Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Male and Female Aged Text Boards

Hi there, Hetty here with one of the
great techniques from the April/May 2014 TJ Newsletter.
As a design team member we get a number
of techniques assigned to do for the newsletter,
so that always leaves some we did not do.
I love to try all the techniques and I must
say this is one of my favourites from this newsletter:
Aged Text Boards.

I had somuch fun making these cards.
I made a male and a female version,
so you see this technique is absolute
For both cards I have used
a background from a very old magazine
that I once bought on a flee market with using
it for cards in my mind. This technique
is just perfect for it.

All the stamps you see here are
from my Stampers Anonymous/ Tim Holtz collection.
Hope I have inspired you to give this technique
a try.You won't regret it.
Have a creative day!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Folding Screen Card

From the Shape It CD!
The above photo shows the card closed. The stamp used is from Club Scrap. The bamboo is cut with my Cricut using the Pagoda Cartridge. One of my most favorite cartridges!
This photo shows the card open. Isn't it fun? I so enjoyed making this card. It is a bit different than most, and I love that about it! The stamps used are from Technique Junkie Stamps, Inkadinkado and once again I used my Pagoda cartridge for the added extras. The punch at the top is from Martha Stewart and the bottom punch is from Stampin Up (the ticket punch.)
Thanks for looking. I will see you back here soon.
Jackie K

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Try That Technique - Pearly Gelatos Wash

Hi Junkies, Tricia here with this week's try that technique "Pearly Gelatos Wash".

I tried something a little different this week.  I decided to take my background a create a water scene.  Stamps are from Gina K Designs.  I used a paper mask to create the mountains with my distress inks.

I hope you can join us this week, would love to see what creative ideas you have!

Happy Easter and Have A Crafty Day!


Thursday, April 17, 2014

Over Stamped Bands by Judy Jackson

This is Judy Jackson writing to you today.  Unfortunately, I do not have something to show from the Technique of the Week.  I am out of town and will not be able to complete anything with the Technique of the Week.  I do have two cards for you using the Over Stamped Bands from December 2013 newsletter.  Both cards use all Technique Junkie stamps -
This is a wonderfully easy technique that give you wonderful results!  I hope you will try it soon!
Have a wonderfully creative day.
Judy Jackson

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Shaped Stencils

Hi folks!  How is your week going?  Is the weather warming up, or is it turning cold again like it is here in southern Ontario, Canada.  Can you believe we are expecting flurries?  Oh my, when is this winter going to end?

Today I have Shaped Stencils from the current issue of the Newsletter.  My stencil is from Dreamweaver, and my die is from Impression Obsession.  Sentiment is Stampn' Up!

The stencil adds such a lovely touch, wouldn't you agree? Stencils are certainly the rage today. 

Thank you for stopping by. 

Designer Paper Coasters

What a fun, fast and lovely gift to make for someone for any occasion! Not only are they pretty, they are useful and can be personalized to match any d├ęcor.
The above photo shows the coasters packaged in a bow and ready to give to my daughter....just because!
The above photo shows each individual coaster. My daughter loves black and white so I know she will love these and put them to good use.
I will definitely be making more of these and you should make some too! Surely there is someone you know that needs a little gift!
See you soon,
Jackie K

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Pearly Gelatos Wash: Passover Wishes

Hi Hetty here,

and I have been playing with my gelatos.
It is one of the techniques in the new April/ May
newsletter and is called Pearly Gelatos Wash.
It is one of those super easy techniques.
In a jiffy you have all these pearly backgrounds ready
for making great backgrounds for your cards. It is always
a pity you do not see the glittery background on screen.
You can use them plain like this. Or emboss them.
Or you can use those wonderful Technique Junkies 
stamp backgrounds togive them more depth.

Another option is to stamp them first and then 
use one of your embossing plates.

Enough ideas?

Here is one of my finished cards.
As Passover is near, I needed 
some new cards for the occasion.

The sentiment is SU! and the 
Passover plate is frommu unknown stash.

The decoration with the flowers and the ribbon
finish the card to give it a Spring feeling.

If you want to see what happened to the other 4 backgrounds,
please take a look at my Craftchaos Blog.

Thanks for looking
and wishing all my Jewish stamp friends a 
and have a creative day!