Thursday, April 5, 2012

Little Miss Muffet - Spring Pastels

Today, the Little Miss Muffet Design Team is posting cards using Spring Colors {Pastels}.  I chose the image Riley from the Little Misses collection for this post.  

The colors were pulled from a designer paper called "Howdy Doody" which is new from My Mind's Eye.  I used 3 different patterned papers from this collection, the wood grain, floral and pink polka dot.  
I paper-pieced her shirt with the pink polka dot paper by printing out the image on normal printer paper then taping the patterned paper onto the printed image.  I loaded it back into the printer and printed the image again. {See a picture tutorial HERE} This time the image printed on the patterned paper. I cut out the shirt and ran it thru my Xyron to make it a sticker then pieced in on my colored image.  

The sky background is chalk.  I used an eraser to create the look of clouds. It is very subtle.

Image: Little Miss Muffet Riley
Designer Paper - My Mind's Eye "Howdy Doody"
Cardstock - Copic XPress It, Bazzill Quartz, PTI Aqua Mist
Embellishments - Ribbon, sewing machine and white thread
Tools: Nestabilities 'Reverse Wonky Rectangles'
Background - Pastel chalk
Copic Colors: E00, E11, E13, E21, G00, BG10, BG53, YR21, YR23, YR24, W1, W3, W5  

Make it Monday - Inspirational
CMC Copic Challenge - Spring Pretties
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle Saturdays - Spring
The Crazy Challenge - Spring
Catch a Bug - Spring
Wags 'n Whiskers - Say it with Flowers
Digi Days Challenge - digi and die cut/punch
Tuesday Throwdown - Pastels

Thanks for stopping by...


  1. Hi Deb,
    love your card.. such a sweet image.. and those papers..lush! I just keep stroking mine!lol!
    Hugs xx

  2. Very cute card. I like the image a lot. Happy little girl in swing.

  3. I can hear her saying " higher , higher" beautiful papers and colours and diecut frame for cute image .. Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  4. This is just lovely Deb! You chose the perfect image for Spring and those papers are beautiful!


  5. what a sweet card and I love the die ou used to cut your focal image! Beautiful job!
    Came across you blog from MIM

  6. Deb this is gorgeous! Love your colouring and the beautiful layout :)

  7. This is so pretty! I am so intimidated to mix patterned papers, but you pull it off so beautifully! Love that wonky rectangle die too!

  8. Such a lovely card Deb - fabby layout - love those die cut shapes, great colouring and sweet pastel colours. Thank you so much for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for the 'Pastels' challenge this week.

  9. Sooooo CUTE!! Can just picture a little one swinging on the tree swing outside! I LOVE your coloring!! Very talented!

  10. This has favorite summer time memories plastered all over it! Love your colouring!

  11. Hi Debra, love your card, great paper piecing on the shirt and lovely layout. Hugs, Frea

  12. Thanks so much for taking the time to join our Easter/Spring Challenge this week at catch the bug! Your project is adorable! Hope you will join us again soon

  13. Very sweet card. I like the stitching, colors and coloring a lot.

  14. Lovely image. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good Luck x

  15. Great choice of images of which you colored her up just beautifully! Love those papers (might have to get yet another pad to add to my hoarding collection)!


  16. This card looks like fun! Definitely makes me want to go outside and enjoy the weather... :D

  17. what a superb card ,love the background and your image is fab
    thanks for joining us at digi days and good luck
    tracey x

  18. This is an excellent layout for this image and I love how the ribbon wraps around the different layers! Great coloring and the wood decorative paper is a great match. :D Love it! *Hugs