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Hi Everyone.

Happy Tuesday.   I have a card for you today using the challenge across at ShoppingOurStash.  There was no way I could avoid this challenge cos I am obsessed with my Gnomies from Paper Rose Studio.  I just love these little guys and for some reason, I just love Paper Piecing them!  I made this card for Lou.  After 25 years together, sometimes you just need to remind your man that even though he might drive us up the wall occasionally, we still love them! :-)

I began by stamping the gnomie onto patterned paper and onto a piece of card stock.  I fussy cut around his hat, his breeches, his shoes and his gloves and adhered those separately to the gnome stamped on the card base.   I fussy cut him out and then added a mini wobbler behind him.

Here's a closup of him on his wobbler:

Gnome closeup (1 of 1)

I left the rest of the card very clean and simple, as I didn't want anything to detract from his full-on cuteness!

Gnome (1 of 1)

Isn't he a cutie???  I just love him.

On a personal note:

Well, my new year resolution of doing something creative every day isn't panning out quite the way I wanted!  But, I do have a card to share with you tomorrow and I am hoping to get some sketch practice in this evening to make up for missing a couple of days!

I'll be back tomorrow.  In the meantime, warm hugs and prayers for those of you who need a little lift tonight.



Card recipe:

  • Stamps:  Gnomies - Paper Rose Studio
  • Cardstock:  Neenah Solar White 140#
  • Wonky Stitched Rectangle Dies


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SO cute....he just makes me smile!

Chris Dring

This gnome is absolutely adorable, and I love that not only you paper pieced him, but he's on an action wobble too! Thanks for joining the fun at Shopping Our Stash!

Chana Malkah

This fella is so cute and I love that he is the start of this show. The white on white motif accented by that cool green is such a delicious creative choice. Wonderful visual interest here. Thanks so much for an inspiring submission to our challenge at Shopping Our Stash!

Chana Malkah, DT

BTW, we ahve a fun CAS challenge this month at A Place To Start. I think your card would be a wonderful entry.

lauren bergold

oh my gosh, what could possibly be more fun than this adorable and striking CAS card?! love it! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (gnome!) STASH with us this fortnight! :)


Super cute gnomie!
I love the colours you've gone with for his outfit!
Thanks for joining the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH for our "Gnome Sweet Gnome" challenge!


Thanks, LeAnne. He makes me smile, too :-)


Thanks, Chris. He's adorable without the wobbler - but he seems to just be made for one :-)
Great challenge


Thanks, Chana. I love this particular shade of green and it seems to suit him!
great challenge


Thanks, Lauren. Loved the challenge

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