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Monday, February 21, 2011

Hospitality Thank You Card - Woodware USA Challenge 15

It is time for another fun challenge at the Woodware USA blog! This week they are asking you to create a shaped card (WWUSAC15). For my card I used the NEW Patch A House stamp set from their Spring 2011 Collection.

For the base of the card I folded a kraft card base, then die cut it with scalloped circle; making sure to leave part of the die hanging off the edge on the top. I paper-pieced the house and one of the tree images from the stamp set. A couple circles were layered to fit on the front. One was white and embossed with large dots and on the other I used blue and green patterned papers to create a landscape.

This set is SO fun to paper-piece, with the quilted look of the image stamps. I hope you will check out the challenge details post HERE and play along with us this week.

Just the details… (1) dots of red glitter were added to each of the dots on the stamped tree, (2) the heart on the stamped door was adorned with red glitter and the paper-pieced grass was adhered on top, (3) the layers were placed on the card using foam squares for more depth.

Challenges used for this card:
Woodware USA - #15 Shaped Card
Alphabet Challenge Blog - P is for Paper Piecing
One Stitch At A Time - #50 Anything But A Square
Crazy 4 Challenges - Use Dies C4C75
Just Us Girls - #72 Color Challenge

Thanks for stopping by and, as always, comments are greatly appreciated!

Rubber Stamps: Woodware USA (Patch A House); Patterned Paper: DCWV (Whimsy Stack); Cardstock: Wausau (Kraft), Georgia Pacific (white); Ink: Ranger (Sepia); Embossing: Cuttlebug (Polka Dots); Die Cut: Spellbinders (Circle, Scalloped Circle); Glitter: Stickles (Xmas Red); Other: Corner Rounder


  1. Alicia! I've been pondering this set forever and hadn't seen it used yet! I love it! Love the paper piecing and the DP you went with. Totally wonderful card!! Great job!!

  2. Wow! The images are so great and the paper piecing is awesome! Great Card!!!!

  3. The paper piecing is so cute and whimsical! Great card :)

  4. A fab card, love the country feel.
    Thanks for joining my nature challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  5. yummy card, I adore all the paper piecing you did here, it really DOES complement the quilted look! love those glittery apples, too, this card is perfection!

  6. DE-lightful card craft going on RIGHT HERE! Yipeeee! Thanks for sharing this with JUST US GIRLS!

  7. Oh Wow how adorable! I love your card.

  8. Love, Love, Love it!!! The paper piecing is so perfect with this design. LOVE IT!!! Kerry

  9. Alicia - This is stunning! I absolutely love your paper piecing! Nicely done!

  10. I just love the scene you've created on your shaped card Alicia! Not familiar with these stamps but I sure do love what you've done with this set! I'll be back to check them out further! Like how you incorporated the colors in to this beauty!

    Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls this week!

  11. What an awesome way to use that set - I love that you cut out the house and popped it up! Great shaped card Alicia!!

  12. Soo lovin' this card! It's the cutest!