Thursday, September 10, 2020

September 2020 Technique Challenge - Club Scrap

 Create a cool background with the Stencil Rubbing Technique with Distress Oxide Inks, white crayon, and Club Scrap's Take Wing Stencil. 

Stencil Rubbing Technique 

Place a stencil on work surface and lay a white panel over it. Rub the surface of the panel with the side of a white crayon and firm even pressure.


Remove the stencil and apply a variety of Distress Oxide Inks with an Ink Applicator Brush over the stencil rubbed image. 



Buff the panel with a dry cloth to remove any residual inks from the image.

Add the panel to the front of a card. 


Thanks for dropping by! 

Supplies Used: 

Club Scrap's Pacific Northwest Collection Papers, fiber, charm, and stamp sentiment

Distress Oxide Inks - Peeled Paint, Tumbled Glass, Blueprint Sketch, Walnut Stain, and Faded Jeans



Thursday, December 19, 2019

Christmas Card Ideas - Club Scrap

I needed to make a few extra Christmas cards this year, so I gathered my Club Scrap supplies and got to work.

Christmas Market leftovers cards



Hybrid print Christmas Market cards



Hybrid print Happy Camper cards



Aviary gingerbread houses card



Aviary wreath card



Tissue Casting Happy Camper tree card



Thanks for stopping by!

Club Scrap Supplies -
Hybrid Inks - Sapphire, Red, Spruce, Permanent Jet Black, White Pigment, Earth
Christmas Market Page Kit
Holiday Mail sentiments
Forest Floor plain papers 
Aviary Stamps
Happy Camper plain papers 
Happy Camper Hybrid Kit
Happy Camper Buffalo Plaid Stencil
Sparkle Believe resin word

Other Supplies -
Sizzix Little Sizzles papers
Sizzix snowflakes thinlits dies
clear sequins and red & white baker's twine from my stash
Die-namics My Favorite Things PEACE die cut
Nuvo Drops - Midnight Blue and Red Berry

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Falling Leaves Fox Card - Club Scrap

Create an adorable Fox Card with Club Scrap's Falling Leaves collection following the tutorial instructions featured on Splitcoast Stampers.


I made some adjustments based on the tools and supplies I had on hand.

Falling Leaves Fox Card 

Gather a 5.5x8.5 Ivory paper and score horizontally at 4.25" to create a card base. Trim an Orange panel to 3.75x4.25".


Draw two faint pencil lines traced onto the Orange panel. I used the circle guide from a cutting tool.


Cut along the lines with a pair of scissors.


Cut a leaf from Brown paper with the Falling Leaves Die Set. Trim off the stem.


Trim ear shapes from Orange and Ivory papers.


Rough the edges of the Ivory paper with a Paper Distressing Tool to give it the appearance of fur.


Add shading to the paper ears with Club Scrap Earth Ink. Adhere the paper ears together with Bookbinding Glue dispensed from a Needle-tipped Applicator.


Die cut more leaves with a washi tape technique. Layer these leaves with Red leaves cut from the same die.


Add a bit of color to the cheeks with an Ink Applicator Brush. Cut small eye and mouth shapes from slivers of Brown paper with an oval punch.


Make three leaves with the Falling Leaves Stamp Set in Leaf Ink. Fussy cut with scissors and add to back of the leaf cluster.


Create a stamped sentiment from Club Scrap's Scandinavia collection in Earth Ink and layer with a double loop of Falling Leaves twine fiber. Adhere the ears, leaves and sentiment cluster to the front of the card with hot glue. Add white gel pen details to the fox's nose and brown colored pencil freckles to the cheeks.


Let's take another look at the finished card.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Fabulous Fall Card with Handmade Paper!


Welcome to my stop along the Falling For Handmade Paper Blog Hop! If you arrived from Michele Emerson-Roberts' blog post then you are in the right place. If not, hop on over to the Club Scrap Blog for a complete list of participating bloggers.


Fall Card Tutorial


Create a fall card with lots of lovely layers created with handmade paper and the Club Scrap Falling Leaves collection.


Handmade Paper Pumpkin 

Blend packing paper and Gold Brilliants according to the Arnold Grummer Papermill instructions into pulp. Add scraps of Falling Leaves Red plain paper into the blender. Pulse until the red paper is in approximately 1/4" bits.


Pour the pulp into the mold.


Complete the paper making process and admire the amazing results!


Cut three ovals with a paper punch.

Distress the edges with Tangerine and Earth Hybrid Inks with an Ink Applicator Brush.


Add a bit of Bookbinding Glue from a Needle-tipped Applicator to the back of one of the ovals.


Adhere the first oval onto a second oval as shown.


Add glue to the back of the third oval.


Adhere the third oval centered over the double oval. Embellish with a die cut leaf and torn Brown paper stem.


Set the pumpkin aside to use as an embellishment on the card.

Handmade Paper with Die Cut Inclusions

Prepare the pulp mixture in the blender with paper from junk mail and ferns dried in the Garden Press.


Pour the pulp into the papermill and swirl the Orange die cut leaves into the pulp. Continue the paper making process. The leaves look so cool embedded in the paper fibers!


Tear the paper vertically into a 2" wide strip to use as a border strip on the front of the card.


Layer the torn handmade paper with a torn Orange panel.




Adhere the layered strips onto a Falling Leaves print 4.25x5.5" folded card base.


Adhere pressed fall leaves onto the card with Bookbinding Glue.




Create a double loop of brown Falling Leaves twine fiber and glue to the back of the pumpkin.


Stamp the sentiment onto a scrap of handmade paper in Earth Ink.


Let's take a look at the completed card.



ANNE MARIE FOWLER'S BLOG is your next stop! As you explore the hop today, we encourage you to leave each blogger a few kind words in the form of a comment. Those who leave a comment on every participating blog will be entered into a random drawing for a prize. Good Luck!


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Here are a few additional photos taken during my paper making process.

Adding dried rose petals and tiny fern inclusions to the pulp.


My daughter Alicia helping me make paper.


Wet pulp on the drain rack after the wood frame is removed.


Paper pulp after moisture is removed with the press bar on couching papers.


Drying process completed with high heat from an iron.


Finished handmade paper samples.