Friday, November 27, 2020

Embossed TP

Hi there.  I'm so glad you stopped by!

Embossed TP?  Yep!
If you can spare a square, give it a try!

My dear and very talented friend Loll led us in this technique a couple of
months ago.  We took four squares of toilet paper and stacked them, spritzing
each layer.  Then put them in an embossing folder and run them through.

I've spritzed it with some shimmer mist so it has a wonderful shimmer
when the light hits it.

The cardinal has been cut from red cardstock and I've sponged ink around
the edges.  I used a Posca pen to add "snow" to the pine branch.

I'll take this over to the last Rudolph Days Challenge of the year.
A big thanks to Maureen and her team for this challenge each month.
It's a big help to get those Christmas cards done in plenty of time.
And I love doing Christmas cards any time of year!

I'll also share it with Krafty Chicks where it's all about All Occasions.
A perfect place for a Christmas card!

Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.


Card Recipe
Stamps:  Noel (OOB)
Ink:   Versafine Onyx Black, Cherry Cobbler, Handsome Hunter
Paper:   Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Garden Green (SU), Neenah
Other:  Snowflake EF (MS), Stitched Square Die (SSS), Small Cardinal Set (Dee's Distinctively), Holiday Greens Mini (TH), Subtle EF, Iridescent Shimmering Bliss Spray (Technique Junkies)


JosieD said...

Using shimmered up toilet paper--now that's unique! Love that the card has simplicity and is also very striking. Your design talents always amaze me.

Marcia Hill said...

This is SOOOO pretty Bonnie! So CAS and elegant and who knew TP could be elegant! Haha!! But seriously, this card is just lovely my friend! Hugs. :0)

Brenda in IN said...

This is so pretty. I love the great impression you get with the toilet paper and this looks wonderful. Adding the shimmer mist was a terrific idea. The cardinal looks so real perched on the sprigs.

LeAnne said...

This is just lovely! I may be able to spare a square to give this a try! I LOVE the cardinal too and the font on the sentiment is beautiful!

Mac Mable said...

What a fun technique with an amazing result Bonnie x. A really beautiful card x.

Liz said...

I had to reread your post to make sure you did mean that your used toilet paper! What a beautiful card, Bonnie. xx

Pat said...

The embossing on to toilet paper is so deep..a wonderful effect Bonnie, and love that beautiful cardinal on the pine branch matching in perfectly with the background card, and with a simple sentiment to finish. A really stunning card! x

Christine Alexander said...

oooooh great idea spritzing with glimmer mist, gorgeous card:)

Sue - said...

Beautiful card Bonnie. Great use of the TP too but don’t think mine will work as it is embossed already😂😂

Nstiz said...

Oh I love this. It’s so neat and clean and who’d have thought to use toilet paper! That’s brilliant. It almost adds a bit more texture to the embossing. Your cards inspire us! Beautifully done!

I Card Everyone said...

Here's something I never thought I'd say: love the way you've used TP today, Bonnie!! LOL It's fabulous!
Reminds me of the embossed paper towel I made when Loll was teaching the mopping up technique!

JoAnn said...

So pretty and I love the cute cardinal too. I love the embossed TP technique and after I saw your previous card with it I had to try it and shared the idea with my stamping friends. They thought is was so unique. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us.

Jo said...

Such a rich wholesome card, what a great idea to spritz the toilet paper with shimmer mist. The simple Noel gives an elegant finish :D

Sandy said...

Beautiful! The embossed panel looks like white wedding cake frosting. Rich and wonderful!
Sandy xx

Jeanne H said...

What a lovely card! Thanks for the tp tip...I must have missed it when Loll did it.

nancy littrell said...

I Love your textured TP square background, Bonnie. I tried the technique after seeing Lolly examples. I must make into a finished card and would like to make a few more squares to have in my stash. Love all the texture from the dry embossing. TFS your Gorgeous Christmas card with the added die cut cardinal and pine branches. Love and Hugs...Nancy

Leslie Miller said...

Absolutely beautiful! Utter perfection! I think I can spare a square or two. Love your design on this, Bonnie!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Such an elegant design Bonnie, it's Beautiful.
Faith x

Loll said...

LOVE the deep embossed design you get with toilet paper! Those snowflakes are gorgeous. Love the contrast with the dark red and green. Such a beautiful design, my friend! xx

Papercraft Boutique said...

Wow, who would think you could make such a gorgeous snowflake background with toilet paper and shimmer mist? This is fabulous and beautiful, Bonnie! The cardinal is so handsome too! Another technique I'd love to try! :-)
Hideko xx

TK said...

Beautiful card! Love the little touches but the technique looks quite fun! I have not tried this but have been meaning to -- so hopefully yours is the inspiration and a hint to use the shimmer spray is wonderful

Trina P. said...

Such a cool technique with awesome results, but then to spritz with a shimmer spray is pure genius!!! Love your beautiful card.

Kathleen said...

Very classy card with a great technique.

Kath x

Jenny L said...

Hi Bonnie,
Happy rudolf Days.
I have never heard of that technique it sounds fab must give it a try thank you for sharing.
I love your card it's so gorgeous and very stunning.
The mebossed squre looks so super and that very wonderful Cardinal sitting on the pine branch is so gorgeous.
I love Cardianals wish we had then in the UK.
Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge and your kind words.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Susan said...

Brilliant idea to spray the toilet paper with shimmer spray, Bonnie - I must try that. Love the snowflakes - perfect backdrop for the perfect cardinal.

BożenA said...

Oh, Bonnie !! This toilet paper embossing looks amazing. Embossing produces a soft finish that is difficult to achieve with ordinary paper. Thank you for describing this technique, I absolutely must try it sometime. And the cardinal looks wonderful against this background, a striking contrast!

Linda V said...

Love this card! Please help me with MS and OOB.

Bonnie said...

MS is Martha Stewart and OOB is Out Of Business

Linda V said...

Bonnie thank you. I love that Noel stamp but can’t find it.