Wednesday, April 9, 2008

DL on the TP & a CHALLENGE!!!!

Just a little translation "DL on the TP" is "Down Low (details) on the Toilet Paper (see one of the crafts from Monday night). So, yes. . . since there seems to be confusion I decided to give you all a little more information on the toilet paper project. (just cuz I luv you all :) )

Okay, you'll need a roll of your favorite toilet paper (I haven't found one yet that won't work). It might take more or less layers for different kinds of TP, just play with it! Then you'll also need a stamp (open patterns work best), stipple brush and small bowl of water.


Turn your stamp upside down and place one sheet of TP on top of your stamp.



then, dip your brush in the water and begin pressing (gently) onto the toilet paper. The first layer requires that you be a little more gentle. Don't stress if you have a rip in the first layer, the other layers will cover it up just fine.

Repeat this process with 4-8 layers (depending on the thickness of your toilet paper and how thick you want your final product).





When you are done, your paper should look about like this (while still on the stamp). I prefer to leave the paper on the stamp over night to allow for clearer embossing when completely dry, but depending on how many layers you've used sometimes you call pull it off and let it dry that way.



When you get done, you will have embossed or textured paper that you've made yourself. This wasn't the best stamp to use now that I'm looking at this, but you get the idea. Hopefully this will help clear up some of the confusion from before. . .

hum. . . want a challenge? Try the TP technique and show me your cards. Post the link in the comment section of this post and next monday I'll choose a random number to send some goodies too! Good luck! Can't wait to see what you all make!

As always, thanks for looking!



9 comments:

Rawan said...

Thats amazing.. I'm going to do that. Thanks for sharing :)

Suzanne said...

Oh...Thank you, Thank you, thank you!
I am definitely going to try this tomorrow. I totally had the process wrong. Thanks again for setting me straight!

Christi said...

This is SO going on my challenge list! I don't have a stipple brush though...is there something I can substitute? :) You are awesome!!

----- Alison Mewer Cowan ----- said...

THANK YOU for clarifying!

Lee said...

THANK YOU!! I admit I was one that was confuzzled by your tp card, but it was sooooo cool I wanted to make one!! Thanks for posting a challenge as I have neglected Monday challenges for a while now!! Okay.......as soon as I get back home I WILL make one of these!! And it WILL be okay to "squeeze the charmin"!!! ROFL

Beth said...

Aaaaaa-I must try this! My friends already laugh because I have shaving cream and coffee filters in my stampin' stuff - this will really keep 'em guessing!

Beth said...

Hee hee...guess what I did:

http://stampmearainbow.blogspot.com/2008/04/1000-sheets-125-images.html

This was fun - thanks so much for the instructions!! :-)

Jean said...

What a great idea, I must try it sometime!

Kim's Life said...

That is so cool!!!!