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Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Papertake Weekly Challenge


This weeks challenge over at Papertake Weekly is "Stitching". I have made this bag which is prcut chipboard for a swap I host called Me to You. Its for my friend Shaz who loves elephants!. The backing paper is from the Doodlecharms Cricut Pad. I stamped my new elephant from Spiral Whisper onto Joanna Sheen gingham paper. Cut "Shaz" out on my Cricut. The butterfly is from Hels Stictchels and have cololured with copics. I've gone around the edge with a chalk ink pad and finished it with stitching around the frame. Hope Shaz likes her pressie!!!

14 comments:

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Fabulous bag, love the cute paper pieced elephant! Looks like you had a fab time at disney world!
Carole ;o)

*Sally* said...

I love the faux stitching, but your elephant is just the cutest thing!
Great bag!

I have blog candy to share if you fancy a go?
http://craftysally.blogspot.com/2008/08/blog-candy_27.html

Mel said...

oh how sweet is that

SammieJay said...

I love elephants too and would be over the moon with something like this.
I am sure she'll love it. It's a great create.
Love,
SammieJay x

Anesha said...

Great cards, your colouring and layout is great on the elephant one is just great.

Becky said...

So cute! I'm sure Shaz will adore it!
Love Becky xx

My Little Space said...

what a great idea, love it! The papers look lovely.

Mandy

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this so lovely, your friend will love this. Fabulous stitching.
kim x

Andrea, said...

Oh this is fab, love the elephant

scrapnnMO said...

Ahh I really like this it's so dang CUTE!

Moni said...

oh what pretty.. so cute

Joy said...

Oooh Shaz will love this Claire xx

Angie C said...

Oh Claire, this is sooo cute - Shaz will love this I'm sure.
hugs
Angie

bubblegum said...

Hi Claire - oooh you have done my elephant sooo proud - thank you :) :) Your bag is gorgeous and love how you have stamped my elephant on that gingham paper - beautiful :) :) I am sure your friend will adore it - it sure is something to tresure. :) :)
I have some faux stitching and border stamps coming out in Sept too. :) :)

Thanks again Claire - you are a sweetie. :)

xxDebbiexx

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have been making handmade cards for a few years. Enjoy all the new stash that comes on the market and alot end up at my place!!!!!