Daily Archives: November 1, 2016
Is it November already? Unbelievable! It’s almost time for the Technique Junkies 30 Days of Christmas beginning on November 15th over at the Technique Junkie Design Team’s site. That means every day from November 15th through December 15th prepare to be inspired with wonderful cards for the holidays.
For today though, the Technique Junkies Design Team is showing off the new releases for November.
I had the opportunity to once again meet with Pat at the Hampton Roads stamp show this past month and was able to pick up some fun new products including Art Anthology Products and Nuvo Crystal Drops. I have to admit I am IN LOVE with these products and was happy to add more to my collection.
As usual, Pat has come up with some great new stamps for this release and I know you are going to love them. Pat is offering 15% off all November Release Stamps for one week! WooHoo!
I’d also like to welcome two new DT members to the TJ Team. Ro Donner and Cheri Weston. Welcome ladies!! I’d love for you to stop by all the design team’s blogs for great ideas and samples of other new November Release stamps.
Whew! If you’ve made it this far I’m offering a give away for a random commenter of the Coffee with Friends SD734 stamp. Leave me a comment and I will pick a winner on Sunday, November 6th.
Now, for some inspiration.
My first project features two of the new release stamps. The first is Glowing Branches #S717 and the focal image is Survive Together #SD752. I used Distress & Archival inks along with Art Anthology “Lava Stone Effects” which gives fabulous texture!
My second card again uses the “Survive Together” stamp this time using trapped resist technique. I created a base layer with alcohol inks then stamped my image with Versamark and embossed with clear. I then distressed over the top and coated it with Art Anthology “Dazzle Medium” . The background is more distress inks which reminds me a little of a cloudy day.
My next project uses the background stamp called “Layered Swirls S719”. I wanted to remind everyone that you don’t have to use the entire stamp to make a beautiful project. I began by creating a alcohol inked background on Yupo paper stamped and gold heat embossed the Layered Swirl stamp, then cut out with a leaf die. The sentiment is another new release called “Trust Your Journey SDX081”
I’ll leave you with one final card and the inspiration for the GIVEAWAY. This stamp is so sweet and perfect for a friend. Please leave me a comment below for a chance to win this stamp. The base of the card is stenciled using “Kona” Art Anthology Paint then sprayed with Distress Inks. The focal image, “Coffee With Friends SD734″ is stamped on another alcohol ink background. I sprayed the whole think with Distress Mica Spray and it’s really sparkly in real life.
Now, that I’ve shown you what I have to offer, I don’t want you to miss any of the other design teams creativity so I encourage you to start hopping at the Technique Junkies Design Team Blog.
If you are arriving from Karen McAlpine’s Blog, you in the right place! Gorgeous project Karen!
Here is a list of the Design Team lineup:
Kathy Stacy – That’s Me!
I sure hope you enjoy the Technique Junkies November Release Hop! Don’t forget – 15% off November Stamps for the next week only! Also – please comment for a chance at the GIVEAWAY.