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Something Old Something New: TFJ Challenge

Hello, welcome back, and Happy New Year. To start off a new year of challenges we will be creating to the theme of “Something Old and Something New” over at the Funkie Junkie Challenge Blog . Create a card, spread, journal layout or other mixed media project using something old and something new. This could be a new to you supply or something just released. Checkout the Funkie Junkie Challenge Blog for details on entering. For this weeks theme of something old and something new I have decided to create with layers and work with embossing resist. For the something old I am delving into my stash of TH vellum scenes from last year. For the something new I am going to be using some mica spray stains and a snowflake adornment. Let’s start this new year off with some creative fun. I hope you will join in this weeks challenge over at the Funkie Junkie Challenge Blog. For video tutorial click here . For this card I used the following: Distress white heavy cardstock, distress spray stains speck
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Funkie Junkie: Festive Fun

Hello and welcome back! Today over at the Funkie Junkie Challenge blog the DT is putting together a festive showcase to share some projects and inspiration with you. I have decided to create with the Tim Holtz Sizzix die sets Paper Village 1 and 2 to make a gingerbread village. Here I have turned a combination of paper village houses a gingerbread mansion. For video instruction click here for part 1. Below are the materials I used for the basic construction of the gingerbread mansion. Used: Paper village die sets 1 and 2, die set village dwellings (cathedral window framed and outline and cottage shingles die, walnut stain distress ink, collage medium, distress glitter, remnant rubs metal tool, vellum, and hot glue gun. For parts 2 and 3 of this tutorial and demo click here for 2 and here for 3. Here are the window pieces that I used in addition to paper village die cuts. For die cut pieces I used kraft heavy sock paper as a foundation to cut: 4 tower pieces from set 2, 2 pieces for