Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Eureka Stamps Challenge # 175 - Use Something New

New Challenge theme this week is at Eureka Stamps

In Celebration of our new year
Use Something New - please tell us what was new

For my card I used: 8603(543) Flower Background

I try to use something new for our challenge and the other ones I was planning to participate and got out the new mini Minc I got for myself during December:

 As you can see the foil transfer didn't really work, It just made my letters and balloon glossy but but holographic as I wanted them:
 I don't know what happened, I tried using different foils and different temperature settings and nada... I guess I will have to keep trying and use my old laminating machine for foil transfer for the time been.
I used my laser printer as I did before too... I'm so disappointed...

So I ended up using my Wink of Stella Markers for the balloon and some ranger distressing picked fence marker to light up the balloon background. As new Item I used a butterfly bling...
Thank you for checking my project out and hopefully I will have a better experience next time I use my mini Minc...
Have a wonderful blessed week,


I am entering to the following challenges myself:


Something old: cardstock
something new: new digi. stamps, Mini Minc, new butterfly bling


something new: new digi. stamps, Mini Minc, new butterfly bling


1 balloon , 1 butterfly


  1. Such a shame this card did not go the way you wanted, but that sort of thing happens to us all from time to time. And it may not be what you started out to make but it turned out great anyhow.

    Thank you for joining in the fun with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  2. Its still a lovely card! sometimes it takes a while to get used to new things and I am sure once you sort out your mini minc you will fly! Cxx

  3. It is a shame when things don't work as we expect them too. The butterfly is very pretty! Thanks so much for joining in our 'Ring out the Old, Bring in the New' challenge at Anything But Cute! Anne DT x

  4. I love the angled piece of this card with the butterfly to create movement- very clever! Thanks for sharing with us at H2H challenges.

  5. I've only tried the Minc once and wasn't successful either. Good luck and have fun practicing. The butterfly is beautiful and your card turned out wonderful! I use gesso to cover and layers details I don't like. Hehe!

    Thanks for joining in our "Ring Out the Old, Bring in the New" challenge at Anything But Cute. Hugz. ~Niki DT

  6. Sorry your new machine didn't work as hoped. Hopefully it's just a blip!Your card still turned out great though. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  7. Thank you so much for joining our Ring Out the Old, Bring in the New challenge at Anything But Cute!

    Samra DT
    Paper Talk with Samra

  8. It's disappointing when things don't work as you hoped. I have a whole box of products just like that!! Beautiful card, the bling butterfly is quite eye catching.

    Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'Bring in the New' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)