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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013

Faux Tile Inspiration

From time to time, a technique really inspires us & we end up making more than one project!  Let's see what our Fabulously Twisted Design Team has for us today!





Don't forget to join us with your own ideas!  Check out the current challenge & link up HERE.

Have a fabulously twisted day!


Sunday, December 15, 2013

Twisted Challenge 13: Faux Tile

Before we get to the next challenge, we have a sad announcement to make.  Jessica has decided to step down from the Design Team.  As much as she has enjoyed her time here, family obligations have taken a more pressing need.  We will definitely miss her enthusiam & innovative designs!  You can catch Jessica at her own challenge, My Pumpkin Challenge.

Thank you all for joining us again at the Technique Twist!  
We like to push the boundaries & take things to the next level!  

Today's challenge is Faux Tile.  There are several versions of this technique.  Here are two of them.


Let's see what the Fabulously Design Team has for us today!





Now, it's YOUR turn!
Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by January 3, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC13 as your keyword. 

Announcement: Beginning with our next challenge, we will be switching the format to every other Saturday.  Our next challenge will be January 4.


Tools needed for next challenge: Aquapainter or paint brush



Have a fabulously twisted day!


Sunday, December 1, 2013

Twisted Challenge 12: Double Stamping


Welcome back to the Technique Twist!  

We're completely stuffed from our fantastic Thanksgiving feats & so thankful you are joining us today!  Our goal at TTTC is to push the boundaries. Twice a month, we give you a technique along with our own ideas & want to see you what you create to take that technique to the next level. 



Before we get to the next challenge, we're currently hosting a Design Team Call!

If you love trying new techniques & taking them to the next level, we're looking for YOU!  

Check out all the info here

Today's challenge is Double Stamping
Amber at Damask Love has a fantastic tutorial on how to use Double Stamping. 
(Note: The author calls this Double Patterns but this is also Double Stamping.)
Be sure to check it out!
Let's see what the fabulously twisted Design Team has created!






Now, it's YOUR turn! Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by December 15, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC12 as your keyword. Challenge winners will be announced with the next challenge


Tools needed for next challenge:
Glossy Accents or similar medium

Have a fabulously twisted day!


Saturday, November 30, 2013

DT Call Reminder

Hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving with friends & family!  
Time's running short but there's still over a week to go for our Design Team Call!  
Check out all the details HERE!

Have a fabulously twisted day!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Twisted Challenge 11: Traced Doodling

Welcome back to the Technique Twist!  We're so excited you are joining us today! Our goal at TTTC is to push the boundaries. Twice a month, we give you a technique along with our own ideas & want to see you what you create to take that technique to the next level. 

Before we get to the next challenge, we're currently hosting a Design Team Call!  If you love trying new techniques & taking them to the next level, we're looking for YOU!  
Check out all the info here

Today's challenge is Traced Doodling!  
You can find the tutorial here on Splitcoaststampers. 

Check out what our fabulously twisted Design Team came up with!  



Pam 


Now, it's YOUR turn! Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by November 30, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC11 as your keyword. Challenge winners will be announced with the next challenge

Tools needed for next challenge:
Stamps with a matching die cut or punches

Have a fabulously twisted day!

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Design Team Call

Guess what?!! We're adding to the team!  
It's like Christmas!!!
Oh, wait - it will be Christmas soon! ;)

What we do:
 It's about taking a Technique to the next level.  Maybe combining two techniques to add some punch!  Thinking outside of the box! Add a little variation to the norm! Being innovation & creative! Adding that twist to give your creation a little extra umph! 

Does this describe you? Intrigue you? Good! 
Because we're looking to add a few people to join the Fabulously Twisted Design Team! This DT Call is from Sunday, November 10 to Sunday, December 8 and the term will begin Saturday, January 4 for a six month period. All entrants will be contacted by Friday, December 20 about whether or not they have been accepted. 

Design Team Requirements: 
Please make sure that you are able and willing to do all of these things as well as commit to a 6 month term before applying. 
1. Be able to create at least one card, scrapbook page, or 3D project & upload bright, clear photos twice a month by the deadline. (Sometimes, we get so inspired we make more than one!)
2. Comment on all assigned entries for each challenge. (If you are unable to comment due to vacations, etc., you would need to advise me ahead of time.)
3. Schedule your own post to go live on your blog at the same time the challenge goes live.  You must have an active blog that is regularly updated.
4. Describe in detail your technique twist in your post. How did you take it beyond the norm? 
5. Offer technique ideas & suggestions for challenges.
6. Have fun! :)

If you're interested in applying for the DT Call, please link up your most creative project below.  It can be new or old but must be creative & demonstrate how you took a technique to the next level.

Questions?  Email me! :)

Have a fab day!
Julz :)

Friday, November 8, 2013

Stay tuned!

There's some great news coming your way in a few days!!!  
Come back on Sunday, November 10 for a BIG announcement!!!  

Since you're here though, come join the fun with our latest challenge!  There's still a few days to play!

Have a fabulously twisted day!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Inlaid Embossing Inspiration

We're halfway through this challenge & the Fabulously Twisted Design Team is back with some fun inspiration pieces for you!  Check out their designs below & then link up your own creation HERE!




Have a fabulously twisted day!

Friday, November 1, 2013

Twisted Challenge 10 - Inlaid Embossing

We're so excited you are joining us today! Our goal at TTTC is to push the boundaries. Twice a month, we give you a technique along with our own ideas & want to see you what you create to take that technique to the next level.

Today's challenge is Inlaid Embossing.  Here's a quick tutorial.
1. Die cut various shapes either with a Big Shot die or punch.
2. Adhere the shapes to your base card stock

3. Insert your card stock into the embossing folder of your choice and run it through the Big Shot
4. Adhere to your card base and embellish

Check out what our fabulously twisted Design Team came up with!
Pam

Lauri

Julz

Jessica

Leena

Now, it's YOUR turn! Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by November 11, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC10 as your keyword. Challenge winners will be announced with the next challenge

Tools needed for next challenge:
Colored pencils or markers, pencil, eraser, light colored ink

Have a fabulously twisted day!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Double Embossing Inspiration

We're back with more inspiration on our Double Embossing Challenge!  Check out the designs below & then join us here with your own creation! :)







Have a fabulously twisted day!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Twisted Challenge 09 - Double Embossing

Welcome back to the Technique Twist Challenge!  We love techniques!  Even better - we love to put our own twist on techniques!  

Today we're focusing on Double Embossing!  
Not your standard dry & heat embossing here!  No way!  Instead, we're mixing up the powders & adding pizzazz!

Check out what our fabulously twisted Design Team came up with!







Now, it's YOUR turn! Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by October 26, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC08 as your keyword. 
Challenge winners will be announced on November 1

Tools needed for next challenge: Embossing Folders, die-cut shapes

Have a fabulously twisted day!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Bokah Inspiration

It's World Cardmaking Day & Leena created a few more great inspirational pieces for our Bokah Challenge!  Give this cool technique a try & link up your creation HERE.  



Thursday, October 3, 2013

Faux Patina Winners

Thank you all so much for joining us for our last challenge: Faux Patina! 
We had some amazing entries & truly enjoyed how you took the challenge up a notch!

Congratulations to our Top 3 Twisted Winners!






 

Please grab the Winner's Badge on the side to place on your blog!
 
Have a fabulously twisted day! :)





Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Twisted Challenge 08 - Bokah

We're so excited you are joining us today! Our goal at TTTC is to push the boundaries. Twice a month, we give you a technique along with our own ideas & want to see you what you create to take that technique to the next level.

Today's challenge is Bokah. If you are not familiar with this technique, Betsy Veldman has a fabulous tutorial on how to create it.

The Fabulously Twisted Design Team has added their projects below! Check out their blogs for all the info on how they did it!

Julz

 

 
 
 
 

Now, it's YOUR turn! Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by October 11, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC08 as your keyword.
Challenge winners will be announced on October 15!
Tools needed for the next challenge:
Stamps, heat gun, two or more kinds of embossing powder & ink
Have a fabulously twisted day!

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Faux Patina Inspiration

The Fabulously Twisted Design Team is back with some inspiration for you!  Check out the original challenge HERE & join us! :)




Have a fabulously twisted day! :)


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Bleach Stamping Winners!

Thank you all so much for joining us for our last challenge: Bleach Stamping! We had some amazing entries & truly enjoyed how you took the challenge up a notch!
Congratulations to our Top 3 Twisted Picks!
Please grab the Winner's Badge on the side to place on your blog!
Have a fabulously twisted day! :)

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Twisted Challenge 07 - Faux Patina

We're so excited you are joining us today! Our goal at TTTC is to push the boundaries. Twice a month, we give you a technique along with our own ideas & want to see you what you create to take that technique to the next level. 

Today's challenge is Faux Patina!  The Fabulously Twisted Design Team paired up with Angie Leach, a fellow Stampin' Up Demonstrator as she has this fantastic tutorial on the Faux Patina Technique!  Stop by, check out her tutorial, & all of her amazing creations! :)

The Fabulously Twisted Design Team has added their projects below!  
Check out their blogs for all the info on how they did it!
 
Pam




 
Now, it's YOUR turn!
Link up below with your creation & tell us how you twisted the technique by September 26, 2013 at 1159p. Click HERE for our challenge guidelines. If linking up through SCS, use TTTC07 as your keyword.

Challenge winners will be announced on September 30!
Tools needed for the next challenge:
Shaped Stamps (like circles, hearts, squares, etc) & ink

Have a fabulously twisted day!


Friday, September 6, 2013

Bleach Stamping Inspiration

Our Design Team is back with some bleachy inspiration for you!



There's still plenty of time to join the fun!  Check out the original post here & link up your creation! 
Have a fabulously twisted day!
Julz :)