Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Through The Craft Room Door - Challenge #3

**2nd post, please scroll down for my Crafts and Me Challenge!**
I cannot believe it's JUNE already! My daughter graduates Kindergarten on Friday and they are predicting 90 degrees today! That means I'll be spending LOTS of time downstairs in the cool basement creating I hope! haha Since it is the first of the month, it's time for another Through The Craft Room Door challenge for you and it’s “Paper Piecing”.  This is one of the first techniques I learned way back when I first started stamping and it's still a favorite! You must have some part of your image paper pieced.  We have a lovely sponsor for this challenge and it’s Crop Stop, who has offered us a $15.00 gift certificate to her store.


Oh, it's been AGES since I've inked up any of my favorite The Greeting Farm stamps and this one has been sitting on my desk just waiting so patiently for her time! I love everything about her, I even want a pair of cowgirl boots now! haha She is part of the Creeper Kit released earlier this year. As you can probably tell, I paper pieced her dress and boots with matching papers from Echo Parks For The Record Collection. I love how it turned out. Paper piecing these stamps reminds me of paper dolls so much! LOVE it. Yes, I made ANOTHER bookmark! I'm working on getting product made for a craft fair at the end of summer and these book marks will be a top seller so I want to make sure I have lots of inventory so be prepared to see them more and more! :D I have a video tutorial on how to make these lovely bookmarks HERE.


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CHALLENGE GUIDELINES:

~Your creation must be new (please do not link to old creations, they will not be entered in the drawing)

~Post your picture in this thread AND upload it to the gallery here using the tag “Paper Piecing”

~Please link back to the challenge if you blog your card

~You may enter up to 3 Times


Challenges I'm Playing:
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Your Favorite Stamp
Fairy Tale Challenge - Everything but a card
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Lace
Everybody Art Challenge - Banners/ Flags
Claudia & Co - Fancy Folds

Supplies:
Stamp - The Greeting Farm Creeper Kit
Paper - Xpress It Blending Cardstock, Echo Park For The Record Collection
American Crafts Lace Trim
Adhesive - Helmar Craft Glue & Zap Dots

11 comments :

karlinchen50 said...

Hello so very beautiful, the design is gorgeous.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
**Karla

Chrissy said...

Fabulous paper piecing, and her hair is a gorgeous colour. Love the bookmark, and would'nt mind a pair of boots myself...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Tenia Nelson said...

Awesome card Miss Lady!!!!

Bianca said...

What a wonderfull projekt. I love the colours you have used. It looks very stuning! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

anusch said...

Toll geworden.
Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei EAC.
Liebe Grüße Doreen

Jenny said...

Dein Werk gefällt mir sehr gut. Tolle Farben, tolles Motiv.
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale.

Nancy said...

This is a great bookmark!!
Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!

Nela said...

Totally adorable!
Thanks for playing along with us at Fairytale Challenge
xx Nela

sunnysideup/doreensng said...

Lovely bookmark,Love her boots
Thanks for joining us over at Fairy tale Challeng Blog.
Hugs
Doreen

Mina said...

wow what a stunner Carisa...amazing colours and colouring...thanks for joining in with our Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

PokSa said...

Beautiful work. I love your image.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

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