Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Lisa's Lovin' the Artsy Leaves!

Hello Funkie Junkie fans! Lisa Hoel here. Our latest theme is "Cut It Out" – using Tim Holtz's latest collection of Sizzix dies. The new ones are so cool! Let's see what I created…

a shaker card made using the Artsy Leaves and Layered Dots Die Sets!

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Lovin' the Artsy Leaves!

First I started by having a play with Distress Sprays and Distress Mica Sprays (old and new colors.) For color inspiration, I looked to a new pottery coffee mug I recently acquired. I love the glaze colors on it. I used the backgrounds I created for the card base and to cut leaves out of.

Bonus card! I created so many leaves that I had enough to create an extra card.

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Here are a few behind the scenes pics and a technique you can use to increase the uses you can get out of your dies.

1 – This is a classic trick but it never hurts to get a reminder. ;-) Cut shapes out of fun foam (adhesive backed foam is especially convenient). Apply the foam to scrap plastic packaging and use it to stamp. I made two stamps from the Layered Dots set and stamped the backgrounds of both cards using Distress Oxide Inks. (Paint works well too!)

2 – Here's a peek of the shaker "insides" and how I laid out the foam tape.

3 – I added hand stitching with thin string around the edges. I punched the holes first with the template in the Tim Holtz ruler and then stitched.

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Supplies used:

Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Set - Layered Dots
Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Set - Artsy Leaves
Tim Holtz Die Set - Bold Text #1
Tim Holtz Die Set - Decorative Trims

Distress Archival Ink - Black Soot
Distress Mica Spray - used many, old and new!
Distress Spray - so many of them!
Distress Oxide Spray - so many of them!
Distress Oxide Ink Pads - Bundled Sage, Antique Linen
Ranger Distress Heavystock - White

fun foam
foam tape
clear plastic

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