Good morning. I was commissioned to create a gift card holder for a wedding and this is what I came up with. I used the Flap Fold technique from Technique Junkies Fancy Folds & Motion Paper Crafts.
I used Stampn’ Ups! owl punch and a separate die for the leaves, and a punch for my pink flowers. I ran the dress and flowers through the cuttlebug to give them texture.
My friend picked out these colours for her card. Which colour is your favourite?
While I made one card, I thought I’d make seven of them so I would have extra on hand, and really it didn’t take much extra time to create extras.
Have a great week my friends.
Hello fellow stampers. Today I have one card, two ways, to show you. I had fun inking up the Vintage Ship Collage from Technique Junkies. The white pen worked beautifully and was bought from Stampn’ Up!
I find that this card stands alone well without the white, but I was dying to try the Bandana Technique. I created my background by spraying Dylusions spray onto white cardstock. Easy peasy.
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Good morning. Are you having a good week so far? After beautiful summer weather, it turned back to 15 degrees C (60 degrees F) for the remainder of the week. Ugh!
To brighten things up I created a colourful card with designer paper and Washi tape. This card uses the Chain Link technique from the October 2013 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. I changed out the Washi tape for the strip of cardstock and I think it makes it so much prettier. My background was sponged with ink prior to adding the chain link.
Enjoy the rest of your week.
Hello stamping friends. Let’s stop a moment and think about the blessings bestowed upon us. Sometimes life is a whirlwind and we forget to stop to count our blessings.
Not only am I blessed with a wonderful man who loves me, I’m blessed with two beautiful children, a wonderful mother and two sisters and two step brothers, a good job, good friends, and a talent for knitting, cross-stitching and making cards. I also consider it a blessing to be on the design team for Technique Junkies.
My card uses the Distressed Rainbow strips technique from the August 2013 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter.
Stamps used are Technique Junkies
What are some of your blessings?
Today it is my turn to post to the Design Junkies blog and I shot a tutorial on how this card was made. Please visit Design Junkies to view details. See ya there!
Hello friends and fellow stampers.
I have today off of work because I worked the weekend so I decided that I’d get a little inky and got several cards made. I’m also going to finish adding the last four issues of the Technique Junkie Newsletter into my binder. I cut off the spine and slip each sheet into a sheet protector and have them in a binder so large that it holds every issue since the first issue in 2002. How do you store your issues?
My background matt was created by using the Watered Crayons technique from the April 2013 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. The stamp I used is called Flower Tapestry and is a wonderful background stamp. To avoid a stark white background behind the The Best Gift stamp, I sponged Distress inks onto white cardstock. I think it looks so pretty.
I hope you are enjoying good weather. Sarnia saw a smidge of summer but has been cool for the past couple of days–cool enough to wear a sweater outdoors.
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Hello friends. I am showcasing a May release stamp from the Technique Junkies with a background I created with my Gelli Plate. Oh how much fun my girlfriends and I had using our Gelli plates. I have quite a few backgrounds just waiting to be used. I added dots of Liquid Pearls to the scallops surrounding my sentiment.
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How many of you have used a Gelli plate? Any tips that you can share with me?
Happy Sunday stamping friends and visitors. I hope you enjoyed the blog hop put on by the Technique Junkies’ design team on Friday, where May release stamps were showcased. You might have noticed that my card resembled Gini Cagles’s card. Not only were we both surprised by the fact we made similar cards, but we were surprised that using two different mediums and techniques could resemble each other so much.
All May release stamps are on sale for 15% off for the entire week! Here is a link to May release stamps.
Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Well, here we are in May already. Spring is here and with it comes the May release for the Technique Junkies. We have a mighty awesome blog hop for you today, starting at the Design Junkies blog. You might have arrived from Robin Redd’s blog. Wasn’t her work awesome? You might want to start at the beginning so you don’t miss a thing.
My card uses the Distress Stain Pounce technique which can be found on the Artistic Effects CD. I used #S613 Birds on a Fence and #SDX051 Together stamps. My birds were heated with black embossing powder.
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Inside I used Happy Birthday from #SS043 Holidays 2 Flourish Sentiments.
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Your next stop is at Jane Bosi’s blog. I am always so amazed at her work. She isn’t afraid to use a variety of mediums and thinks outside the box.
Hello friends. I love the relaxation that comes from colouring. I coloured this Asian Mums stamp with Prismacolor pencil crayons. This Pencil and Ink technique can be found on the Technique Junkies Bodacious Backgrounds Stamps CD which you can purchase on the upper right portion of my blog.
Tomorrow the Technique Junkies is having a blog hop for their May release. Yes, I said May. How can it be May already?! So don’t forget to come back to see some pretty cool new stamps.