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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Chester Christmas

"Chester Christmas" provided by Rick St. dennis

I knew this image was right up my alley - the potential for sculpting is always in the back of my mind when I look thru images.  Just look at that cape and the gloves, and oh, his hair!  Yum.  And yes, I did color it green!
Aud Sentiments is challenging you to Put Your Sentiment on a Tag, and the B Team for this 2nd week has some outstanding creations!  Definitely a FUN challenge!  Check out the details and enter up to FIVE projects no later than Nov. 18... you have a chance for a prize from Rick St. dennis!

[Note: specific information on supplies and sources will be found below under “Supplies”.]
  • A2 size base card  - Corner Chomper's 'Ticket Stub' used on all corners except the tag.
  • 2nd layer is white CS run thru a snowflake E-folder with 'Weathered Wood' ink applied to one surface.
  • Mat is a repeat of the base CS and the focal image is elevated on foam tape.
  • Printed 4 copies, colored them with Copics, fussy cut and 'paper sculpted' the image.
  • Gold foil applied to all the stars and the gold bow tied to the top of the sentiment tag.
Inside uses scraps from the front

This card should be eligible for the following 
Art by MiRan Challenge #18 – ATG
Pile it On #45 – Special Occasion [Christmas!]
Sentimental Sunday  #232 – Fairies & Fantasy [elf] TOP THREE
Party Time Tuesday - #189 - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door – ATG
Papertake Weekly – 2 or 4 legs...
Clear It Out – ATG/ Stash: 3 of the same thing [3 layers of the focal image]
Crafty Sentiments –ATG
Paper Shelter #182 – Snowflakes
Inspiration Destination #7 – ATG
Really Reasonable Ribbon #106 – Winter Holiday w/ Ribbon
Crafty Ribbons #106 – Christmas Creations
Top Tip Tues – 3 or more Papers [grey weathered base & mat CS, snowflake embossed layer & the plain white focal image panel]
Jellypark Challenges – Festive/ Christmas
IMAGES:  The focal image is 'Chester Christmas from Rick St. dennis
Sentiment is SU.
PAPER:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# Cover Wt. used for the images; base CS and the mats are from stash.
EMBELLISHMENTS: We R Memories /Crop-a-Dial Corner Chomper punch used to make Ticket Stub corners; Gold foil on the stars applied with Duo Glue; Snowflake Embossing Folder by Cuttlebug.
INKS: 'Weathered Wood' Distress Ink used in the E-folder; the images were printed on an Epson WF-3520 printer & colored with Copics:

Create wildly and color with abandon!  ~ginny


  1. Fabulous colouring and brilliant idea using the scraps inside Ginny x

  2. Your cards just keep getting better and better. Love the green hair and gold stars! Your copic coloring is flawless. So well blended. I love is big brown eyes

  3. What a lovely card! The image is adorable and I love that you 3D paper-pieced it! The snowflake background is gorgeous. I'm so happy to be playing along with you at Party Time Tuesdays! :o) Have a wonderful day!

    Hugs and blessings,

  4. Thanks for joining us @ CIO challenge blog you card is awesome...please play with us again <((><

  5. Fabulous card Ginny love the image thank you for joining us this week at Inspiration Destination
    Hugs Dianne x DT

  6. A cute image. lovely tones make the image pop. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  7. Adorable image and I love how you did the stars! Thanks for sharing your fabulous project and joining us for our current challenge at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    IDCB Owner

  8. Beatuiful card, love the clean and simple design- so pretty. Thanks for sharing with us at the Art By Mi Ran challenge. Hugs, Elizabeth

  9. Hi Ginny, love the colouring and paper sculpting and such a great image too. Your embossing is a perfect backdrop to this cheeky jester.

  10. wow totally GORGEOUS!!!! just love how you have paper sculpted this image!!! fabulous coloring as well.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Tip Top Tuesday. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

  11. Such a fun Christmas design and I adore the quirky image and touches of gold.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  12. Love this, such a fun image too!
    Mandy x

  13. Beautiful coloring! Love the image and colors. Thank you for joining us at CIO. Hope you can join us again!

  14. This is a very creative and funny creation for our 'special occassion' challenge at Pile It On. Thank you for playing with us and don't forget to check on Wednesday who is the lucky winner.
    Anna xxx

  15. You've really brought this little chap to life with your colouring and layering.The gold foiling sets him off beautifully too.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x (GDT)

  16. Gorgeous Card and coloring! Fantastic Work! . Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with TTCRD this week and Please come and play with us again soon

  17. Beautiful card!! Love your coloring abnd your sculping technique I can´t still get it like your!

  18. Beautiful !!!. Love colours and image. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

  19. This is lovely !! He's so cute!

    Thank you for participating in The Paper Shelter Challenge this week!
    Good luck!

    Hug Lena

  20. Great card!!

    Thanks for joining us at RRR!


  21. He is just fantastic, those gold stars just shine like crazy. love how you layered him up!!! Love that green hair too, lol.


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