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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Sola Flora...

613 Ave C 's new challenge starting today is "Anything Goes / No Twist".  I chose to make a "Pinwheel Fun Fold" {info on a tutorial for this fold can be found below.}  The fabulous 613 DT has some incredible pieces as always - and you can find the information on all the sponsors and challenge rules thru the link at the top.  It's going to be well worth your time to link up your projects!

If you like this image you can find it
here: "Sola Flora Face"
Fold opened to show the inside
  • Neenah "Classic Crest Solar White" 80# Cover Wt. used for the image.
  • Double sided DP used from stash.
  • Fold is a "Pinwheel Fun Fold".  A tutorial for this fold by Dawn Olchefske which can be found here.      [Thank you Betty & Barbara for turning me on to this!]
  • McGill scalloped circle punch used for the mat behind the focal image.
  • Orange Twine from stash knotted thru a 1/8th inch punched hole.
  • Duo Glue and gold flakes used on the iris of the eyes and in the center of the flowers.
  • "Brushed Burlap" Distress Ink used to ink all the edges. 
  • Images were printed on an Epson WF-3520 printer 
  • Hand colored with Copics.

    This card should be eligible for the following 
    Pile it On #82 – Bright Colors
    Sweet Stamps #234 – ATG
    Fussy & Fancy  #145 – Lazy Summer Days
    The East Wind #37 – Inspired by a Movie [The Long Hot Summer - 1958]
    Scrapper's Delight #47 – ATG Always
    One Sweet Challenge – New Technique or medium [learned a new fold technique]
    Lacy Sunshine #65 – Weird & Whimsical 

    Create wildly and color with abandon!  ~ginny


    1. Wow what a fabulous design love the papers and colour combo the sun design is amazing Ginny x

    2. amazing paper and design...thanks for sharing at pile it on

    3. You rocked that hunnie!
      I love the design, such a fun card to send :D The colours are perfect and I love natural colours. The sun stamp is something I wouldn't normally go for but you have changed my mind!
      hugs xx
      S xx

    4. OMG, this is exceptional, just love the composition and palette. Sweet image. Simply fab beauty.

    5. Love it! Great card. Love the sun with the love knot! Coloring is excellent!

    6. Wonderful! I love this incredible sun! It looks fantastic! And your coloring is just amazing! WOW!

    7. Thanks for your comment Ginny. Love the fold on this card and a super inspirational sentiment to go with the fab sun image too.

    8. Fabulous design Ginny...beautifully done! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy "Lazy Summer Days"!
      Take care,

    9. your coloring is gorgeous and WOW that pinwheel fold is awesome! (i've actually clicked the link even tho i'm well known for being "written instructions impaired" lol!) what a fabulous card! ♥

    10. very interesting folds on this card. lovely papers. sorry i'm late on parade but my internet is not good while on hols. thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD, Theresa DT xx

    11. Fabulous design. Thanks for joining us at Crafthazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge this month.
      Margaret, DT

    12. Fabulous creation the image and brilliant colouring and what a neat fold..
      Thanks so much for joining in with us at Lacy Sunshine..

      Luv CHRISSYxx

    13. That is one impressive creation there, Ginny, bravo.

    14. Fabulous card!
      Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
      Helen x


    Thank you so much for your comments!