Saturday, April 15, 2017

TECHNIQUE JUNKIES NEW MONTHLY TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE

Hey there crafty junkies....there's a new challenge in town...actually, it's not in town, it's over at the Technique Junkies Blog.  

It's a monthly challenge, which means you have a month to complete and post your entry.  For this month, you have until May 13 to enter.  Winners will be announced on May 14.  The winner will receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Technique Junkies store.

The link to hook your entry up to the challenge is on this TJ Blog post.  

Each month we will challenge you to a new technique and this week the technique is called "Tie Dye Circles" and HERE is where you can get the tutorial for this technique.  


The stamps I used for this card are "Birds on a Fence" and "Road Trip set of 6".  

There you have it...the new Technique Junkies monthly challenge...but wait, there's MORE...I have a discount code for you if you'd like to purchase some fabulous TJ stamps for 10% off it's TJ10Cheri.  Just enter that code when you check out and you'll get the discount.  (see my badge top left sidebar here).  

Have a super crafty week and I can't wait to see your entry in our new challenge.  




Wednesday, April 12, 2017

TIC TAC TOE CHALLENGE FOR APRIL 2017 AT THE HOUSE THAT STAMPS BUILT

Hello crafty friends,

Are you excited that spring is here and finally, after a long, cold winter we see green grass and even tiny, fuzzy green leaves appearing on early bushes?  I am!  My daffodils are coming up and it's so refreshing to see them instead of snow and ice!  

It's time for the Tic Tac Toe challenge for this month at The House That Stamps Built.  Here is your TTT challenge.


I went down the right-hand side, (Yellow, Washi Tape and Stenciling) but I included "birds" from the left-hand side.  


The stamps used here are RI#704-G "Duckling" and RI#3906-H "Easter Blessings".  I combined stencils and sponged them with Distress Inks, Tumbled Glass and Squeezed Lemon.  The washi tape is the solid yellow accent piece to the left.  My cute little duckling is colored with (what else?) Copic Markers!  

Check out my awesome team mates and see what incredible projects they've made with the new Tic Tac Toe challenge!  


Deonna - Donna - Heather - Joy - Laurie - Patti J - Shirley 

Now grab your supplies and join the challenge.  You can get the details at The House and there is where you will find where to link your entry.  There's a $25.00 gift certificate for RI stamps up for grabs this month to one lucky entry in our challenges.  
If you just can't wait for that win.....go ahead and go shopping at Repeat Impressions and use my personal10% off code RR10CW  at check-out.  

I'm entering this card in the Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Color Challenge.  



Thanks so much for stopping by.  HAPPY EASTER!  


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

COLLAGE AND DELFT TILES

Hello Junkies!  

Did you get to see the April Release of new stamps from Technique Junkies?  There are some pretty awesome stamps released this month and I'm using one of them here today.  It's called Flowers and Feather Collage.  



The technique is called "delft tiles" and quite easy to do.  First stamp your image with embossing ink (I used VersaFine) then emboss with white embossing powder.  At this point I dragged "Blueprints" Distress Ink over the entire surface several times, getting a good ink coverage.  Wipe the ink from the white embossing and then determine the size of the panels you'll cut your layer with.  Mine were cut at 1" X 1.25".  You then lay them out on your base layer.  Simply arrange and adhere the tiles on the base layer leaving a tiny bit of the bg layer showing.  

How you would like to get 10% off all your Technique Junkie Stamps?  Simply use this code TJ10CHERI at checkout and you'll get the discount.  

Please visit our new FaceBook page and join in on the conversations and add some of your work with our stamps.  We'd love to see what you're creating.

Visit the Technique Junkies Blog and see the beautiful creation being showcased today!

That's it for me today....thanks for stopping by and I hope you have some crafty fun today.  


  

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