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Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Scottish Piper



Now this is the sort of request that gets me excited! I was asked for 'something with a Scottish Piper on it for my dad's 80th birthday!" My main worry was where on earth I would find such an image but once again the internet was my friend. I googled images of pipers and found this fab image which is actually a colouring sheet for a child.



I used my trusty promarkers (Forest Green, Cornflower and Cool Grey3 ) for the colouring and I paper pieced the kilt and shawl with rather fetching tartan paper - this is the first time I have tried this technique and I am dead pleased with the result. I decoupaged the bagpipes which nicely covered up the raw edges of the tartan paper.

I've decided to enter this card into the following challenges...

Digital Tuesday Let's Celebrate (must include digi image)

Papertake Weekly Challenge Anything Goes

Passion For Promarkers Anything Goes (using promarkers)

7 comments:

  1. brilliant male card.the image is great and i love the paper piecing and tartan paper.
    thanks for playing in our mega christmas challenge at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

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  2. Great card!!! :)
    Thanks for joining us at digital tuesday!!
    Hugs Anneke

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  3. Such a wonderful card. Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge at PFP. Hugs Michele x

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  4. I think male cards are hard to make but this is perfect! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly and happy holidays :)

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  5. This is fantastic I so love the piper and the tartan thank you so much for joining our challenge at Digital Tuesday this week.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  6. What a fantastic card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Great job with the paper piecing Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge over at PFP. Hugs, Denise x
    Have a wonderful 2011!

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  7. Perfect male card and fab papers! Thanks for joining in our Mega challenge at PFP, Juliexx

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