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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Teacher - Back to School...

613 Ave C has a new challenge... "Distressed".  You have the month of September to show your creative talents!  For details of the challenge and for some very creative ideas - check out the DT inspiration concepts HERE!

This image was perfect for a teacher going back to school - along with papers from stash that correctly hint at his subject matter.  I fussy cut the rulers and added them to this background.  Distressing the edges is oddly appropriate for the subject matter - LOL!  I actually wish I had distressed the edges with a lot more vigor... more white showing with tears and bent edges that would have balanced the stark white image panel some.  Embellishments are simple and 'manly' using a Corner Chomper's 'Ticket Stub' punch and then simple metal brads.

Copics were used for coloring the image:
SKIN: YR000 & E00, 01, 53
HAIR: E31, 44, 49
CLOTHES: BG70, 72, 75
BRIEF: E23, 25, 27
CUP: R85, 89

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Crafty Sentiments – for Someone Special
Shopping our Stash L:13 – SOS #318 – Favorite Season {fall}
Simon Says Wed – ATG
Penny's Challenge #344 – Quick & Easy
Creative Knockouts – L:8- #209 Finish the Inside WINNER
MarkerPOP L:10 –   #128: Use Dark Berry colors

Create wildly and color with abandon!  


  1. A brilliant card loving the tones for the background Ginny x
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  2. Love this card. . . very beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week! Anna

  3. Great card, Ginny! Your perfect coloring is always so amazing and the papers you've chosen fit the theme perfectly. As to the distressing, it's just enough to give texture without overpowering the image, bravo!

  4. Nice distressing for this cute image, Ginny! I love the rulers, too.

  5. Great card love the rulers and distressing-although he looks a little too happy for the first day back at school
    Carol x

  6. sweet card, fabulous coloring! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

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    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

  7. Very cool card. Love it! Great to see you in the ATSM gallery. All the very best. Hope you join in again soon. Nandini, DT

  8. Loving the inside and outside of your card. The measuring numbers are awesome. Thanks for playing at Creative Knockouts!

    Tamie DT

  9. Adorable card! Love that sweet image and the ruler paper goes perfect! Thanks for joining the fun at Shopping Our Stash!

  10. Thanks for joining us at markerpop. com This is so cute. I love the papers you used in the background.


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