Friday, 19 September 2014

Compendium of curiosity's challenge no 11 , Effect powders

For the Compendium of curiosities 3, challenge 11, I made a tag to go onto my husbands 60th Birthday card.  Again it's a great technique , but you will have to buy Tim's book to get the low down
As I am not allowed to give details here, in respect for all Tim's work on his book.

If you want to join in there are some great prizes from Tim Holtz & Mario his manager (box of Tim's goodies !)  & on the odd number challenges (this one !) we have Inspiration Emporium giving
Away a £50 gift voucher , find them here -:

Above photo is the tag, and below photo is the finished card

I used a couple of other Tim Holtz techniques for this tag.
Dimensional collage fragments, this is from CC1 book.
It's the tiny clear tag at the top left, I was rather tickled to fing a number plate on one of Tim's papers that was AG , this is my husbands initials !
So I added the little 60 as well & a couple of other bits to go under the clear frame.

The base colour on the tag is paint marbling , this is in the current book
But I missed this challenge , so am using the technique now on here.
See below photo.

Another lovely Tim technique is to use the shadow press debossing folders
(They de-boss) with inks to highlight and a pen run just inside the letters

See below photo of highlighted de bossing and yet another of TH Techniques
Which is to use tiny brads and hammer them flat !

Below is a photo of the lovely framelits I used for this challenge technique , I love this
Compass , with the stamps and die cuts all in one , fabulous !

Here below is a close up of my Effect powders technique 


  1. How fun is this! LOVE the compass rose on the tag and it's great all by itself but the whole card is striking! Thanks so much for playing along with Effect Powders for our challenge at CC3Challenge!!!

  2. Stunning results! Love your tag, the colour mix is amazing! xxx

  3. This is brilliant, Janna! I love how you've combined many of the previous challenge techniques together on the one tag. I'm sure you're husband loved his card and WE know how many hours you put into it. Lovely!

  4. Great card, I love all the little details :)

  5. Fab card, how lovely it is personalised to perfectly for your OH too.. hope he had a happy birthday! Thanks for playing along with the CC3 challenge and hope to see you again soon x

  6. Janna, your tag, turned into a card is awesome. You've really used a lot of different Tim products on this card! I love all of them. The colorized debossing, the stamping and of course, the EP technique you used on the compass. What a wonderful card for the hubby! Thanks so much for joining us at CC3C. <3 Candy

  7. Brilliant card - so many details x

  8. Ooh- this is really gorgeous Janna! Chock full of techniques. Love the colours you've used!

  9. What a great card! l love all the special details you've added and you have done a wonderful job on that EP technique!

  10. Adore, adore and adore. Love the trick about out lining the lettering. Lou x

  11. The color combo is very striking and the details keep my eye. thanks for sharing.

  12. What a fabulous card! Love all the goodness on this how you did the technique on the compass parts. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CC3C!

  13. Wow Janna, what a wonderful card... all the details are fantastic...and I love all the color... great fun and how great... also love the pictures and all the art in the postings here... your grandbabies are precious. and I love the princess dress... how special... she must really feel like a princess... that she is... Love, Light and Peace...Bonnie

  14. Oh, Janna, there are so many wonderful details here! Love this project. Thanks for joining us at CC3C!


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