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Thursday, January 31, 2008

If Tim Holtz sold Toothbrushes

If Tim Holtz sold toothbrushes, I would buy them. If he sold toilet paper, I would buy it too.
I love distress inks because you can acheive so many wonderful looks with them. I sponged Tea Dye ink on the edges of my dictionary page and then used a piece of toilet paper that was dipped in water to get the ink to "wick" on the edges of my layer. The sheet will curl as it dries, but a warm iron will smooth it right out. I
have to confess that my iron is only used for craft projects. Good use of it I say! The toothbrushes come in for swiping ink on the edges of my tags, music and DP layer. I love the distressed and scratchy look I get with them. Don't email me, I now have toothbrushes dedicated to brown and black inks and am no longer using DH's toothbrush. I have had many concerned about his teeth in the past.... The Eiffel tower was embossed with detail black EP and the postmark was stamped in TH walnut stain ink and dabbed with wet TP as well. I hope you like the look.....


  1. You are killing me with these cards!! Absolutely AWESOME work!!!!

  2. Awesome job on this Shelly!!! Cindy will be glad to hear you have your own stock of TBs now!!

  3. Not only is this a drop dead gorgeous card--BUT I love the title of this blog article.

    I needed that chuckle!


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