Episode #46

January 29, 2021

Project

  • Slimline

Colors

  • Black & White + 1

Element

  • Bouquet

Random

  • Dry embossing

About The Episode

Episode archive posted on February 1, 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT!

What happens when the wheel inspires dozens and dozens of projects in one week?

  1. Craft Roulette’s next episode becomes 10 hours long
  2. Mary has to be quiet
  3. We quit having the submission board
  4. WE START A NEW SHOW!

YES! “D” is the correct answer!

Announcing…Contributor Showcase

CONTRIBUTOR SHOWCASE premieres TOMORROW, and your submissions are our guest crafting stars!

Starting Tuesday, February 2nd at 1:00 p.m. CST on our Craft Roulette YT channel (www.youtube.com/craftroulette), you can enjoy ALL the submissions with commentary by moi’. Please subscribe to our channel, and click the bell for notifications.

What about the submission board on the show?
We’ll still have it as a slide show on the Friday’s next episode, but my comments will be made on the Tuesday’s , YT Contributor Showcase.

SHOW Live Stream Platform What happens
Contributor Showcase Tuesdays, 1 p.m. CST www.youtube.com/craftroulette) Review & commentary on all submissions from the most recent Craft Roulette Episode
Craft Roulette Submission Board Fridays, on Craft Roulette facebook.com/marygunnFUNN  Slideshow of all submissions from the most previous Craft Roulette Episode

Thank you for your understanding and your support as we grow this creative experiment to new heights!

Episode #46

Leslie Benson joined us for a pleasant evening of improvisational paper crafting, and she rocked it! The wheel was a sweetie with its choices, and we had a FUNN evening discussing the definition of bouquet, talking about British television, and making cards that were so very different from each other. Slimline cards have been gaining exposure over the last 6 or so months, and I’ve heard not everyone is comfortable with them. Well, you will get a ton of ideas in the over 50 submissions below!

Thank you, Leslie, for joining us again! You are such a nice and talented part of our paper crafting community who gives so generously to all who follow her. Thank you, CR FUNN fam for being a part of the live, watching the replay, and submitting like crazy! Kiss your beautiful brains!

About This Week's Guest

Leslie Benson

Lee's Summit, Missouri

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Guest Bio

Leslie Benson is an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and founder of The Plaid Poodle Paper Crafting Company. Leslie has over 20 years of paper crafting experience and has been teaching in-person and online classes in the Kansas City area for 7 years.

She considers herself a creative coach, offering fresh project ideas and encouragement to her customers and friends. She says that, “creating cards, scrapbook pages, and gift items is about more than just stamps and ink—it’s about sharing a part of yourself with the people you love.”

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Guest Contributors

All Parameters met. Loved that I managed to finish while watching.
Claire Rope
New Zealand
I like to give credit when due. I was inspired by a Pinterest card by Elodie Bertrand.
Sue Bruch
Funn project!
Carolee Crabb
Wisconsin
The wheel was so kind on this round. I love embossing so much. I was inspired by Mary’s upcoming birthday for this card.
Bitty Penny
Texas
Georgia Miller
Minnesota
I used Black, White & shades of Green. Embossing folder is 3D M-bossabilities by Spellbinders called Ornamental Swirl. Heart is 3-d print
Bonnie Szwalkiewicz
Wisconsin
Alessa Lemoine
Florida
Shoes, hat, purse, jewelry all have clear shimmer pen.
Sue Masoner
Arielle Stephenson
Missouri
Kathy Pisupati
Arizona
I decided to be cheeky and choose my plus one as orange!
Jackie Muller
Australia
A mini slimline with black and white and a pop of red. A bouquet of fabric roses and a rose embossed background.
Vicki Ruta
United Kingdom
Used subtle dynamic embossing folder on rococo rose top and plaid builders on the bottom black. A doily for my table cloth with the vase.
Betty Holton
Missouri
Black and white with Rococo Rose (plus I snuck in a hint of green on the leaves of the bouquet).
Vicki Tillett
North Carolina
Hildenell Vilchez
California
Black white and purple slim line card with a bouquet of flowers in the bike basket and dry embossed "brick road".
Jennifer Hunstad
Minnesota
Susan Smurf Murphy
California
My first slim card. Love the colors combination. Simple but elegant.
Dawn Kerske
Wisconsin
Fun challenge! When I heard bouquet I immediately thought of Valentines balloons, embossed! I enjoy your work Mary, love Craft Roulette!
Sandee Carlson
Minnesota
For my slimline card I choose black, white and orange. An embossed bunny with a bouquet.
Christina Bromee
Sweden
I used the quilted squares embossing folder for this mini-slim card.
Patty Beck
Tennessee
I made a lot Valentine cards last week so I wanted to break out of the box a bit. This was so much fun and I will definitely do it again!
Rachel Castle
Indiana
Used the stitched circle embossing folder for the dry embossing, purple for the plus one color
Rose Dubberstein
Arizona
Haven’t used these paper flowers for AGES. I had fun with this challenge. Sticking to a specific color scheme is hard!
Janet Covington
Maryland
Enjoyed these parameters. Used SU Melon Mambo 1st and 2nd strength to make the flowers.
Deb Norman
Iowa
CTMH White Daisy & Black + Ballerina cardstock & glitter paper
Haley Dyer
Georgia
Joy Barkofske
Missouri
Black&White+one(blue), dry embossed (sentiment piece),bouquet, slimline card(first one ever made).
Kathy Hering
Wisconsin
The trillium is Ontario's provincial flower! Cricut cut flowers, shimmer brush in flower centres and on sentiment.
Alyson Mayo
Ontario, Canada
I had FUNN watching and liked the parameters and had to play! I was also inspired by the guest crafter Leslie.
Kimberly Cronauer
California
Goofed up the blue one so I made a second one. :)
Melissa Schultz
Minnesota
Embossed polka dots on coral paper. CTMH kraft border inked black. Stamp set CTMH S2003-Cherishing Her
Christy Dillman
Missouri
Black, white and lime in a slimline with a stylized bouquet with dry embossing in some of the flowers. Short of time, had to be a simple one.
Boel Ask
Sweden
scrap of yellow chevron dry embossed paper. Retired CTMH stamps A1171 daffodils and B1410 A Friend Like You Occasions. SpectrumNoir Gold/yello
Kathy Lickenbrock
Embossed background, lace border cut from die, roses stamped with black ink then heat embossed, shaded with watercolors (I need more practice)
Miss Carrie
Colorado
Stepped outside the box and stamped my bouquet(s) on white to create a background paper. Shimmer brush used to colour the flowers.
Kim Loewen
Northwest Territories, Canada
And the gnomes continue to represent. ;) Black, white and smoothie for colors
Mary Naber
Montana
Maria Ayala
Florida
Slimline; bouquet of flowers on paper; light blue accent; dry embossing with sanding on the scalloped edge, with gems.
Ellen CardMonkey Jarvis
Pennsylvania
Wow this is pink! I used alcohol markers to scribble background then dabbed with alcohol on a brush over pearlescent vellum to create effect.
Judy G
Michigan
Sherri B
Kentucky
I know this card is DARK card but I was trying different embossing folders and trying to get the yellow oxides to sit on top of the black....
TR's Place
New York
Dry embossed all the honeycomb and added a touch of shimmer (doesn't photograph well!) Edited the "be" to beE - now it's my honey's V Day card!
Ava Bellon
Florida
Black, white and red...my favs. I have a bouquet of hearts cascading from the back of my old red pickup. Dry embossed on heart on truck door.
Lena Marie
Missouri
A bouquet of flowers, balloon or cat tails....loved playing with the slim line cards
Jacque Rippe
Florida
Stacy Freier
Montana
I forgot dry embossing so I added it I side!
Jayma Malme
Indiana
Vicky Logan
Kansas
I used the gorjuss girl stamp and decided not to colour it to follow the parameters of the wheel. I used my scoring board to emboss some lines
Cristina Pazmino
Ecuador
Created a bouquet of balloons to wish my niece a happy b-day (favorite colors = black, red, gold). The edges of the white are dry embossed.
Amy Ulen
Washington
The same cards done in two different colors, embossed black layer, floral bouquet.
Angela Steinhoff
Wisconsin
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Patty Beck
Patty Beck
1 month ago

Amazing contributions everyone! Love it!

Mary Gunn
Mary Gunn
Reply to  Patty Beck
1 month ago

Yes, and the fearless lead car is…. You! ♥️

TR
TR
1 month ago

Everyone’s contributions are so bright and cheery! I love some lines!
TR

Mary Gunn
Mary Gunn
Reply to  TR
1 month ago

Really great pieces!

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