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Saturday, 23 February 2013

Under The Weather?

I woke up this morning to a couple of inches of snow in Sunderland - not what I was expecting. However, it explains why I had weather on my mind when I saw today's challenge at Less Is More...
 
PAPER PIERCING
We want to see some tiny holes dotted around on your creations this week ...

I got a bit excited at first when I read it because paper 'piecing' is one of my favourite techniques, then I wondered why Chrissie and Jen's cards had no paper piecing in sight so I re-read it!

I had to google paper piercing to come up with some inspiration but this is what I came up with...


The colour inspiration came from this week's challenge at The Play Date Cafe - lovely muted tones...


Hope this snow clears up soon - I have a papercraft show to go to tomorrow at Rainton Meadows - only about 5 miles away but I hate driving in the snow.
Thanks for visiting
Sharon
x

23 comments:

  1. Great card Sharon! What a clever idea! I had to read it twice too so you're not the only one he he!
    Iv just skidded all the way down Houghton cut :/ so hoping it clears up for Rainton Meadows craft show too! Xx

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  2. Your little bit of 'googling' made for a stunning card.
    What a clever use of the piercing.

    Love Sheila x

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  3. Hola Sharon, clever, clever idea your rain!, gorgeous card, well done.
    A warm hug from Palma

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  4. Very clever use of the paper piercing effect - love it, Jo x

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  5. It's surprising how many people muddle piecing and piercing Sharon... there's only one letter difference after all, but a whole lot of difference in the technique.
    Your interpretation here is superb!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. Love your paper piercing, clever idea to use it as the rain. xx

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  7. Great take on the challenge and fab card

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  8. Absolutely BRILLIANT!! Fantastic idea, Sharon!
    xx

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  9. Oh this is brilliant. Love it.
    Lynne xxx

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  10. Visiting from LIM - Your umbrella is fab and the colours wonderful :0) Mo

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  11. fab card sharon...

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

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  12. Such a clever idea Sharon and a great card!
    Margaret x

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  13. A brilliant card, so clever.

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  14. What a superb idea Sharon and beautifully carried out too. I think we're all a bit fed up with snow and cold weather now - stay warm! Vicky x

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  15. Very creative use of paper piercing! Love it!

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  16. Fab card Sharon. You certainly did do some paper piercing :)
    Love your CAS cards.
    Hope you made it to the show my niece said lots of cars weren't making it up Houghton Cut.
    Eileen x

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  17. Fabulous card, Sharon. Great how you've used the paper piercing as raindrops!

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  18. A great idea! Love also the clean and simple design.
    Eva

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  19. Gorgeous! Its like this umbrella was made to be paper pieced. A super cute card! So glad you could join us for this week's Play Date Cafe Challenge!

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  20. I'm a big fan of paper-piecing, thanks for sharing your cute card! Thanks for hanging out with us at The Play Date Cafe this week. :)

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  21. Love your idea for the piercing - genius!

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  22. Lovely card - hope the snow has gone. I don't mind the cold but the wet is getting me down. I've had just about enough of muddy dogs! :-) xxx

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  23. What a great idea...the piercing = rain! Love it!

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