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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Paper Piecing Challenge

My second grandson celebrated his eighteenth  birthday on Monday this week. Over the weekend I had made this card for him. He is a very snapper dresser, he loves vintage clothes, so I thought this card would be well received which I am delighted to say it was. Over at Crafty Cardmaker their theme this week is Paper Piecing which is the technique I used to dress this Kanban gentleman to give it a more fashionable appearance. I used the same papers as were used for the background. They are from a Country Gent by LOTV. I made the bunting, added threaded buttons. The Time Flies and clock with wings are one stamp from Stampendous. Enjoy the Journey is from a Creative Expressions stamp set of Vintage Transport. 

8 comments:

  1. Love your steampunk feel!! Great paper piecing on his clothes!

    Thanks for joining us

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers

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  2. Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

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  3. Love the paper pieced steam punk gentleman. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time. Cxx

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  4. Great card! I love your bunting and buttons :) Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers :)
    Fiona x

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  5. Hey hun can you email me on
    shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com
    its about the MTTC dt call
    hugs shell xx

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  6. This is an awesome card! Great idea piecing his clothing. I love the banner and watch too. Thanks for taking part in our current challenge at Crafty Cardmaker's! I hope you join us again next time.
    Hugs, Tracey (DT)

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  7. Lovely card Caz, thought I would pop over and welcome you to the team at My Time to Craft.

    Pat xx

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