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This is a blog I use to share my papercraft projects. I make them for friends and family, as well as selling them to fund my craft stash. You can get in touch with me at loumac03@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to place a commissioned order.

Friday, 3 February 2012

I wanna see Kraft + Faux Stitching

Hi everyone. This is my second post for the day.. if you're looking for my SCACD Blog Hop post just scroll down some. You don't wanna miss it! BRAND NEW Stamps from Sylvia Zet and Victoria Case :)

Today over at LLLC Inspiration Friday I am host of the BUMPER post.. head on over and take a look at what the amazing Monday and Friday teams have got for ya today using the theme

Kraft & Faux Stitching

Here is what I came up with using one of my fave images from the new release..

I used some papers from Basic Grey which are just awful. Really. I don't know what possessed me to even buy that pack.. but I did. I have a REALLY hard time using it. You have no idea. It just bugs the hell out of me. Today though, I think I broke the mold.. really like how this turned out.. even if I did only use three patterns! LOL.

Anywho, enough of all that. Rant over.

I paper pieced most of Marci's little dress and coloured the rest of the image using Copics and ProMarkers. I fussy cut her out and adhered her to the card using some dimensionals. I used a cute little stamp from Whimsy for my sentiment, stamped in Rich Cocoa and cut using an Xcut die. I attatched it to the card using some brown bakers twine and some thin grosgrain which I have no idea where from.. but it matched. So I'm all for it.

I then added a little more kraft in the form of some die cut hearts. Then.. a little punched flower, a huge Prima flower, some of my new doodlebug brads.. some WOC brads.. some WOC roses.. and a doily. Woah. Embellishment central right here!! USING UP STASH. USING UP STASH. *big grin*

That's all I got for ya today! :) Enjoy and thanks for stopping by.

I'd like to enter this card into these challenges:
Belli Challenges - Hearts/ Valentines
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky - Use a Digi
Paper Pretties - Ribbon or Twine
Inky Impressions - Pearls and/ or Bling
Crafty Sentiments - Punches and/ or Dies


  1. stunning card lou.really love the bold papers and colours and gorgeous image, her paper pieced dress is fab :D

    xx coops xx

  2. hi lou
    what a lovely card, those colours are fab, and of course the colouring,thanks for sharing,
    hugs sandra xxx
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  3. Hey Lou, hope you're all snuggly warm hun. Your card is so gorgeous. Love the super cute image and the papers and details are scrummy.

    Donna x

  4. She's so cute, Lou! I love, love, love how all your elements come together! These colors look fabulous with the kraft and if you hadn't mentioned it, you would never guess you had troubles with the Basic Grey paper! lol Beautiful work! :)

  5. What a lovely card
    Thank you for joining us this week at
    Crafty Sentiments
    Love Jan

  6. Great card, I love the bright colours. Great image too. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane xx

  7. Absolutely stunning Lou, gorgeous image and colouring, thanks for joining us at inky impressions. Joey xx

  8. Gorgeous card, love the bold colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

  9. This is gorgeous. So much loveliness going on. Love your use of pearl and bling on it. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Inky Impressions Challenges. Hugs, Anita

  10. Adorable image and beautiful layout. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  11. What a darling card! I love all your embellishments and the way that you made this image pop! Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Inky Impressions Challenge!

  12. Amazing coloring and fab details on your card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Belli!

  13. This is gorgeous Lou and I love those papers with this little cutie. Thanks for joining the Divas challenge.

  14. How lovely! Your coloring is fabulous. So glad you joined us at the Creative Belli challenge!


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