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Chalk it Up: TFJ Challenge

Hello and welcome to a new challenge at the Funkie Junkie Challenge Blog .  "September is normally when kids head back to school, it is when the learning begins again....Create a project about learning, does not have to be a school   themed project, learning is not just about books and school, sometimes it learning a new scrapbooking technique, or a cool fact and y ou must include chalk !  IE - chalk paint, chalk board, actual chalk...." This week we are playing with chalk. I decided to work with chalk, distress spray stains, and frosted crystals. The techniques I am using today is the frosted crystal and chalk technique Tim showed during the 2020 Holiday YouTube Live. Used: floral outline stamp set CMS430, idea-ology word sticker labels, AI black cardstock, TH water brush, chalk, Ranger Heat tool, distress mica spray stains flickering candle, tree lot, snowflake, and peppermint stick. For instructional video click  here . To start our card today I took floral outlines stamp
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Die-namite TFJ Challenge

Below and welcome to a new challenge over at the   Funkie Junkie Blog Challenge  this weeks theme is Die-Na-mite. Dies can make a simple or boring project extra mighty... I want you to use your dies to make a project! They can be your main focus, or work in the background to make your project a little extra mighty.   Here I decided to work on a journal spread. For the journal spread I wanted to focus on the aspect of story telling of Sleeping Beauty. To fit the theme I have used a variety of die cuts to embellish and highlight the main focal point. For video instructions click  here  . Used: Sizzix dies colorize candle light, bigz die moon and stars, colorize blooms, and garden greens, distress paints shaded lilac, chipped sapphire, broken china, picket fence, kitch flamingo, and peacock feathers, distress midnight glitter, distress crypt paste, paper dolls, distress glaze broken china, fried brick, and cracked pistachio, stencil THS002,  botanical collage paper, distress collage crazi

Distressing with distress TFJ Challenge

This week at the Funkie Junkie we are crafting to the theme:' De-stress with a little distressing ' -  Are you feeling stressed? How about destressing with a bit of distressing. Show us some yummy grungy distressed goodness. This can be anything from torn and tattered bits, crackling, sanding, water spots and so much more! What's your favorite way to add distressing to your projects? Head over to the  Funkie Junkie Blog to join the new challenge, open from August 25 to September 7th. This week for “de-stressing with distress”  I decided to create two cards using multiple Distress products by Tim Holtz and incorporate some old school paper distressing by roughing up the edges of one of my backgrounds. Click here  for a video tutorial. The products I used for these two cards include: Sizzix medallion Switchlit, 3D impresslit oak leaf, and the leaf imprint 3D embossing folder, Distress ink ground espresso, distress crayon ground espresso, Distress paint tarnished brass, Distre