Friday, April 1, 2016

April New Release and Sale Technique Junkies Blog Hop

Hello Everyone,
Welcome to your next stop on the April New Release Blog Hop with Technique Junkies!  You should have arrived here from Judy's blog!  Hope you enjoyed her gorgeous project!!   If you are just popping in here, you may like to start at the beginning here.  To celebrate the April new releases, the Design Team has been working hard to create lots of projects to inspire you!  Extra Fun: All the April New Releases will be on sale --15% off ----until April 8 !! That is cool!!

For my project, I stamped using markers on mixed media paper

Materials List:
Markers: hot pink, red, and Olive green
Papers: Mixed Media pad from Strathmore 
CS: pink and green
Pink Ribbon

Make It:

  • Tear a sheet of mixed media paper from pad and trim to size; tear the bottom edge
  • Ink the stamp with markers and stamp on paper
  • Stamp sentiment with black ink
  • Distress edges of paper with green marker by drawing along edge of paper; spritz paper with water and blend with finger and let dry

  • Add a layer of green and pink CS
  • Tie ribbon around piece

Here are two additional ideas for stamping this flower with markers and an ink pad.   I sprayed water onto mixed media paper; ink the stamp with markers and stamped.  When dry, I stamped again with a dark ink--an archival or Stazon so it will not bleed.  Kind of a fun way to use this stamp.  The first sample had a lot more water on the paper than the second sample.

Your next stop on the hop is Marilyn's blog.  Hope you have enjoyed looking at all the new releases!!  Take advantage of the sale and get the ones you loved at 15% off!!  Have a super day!!

Challenges for my Stylized Rose Card:
Country View: Spring
Simon Wednesday: anything goes
New Challenge Blog----A Beautiful Mess: anything goes
Vintage Journey: Spring


  1. Your card is adorable. Love the torn edges.

  2. Beautiful. This was one of my favorites and has so many possibilities.

  3. Great design, love the watercolour effect and the torn layers.

    1. With my new DT hat... Thank you for entering our challenge at Country View this month!

  4. I love that first sample so much! The torn edges look beautiful with the watercolors and the second card is so elegant.

  5. The colors and stamps are beautiful - no doubt that it is Spring. Love the way you did the torn edges. Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey.

  6. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Crafting in a beautiful mess challenge 1, Hazel, DT x

  7. Great design. Love the torn paper effect. Thanks for joining us for this challenge at A Beautiful Mess.
    Margaret, DT

  8. Wonderful project with a lovely spring bloom . The torn paper edging is a greta touch . Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey .

  9. Lovely creation made with a beautiful stamp! Your colours are undoubtedly spring colours! Thank you for joining our April Challenge at Country View Challenges!


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