Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Quixotic Paperie Challenge Blog Challenge No. 4

Hey Guys, It is the fourth Quixotic Paperie Challenge and I had the honour of choosing the challenge for this week:

Tearing

One of my favourite paper techniques!

I've done a bit of an abstract card for my DT sample! This card is for my Grandpa's birthday and uses the yummy Cosmo Cricket Early Bird paper.


I've used lots of scraps of paper collaged together and then cut into the heart shape and hand-stitched using the border stitch from this tutorial here.


I've used a scallop border punch and more tearing and stitching for the weaved paper strips.

Hope you have a tearingly good Wednesday
Kim

Materials:
Papers - Cosmo Cricket Early Bird paper
Usual Suspects - Silicone glue
Other - Kraft card; Scallop border punch; thread; PVA; needle

20 comments:

  1. What a fantastic look a bit of hand stitching gave this! Just stunning!!!!

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  2. Stunning Kim!! Love the designa dn the stitching and tearing go so well! I adore your photo frames too! Thanks for the fab challenge Kim! Hugs Judy xx

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  3. Oh wow Kim this is awesome.
    Love the stitching. Gorgeous.

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  4. Hi Kim

    Fab challenge love tearing and love your inspirational card.

    Hugs Ali x

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  5. Hi Kim, gorgous card, and fabulous tearing - I love tearing but am afraid mine looks like a child has torn it lol. Love the stitched heart and the fabulous papers.
    hugs Heather xx

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  6. Hi Kim!! This is so pretty!! Love the fabric looking this card has and your tearing is nicely done!! :)

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  7. Wonderful, stitching and tearing together. Love it!
    Hugs
    Tanya

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  8. Ooh what a groovy Grandpa you must have as that is one groovy card Kim! The stitching really finishes it off a treat!

    Keryn x

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  9. Loving your card. It's simple yet so effective. Love the stitching.

    Hugs, Mette

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  10. gorgeous!! Love the collage look you have created!

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  11. GORGEOUS Kim, don't you just love Early Bird...Such beautiful DP and I LOVE your tearing....Beautiful work!!! Hugs!

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  12. Love it, Kim! The stitching is all fab!!

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  13. oow Kim, i love that Cosmo Cricket paper, how could you tear it! Lol
    I have just bought those papers but am still stroking them hehe
    your card is stunning as very original
    love emma xxx

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  14. This is fabulous! I love it.

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  15. Hi Kim, hope your keeping well? I just love this card. I love combining different fabrics, colours and stiching together, so this is just fab! hugs Heidi xx

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  16. what a nice idea! love the card!

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  17. Love the tearing and stitching on your card Kim! The patchwork heart is fab too!

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  18. Gorgeous! Your work is amazing. Love this kim!

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  19. Oh this is just fabulous dear.
    Sorry for the flying visit playing catch up again
    Hugs Jacqui x

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