Saturday, January 25, 2020

Hopping Around the World Blog Hop - Stamping Techniques!

I am so very happy to be hopping with this lovely group of stampers for the month of January as we share a favorite technique or two.   I decided to share Paper Piecing two different ways - as that is what I shared with my clubs this month.  The first way is fussy cutting the paper - close to the lines and then pasting it over the stamped image as shown here with the umbrella.  This has always been a fun technique for me - as I LOVE fussy cutting.

You can read the full description on the technique card below.
The second way was one I never tried before - but I found a very similar card on Pinterest and just loved the look.  It is using the Big Shot to die cut an image twice (once for the outline, and once for the inner pieces) and then paste each piece into the correct slot - for this amazing inlaid look -
I used the Water Lily dies from Sale-a-bration as they are so elegant.  The Happy Birthday is from another Sale-a-bration set - Happy Birthday to You!  After cutting out the inlaid pieces, I had this beautiful colored water lily frame left - so had to add it to the inside of my card - 
I hope you enjoyed this technique- but don't stop now - be sure to hop through our group to see all the beautiful projects made with favorite stamping techniques.  All you need to do is click on their link.  ~Maureen

  1. Claudiasecke (D) - Half-Cut Technique -
  2. Rachel Macleod (UK): Water Stamping -
  3. Mo Rootes (UK) - Masking and paper piecing -
  4. Sandra Herzog (AT) - Rock’n’Roll Technique
  5. Melanie Igelbrink (D) - Graffiti Technik
  6. Maï Chapelain (France) -
  7. Susan Simpson (UK) -Water COlour Backgrounds
  8. Maureen Rauchfuss (USA) - Paper Piecing 

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Rach83 said...

Two fabulous cards but I especially love the second. Thanks for sharing x

Claudiasecke said...

Both of your cards look really great. I love them both!

Mo Rootes said...

Lovely cards Maureen, I love a bit of paper piecing x

Susan Lawson (Simpson) said...

I love fussy cutting too! Two fabulous techniques TFS