Life is a Journey

Monday, March 28, 2011

“Journey” Card by OMC designer Whitney

Supplies Used:

Doodlebug : Square Grid Card - Beetle Black

Tim Holtz : Crowded Attic Paper Pack 
Tim Holtz Stamp: Air Travel
Tim Holtz : Distress Ink Pads - Forest Moss, Brushed Corduroy, and Rusty Hinge 
Tim Holtz : Embossing Ink Pad
Tim Holtz : Hitch Fastener 
Karen Foster : Tawny Scrapper’s Spools (floss)
7 Gypsies : Danglers Charm 
Marvy Uchida : Heat Gun 
American Crafts : Zing Embossing Powder - Gold Metallic
3L Foam Squares


1. Cut about ten 1 ½ x 1 ½” squares using your favorite paper from Tim Holtz paper pack and distress with colored ink pads.
2. Adhere squares to card, leaving center empty.
3. On back of front page, adhere 4 ¾” x 4 ¾” patterned paper so a desired color shows in front through window.
4. Cut four pieces of floss 7” long.
5. Adhere floss to back of card and then cover with a 4 ¾” x 4 ¾” patterned paper.
6. Attach Hitch Fastener to front and tie the floss around it. Trim floss as needed.
7. Stamp the plane on separate piece of Tim Holtz paper with embossing ink and emboss with gold powder. Cut around the borders of plane.
8. Adhere plane with pop-up squares.
9. Distress all the edges of card.
10. Attach “Journey” Charm to the floss.

Happy crafting!

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