May 072009

From the moment I saw this fabulous chair from Flourishes “Chairs for You” set, I knew I had to have it.  And with paper piecing being such a favorite technique of mine,  I couldn’t wait to pair it with these wonderful Mini Papers by Jenni Bowlin.


I colored, paper pieced, cut out and then mounted each chair onto the card with dimensionals.



I love this beautiful wide May Arts Crochet Ribbon, too.  How could I not!?!  lol



The sentiment is also from the “Chairs for You” set.  It has been divided between the front and inside of the card.


A little sparkle was added to each chair with my Stardust Glitter Pen.  Gotta have my sparkle fix!


Here are the Copics I used to color in the chairs. The final colors of the chairs vary depending simply on the order in which the color was applied and the amount of each color applied.


And because the chairs are cutout and designer paper covers areas not colored in, it was SO EASY to color because I didn’t have to worry about going outside of any of the lines!  Doesn’t get better than that!!

Happy Crafting!


Stamps: FLLC “Chairs for You”

Papers: SU! Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Real Red; Jenni Bowlin Mini Papers

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics; Stardust Glitter Pen

Accessories: May Arts Crochet Ribbon; GG Ribbon; Kaiser Flatback Pearls;

24 Responses to ““Chairs for You””

  1. OMG, WOW!! The patterns you picked for your paper pieced chairs is FANTASTIC!!

  2. So clever, Susan. The chairs look marvelous.

  3. Wow, Susan, these are awesome! How odd that just yesterday I was remembering that I never did get that set but I wasn’t sure how I would use it if I had it. This is fabulous and what a great idea to put with those wonderful Jenni Bowlin papers. I love these!

  4. Fabulous, just FABULOUS! The paper patterns are perfect for these chairs, and that crocheted lacey ribbon is amazing!! It reminds me of those charming arm and head doilies my grandmother crocheted for her chairs! Gotta love that!

  5. Wow…they look amazing, Susan!! Your piecing is perfect, and so very pretty!! I love your dimension as well!!

  6. Oh my goodness do I ever love those chairs Susan!! I have some French Provencial furniture and the patterns you chose are fabulous!! GORGEOUS cards!!

  7. Oh, my, Susan, who knew a chair could look sooo good!!! I love the papers you used on this and the color combo is soooo elegant!!! I didn’t think I *needed* that set but now I’ve changed my mind!!!!

  8. LOVE your paper pieced chairs!

  9. LOVE these chair cards, Susan — absolute perfection!

  10. Wow, this is a great card…Love all the dimension and designs.

  11. Incredible! I adore these chairs. They look like the real thing. Awesome job.

  12. oh my this put a huge lump in my throat and then a smile to my face … it reminds me so of a chair that my grandmother owned….beautiful card 🙂 i love how you used the lace.. this is just one of those cards you cannot quit looking at..
    thank you for visiting my blog and leaving the nice cooments 🙂

  13. They are gorgeous! Love the paper piecing (paper is beauitful!) and dimension you created!
    Love the very pretty lace too!

  14. Fabulous, gorgeous, wonderful!! These are just plain beautiful…love the “fabric”, color and texture! Great job, Susan!

  15. Susan you have taken one of my newest favs in our Flourishes and really made it shine as you have the ability to do. What wonderful creativity! Hat’s off to one of the truly talented ladies in the papercraft business…nice, very nice I might add!

    Jan Marie

  16. What great cards! Perfect for piercing – love the designer paper you used!

  17. Those cards are beautiful. The pattern paper works perfectly on those chairs. I love paper piecing also and your examples are the best! Have a great weekend.

  18. Oh my goodness Susan! What fantastic creations you’ve made with the chairs! Gorgeous patterns!

  19. I just love that chair! Great cards!

  20. SOOOO cool! I love the “fabric” you chose for the chairs! These aer great!

  21. What a fabulous set of cards, Susan! Fabulous!

  22. Fabulous job Susan!!

  23. When I saw these two beauties I thought — what stunners! I love the papers, the ribbon – all the little extras you added to these cards. Just perfect with the fun paper piecing!

  24. These look like they took a lot of work….they are beautiful!!!

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