Hello there folks!  Today’s little project is just a little something I made in a workshop pre-Covid.  The colours coordinate so well with the colours in my home and sits on the wall just as you enter my art room.  I do miss live, in-life workshops, but I must admit I’m enjoying on-line workshops.

Currently, I am signed up for Crushing on Cardstock, hosted by Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner.  This dynamic duo is going to teach us many different ways to use up our cardstock scraps and so much more.  I’m so excited because my scrap bin is overflowing.  As I sign up for classes, I will let you know about them.

Posted on : Aug 21 2021
Posted under Projects |

Gotta Have it All Bundle

Just in case you missed out on seeing my August 1st post, and just in case you have been on the fence, I’m showing you the full August release from Technique Junkies.  By purchasing the entire Gotta Have it All bundle you save $31.44.If you are purchasing single stamps, stencils, inks, etc., you can save 10% by using my code TJ10Beth.

Posted on : Aug 19 2021
Posted under Technique Junkies Stamps |

Relax and Renew

Hello fellow stampers.  By the 25th of each month I have all of my TJ cards made for the following month.  Today I chose to post this particular card because I’m doing just that–relaxing, calming my mind, and renewing my spirit as I’m on vacation for the week.  So far it has been quite the whirlwind of a week–and it’s only Tuesday, LOL.

My daughter, son-in-law, and two granddaughters are down from Ottawa, and if luck wasn’t on our side, my son’s schedule has been free for the last two days, so my little chicks are together again.  Yesterday we all had a barbecue out at our trailer and today the boys went boating while my daughter and I went to Good Will.  Score!

Any guesses as to how my background was made?  It’s Gellipaper.  Cool, eh!?  I am having so much fun with my Gelliplate.  My camera has some samples of Gellipapers created from the 3+ hour workshop.

My card uses an August stamp release called Relax Your Body combined with Dancing Sprigs stencil.  These, and other items in your shopping cart, are 10% off just by using my code TJ10Beth.

Thanks for stopping by!


Posted on : Aug 17 2021
Posted under cards, Gelli Plate, Technique Junkies Stamps |

Memories sweet and fragrant

Memories sweet and fragrant reminds me of summers spent with my grandmother.  One of the things she liked to do was to take us mushroom hunting in the woods.

Believe it or not, my background was created using my GelliPlate.  My girlfriend and I get together to work on backgrounds and try new things.  For example, we spent an afternoon experimenting with kitchen products purchased at a thrift store.  We dipped parts of the item into black paint and pressed off black paint.  My favourite items were a 2″ mini kitchen grater and a potatoe masher. It’s safe to visit me for dinner because these items are strictly for artwork.


My background uses the Dancing Sprigs Stencil.  I just love how my Gelli paper turned out.  Stamped over top is Forest Floor.  You can get 10% off of these products, or any other product by using code TJ10Beth.

If these products intrigue you, you might be interested in our Gotta Have it All Bundle seen below.

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a great week!

Posted on : Aug 10 2021
Posted under cards, Gelli Plate, Technique Junkies Stamps |

Technique Junkies August Release and Sale

Hello there fellow stampers.  It’s August 1st and that means it’s time for a new release for Technique Junkies.  This release is full of goodness.   Newly released stamps are 15% off until August 8thUse my code TJ10Beth for anything else in the store.

On my Autumn Floral Mandella card, I used one of my Color Burst backgrounds created on watercolour paper.  Next, I heat embossed my Feel Most Alive sentiment in gold.  Feel Most Alive is not a new release, but you can still get a discount if you use my code mentioned above.

This lovely stamp is called Enough.  It produces a quick card for when you’re in a time crunch.




TJ Blog:
Beth:? You are here


Erin: (8:00am August 1) “Stamping on Vellum”

Tracy Shultz: (7:00 PM EST August 1) “Technique Junkies August New Release”

Posted on : Aug 01 2021
Posted under cards, Technique Junkies Stamps |

Good Morning Sunshine

Good morning friends!  Hope you had a nice weekend, and are having a good week so far.  Can I tell you about my weekend?  On Sunday I attended a Zoom Gelli Plate workshop hosted by Robyn McClendon.  I’ll have more to say about it soon.

Today, I want to showcase a pretty cool new stamp from Technique Junkies called Mornin’ on the Farm.  This stamp proved to be extremely popular with the Design Team.  If you click on the link you can see all the samples made by the Team.

I heat embossed using black embossing powder and painted in colour using my Perfect Pearls.

For 10% off of your shopping cart, use TJ10Beth.

Have a great week!


Posted on : Jul 27 2021
Posted under cards, Technique Junkies Stamps |

Make it Shine

Hello there friends!  How’s your week going?  Doing anything fun this week or on the upcoming weekend?  We plan to head to the trailer.  I always have stamping to do, so I take that with me to work on if I don’t feel like joining friends at the camp fire.

Had a weird experience this week.  I hired a painter and I’ve never looked him up on Facebook, yet he came up as a suggestion to become friends with him.  How weird is that?  I didn’t even know his last name, or anything about him.  No mutual friends.  So, how did Google try for me to “friend” him.  The only thing I can think is that we were talking and going over the painting and talking within earshot of my cell phone.  I have seen 60 Minutes on tv where they talk about how phones can hear.  I guess they can indeed.

As always, use code TJ10Beth for 10% off your shopping cart.

Card Instruction

My Technique Junkies card uses Lighthouses and Lighthouse Sentiments.  First step was to generously rub  an Embossing Buddy all over the navy cardstock, then white ink was used to stamp out the Lighthouses using white ink.  Next, I heat embossed with white embossing powder.  The sentiment from Lighthouse Sentiments was stamped onto a lighter blue cardstock and adhered to the front.  Very quick card for you today.  Enjoy the rest of your week!

Thanks for stopping by!



Posted on : Jul 20 2021
Posted under cards, Technique Junkies Stamps |

Let Go

 Hi stampers!  I hope your summer is going well.  It’s crazy here in Ontario, Canada; temperatures are cool most of the time and cloudy with rain every other day.   There is no better excuse than the weather to get time in the stamp room.

As many of you may have noticed, I love using pencil crayons to colour.  Last week I showed my watercoloured version of  on my blog.  I love how the Accept What is card turned out.  It is embossed in gold and coloured in with Prismacolour coloured pencil.

Get 10% off by using code TJ10Beth

Got to have it all Bundle

Posted on : Jul 13 2021
Posted under cards |

Have Faith

Hello there friends.  Did my American family and friends have a wonderful 4th of July?  The weather was lovely this weekend.  Finally got onto the boat for the first time in a year–you may recall I broke my ankle May 15, 2020.  Yup the date will never be forgotten–LOL.  Lake Huron was still a little cold for me but my cousin and Al didn’t think so.  I stayed back while the two of them jumped into the lake.

Did you see Technique Junkies’ new release? There is still time to purchase new release stamps for an automatic 25% off until July 8th.  Use code TJ10Beth for 10% off the remainder of your shopping cart.

I made a video tutorial for the new release.  In case you didn’t see it, I’m including it here.

I’ve been wanting to dabble in watercolours and thought that this Accept What is stamp would be a perfect place to start.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a super week!

Posted on : Jul 06 2021
Posted under cards |

Technique Junkies July New Release and Sale

Sounds of summer–crickets singing, birds chirping, children in splash pads, and my squeal of delight while opening my box of summer stamps.  Pure delight.  Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians.

Welcome friends to Technique Junkies July release and sale.  A sale that offers 15% off all newly released stamps  (automatically taken off) from July 1-8th.  10% off all additional products if you use my code TJ10Beth.  This code is good on all products all month long.  Happy shopping!


Today’s video shows you a delightful card with a simple wow effect.  I also share how to colour each individual word on Mermaid Vibes–one stamp that can be stamped out with one solid colour, or multi colours like I have done numerous times in the past.  If you follow along with my blog, you’d have seen me do this numerous times over the past couple of months.  Scroll down to see my video, cards I showcase in my video, links to my fellow design team members, and the popular Gotta Have it All bundle.






Gotta Have it All bundle

Design Team Highlighting the new release

Start at the beginning

Beth:?  (me)

Posted on : Jul 01 2021
Posted under cards, Tutorials |

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