Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Hello There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a challenge is going on at...
The theme for this challenge is...
Anything Goes with a Twist - Paper Piecing

Here's my inspiration card for the challenge...
Here's what I used to make it...
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
 Paper Piecing Patterns - Better Homes & Gardens:
The Paper Studio 4.5"x6.5" 'Country Road'
The Paper Studio 4.5"x6.5" 'Tattered and Worn'
Geographics Design Papers 'Clouds'
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool
Tim Holtz Distress Ink 'Tea Dye'
Small Clothespin From My Dear Friend
Hand Made Modern 'Neon Craft Twine' 
Simple Stories 'I Am' Chipboard Frame 
Dark Pink/Light Pink/Brown/Blue Cardstock Paper

Here's what I did...
1. Made the card with dark pink paper.
2. Added Country Road paper to the center of the card and taped it in place.
3. Added twine across the frame and tied on each side.
4. Used a white colored pencil to make waves on a piece of blue paper.
5. Used a dark brown colored pencil to make sand on a piece of brown paper.
 6. Glued the sand paper onto the waves paper, then glued that onto the cloud paper.
7. Glued the cloud paper onto the back of the frame.
8. Rotated the frame slightly to the left and glued it on the card.
9. Pinned the swimsuit with the clothespin on the twine.
10. Rotated the beach tote slightly left and taped it onto the bottom left side of the frame.
11. Rotated the butterfly to the right and glued it onto the top left of the card.

For the Swimsuit and Beach Tote...
1. Made with the Tattered and Worn, dark pink and light pink paper.
2. Used distress ink around each piece of the swimsuit.
3. Used distress ink around each piece of the beach tote and sunglasses.
4. Cut and glued the pieces together. 
5. Used a rust colored pencil to draw a button on the ties and colored the sunglasses lens.

Hope you like my DT card and it gives you some inspiration. 
  We would love to see you join us in the fun!
The challenge will close at 6pm EST on August 31st.

Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry x

I entered this card in the following challenges...
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #356 - Anything Goes
Paper Minutes Challenge #500 - Anything Goes


  1. Super cute and love your paper piecing.

  2. So many beautiful elements here Sherry. Love the layout and that paper piecing is magnificent.

  3. Was für eine wundervolle Sommerkarte!
    Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei Paperminutes und viel Glück bei der Verlosung -
    wünscht dir Heidi.

  4. I love your paper-piecing! This is so pretty. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

  5. Oh, what a funny summercard I love the clothes!! Thanks for showing it for the 500. Paperminutes challenge.
    Good luck!!


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