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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

SOS Sketch challenge!


I'm back with another Shopping Our Stash challenge!

This week, you gotta use a sketch!  I don't often follow sketches for some reason, but when I do, gee the card comes together quickly!

I chose this fab one from Retro Sketches

So here is the card:

I used Neat and Tangled stamps, Lawn Fawn papers, Hero Arts notecard and the inks are Tumbled Glass (around the edges to create the sky) and Versafine (THANKS CHARI!! It's *the* nicest ink)

It's ALL paper pieced. Even the doorknob, the doorframe, the window PANES (as well as the window itself)...crazy I am.

I glued the wood hearts onto some paper (the back of the paper) then trimmed around them very carefully. I added some stickles at the end ;) Who doesn't love glittery hearts floating out of a chimney?!

Here are the goodies I used: 


Thanks for stopping by! Be sure to pop over to the SOS blog now to see what the rest of the DT made!! Hope you'll enter your own creation in!!

Linda xx


Mary Dawn said...

bee you tea full!

lauren bergold said...

oooooooooooh! now ♥THAT♥ is what you call one fabbbbbbbbbbbulous sketch card, absolutely LOVE the whole thing!

jimlynn said...

That's A LOT of paper piecing - and it all paid off as your card is sensational!!! Cute image and a fabulous sketch! Love it!

Jean said...

Cute, cute! Love your house on the hill.

Melissa Shea said...

That's purdy :)

onecraftymama said...

So much fiddly are crazy, but it's totally worth it! This card is aDORable, and yup, love the sparkly hearts :)

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Linda - This is adorable! I am not so good at paper piecing but I love how it looks! You went all out! I love how the cloud is popped up, great idea! :)

Carla said...

Too cool! I love glitter on everything! This stamp is really cute too.

Leslie Hanna said...

SHOW-OFF! Paper piecing AND a sketch. Hmph.

You know, I looked at that sketch and was clueless. I love your interpretation of it, though!

ScrappySandie said...

Hi Linda! Great sketch and I like your take on it. Your paper-piecing is wonderful! Love the whole thing!

Anonymous said...

Aww that is such a cute card! LOVE that beautiful house. Sooo fun!

Stephanie @ A StephMade Life said...

So cute! I just love that little house! :)

Disp6194 said...

I love glittery hearts, I do! This is completely adorable Linda! I absolutely love your paper piecing. I'm sure it must have been a bit of a pain but it was totally worth it! <3

Lisa Carroll said...

This is just precious, Linda! Your patience with all that piecing - WOW! I love this so much.. :)