Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Tiddly Inks Challenge - Sugar and Spice

Greetings!!!  Happy Tiddly Tuesday!!!  Oh how I love Tuesdays!!!  Today's challenge was to create something Sugary or Spicy!  ;)  I went with slightly spicy and slightly snarky.  Hehehehe!  This week I chose to use Royal Proclamation as my image.  She's just so...PERFECT for this challenge style!!  

I printed RP out four times.  Once on my white cardstock then again on my patterned DP, hot orange, turquoise and hot pink cardstocks respectively.  I first colored her skin and hair.  I then I paper pieced her entire outfit.  I used my Xyron sticker machine for every piece.  It made piecing her together a snap!  Much easier than using any kind of glue pen, stick, tape, etc.  

My cardbase uses the same hot orange cardstock.  I then have a piece of heavy white stock that I ran through my gears embossing folder.  The circles vary in color and are stitched with black thread to make them pop.  I then added circles of clear rhinestones to add more dimension.  

My sentiment panel is made of three layers.  Orange, kraft and white.  They were first cut with my nesties and then zig zag stitched together.  The sentiment says "Don't tell me to relax -- stress is the glue holding me together!" .  It's from MFT and it simply cracks me up!  It's stamped in turquoise craft ink, coated in clear embossing powder, and heat set.  

I do hope you join us this week for our Sugar and Spice challenge

Wishing you a very creative week!


Loopylou. said...

romfl at your sentiment meredith, I love it and that princess is just fab for it!! awesome card hun!!! huge hugs Lou xxx

Jessica Buffa said...

gorgeous paper piecing!!! fabulous inspiration 4 this challenge!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Fan-tab-u-lous, as always. ;) I love her dress, and the way you did the sentiment is super cool.

Cindi said...

Beautiful card. I love the sentiment! Great colors and piecing :)

Larissa said...

Fabulous card Meredith! Love the sentiment and it matches so perfect with this image.


Star said...

This is great! I love that sentiment...and your paper piecing is fantastic!

Christy/Tiddly Inks Digitals said...

I love the colors and the sentiment!! Perfect! :)

mfc.melissamade2 said...

The colors are fabulous Meredith..I really like the embossed background too!! Perfect sentiment for this image too!

Stephanie aka Nerdette said...

Ain't it the truth! This really is just the right sentiment for Her Majesty. I love how bright and spicey your card stock is too. Great job on all the paper pieced layers.

Brodders said...

This saying is me down to a tee at the moment :)

Renee said...

hehe love your sentiment! Your paper piecing is just brilliant!!

Lissa said...

I LOVE the colors, hun! The sentiment is perfect!

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh yeah! That's just the way I feel. LOL Just darling! Fab paper piecing! xxD

Sparkly Engineer said...

OOOOH, This is Kewl! The paper piecing and background circles and sewing - love 'em. Great Card.

Barbara Sproatmeyer (LM2) said...

Wow this is a fun card and I love the embossing on the background! I certainly need to get my embossing folders out again. ;D Love this image! *Hugs

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