow this is absolutely beautiful Heather, the colours are stunning and I LOVE that Tilda! Gorgeous flowers centres too...just beautiful x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Heather, love the colours and details.

Riet said...

So wonderful card Heather,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

slinkycat said...

Stunning Heather, Tilda looks fab and I love all the detail with the border and flowers etc.

Leanne x

Mandi said...

Hi HEather
Dunno if you seen your emails, but I need your address please hun xx

Carol said...

Such a gorgeous card as always Heather!! Luv everything about it. You never cease to amaze with your stunning creations. Lotsa luv xxxx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Heather :-) I love everything about this :-) the Tilda, colours, embellies ,, everything :-)
Lols x x x

p.s ,, Jo wrote the challenge blog this week :-) ,, she's the clever girlie giving the instuctions :-)
p.p.s,, errand of mercy ,,, THANKS !!! x x

Paula said...

Wow Heather,
what a gorgeous card? Fantastic coloured, beautiful colours and cute image. Love it!
Hugs and kisses Paula

Pia said...

Oh this is gorgeous Heather beautiful colours and cute image ang cute butterfly.
hugs Pia

Ms. Jen said...

Heather this is absolutely stunning! It's all my favorite colors and sparkly. WOW! Just so beautiful.

Marion said...

Fabulous card Heather. Love the paper piecing and fabby paper. I think I have one sheet of that paper left in my stash.

Moni said...

WAw stunning card, love your fab design and great colouring. Image is so cute! Great colour combo! Hugs, Moni

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, Heather this card is absolutely beautiful!

nessy said...

just adorable and so very pretty ~love it!
vanessa xx

Sue said...

Hi Hun
aww as ever a gorgeous card, fab paper piecing, scrummy papers & embelies, sue,x

Sue said...

OI MRS put ya specs on pmsl!!!, go look again!!! there is some pale yellow paper UNDER miss tilda!!! ner ner ner ner, lol. see im learning n takin note, now go tell Lols N jOey hehehehehe.sue,xxx

Jane said...

This is stunning hun! LOVE the colours and the details are gorgeous! I always thing Tilda when paper piecing too - nice big areas to piece! hugs, Jane xxx

Julie said...

Gorgeous as always Heather.

Barb said...

Beautiful card, Heather! I love the colors and the sparkle. Hugs, Barb

Paula said...

Love the spacers, pearls & lace, such a gloriously rich vintage feel with those colours. A joy & now I have something to aim for with my TH distressing tool (so THAT'S what it's supposed to look like.......- back to the drawing board for me).
Paula (PEP)
Hope your errand of mercy was successful.

Danielle said...

A totally delightful card Heather! I adore the colours and you've paper pieced Tilda just beautifully! I'm loving all your embellishment details!
Hugs, Danielle

agypsyangel said...

Just beautiful. I am new to papercrafting and hope to create like this
SMILES to you,

email: said...

Such gorgeous work,Heather!! I love the rich purples and the butterfly is the perfect embellie with this piece!!

Wonderful inspiration from a wonderful DT Member!


Stampin' D'Amour said...

WOW!!! This is just gorgeous!!!! I love all of the details! Very exquisite! :)


Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi ya darlin

Such a gorgeous card and yes, Tilda is just right for piecing.

Just love the papers you have used and all the other details. Adore the little butterfly too which you pinched although can't understand why your son would have one !!!


Jo xxx

Tasha said...

Heather this is beautiful, love the paper piecing and the gorgeous colours. The embellishing is so pretty too
love tasha xx

Georgia said...

Oh wow Heather, this is amazing, I absolutely love it! The purple colours are gorgeous and I love the beautiful flowers and pretty butterfly! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Martine said...

ooo this is fab hunni, i love the image and your paper piecing is fab :), such pretty papers and embellies too darlin :)

take care sweetie


Marcea said...

very sweet hun, just adorable

Niki Estes said...

Your card is gorgeous, Heather!

Christine said...

Wow, Heather, your work is amazing!! I love the papers that you chose for this paper piecing and the embellishments and other details are so adorable too. Love that you picked Tilda in the bee costume. Such a fun stamp! So glad to be on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge team with you!
xoxo, Christine

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