Tag Archives: paper piecing

Little Red Riding Hood – Analogous Color Scheme



  • Stamp set – Darcie’s – “Little Red” (JCS145)
  • Die cuts made from Spellbinders Nestabilities: “Labels Two,” “Standard Circles Large,” and “Lacey Circles”

This card was mostly about coloring and fussy cutting! This past week, OWH Stars and Stamps began a new feature called OWH Design Boot Camp. Color theory was in this lesson and we were to choose a color scheme based on one of the basic harmonies. I chose an analogous color scheme, using yellow orange/orange/red, which are three in a row on the 12-part color wheel. These are not necessarily colors I would choose to put together, but it fit the Red Riding Hood set I recently acquired at an LSS sale! After I colored them with Copic markers, I cut out the images and popped-up Red Riding Hood and her basket with a little dimensional adhesive. My wolf looks more like a fox–but he’s cute! I just kind of rewrote the fairy tale a little bit and she had a pet fox! Thanks for visiting today.

What’s the word, Bird?

  • Stamp – Inkdadinkado “The Aviary Assortment”
  • Edger punch – EK Success “Dotted Scallop”
  • Embossing folder – Cuttlebug “Victoria”
  • Die cuts made from Spellbinders Nestabilities “Labels Fifteen”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill and WorldWin

I made this background by following a tutorial at Operation Write Home Stars and Stamps: Scrappy Backgrounds Tutorial. It is a good way to use up scraps of cardstock since it is made up of thin strips of paper. The texture added by running it through an embossing folder makes it a really rich background. This is my first one, so hopefully my next one will be a little more polished, but it was fun and a different kind of background for me. Special thanks to Cara who put the tutorial together! Thanks for visiting today.

OWH Rebel Challenge Card – Paper Piecing

  • Stamps – from Verve stamps “Up, Up & Away” set
  • Patterned paper – American Crafts “Campy Trails: Elk Creek Trail”
  • Cloud template – Inky Antics
  • Stickers – EK Success “Dots Pastels”
  • Cardstock – Bazzill Basics and BoBunny Dot to Dots

This is a card for the Rebellious OWHers who are making cards instead of scrapbooking on National Scrapbooking Day! I decided to paper piece a hot air balloon for this card. I stamped the balloon three times twice on patterned papers and once on white to get some variety on the balloon to piece with. When it was all assembled, I used a stipple brush and my cloud template to create the background. Ironically, I got this template just before the tutorial on OWH this past week on how to make clouds! Enjoy the weekend and the opportunity, should you choose to participate, to make lots of cards for Operation Write Home! My challenge is coming up at 5pm Eastern Time today (8pm Pacific). Come back and join me for more fun! Thanks for stopping by!