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Paper Pieced Fun

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In this month's Australian Cardmaking Stamping and Papercraft Magazine there is a great article on paper-piecing. The magazine gives you 5 templates designed by Greg Sukendro and they are all fabulous. I was lucky enough to play with a beautiful Cameo template and had a lovely time putting this sweet Queen together.

Paper piecing card


Cardstock: White; American Crafts Glittered Teal Cardstock

Patterned Paper: Kaisercraft After Five Paper Pad

Embellishments: Nestability Fancy Tags, Rub-On Sentiment, Kaisercraft Rhinestones

Tools: Cuttlebug

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The other templates include a sweet hanging birdhouse, a cupcake stand and a hot air balloon....all very trendy images in the design world at present. 

Hope your weekend is off to a great start wherever you are.

At our place DD has been called into work early, DH is fishing with a mate and DS is veging out it's all very quiet here in my craft room.

Think I'll potter with a new card in between laundry loads;-)

Thanks for popping in and leaving your kind comments - love to hear from my blog readers and then I can follow back to your blog and see what you've been up to too...even better:-))


Birthday Card

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Well what a great week.... Show Holiday Monday, my normal day off today....not bad, not bad at all lol.

I've had a lovely time playing with some DT work today but didn't want to neglect you all so here's a card I made on the weekend for a friend and surprises how old she turned:-))

R's B'Day card
My gorgeous much loved Prima Annalee papers here, MS Doily Lace Punch, PTI Number Dies, Nestie Labels 14 Die, PTI Hawaiian Shores cardstock, SU! Dazzling Diamonds glitter and Prima flower.

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I just love that sweet little flower nestled in the seam binding bow....and the glittery numbers to boot:-)) So much to love about this delish hobby....and to top it all off my friend loved her card so that made me smile too.

Hope you're having a wonderful week too....where ever you may be:-)

Thanks for stopping by and for leaving me happy comments that make my day.




In the mag.....

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Hey's your day going?

Thoroughly enjoying our Show Holiday here:)'s been a productive one with jobs done, crafty time and even some cooking...woohoo:-)

I've had some cards recently published so thought I'd drop in and pop them up here....these 4 cards were all created a while ago... the first uses 3 sweet Shabby Chic Crafts cupcake tags and See D's Happy Birthday Say It Again that set!

3 cupcakes

The next 3 were created with Bella's Sarah Jane Collection which includes a range of sweet foil labels that I used for my sentiment pieces....

Set of 3 Bella Cards
Not the greatest photo of them so here are some singles....

Bella So Nice

Bella To You....

Bella together

Thanks for popping in today:-) I'm off to finish the strawberry pancakes for afternoon tea...the kids will be home any minute to hoe into them.....yumm!!