Saturday, November 20, 2010

Alcohol Ink Splatter: CCC#22 plus 1

Got mine done for the CCC#22 hosted by Linda over at StudioL3.  The challenge this week is Alcohol Ink Splatter.  If you want to know how to do this technique you will need to get Tim Holtz' book Compendium of Curiosities where he shares unique and innovative ideas and techniques using many Ranger products as well as his own.  This is a 'must have' book!

Secondly, I have also entered this in The Stamp Man challenge blog.  They are doing Christmas using a Tim Holtz product---just perfect, wouldn't you say??!

Supplies and Tools:
**Alcohol Inks:  Cranberry, Meadow and Gold Mixative
**Distress Ink:  Aged Mahogany
**Symphony Tissue Tape by Tim Holtz
**glossy cardstock by Stampers Anonymous
**Black Archival Inkpad
**gemstones by Queen and Co.
**Santa stamp by Inkadinkadoo
**gold and maroon cs
**misc Believe stamp, clear embossing powder, heat tool

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Give Thanks

A quick card for a couple of challenges:

Sisterhood of Crafters:  Fall card incorporating leaves
Scrapbook Sisters:  Fall colors


**Distress inks:  Peeled Paint, Old Paper and Wild Honey
**Stampin' Up! Top Note Die
**Cuttlebug Embossing folder
**Tim Holtz Alterations die by Sizzix
** French script stamp (faint in background of main card)
**misc leave stamp
**white embossing powder/heat embossing tool
**misc give thanks stamp

CCC#20 Industrial Grunge

Got mine done at the last minute---which beats last week, which was not at all! :)  This week's challenge was to do the Industrial Grunge technique from Tim's Compendium of Curiosities book.  This challenge is hosted by Linda over at Studio L3 every week.   For more inspiration from some uber talented artists go on over to her blog and check out all the entries.


**grungeboard keys
**acrylic metallic paint dabbers by Ranger
**misc keyhole brad
**Patchwork Texture fade of Tim Holtz' Alterations line by Sizzix
**Distress Inks:  Tea Dye and Old Paper
**manila tag by Stampers Anonymous
**misc fibers
**saying from Sara books