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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Carrot Thief...







































This image from Dearie Dolls cracks me up!  It took me awhile to understand what happened here... but then I'm slow when I'm cold!  So do you get it?  Hubby thought it was two snowmen.  If you need a clue - check the post's title.

TECHNIQUE
[Note: specific information on supplies and sources 
will be found below under “Supplies”.]
  • A2 size cut with top fold
  • Image colored with Copics
  • DP and focal image panels both matted with colored CS
  • All snow "drops" are inked with embossing ink and clear EP heat embossed
  • Sentiments added including a "tab' punched and mounted on the image panel
  • Panels are adhered at angles and a shear ribbon with a bow surrounds them 
  • Candi colored with Copics anchor the corners of the image panel.
This card should be eligible for the following 
CHALLENGES:
Robyn's Fetish #195 – Winter Cards
OSAAT #196 – Use a Digi
Sweet Stamps #153 – A/G
Papertake Weekly – Bow &/or Die
Sisterhood of Crafters – Winter Snowflakes TOP THREE
Crafting from the Heart #5 – Anything Goes
Sentimental Sunday #190 – More than 3 Layers
Through the Craft Room Door – A/G
Divas by Design – ATG
Paper Shelter #142 – Digi + Sentiment WINNER!
Simon Says Wed – Let's have a laugh
Paper Pretties #294 – ATG
Fab and Funky #200 – All About the Words

SUPPLIES

IMAGES:  The focal image is "The Carrot Thief" from Dearie Dolls; the sentiments are from a set of pre-inked "Miniz"
PAPER:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# Cover Wt. used for the images; DP is from Penny Black's "Madison" collection; base and mat CS from stash.
EMBELLISHMENTS: Candi colored with Copics to match; shear ribbon from stash.
INKS: the images were printed on a Canon PIXMA printer & colored with Copics.


May you color with abandon, create wildly and always make what amuses you!

~ginny

24 comments:

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  2. Oh what a lovely card Ginny - I am a fan of these images myself, they are so cute. I this your card is wonderful and love the way the mats are falling over the base card.

    Thank you so much for joining us at the OSAAT challenge this week, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT member

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  3. Ginny...I love it...only took a second to get it but I'm fresh from a good nights sleep and several sips of my morning coffee (LOL). What a sweet image...and your colorring is great.

    Thanks for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

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  4. I actually laughed out loud when I saw this sweet image...so funny and clever. As always, your colouring is impeccable and truly brings the scene to life, ~ginny. I love the angled and matted background papers and how the bottom one isn't confined to the card space...very fun! You always inspire me!

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  5. Brilliant image and design Ginny☺

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  6. That rabbit in disguise should be arrested for stealing the poor snow man's nose and warm clothes .......Ginny, I'm creased up at the humour of this image and love that you gave it such prominence on a beautifully designed card ........I just feel so sorry for the snowman who is not having such a Happy New Year. Thank you for such fun ...your card is terrific and memorable.

    Thank you for sharing this lovely card in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

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  7. Oh Ginny this is fabulous! Your coloring is AMAZING and the design is awesome! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Winter Snowflake’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  8. Very very cute ... thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

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  9. I absolutely love your card Ginny. Two fabulous images, beautifully coloured with great design. Thank you so much for joining us at TPS. Pat K x

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  10. such a fun card! I LOVE that stamp, I might have to get it for myself! I also love your choice of colours and layout. Thank you for joining our More than 3 layers challenge at Sentimental Sundays !
    Mirella DK
    DT Sentimental Sundays (Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella)

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  11. Ginny that is hilarious! What a fun card!! Gorgeous colouring and layout. Thanks for joining us at the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge this week. Good luck! Hugs, Wends ~ Fab 'n' Funky DT

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  12. Such a great card Ginny!! Love the teal colour you've chosen as the main colour for the rabbit's accessories and papers too. The layout works really well, but the layers are not overpowering, and the little bow is perfect....

    Thanks for joining the One Stitch At A Time challenge this week, hope to see you again soon.

    Victoria DT

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  13. Hi Ginny, just popping by with a different DT hat on.... Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sunday challenge this week, hope to see you again very soon.

    Victoria DT

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  14. I love your design - the colour is fab and so is the image! thanks so much for sharing it with us at Sentimental Sundays! Rachael x

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  15. Love this image!!! I so want to get it. Very nicely colored. thanks for playing at Crafting From the heart. Hope to see you next time. Good luck.

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  16. Love The Image Too Cute !!!!!! This Is Pretty :-) Love The Coloring .
    Thanxx For Playing With Us At The Robyns Fetish Challenge This Week Winter Cards . Good Luck
    Sherry @ Robyn's Fetish DT

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  17. Lol you are funny, and what do you know, i didn't need a clue haha. Very cute card.
    Thank you for playing at One Stitch At A Time.
    DT Nataliya

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  18. Beautiful card Ginny, I do love that Snowman, so cute, thank you for sharing with us at Crafting from the Heart, best of luck hun..

    ps I deleted my previous comment as I got the challenge wrong, Hun, I am new on the DT, so apologies xxx

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  19. I love your card. The image is so sweet and I love the design.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Have a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon. x
    {Nellie’s Handmade Cards}

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  20. Love your card, great image and love the colours you used.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge

    Jo x

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  21. Gorgeous card with that funny image...thanks for sharing it with us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

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  22. Absolutely adorable Ginny! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly :)

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  23. What a beautiful card!! I LOVE your coloring and the image is too funny!!!

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  24. I LOVE your card...the image is amazing and the colors are fabulous!! Thank you for much for playing along with our challenge at The Paper Shelter! Hugs, Rosie

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Thank you so much for your comments!
~ginny