Friday, 20 February 2015

Paradise Spotted

Hello.  Welcome.  Now this all started when I visited Dawn this morning and was really taken with her paper piecing technique.  I am working on a beach themed thing already so I decided to make a card using my favourite beach babe, a paper pieced beach and the Waffle Flower challenge colours.  


I raided the scraps box(es) and found a selection on gold and yellow bits.  I cut these into triangles and arranged them on my blue card base.  I cut some small cloud shapes from a scrap of white card using a die sent to me by Nancy.  Thanks Nancy.  Hugz.  The palm trees are cut from a black scrap using a Sizzix die.  I stamped Unity Beach Girl onto white card, coloured with watercolour pencils and fussy cut.  I added some detail to the palm trees and water with a white gel pen.  I mounted the panel on a cornflower blue base card.  

Joining the fun at
Waffle Flower Challenge Feb 9-22 2015
Unity Stamp Co. Friends With Flair
Ett Trykk Vi Jubilerer Utfordring 7
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - A Piece of Paradise 

Thanks for your visit.  Hugz



20 comments:

  1. Oh my! Absolutely AWESOME. Loving the summer colour combo & that paper piecing.....WOWSIES!!!

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  2. I love the paper pieced rays! Nice job!

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  3. I absolutely ADORE this card!! The way you did the sunset is....amazing!!!

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  4. Brilliant card, and thank you. to know I've inspired you is a real treat. also hello from FWF

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  5. I so want to be there! This is beautiful!

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  6. This is gorgeous, Gail! Fabulous paper pieced scene.

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  7. The first think I thought about when I saw this was Vincent van Gogh. They are his colours ! It is stunning !
    Corrie x

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  8. That is such a great scene, Gail! Great colors.

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  9. This card is stunning! Amazing paper piecing!

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  10. Gail.....I first saw your card over on Waffle Flower and thought WOW!!!!! I followed your link over to Dawn's to see how she did it. Looks much easier than I imagined. I have to try it. Great way to use some scraps!!!! Thanks so much for inspiring me. Saw you on Unity FWF.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi thanks for popping over to my blog. it is easy. at first I was thinkin it would be a bit of guess work getting the papers right, but then it struck me about rectangles. let me know if you have a go, I'd love to see it. x

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  11. wow--cool paper pieced beach.

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  12. This is just WOW...wow!! I love the bold background for this stamp. So unique and those "neon" looking palm silhouettes are amazing. Great card! Hope you had a great weekend! ~Donna K @ Studio307

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  13. WOW.Such a cool card! Thanks for joining us at the Waffle Flower Photo Challenge!

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  14. Really fun card! Love the field of pattern paper! So pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  15. WOW! Beautiful!!
    I realy loved this work of yours! Great take on leftovers!

    Thank you for taking part of our Challenge!

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