Episode #38

November 27, 2020

Project

  • Fancy Fold card

Colors

  • Pink and black

Element

  • Large flower

Random

  • Stencil

About The Episode

Episode archive posted on November 30, 2020

Get a couple of crafters together and some ideas, and BAM! FUNN happens. Such was the case Friday night at the Craft Roulette wheel with Karen Boyce from Toronto, Canada. What a lovely, smart lady she is, and when it comes to Copic coloring – shut the door! The best place to keep an eye on this excellent card maker is on her Instagram account called Cards Inks and Stamps (or CSI, for short – see how clever she is). Not only does she have some really pretty cards, she has some great clips in her Instastories, too. Congratulations, too, because yesterday she was named as one of the new design team members for Sandy Boone’s Three Room Studio Stamp companyYou’ll sure want to follow her adventure with them. I think the only thing that would have made the evening more FUNN for us would have been to have Prince’s Purple Rain playing in the background. Thank you, Karen!

The parameters

The parameters were great this week and the wheel welcomed Karen with her favorite type of stamps – florals! Can you believe it? Watching Karen’s reaction to the parameters have inspired us at Craft Roulette, too. Be sure to watch this Friday’s show for a new tweak.
The colors were the curve ball this week, but it was more a seasonal rub than an actual color rub. Maybe Pepto Bismol pink could be a seasonal color. But, not all cards were Barbie/Pepto bismol pink. Some were lovely pastels and almost lavender.  All were unique and uniquely inspiring. Thank you, contributors, for taking your ideas and adding them to a card for us! YEAH!

SUBMISSIONS

Episode #36 submissions felt like a scene from “Frozen”. If you don’t like a week’s colors, just wait.  The colors were the curve ball this week, but it was more a seasonal rub than an actual color rub. Maybe Pepto Bismol pink could be a seasonal color. But, not all cards were Barbie/Pepto bismol pink. Some were lovely pastels and almost lavender.  All were unique and uniquely inspiring. Thank you, contributors, for taking your ideas and adding them to a card for us! YEAH!

During this episode, you’ll learn…

  • what Creativation is like
  • a lot about Copics
  • balance of work and card making
  • some cool products from Altenew
  • why Karen likes Craft Roulette
  • Miniature Art Gallery idea from an art show
  • What Gina K. Design products helped Karen
  • CSI’s connection with Karen

CREATIVITY

Creativity isn’t finite. You can’t run out of it! I dare say when you create, you will be inspired to create more. There is such satisfaction in the moment when you look at your handiwork and find it pleasing. You are always invited to take the parameters and create. Challenge your friends to join you, too. There’s always room for a cute idea at Craft Roulette.

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TONIGHT – you’ll be able to enjoy more inspiration on my FB page as I host the Homework Submissions from FUNN University! There are some ideas that you will want to see! Join us at 6:30 central tonight and see what our students have been inspired to create!

It is our crafting friends like you that make Craft Roulette so FUNN. Thank you very much for joining us in “the peanut gallery”, by sharing our links, by supporting our Guest Crafters, by contributing your projects, and for encouraging each other. You make every spin special. Thank you. SEE YOU NEXT FRIDAY with Guest Crafter Julie Carriere

 

About This Week's Guest

Karen Boyce

Toronto, Canada

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Guest Bio

I’m a card maker located in Toronto, Ontario Canada!  I started crafting regularly in 2013. By day you can find me in front of my laptop as I’m in IT. Card making has been a creative outlet  that is relaxing for me.  I also love to travel  and have had the opportunity to join two of my favourite pastimes to go on crafty adventures where I have met some online crafty friends in person.  I love to colour so my Copic markers are always nearby!

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Guest Contributors

33rd Submission in a Row!
Patty Beck
Easel card with string lights stencil in pink and black from Scrapbook.com and large hydrangeas
Alessa Lemoine
I have my ducks in a row this week! All the parameters are accounted for.
Sue Bruch
Striped stencil, black and pink, big flower, Fancy fold !
Hildenell Vilchez
Pink and black Fun fold card with layered rose. Black panels done with embossing paste using a rose stencil.
Jackie Muller
Fancy Fold - Z Fold Large Flower - Stencils 360 Sacred Lotus Stencil Pinks & Black Stencil: above plus Waffle Flower Stripe Builder stencil
Ardyth Percy-Robb
Two slimline pocket cards and a crazy joy fold card. Pink stenciling on the front of the two and black on the inside pocket of the gnome card
Mary Naber
Two slimline pocket cards and a crazy joy fold card. Pink stenciling on the front of the two and black on the inside pocket of the gnome card
Mary Naber
Two slimline pocket cards and a crazy joy fold card. Pink stenciling on the front of the two and black on the inside pocket of the gnome card
Mary Naber.
Stamped with Gina K Designs...Friendship Blooms. Fancy fold pink and black.Stenciled inside of bottom with black chevon, added 3 pearls on front
Kathy Hering
Loved the parameters! Stencil created my background paper, used inside and out, and fun folds are my jam.
Judy G.
The cute little dragonflies are stencils.
Jackie Rippe
Decided to try a new die for the flower, since I couldn't bring myself to use black/pink on leaves and green wasn't allowed. LOL!
Sue Masoner
This is a peek-a-boo card, where the snowman (named “Flower”!), changes to the sentiment when the card is opened. Snow is stenciled & embossed.
Ellen Card Monkey Jarvis
The picture in the front frame changes when the card is opened, to reveal a sentiment tag. Leaves are stenciled. Pink/black paper by Stampin’Up.
Ellen Card Monkey Jarvis
The black polkadot paper is folded over to reveal the pink stencil. I cut the flower from patterned paper and popped it up on foam. The inside is matted with black.
TR's Place
Pop Out Swing Card. Used a REALLY OLD CTMH stamp for the first time. Cover sentiments from Kindred Stamps.
Amy Ulen
I used a stencil for the background and distress oxides for the pink and purple. Its a trifold. I used the lovely lilies stamp set from Gina K.
Angela Steinhoff
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TRsPlace
TRsPlace
1 month ago

WOW! They are all so beautiful!

TR

Ellen Jarvis
Ellen Jarvis
1 month ago

WOW!!! These cards are GORGEOUS. Everyone really came through and ROCKED these parameters ters!

Sue Masoner
Sue Masoner
1 month ago

Wow! These all of these are so beautiful!

Mary Gunn
Mary Gunn
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1 month ago

ALL of them! Very inspiring wheel this week.

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