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September 6, 2015

Anchors Aweigh!

Last week I participated in a fundraiser event called Coloring for Clean Water.  It was to raise funds and awareness of the Ethiopian clean water crisis.  For as little as $3 you can receive a great gift for your donation.  There are 5 digital stamps that were donated by 5 wonderful artists.  A donation of $12 or more will get you all five!  There is a little bit of time left to make your donation and receive these wonderful stamps.  Click the image below to pop over to the donation website.

I have a terrible time making up my mind so I went for it and got all five stamps.  I have used one of them to participate in the coloring competition in the Paper Crafting Support Group on Facebook that hosted the event.

This image is by Julia Spiri.  I only just found this artist and I am hooked!  She has some of the cutest stamps with some wonderful details.  You can find the stamps in her Etsy Shop.  She has also started her brand new challenge blog and I am entering my project in that challenge as well.  The theme is Anything Goes with the twist of something new.  Well...the stamp is new and so is the anchor charm that I used.

I colored the image using Copics.  I colored her starfish earrings using Copic Spica in gold.  I kind of wish I had made it just a smidge bigger, but I think she still turned out okay.  Some of those tiny details had me wishing for a magnifying glass and steadier hands!  I cut her out using my Silhouette Cameo and popped her up on the dies.  You can't tell from the picture, but she really stands out against the navy blue oval.

613 Avenue Create have an anything goes with the twist of creating your own challenge using the chart below.  This little girl and her duck are going to go visit the neighborhood.  My items are image, die cut, solid color paper, buttons and stitching, and ribbon.

Left of Center has a challenge to use mainly red.  This little girl thinks she looks good with all of her red and is going to go play over there.

Time Out Challenges has a Make Your Mark theme.  Since this little girl was colored with Copics, she is going to take some time out over there.

Thanks for stopping by!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Classic Ovals Small dies
Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Ovals Large Dies
Recollections frosted gems
Stampin' Up! Rose Red ribbon
Basic Grey buttons (red & blue)
Blue Moon Beads anchor charm
Button (white) from my stash


Julia Spiri said...

So cute! I love her! Pretty, pretty, pretty.
Hugs, Julia.

Beverley said...

Beautiful card & what a lovely cause. Thanks so much for sharing & joining in on the challenge at TIME OUT. Hugs Bev (Uniko) x

Unknown said...

This is so adorable! Fantastic image and colored beautifully. I love how the shape of your layers echos the mirror image of her hat and the anchor is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week - come join us again soon!

Lynn said...

What an adorable card...and your coloring is absolutely fantastic. Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for joining us at
Stamps by Julia Spiri Challenge blog
Come back tomorrow to see if you are a winner! We hope you play along with again soon
Hugggs Lori X x X