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Saturday, November 8, 2014

National RAK Week {Random Act of Kindness}

"Attitude Avery" provided by The Stamping Chef
 National RAK Week!

613 Ave C is celebrating a Random Act of Kindness
 in their latest challenge!
{Make a little something for your  mail carrier, favorite waitress, bank teller, friend, relative, etc, etc... just because!}

This challenge starts 11/9 with three different sponsors - The Stamping Chef, QKR Stampede & Fitztown, and each is offering a prize! 

I encourage you to see the teams' projects that will give you loads of ideas - then check the rules and enter up to three of your creative efforts by 11/15!

[Note: specific information on supplies and sources will be found below under “Supplies”.]
  • Printed 3 copies, colored them with Copics, fussy cut and 'paper sculpted' the image. 
  • DP was cut into three segment and then glued to the front of the dark green base card.
  • Used a Tim Holtz E-folder to emboss the 'Large Dots' on for texture and to further secure the glued papers to the CS.
  • Orange eyelets were inserted in four punched holes on the base CS and the orange twine inserted thru and knotted on the back.
  • Orange & gold metal brad added to the sentiment panel.
This card should be eligible for the following 
MarkerPOP #55 – ATG
Sweet Stamps #194 – Stripes
The East Wind #18 – Go Green WON 3 images
Simon Says Wed – Thinking of You
Inspiration Destination #6 – ATG
Fab and Funky #236 – 3 Different Embellishments [eyelets, twine, leaf brad, E-folder]
Art by MiRan Challenge #18 – ATG
Aurora Wings #8 – Heartfelt
Virginia's View Challenge #9 – All Things Metallic [eyelets & leaf brad]

IMAGES:  The focal image is "Attitude Avery" from The Stamping Chef 
PAPER:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# Cover Wt. used for the images; DP is 'Oxford Lane' from My Minds Eye
EMBELLISHMENTS:  Orange metal eyelets and twine are from stash. Orange and gold metal brad found in stash.
INKS:  the images were printed on an Epson WF-3520 printer & colored with Copics:

Create wildly and color with abandon!  ~ginny

GW size


  1. Gorgeous card Ginny love the image thank you for joining us at INSPIRATION DESTINATION on this week's challenge
    Hugs Dianne x DT

  2. Wonderful colours and colouring and embossing Ginny x

  3. Great card Ginny, I like this image and the orange twine behind the image!!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.

  4. You've done an amazing job coloring this, and it's really awesome. I would absolutely love to have you stop by and share your sweet cards in our weekly Anything Goes challenges at Word Art Wednesday. It would be great to have you play along and share your talents.
    Have a blessed week!

  5. I love the colours you have used - great image too! thank you for playing along at Fab'n'Funky challenges this week hugs Judith x

  6. Great coloring and thanks for the technique info! I love that image and the colors, too! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card and joining us for our current challenge at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    IDCB Owner

  7. Fabulous coloring! The little gold leaf is DARLING! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View “All About Metallic” Challenge!

  8. You really made this image shine, Ginny! I love the way you ran the fibers through the paper to match the stripes in her sweater. The embossed paper adds even more wonderful texture. Great coloring and dimension, too! Love it!

  9. Fabulous card Ginny! Excellent coloring.

  10. This is fantastic! Great colors.. Love the eyelets and twine!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The East Wind!!! Good Luck! I hope I see you again for our next challenge :)

    - Susan, DT Member @ The East Wind
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges (DT Call Until Nov. 22nd)

  11. Just gorgeous with great attention to detail. It is perfect for our 18th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  12. Fabulous card and what great colours.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  13. Cute image and great colors. Love the embossing, too. Thanks so much for joining our Heartfelt Challenge at Aurora Wings and Go Green at TEW. xxD

  14. _____________________________________________________________________________
    Sorry it took me so long to pop by. Great inspiration! Your DT Sister...

    ♥ Monica
    DT Member for 613 Avenue Create!
    My personal Blog - Taylormadecards4u

  15. WOWZA this is awesome Ginny! Your coloring is always spot on and love the design! Sorry I'm so late with my visit ... crazy busy creating for 2 upcoming craft fairs. Great job!
    613 DT Sister

  16. Fabulous card, love the image and your papers, great layout. Thanks for sharing at The East Wind. Mo x


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