Tuesday, October 7, 2008

October B-days Continued

Last night I made my first (and second) attempt at paper piecing. I discovered a few things--you need really, really good scissors (like my Tim Holtz Tonic pair) and a little patience, but you can get some pretty sweet results.

My first card was for a 5 yr old so I wanted it to be colorful. I think I succeeded.

Paper: Vintage Cream, Sweet Blush (PTI), Basic Grey Sultry
Ink: Versafine Onyx, Cherry Pink
Stamps: $1.99 Archivers Hotspot Butterflies, Butterfly Kisses and Little Lady (PTI), My Sentiments Exactly

The second card is for my mother, but she doesn't read my blog so I can post it here. :-)

Paper: PTI White, DCWV Glitter Mat Stack, Basic Grey Sultry
Ink: Versafine Onyx, Cherry Pink
Stamps: Green Thumb, Birthday Basics (PTI) Scrappy Cat flowers

I popped a few of the flowers up on dimensionals to give them a little more interest.

I hope you enjoyed my cards today. Thanks for stopping by. :-)


Deanna said...

Stunning, I especially like the first one! So pretty!

One Creative Life said...

Great cards Mary! I have yet to give paper piecing a try. Dont know if I have the patience for it. LOL!

Tracy said...

Cute cards Mary! I still haven't tried paper piecing yet, maybe today's the day?!

Precious Scraps by Beverly said...

Love the cards and by the way....
You've been tagged. Go to my blog at http://preciousscraps@bellsouth.net and play along if you would like.