Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Patterned Paper Challenge

Over on the Cuddly Cute Designs​ fan page the NEW Challenge is to make any project using patterned paper on a CCD paper piecing and step outside the box and do something more than just clothing pieces.  I've had this "Stinkin' Cute" pattern on my mind to make for a little while now and thought this was the perfect project to use it on :-)  So here's my Challenge project and it was so fun to pull together! 

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This little skunk was just screaming to be cut out of BoBunny Dot Papers!  I also use some pink & white gingham paper for his nose.  I found some brown scrap patterned paper that had swirls in it that I thought worked perfectly for the top of the tree stump.

While looking through my scraps of paper, I came across the blue/yellow/white plaid with the coordinating polka dot papers and wanted to figure a way to use those on this project - mainly because the colors just make me feel happy!  So they became my photo mats, border trim, flowers, and part of my title.

I used the "Scalloped Shapes" file by Cuddly Cute Designs to frame out my square photo mats.  I sized the scallops at 5".

I wasn't too sure about using patterned paper in my title, but I think it turned out better once I chalked the letters.  This is sooo outside my comfort zone!

If YOU would like a chance to win a FREE Cuddly Cute Designs pattern, you have until April 26th to submit your own Patterned Paper Challenge project!

Here are some quick links for you:

For the "Stinkin' Cute" file, click HERE 
For the "Scalloped Shapes" file, click HERE
For the Cuddly Cute Designs FB Fan Page where you can find more info about the current Challenge and other happenings, click HERE 

Until next time...Happy Scrapping!

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