Remembering Kath at Rudolph Days

Kath, a regular participant at the Rudolph Days Challenge and a fellow team mate of mine at another challenge blog, passed away this summer; she was known for her paper piecing so in her memory, I paper pieced this Christmas card. I was in awe of her patience, especially when she made a set of cards. it’s not a technique I use because of my hands, and because I love to paint images, but I had fun with this one.

MFT elf Christmas card in blue and purple

I used winter wonderland doodlebug papers and stamped the My Favourite Things elf 5 times. thanks to my tonic scissors, I was able to cut everything except for the skin tones which I used colour pencils for on designer paper. I added stickles to the cuffs and ornament. I stamped off the little snowflake image a few times with versa fine majestic blue ink and stamped a sentiment from the mama elephant jingle greetings set. I used liquid glue on the backs of all the pieces whereas Maureen, of Rudolph Days Challenge, painted glue on the base image and then attached the pieces – brilliant.

I’m also playing along with these challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More #417 Christmas

thanks for popping by.

9 thoughts on “Remembering Kath at Rudolph Days

  1. A gorgeous card and one that I’m sure Kath would have loved. Thank you for joining in at Rudolph Days this month.

    Sue xx

  2. I always loved Kath’s paper piecing! She is surely missed in blog land!
    Your card is so beautifully done, great choice of papers for this cute image!

  3. Ooh you used my favourite elf and created such a fabulous festive card! Love the paper piecing and sparkly cuffs.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.

  4. I’ve always loved this adorable stamp and its even the cutest one with your paper piecing. Beautiful design too. Thanks for sharing and for playing along at ATSM.

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