By Special Request

I have had several emails requesting directions for the TOILET PAPER gift card holder.  I will try to get photos to go with this latet tonight.  Here is a basic rendition of the directions.

Tools:

Paper Crimper & Scissors

Materials: Ink ( I prefer Fluid Chalk Ink by Clearsnap) WaterMark Ink and Ancient Page Ink in Coal Black, Pattern paper, glue, Stickles or glitter and glue, Rubber Stamp (Unity Stamp Co), Gross Grain Ribbon.

Directions

1.  Flatten TP role.  Press roll through the crimper in one direction and then the other.  This will create a grid like texture.  Glue one end of TP roll.  Let dry.

2. Take Warm Red Fluid Chalk Ink and lightly rub over texture surface.  Repeat with accents of Tangerine Fluid Chalk.  This technique is referred to as Direct to Paper or DTP

3.  Use a snippet of ribbon as an accent.  Mine was left over from some sort of packaging.  Glue on TP roll

4. I made my own background paper by using a rubber stamp.  You can use pattern paper if you are not a stamper.  Stamp Image on to WaterMark Ink Pad then onto glossy cardstock.  Rub Warm Red Fluid Chalk over entire surface.  Wipe off excess.  Enhance staped image with Stickles or if you do not have Stickles add glue & sprinkle glitter.  Let Dry.  Adhere to TP roll leaving a bit of the ribbon showing on the top edge.

5.  Stamp accent stamp in black ink.

6.  stamp saying on Cream Cardstock and glue down as shown.  A little flower bead was added for an accent.

 

If there is ever anything you would like to know how to make that appears on here please ask.  I am more than happy to write directions or tell you where to find the material.

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About nikimeiners

Friend, Wife, Mom and an all around crafty old soul. Artist, Writer, Creative Director and Style Maker. Lover of old, fond of the new. Craver of excitement, establisher of the calm. My website http://365daysofcrafts.com Bio- Growing up in a small mid-western town, Niki Meiners was surrounded by a modest, resourceful and very entrepreneurial family. Her simple upbringing spurred her "Can do" attitude and gave her the confidence to try any challenge placed before her. She knew there was more out there than just her small town and set off after high school to explore the world. It was through these travels that she discovered her love of art and her desire to make the world a prettier place. It was not until she suffered a paralyzing illness that she realized she wanted to reconsider her corporate career as a Chief Paper Pusher, and her thoughts immediately turned to her first passion, art. In 2003 she began an odyssey that would take her from product design to publication and everywhere in between. She is known for her distinctive, high quality creations that feature a diverse mix of styles and highly creative approach to even the smallest detail. Niki is an Idea Architect, easily outlining every project from concept to completion. Her creations are simultaneously beautiful and functional and her in depth knowledge of the industry allows her to produce projects with a specific understanding of both the consumers and the manufacturers. This knowledge has allowed her work to be featured in the industries leading craft and lifestyle publications and manufacturers’ websites. nikimeiners at gmail.com
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