Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Wednesday June 12, 2024

Fun with Tans & Teals

Hello Design Junkies!

Today’s card features the wonderful Zen Circles background stamp and the beautifully detailed King Fisher stamp.  The zen circles background does all of the creative work for you - you just color!
So grab all of your tan and brown markers plus a couple of teal markers and get to coloring. I also used the teals on the king fisher, plus some orange for some of the feathers and dots on the card.  

I hope this quick card color/stamp combo brings you a little inspiration today.  

Happy Crafting!   AJ

P.S. If you plan to do some shopping at be sure to use TJ10AJ at checkout to get 10% off all of the craft goodies in your cart! 


Tuesday, June 11, 2024

The Answer

 Hello Junkies ( Chris here)

I love when these large silhouette stamps.  They make for very easy cards.  But most importantly.  They make for STUNNING cards.   I experimented here with four different ways to make backgrounds.  Then I used versa clair ink to stamp the Palm Tree Paradise stamp on top for a different beachy effects.   


#1- is patterned paper (yep... how easy is that!)

#2-Dye Ink Sprays (check out Technique Junkies shop she has a bunch of them in stock)

#3- Scribble Sticks.  These are really easy to use and they make fun watercolor backgrounds

#4- Floating Alcohol inks - you can see how I did this in this video


STAMPS: use code TJ10Chris to save 10%:

paper from Stampin' Up

Versa clair: Amazon
Memento Ink: Amazon or Scrapbook


Monday, June 10, 2024

Beach Time

Hello. Jeanette here. I've been enjoying seeing the cards the design team has made using stamps from the June 1st release. I hope you have, too.

I have three more cards to share today.

Technique Junkies Sand Saltwater and Sun:

Technique Junkies Flip Flops Background and The Glass Slipper:

Technique Junkies Hang Ten and Good Vibes:

If you like saving money - and who doesn't - please use the code TJ10JEANETTE when checking out at Technique Junkies to receive a 10% discount.

If you'd like to see other cards I've made using Technique Junkies stamps/products, you'll find them on my blog - HERE.

Sunday, June 9, 2024

Enjoy Every Moment

 Nothing is more fun than enjoying the beach in a good pair of flip-flops! Today's card celebrates that and reminds you to Enjoy Every Moment you are there! The Flip-Flops Background and the Good Vibes Sentiments (Set of 8) Rubber Stamps are 15% off through June 10th, too!

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Hang 10 and Learn To Surf


Hello everyone and Happy Saturday!  Even though I have never surfed in my life, I love to watch the surfers at the beach here.  And, surfing is huge here in Brasil.  When I saw the new Hang 10 stamp I knew that I would love to color all those boards and, it would be perfect to use with the Learn to Surf stamp.  

So, let's go make a card.  

  • First, I stamped Hang 10 on white cardstock and used my Scan N Cut to cut the surfboards with a small border.  You can also fussy cut then if that is your thing.  
  • I colored in a few of them and then applied glossy accents to each surfboard so they would have a glossy when dry.  Then I set them aside to dry for a few hours. 
  • While they were drying, I made a top-folding card using blue cardstock.
  • I die-cut a piece of light blue cardstock using a 4" x 5.25" stitched rectangle die, embossed it with the Waves 3D Embossing Folder from Memory Box, and adhered it to the card front.
  • I stamped Learn to Surf on white cardstock, die-cut it with a rectangle die, layered it on a piece of blue cardstock, adhered a piece of fun foam to the back, and then adhered it to the card front higher up to make room for the surfboards.
  • I adhered the surfboards to the bottom of the sentiment using wet glue and foam squares.  
  • Lastly, I die-cut another piece of white cardstock using the 4" x 5.25" stitched rectangle die and adhered this to the inside for a message.  

I really love this card if I do say so myself.  LOL.  The glossy accents on the surfboards really make them pop.  What do you think?  I'd love to know...leave a comment below! 

If you want a more detailed step-by-step, with photos, on how to make this card, head over to my personal blog.  Just click HERE if you want to see that.  

Until next time...

Hugs from Brasil.


Friday, June 7, 2024

June 2024 Artwork Inspiration Video


June Artwork Inspiration

In today's video we have a compilation of all of the artwork from Technique Junkies Design Team using the new stamps.

The 15% discount on the new stamps has been extended through the weekend, through Sunday June 9th! In addition, you may apply any design team member's 10% discount this weekend on EVERYTHING you purchase. Don't miss out on the discount!


Please note: The next release will be July 15th. Going forward, releases will be every 45 days instead of monthly.

So many ideas to inspire you!

Please note - click on image below OR click HERE

Watch your email next Friday for a new tutorial!

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Seashell Love

 The new Seashell Sentiments set has four beautiful seashell related thoughts that go wonderfully with any beach themed stamps.  Here I paired it with one of the images from the earlier Sand, Seashells & Flip Flops set.  I traced a heart in pencil and stamped the shells along the edges, embellishing with some pearls and twine.  Get any of the new releases for 15% off through June 8th.  Use my code, TJ10FAITH for 10% off  the rest of your order!