Mama Elephant & Virginia’s View Part Two

May 11, 2014 at 8:00 am 9 comments

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Thanks for popping back! This morning I'm highlighting another chance to join in with Virginia’s View Challenge Blog
I’ve already shown one project on the theme of stitching here
and today is another project using a similar idea- this time to mimic something that would be a solid object. Rather than using it to add movement, it’s simply adding colour, texture and dimension to the card. Replacing part of a stamp or line with stitching is a very simple way to create a streamlined, clean and graphic element to your card.

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You can see I’ve added colour with Copics, a ‘seat’ using the Hero Arts Woodgrain stamp and the Bunnies and sentiment are from Mama Elephant’s Hunny Bunny. There’s still time to enter Virginia’s challenge. I do hope you’ll join in. Don’t be put off by stitching- it’s only poking two holes and adding a straight line of thread- and if you can’t be bothered, draw it instead.
I can’t tell you what I’m off to now as I scheduled this last night when I can tell you that I was tired and sleepy and if this post makes sense, then it’s fairly miraculous.
Pop back after 7pm this evening. I’ve a surprise announcement about some guest designing!

Enjoy your day. It’s my no.3’s Birthday today. More cake and fun!

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  • 1. Sue Brannan  |  May 11, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Hi Keren am in Dubai yet again but still like to keep up with your posts….. Lovel the little flowery bobtails and a bit of stitching never goes amiss, lovely card.

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  • 2. Sarah Gray  |  May 11, 2014 at 8:32 am

    Love your stitched swing seat – such a clever idea! Gorgeous card 🙂

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  • 3. Holly Saveur  |  May 11, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Sooooo Sweet!

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  • 4. Ros Crawford  |  May 11, 2014 at 11:31 am

    Well i never … you are too clever for words … such a great idea to make a swing and it looks adorable!!

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  • 5. massofhair  |  May 11, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    Very cute bunnies, really love the stitching and the subtle colour thread you have used to create the swing handles. Another stunning CAS card!

    Enjoy your Sunday and another birthday in your wonderfully hectic household 🙂 xxx

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  • 6. beaumama  |  May 11, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Now this is clever. The colored “swing ropes” are true genius. Absolutely adorable car.

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  • 7. nancy littrell  |  May 11, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Adorable image and such creative stitching. TFS

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  • 8. Virginia L.  |  May 11, 2014 at 8:03 pm

    This truly is a DELIGHTFUL card, Keren! I love love the stitching and you executed it so beautifully! Thanks SEW much for sharing your big talent over Virginia’s View Challenge! You are the best!

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  • 9. tsurutadesigns  |  May 12, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    CUTE! How clever!

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