Saturday, January 25, 2020

What She Wants

Hello Technique Junkies! 
It's Ceal, here to share a card using another one of the January release stamps, Who and What She Wants. I paired it up with one of our older stamps Side Hat and they go together perfectly. 
You can save 10% on each of these stamps plus your entire order when you use my coupon code TJ10Ceal. 

This card was super simple I stamped the Side Hat in black but before I did, I masked off the lips and then after I cleaned the stamp I stamped them in red.

Have you seen our new FOILS??? They are Gorgeous and you can also save 10% on them as well.

Friday, January 24, 2020

TJ Inkspiration: Foils with and without Lamination

I am so excited about today's video. First and foremost because I have the great pleasure of announcing the addition of our graphics-quality Heat Transfer Foil to the Technique Junkies product line-up.

Our foil comes in 10 gorgeous colors. Each roll is a whopping 4" x 25' (that is 25 FEET, not inches), and can make up to 50 card backgrounds from one roll! Check out the store to see our initial color selection.

BUT - don't let the name fool you. Even though this foil is a Heat Transfer foil, you can also use it for non-heat applications.  In today's video, I show you how to do just that! Today's video shows you how to use Heat Transfer Foil with stencils using both a Laminator AND just a die cut machine (I used my Big Shot) with ThermoWeb's new Transfer Gel DUO (also in the store). Of course, you can always use toner products with our foil, too!

I hope you love these as much as I do!

Here is  the video:

Using Foils with and without Heat
Using Foils with and without Heat
I hope you are a little inkspired by today's issue. See you next week!

Pat Huntoon
Technique Junkies LLC 

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Judgy Cay

Happy Thursday!

This one is for the cat lovers.

Use code TJ10Jeanne for a 10% discount!

My card uses Cat Frame and Cat Greetings

Hope you enjoyed my project!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Butterfly Beauty

With all the dull winter weather we've been having here in the Michigan area, I needed something a little brighter to lift my spirits. Enter Butterfly Beauty (SD829).  I simply adore this large butterfly. 

The card and sentiment kind of brightened my day, and I hope it will brighten the recipient's as well.

To create the card, I started with an orange A2 card base. On a piece of white CS, using my MISTI, I stamped the butterfly twice so I could get a good, solid impression. I used colored pencils to color in the various areas of the Butterly, then blended using a Nuvo Glitter Gloss Aqua Pen.

I trimmed down the panel to 5 ¼" by 4". I then stamped the sentiment from the set Simple Sentiments 3A (SS03a) and added a few jewels and some blown marker spray to finish off the design. Then I just popped that whole panel onto my card using foam tape.

I really am loving these Simple Sentiment sets (there are quire a few of them in different fonts, black with white lettering, white with black lettering and vertical). Each set has 13 individual sentiments. One of the best purchases I've made. Great for every event you want to cover, in many styles. I am never at a loss to convey that perfect sentiment on the front (or inside!) of my cards. 

Here is a peak at all of them that are available:

Simple Sentiments 3A
Simple Sentiments 1B

Simple Sentiments 1A
Simple Sentiments 3C

Simple Sentiments 1C
Simple Sentiments 2C

Simple Sentiment 2B
Simple Sentiments 2A

Simple Sentiments 3B
That's a lot! Am I right? And the good news is that you can save 10% on these, or any other product (including the MISTI!) on the Technique Junkies website. Just enter the code below at checkout and your discount will be applied.

Hope you had some fun learning about all these wonderful stamp sets. Thanks for stopping by!

Til next time,
Keepin' it inky!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Nose Art

Happy Tuesday!

I have a funny card to share today using Nose Art.
I colored the image and then cut out the windows and put a piece of farm scene pattern paper behind the window. If you look closely there are ducks and a chicken coop with chickens. 

Use code TJ10Jeanne for a 10% discount!

Hope you enjoyed my project!

Monday, January 20, 2020

Small Steps

Stencils are fun to use. I used one of the delightful A Colorful Life Stencils on the Technique Junkies website.  I used Pixie Spray to hold the stencil in place.  This YouTube video from Pat Huntoon will show you how to use Pixie Spray. 

I sprayed several colors of Shimmering Bliss Sprays.  I heat set it to dry the card stock.  Then I stamped one of the stamps from the Technique Junkie stamp set Modern Encouragements.  A few tiny beads, some ribbon, and layering and the card is complete.

Save some money as you shop -- use TJ10Judy - when you check out. 

Have a terrific day -- and make some time to get inky!

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Dare to Begin a new Book

Good morning, Junkies!  It's Holly posting today and I'm sharing my watercolored card with you.  I stamped the new Stack of Books onto some watercolor paper with Versafine Clair Pinecone ink.  I then stamped the beautiful sentiment from the new Modern Encouragements set with the same brown ink and let the ink dry completely.  The background was watercolored with a pale gold ochre paint and it looks like old weathered parchment paper (love that!).  Then I used various colors of paint to watercolor all the books.  I deliberately faded the colors so the books look old and worn.

There's just something about starting a new book that feels like a dare, right?  These two stamps were meant to go together.  Have you gone shopping yet?  Feel free to use my code, TJ10Holly, to save money on your stamps when you check out.  Enjoy your week!