Monday, June 11, 2012

Embossed Toilet Paper Challenge with Blockheads

Hi Dreamers!
I have a project today that uses something we all have at home.  Toilet Paper!!  This month's Blockhead Challenge is brought to us by Leigh with her embossed Toilet Paper technique.     This technique is a lot easier than it looks.  The only thing I did differently was that I sprayed the tp while laying on the embossing folders with a large spray bottle.  Not a mister, but a regular big spray bottle.  I made four or five pieces and added color on some while wet and some later.  I made a total of four cards and this is the first card.

Materials list:
Stamp: Verses  Full Sheet
Two-Ply Toilet Paper
Embossing Folder
Versa Magic Dew Drops- Niagara Mist and Wheat
Olive Grove Memento
Paper Flowers
Beige and Cream CS

I followed the tutorial and did not add any inks to the TP while it was wet.  Once it was dry, I used a direct to paper technique and added the Versa Magic inks.  The Niagara Mist was used all over and Wheat just on the edges.

I attached the Embossed TP to a beige gray CS with brads.  I put a small amount of glue on the back to hold the TP in place.   The Sentiment was stamped with Olive Grove ink (Memento) on cream CS.      I went around the edges of the stamped sentiment with Wheat Versa Magic.

I added three paper flowers held together with a brad.   So, what do you think of this toilet paper??  Pretty fun, isn't it??!!   I will share the other cards I made with my other embossed TP pieces over the next few weeks.  Each piece turned out totally different.  So stayed turned for that.   Okay, get out your TP and play along with the Challenge!!!  You have until June 21 to link up.  One project will be chosen for a $25 gift certificate.  Have fun!!!  Love ya.


  1. Hi Karen I just had to stop by and tell you how classy and elegant this beautiful creation looks, the pattern, colours, sentiment and flower look amazing.
    Lorraine x

  2. So beautiful Karen and effective:)x

  3. Beautfiful work Karen, love this idea, the technique came out swell looking!

  4. Very pretty card. I have some paper flowers stashed away, I will have to get them out and make a card similar to yours. I love the TP challenge, an easy technique with such stunning results.

  5. What an awesome technique! Love how vintage it looks! Great sentiment too!


  6. Fabulous card, Karen! I love the distressed look that TP gives the card, plus your direct to paper technique. I have Niagara Mist, too! You've reminded me to take it out and play with it. :)

    Hope your garden is coming along beautifully! Hugs!

  7. Absolutely Stunning! I love the vintage elegant style of this one! Soooo pretty and a great sample for my Blockheads" ETP Challenge technique!!

  8. This is so pretty! I love the colors and the cool technique- gotta try this! Thanks for this link- lots of eye candy!

  9. I really like this one too! These colors look really nice together!


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