Wednesday, September 15, 2010

House Mouse - Micey Nice Bank

and one more post for today - got this cute new House Mouse stamp and I just had to play.
I decided to paper piece the piggy - stamped it on several different patterned papers and then I had hard time to decide which one to use. And here is the winner - pieced from Basic Gray DP from Perhaps collection. The image is colored mainly with Copics + some shading with Prismacolor pencils. I also shaded the pieced piggy around the edges. The mat behind the image is Basic Grey too - from Olivia collection.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Basic Grey: Paper Piecing
Crafty Catz: Paper Piecing
Challenge Up Your Life: Old McDonald had a farm (he had a piggy there for sure and probably some mice too)
Stamp Insanity: It Happens In Threes (3 flowers on top of each other, 3 pearls in a row (2 times)

Materials:
Stamp: House Mouse - Micey Nice Bank
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Coloring: Copics, Prismacolor Pencils
Paper: Basic Grey - Perhaps, Olivia, pink card base
Embelishments: Flat back pearls from Basic Grey, Flowers (Prima, Recollection)

12 comments:

Carla aka scrappypug said...

awww how cute. I think I have that stamp...poor thing is all lonely in my stash! Love the paper pieced piggy!

HappyCrafter said...

Absolutely adorable! Such a sweet image and I like how you paper piece the piggy :-)

CraftyC said...

Your card is gorgeous. I love the pink piggy!!
Clairexx

Lindsey said...

Oh how gorgeous! I love the paper pieced piggy. What a great card, i love it :-)
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

So fun and cute! Love your paper pieced pig!

Cardmaking Galore said...

Oh, that piggy made me smile. Lovely design

carol said...

super card, love the paper piecing, thanks for joining us this week at craftycatz x carol

Beth said...

AWEsome! I love this card!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at StampInsanity! This is GREAT! :)

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Your card is too cute! I love it!

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

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Manuela said...

i love this paperpieced pig - it really looks gorgeous :D this card is a highlight, like it very much!! :)

thank you so much for playing with us at challenge up your life!!

hugs,
manuela

TaraG said...

Oh this is absolutely darling...love the paper pieced pig, he,he,he...too cute for words!
Thanks so much for joining us at BG Challenges and best of luck with the BG DT Call!
Hugs,t

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