Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Fall Pumpkins


It's time for a Tic Tac Toe Challenge over on The House That Stamps Built. Our challenge over on the RI blog is to choose three items (across, down, or diagonally) --- I chose Orange, Patterned Paper, Friendship.



Supplies and Tools:
  • Repeat Impressions Stamps:
  • Canson Watercolor Paper
  • Stamplorations Lower Case Alphabet Plate Die
  • Beaded Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders) 
  • Diamond Border Punch (Fiskars) 
  • White Gel Pen
  • Brilliance Moonlight White Ink (Tsukineko)
  • These colors of Distress Ink (Ranger)
    • Fossilized Amber
    • Rusty Hinge
  • These colors of Distress Oxide (Ranger)
    • Squeezed Lemonade
    • Wild Honey
    • Worn Lipstick


For my blog readers:

  • Enjoy the 10% discount code to the Repeat Impressions Store  by using the code: rr10ea
  • There's a new challenge every week over at  The House That Stamps Built 
    • you don't have to use Repeat Impressions stamps to link or win
  • One lucky person will win a $25 Repeat Impressions Gift Certificate on the first Wednesday of every month

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Die-cut Napkin Holly Sprig


Yes, you read the title right - this holly sprig is made from white paper napkins!
While visiting the links of the Fall/Winter Coffee Lover's Blog Hop --
I came across THIS AWESOME CARD and knew that I wanted to give this
fun technique a whirl!
(Here's a  direct link to the Splitcoast Stampers Tutorial)

Supplies and Tools:
  • December Calendar Embossing Folder (Tim Holtz)
  • Holly Sprig Die (Anna Griffin - Cuttlebug)]
  • Paints
  • Napkins
  • Aleene's Glitter Snow
  • Pink Crinkle Ribbon

This post linked to:
Tuesday Throwdown - Fall or Holiday
As You Like Challenge - Cute or Traditional Christmas 
(I don't have a favorite - but chose traditional for this Christmas card)
Time Out Challenge - Home Sweet Home Inspiration Board (Christmas and holly)
Krafty Chicks Challenge - Winter
Merry Little Christmas Challenge
The Cat's Pajamas - Holiday

Monday, November 11, 2019

DIY Embossing Diffuser


Hello friends! It's my turn to share a Pick of the Week post with you over on The House That Stamps Built. I decided to experiment with a technique I had pinned, but never tried --- creating a homemade embossing diffuser!

For step by step instructions in creating your own diffuser (and a 20% off discount code on the stamps I used today): Visit today's post on the Repeat Impression Blog.


Supplies and Tools:
  • Repeat Impressions Stamps:
  • Circle Nestabililies (Spellbinders)
  • Homemade Embossing Diffuser
  • Tag Die
  • Holiday Greens Dies (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
  • Wood Planks Embossing Folder (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
  • Tim Holtz Stamping Platform
  • Burlap String
  • These colors of Distress Oxide (Ranger)
    • Walnut Stain
    • Pine Needles
This post linked to:
A Place to start - Caffeinated Tones
The Paper Funday - Anything Goes + optional twist Thanksgiving
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes



Friday, November 8, 2019

Give You Strength


Well, it's been a fun week, and I have one final card for the


I cut my cup from heavy watercolor paper and used distress oxides to add all the colors. To add a bit of dimension to the sentiment, I cut three and layered them together.


Supplies and Tools:
  • Cozy Coffee Die (Paper Smooches)
  •  Hello Die (My Favorite Things)
  • So Much To Say Stamp Set (Inky Antics)
  • Heart Punch
  • These colors of Distress Oxide (Ranger)
    • Walnut Stain
    • Black Soot 


This post linked to:
Fall/Winter Coffee Lover's Blog Hop
Simon Says - Thinking of You
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge