Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Embossed Toilet Paper Challenge with Blockheads Final Project

Hi Dreamers!
The Embossed Toilet Paper Technique Challenge closes on June 21st.  So, still a few more days to get your projects posted.    For this sample, I used one of the smaller embossing folders (2 1/2" x 4 1/4").  This made a nice little frame within which I stamped.  



Materials List:
Toilet Paper (2ply)
Stamps:
Sea Shells with Rectangle Frame (Frame)
ATC Set-Honey Bees (Flower)
Verses-Feel Better (sentiment on the inside)
Inks:
Pesto Adirondack Reinker- Ranger
Frayed Burlap Distress Ink Reinker - Ranger
Pistachio,Olive Grove, and Tuxedo Black ink Pads - Memento
Small Embossing Folder
Dark Green CS
Colored Staples

I followed the Technique instructions.  I added the reinkers while the toilet paper was wet and before I closed  up  the Embossing Folder.  I added a few drops of reinker and then sprayed some water-repeat.  When the toilet paper was dry, I trimmed the piece a bit.  I stamped the Rectangle Frame with Pistachio ink and then the Flower with Olive Grove ink.  



The Embossed Toilet Paper piece was then stapled to a dark green card base.  I used some copper colored staples.  On the inside, I distressed White CS with Pesto and Frayed Burlap inks.  And, stamped another flower in Olive Grove.  The sentiment is stamped with Tuxedo Black.  
Inside:


I did a little sample on regular white CS to see if I like the Rectangle frame and the flower together.  And, as you can see above I did like the combo.  The sample looked really nice and I thought I could make a nice card with that too.  I grabbed some scraps that were laying around and put them together to make this nice little card (3 3/4 x 4 1/4").    Some small pearls were added and a pretty May Arts ribbon.  



Well, how about a few challenges:
Cheerful Stamp Pad: Garden
Fashionable Stamping: Nature
Tuesday Taggers: anything goes
Truly Madly Crafty: Monochromatic
Let's ink It Up: favorite embellishments -ribbon and pearls


I love  making cards!!  It is such fun.  Take some time to make a few today.  And, then send them to someone you love.   Have a great day!  Love ya.
Karen

11 comments:

  1. Karen these are stunning.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  2. I love this technique Karen but haven't used for a while your stunning work has inspired me to make something. Hope it turns out as stunning as yours.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

    Hugs Shirley x x

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  3. Fabulous pieces. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

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  4. wow, these are dreamily pretty! thank you for joining the "in the garden" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

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  5. OMG stunning stamping, I adore your project. Thanks for taking part in our challenge at LIIU, good luck. Hugz Suzanne

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  6. How clever are these! Fabulous! Thanks for sharing this with us at Lets Ink It Up's embellies challenge!

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  7. Beautiful work....the first too really look like the sun is catching it as it sets.

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  8. Wow amazing project. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

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  9. WOW awesome work, thanks playing along with TioT this fortnight
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  10. Thanks for joining in with our nature challenge at FSC and sharing your lovely creation.
    Fliss x

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