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Paper piece your FFF!


Hello!  It is paper piecing time at The Greeting Farm's FFF this week!  I used to love paper piecing.  But then I started to like coloring more!  Hehe.  But paper piecing definitely adds lots of interest to cards and I like that it's an easy way to have everything all matchy matchy.


I used the very cute Oliver from the Lovey Dovey set on this simple card.  I really like these simple layouts.  Not only are they quick but the images stand out so nicely!  So Oliver's clothes and hat were paper pieced.  I just colored in his face, hair, shoes and the red heart.  The large red die cut is a Cheery Lynn die.  The sentiment comes with this set and the 3 hearts in a row is from TGF's clear Girl Build a Onesie set.

A little close up of the little guy!

Hope you'll have a chance to join in this week!  Check TGF's blog for more inspiration and to link up your creations!

Thanks for reading!


Comments

Mary J said…
He is cute, Eva! Such fab colouring and love the paper piecing!
Awwww too cute Eva!!! I love his little paper pieced outfit and that heart is gorgeous with him :)
Super sweetness! Love his paper piece outfit... Awesome coloring as always..
Enjoy your crafty weekend!
Cheryl said…
Cute! Yeah, paper piecing looks like your specialty! I keep saying I want to try paper piecing one of these days. Although now when I look at your Oliver closely, looks kind of painful to fussy cut all the pieces! And to do it neatly on top of that! Maybe that's why I never get around to it!
Rachel Parys said…
Love the papers you chose to pp with!! He's a doll!
Leanne said…
hehehe, great paper choices Eva. You totally rock coloring but you also know how to paper piece. Adorable card!
;)
RiNNE said…
Aww, he is just too cute! Love the simpleness of this card!

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