Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Technique Junkies February Blog Hop

I am so excited to show you some of the new February Releases for Technique Junkies. There are fifteen new stamps, and I'm going to highlight seven of them (plus an oldie). All the new releases can be seen H E R E and will be discounted 15% through February 8, 2017. No need for a code. The discount will be reflected at checkout.

If you have arrived here from The Crafty Nurse Blog, you are on the right track. If not, you may want to start at the beginning (Technique Junkies) so you don't miss any cool stuff! Let's get going!

Project:  Sarcasm Magnet

Featured Stamp - Sarcasm.
Supplies Used: Tan cardstock, Cork, Brown Embossing Powder, Vversamark Pad, Square Die, Magnet
Assembly:  Stamp and emboss the sentiment on diecut cardstock. Adhere to the cork. Attach a magnet to the back. (Pretty simple, eh?)

Project:  Glamorous Card
Featured Stamps - Calligraphy Loops and Peeking
Supplies Used:  White cardstock, Purple Patterned Paper, Ribbon, Clear Label with Printed Sentiment, Black cardstock, Vellum, Versamark pad, Clear Embossing Powder, Purple Ink Stamp Pad, Lavendar Mica Powder, Adhesive Rhinestones, Silver Cardstock, Silver Embossing Powder
Assembly:  Cut purple cardstock and attach to card front. Stamp and emboss the silver panel and attach to card. On Vellum, stamp and emboss the image. Die cut to oval shape. Die cut black cardstock using two oval dies to create a frame. Versamark frame and add Lavender Mica Powder. Attach vellum panel to back of frame, and attach that to the front of the card. Add rhinestones to image and frame. Add computer-journaled sentiment to piece of ribbon and add to card front.

Project:  Journey Card
Featured Stamp - Travel Love
Supplies Used:  Kraft cardstock, Vellum, Embossing Powder, Versamark, Printed Diecut, Blue cardstock, Vinyl Border, Foam Tape
Assembly:  Create card base from Kraft cardstock. Trim vellum, then stamp and emboss the background. Attach that to the card base and line with vinyl border. Attach the sentiment diecut to some blue cardstock and attach that to the card front using foam tape.

Project:  Peaceful Card
Featured Stamps - Beautiful Strength (new) and Feng Shui
Supplies Used:  Kraft cardstock, Patterned paper, Tan cardstock, White cardstock, Embossing powder, Vellum, Black stamp pad, Gold adhesive rhinestones, Colored pencils, Gamsol (or paint thinner or baby oil)
Assembly:  Create card base from Kraft cardstock. On white cardstock, stamp and emboss the image. Color with colored pencils and add Gamsol using a cotton swab to smooth out the pencil lines and blend the colors. Fussy-cut the image and attach to a trimmed piece of patterned cardstock. Add a tan mat and attach that to the front of the card using foam tape. Stamp part of the sentiment on a tan piece of cardstock, trim and attach that to the front of the card with foam tape. On the inside of the card, stamp the rest of the sentiment. Add gold dots and vinyl border to front of card.

Project:  Travel Card
Featured Stamp - Fly Me Away
Supplies Used:  White cardstock, Black cardstock, Patterned paper, Airplane diecut, Foam tape, Black dots
Assembly: Create card base from white cardstock and add a black mat t the ront. Mat the sentiment diecut to black cardstock and attach that to the front of the card. Add the airplane diecut to the front using foam tape. Attach a couple of black dots for embellishments.

Project:  End of Your Rope Card
Featured Stamp - End of Your Rope
Supplies Used:  Kraft cardstock, Twine, Wood grain patterned paper, Fiber ribbon, Wooden beaads, Copper embossing powder, Versamark, Foam tape, Paper punch
Assembly:  Create card base using Kraft cardstock. Stamp and emboss the sentiment. Punch holes at the top and bottom of each rope section. Tie a knot in a piece of twine and thread through the holes. Glue the knot down and tape the twine on the reverse side. Add patterned paper to card base and attach the sentiment piece using foam tape. Add the fiber ribbon and wood beads.

Hope you enjoyed the projects and found some new inspiration. Maybe even some new favorite stamps!  Next up on the Blog Hop is the very talented Beth Norman.  Here is the complete line-up in case you missed someone:

Til next time,
Keepin' It Inky!