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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Witchy Birthday

"Witchy Birthday" provided by Rick St. Dennis RSD
I know you will see this before your birthday my dear friend ... heavy sigh - I can't figure out a way to make you NOT look!  LOL!  I knew when I saw this image, it had to be for your birthday.  BUT, here is the catch - to which of my dear friends am I speaking???  Ha!  Got ya now!  You don't know for SURE if this is for you - you will have to wait and see!

This is my DT card for 613 Ave Create's latest challenge... it is Anything Goes this week sponsored by Rick St. Dennis.  Once I spotted this RSD image I new a Halloweenie was in the 'cards' *snort*... I know, I know - stupid pun!  You should SEE the diverse projects the team created this week!  You have three entries you can enter for the RSD prize... can't go wrong with such an easy challenge!  
AND... check this out:

613 Avenue Create Facebook Contest Alert!!!!
Today we reveal our official Facebook Feature Badge.  In celebration, we will award one lucky Commenter the chance to work with Graphic / Digital Designer Kathyrne Elizabeth and develop their personal watermark. Best of all...We are footing the bill.
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Here is our new FB Feature Badge.  It will be awarded only on our FB page.
TECHNIQUE for my card:
[Note: specific information on supplies and sources will be found below under “Supplies”.]
  • Prepared a Z-fold base card 5.5 x 6"
  • Covered the front 3 panels with Halloween DP
  • Printed 3 copies so that I could 'paper sculpt' the image.  Layers were colored with Copics.
  • Fussy cut the base image out of the box & then mounted the completed panel on an orange mat. All layers of the witch are dry embossed from the back to round them & give dimension.
  • MS border punch used & a ribbon was threaded thru the slots & tied with a bow.
  • Sentiments rubber stamped, cut at wonky angels, edges inked with Distress Inks.
This card should be eligible for the following 
Papertake Weekly – Repeat Repeat [punches repeated inside and out]
Clear It Out – Fancy Folds / stash: Punches/Dies
Paper Shelter #173 – Embossing of Any kind [all layers of the witch are dry embossed from the back to round them & give dimension]
Divas by Design – ATG
Fussy & Fancy  #122 – More than one fold
Art by MiRan Challenge #14 – ATG
Sweet Pea Stampers – All creatures great and Small [see the cat on her hat!]
STAMPlorations  – Stamps & Markers
One Sweet Challenge – The Holidays are Coming
Jellypark Challenges – Pets/ Animals [see the cat on her hat]


IMAGES:  The focal image is from Rick St Dennis; Sentiment #1 is from Inky Antics and #2 is Savvy Stamps.

PAPER:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# Cover Wt. used for the images; Base CS, DP and the mats are from stash.
EMBELLISHMENTS: Four punches: ribbon's border punch on the front, the fence on the front & the Celtic looking border punch on the card front and also on the message panel are by MS; A Corner Chomper created the 'Deco' punch;  glue & Transparent Holographic foil by Stampee Foil used on the stars and moon to give them shine.
INKS: the images were printed on an Epson WF3520 printer & colored with Copics:

Create wildly and color with abandon!  ~ginny


  1. Brilliant card - love what you did with this image. Why not share it on our FB Fan page : We would love to see you there :)

  2. Brilliant card - love what you did with this image. Why not share it on our
    FB Fan page :
    We would love to see you there :)

  3. Lovely creation. Fun image. Thanks for playing with us over at TPS this week.
    Love n hugs

  4. Wow Ginny what a fabulous card. I love the vibrant colours and that image is so well coloured and layered up. Very effective!

  5. this is just fab - I love that fun image and the layering and colouring shows it so well - -thank you so much for playing along at TPS challenge this week - hope we see you again soon hugs Judith x

  6. Fabulous and great step guide, love the design and the colours xx Thank you for joining us over at
    Sandie (Divas by Design DT)

  7. Fantastic project...thanks for stopping by CIO challenge blog and hope you come and play with us again <((><

  8. Another beautiful creation with great details. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our 14th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  9. Fabulous card design I love the colour combo and it a brilliant image . Ginny x

  10. Ginny, this is sooo cute! Love that sweet witch. I'm so glad to see you playing in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Through the Craft Room Door. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again soon.
    NanaConnie DT

  11. Wow . . . just WOW!!! This is such an A-M-A-Z-I-N-G card . . . and such a fun Halloween one, too! I also love the "fancy fold" you used! Thanks for joining us this week over at Clear It Out Challenge for our "fancy fold" challenge. Hope you stop by and join us again this next week!!!

    Kathy - CIO DT

  12. Beautiful card, wonderful colour combo, love image. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka

  13. Oh what FUN...wonderful fall colours, beautifully coloured and designed!!! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy!!
    Beth F&F DT

  14. What a fun and fabulous Halloween card, brilliant coloring too :) Thank you for sharing with STAMPlorations!

  15. Super cute card, fab colouring, whichever of your friends it is for they are very lucky. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Jellypark Friends. Mel :o)

  16. Hi Ginny! I had a frantic week but I didn't wanted it to finish without coming to tell you that I thought that your card was great and lots of fun. But then, whenever I visit your blog, I always get distracted by all the other interesting things...
    Hugs, Aurora

  17. Great card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Sweet Peat Stampers.

  18. Fabulous coloring of that witch and I love the paper sculpting too. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations this month.


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