Tuesday, March 30, 2010

La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge #32

If you're looking for the Your Next Stamp Challenge #13, it's the post directly below this one. Thanks!

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It's time for another La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge! This week our theme was chosen by Kristine and is paper piecing. I *love* paper piecing so this challenge was right up my alley! Here's my card:

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I used Lotus this week and a sketch from Our Creative Corner.

I pieced Lotus' dress and sweater and you may be able to see it a tiny bit better in this close shot (you can also click to enlarge):

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In case you didn't think of it, don't forget that you can color right on your patterned paper! Instead of piecing the belt with dark purple paper, I just colored right over the PP with a dark purple Copic. You can't see the pattern through the marker, but even if you did, it would still look great! I also did some shading with a light purple Copic on the dress, and with a light aqua Copic on her sweater. I hope you like it!

Before I go, I want to let you know that whatever image the hostess uses on her project is 20% off for the week of the challenge, and this week it's Rosie with Bird! And since we have a new requirement that you must use a La-La Land Crafts image on your projects, don't forget that we have all these fabulous new digi images available now!

We'd love to have you play along with us! All the details can be found on the La-La Land Crafts blog. TFL!

7 comments:

  1. Oh Maureen!
    Luv this! Lotus looks good in purple and your card is stunning! :)

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  2. Maureen, you are the hair coloring QUEEN! Just love how you make it look so real with the lines and highlights--LOVE THIS! Such pretty soft colors too. Great job with the paper piecing challenge *Ü*

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  3. Super cute...I just love that Kioshi paper, your coloring is gorgeous!

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  4. Oh my goodness...she is soooooo cute!!! What a beautiful card!!! Love the soft colors and the paper piecing is FABO!!!

    Thank you for playing the Sketch with us!!! Hugs ~~

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  5. Isn't she cute? Such pretty pastel colors and lovely job on the paper piecing. Thanks for the tip about shading on DP with Copics - had never thought of doing that! Great job on the sketch challenge. So happy you could join in the fun with Our Creative Corner this week.

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  6. Wow! Your colouring is terrific! This is such a darling card.


    Thank-you so much for joining us with the OCCC this week!

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