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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Paper Pieced Elephants

    For this card I was inspired by the sketch over at Feeling Sketchy and wanted to go with a clean look.
    I used a digi from A Day for Daisies and chose to paper piece the elephants with a DP with script.
    The DPs in blue color tones are from My Mind's Eye. I mounted both the silver background panel and the one with the elephants on foam pads. I machine stitched around the edges, added 2 Spellbinder die cuts, 2 bling and a rub on with a "thank you" sentiment.

    This card is for these challenges:
    1) Feeling Sketchy - Sketch
    2) A Day for Daisies - #67 Your Favorite Technique (paper piecing and stitching)
    3) Shopping Our Stash - #97 Text Or Letters
    4) Desert Island Crafters - Itinerary (1+3+4)
    5) Forever Friends - Paper Piecing
    6) Addicted to Stamps and More - #41 Anything Goes
    7) The Pink Elephant Monday Card Challenge - Paper Piecing
    8) Cutie Pie Challenge - Clean & Simple
    9) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

    37 comments:

    sandie said...

    HI Pia, love the script on the elephants and the little spellbinder accents x

    Deepti Stephens said...

    So cute Pia.. Love the elephants.. :)

    Sue - bearhouse said...

    This is gorgeous Pia. I love the paper pieced elephants and a fabulous layout.
    Sue xx

    Chrissy said...

    I love elephants Pia, this is a fabulous image and I love the paper piecing.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Laine said...

    Love your eye for design Pia, this is fabulous.
    Laine
    xx

    karen said...

    Smashing card Pia, great layout, Karenx

    Lau W said...

    Oh fab design ! Love the dies, and your paper pieced is wonderful !
    xxx

    Granmargaret said...

    Lovely card Pia. thank you for joining us at Feeling Sketchy

    aussie aNNie said...

    Awesome paper pieced elephants, they are just gorgeous.xx

    Helen said...

    Great card - love the paper piecing.

    Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie Challenge.

    Helen x

    Wishcraft said...

    Love the paper pieced elephants, fab card Pia :o) Hugs, Lisa x

    Tammy said...

    This is beautiful Pia! I love that image and your gorgeous paper piecing- the two papers looks perfectly together!!
    Tammy x

    Tracey Boley said...

    Hiya

    Smashing card. The elephants are really cute and the paper piecing is really nice.

    Thank you for joining us at Forever Friends. Good luck.

    Tracey DTxxx

    Natalie Laurijssen said...

    Hi Pia
    this is such a pretty card. Your paper piecing looks great!
    Thanks for joining us at Forever friends this month.
    X - Natalie - X

    Sue B said...

    Aww this is SO sweet Pia… what an adorable image … the paper piecing looks really fab! I love the papers and die cuts… it's a beautiful design! :-)
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

    Elena said...

    Wow! It's so cute! I'm visiting from MIM

    Мила said...

    Beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at A Day For Daisies!
    Hugs,Mila

    jane stillman said...

    What a great card with a fabulous image. Love the paper piecing

    KraftyKoolKat said...

    What a cute and delightful creation sweetie.

    Have a good weekend
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

    Anne-Elise said...

    Beautiful card, Pia! Love the cute paper pieced elephants! Have a great weekend! Hugs

    Sarah said...

    Hi Pia, awww just adorable!

    Thanks for joining in with us this time at The Cutie Pies.

    Sarah

    cotnob said...

    A fabulous card Pia, I love your paper pieced Elephants, they're just so adorable.
    Pauline
    x

    Doris said...

    What a wonderful card.
    Super with the elephants really cute.
    Have a nice weekend
    Greetings Doris

    Patricia St Martin said...

    Pia, Love the Elephants and the way you paper pieced them. Love the papers you used and the colors. I checked to make sure I was a follower and I did not see me, so want to let you know I'm a follower now.
    Hugs, Patricia

    Kylie said...

    Hi Pia. This is truly lovely!! Those paper pieced elephants are awesome!!! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM! xx

    Chrissy said...


    Thanks also for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Julene Matthews said...

    Cute elephants. Thanks for joining us at Feeling sketchy.

    cotnob said...

    Hi Pia, I just popped back to say thank you for sharing your fabulous card with us at Forever Friends this month.
    Pauline
    x

    Julia said...

    I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are #9, #18, #234, #235, and #243.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul and become a follower.

    Hugs,

    Julia

    Naomi said...

    Wow this is fantastic Pia. Love your paper piecing.
    Thanks for playing @ Feeling Sketchy this week :)

    Faye said...

    This is nice. The stitching looks great, as does the paper piecing. Te row of elephants with the limited border is a great touch. X

    Leslie Hanna said...

    I love that digi and it's perfect for paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Cheryl said...

    Oh I love this! Your paper piecing is fabulous!



    --Cheryl--

    scrappymo! said...

    This is just so darned sweet!!!
    Love the little row of shrinking sizes.

    M said...

    Great card- love the layering of patterns. Marina

    Skye said...

    A beautiful card. Great paper piecing and lovely design. The design papers work so well with the elephant image.

    Danielle Vincent said...

    Oh Pia I just love your paper pieced elephants! Elephants are one of my favorite animals. A clean yet elegant card. Thanks so much for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at ATS&M.