Episode #44

January 15, 2021




Orange & 2 colors


Happy face


"Crinkle Inkle"

About The Episode

Episode archive posted on January 18, 2021

Episode #44 brought Erin Reed from Erin Reed Makes to the wheel. She is certainly a true crafter. She started young, too, with making and selling friendship bracelets as a kid to a vibrant crafting business as an adult. She also shared a very personal story of loss and how crafts (especially scrapbooking) helped her. Thank you, Erin, for your candid sharing, and for joining us for a very nice evening. If you haven’t watched the show, please do and enjoy! Because each show is live, each show is unique, and contains little nuggets that may be just what your crafting needs.


Erin has a FUNN give away for you! She is donating a $10.00 gift certificate to her online store!

All you have to do is:
1. go to Craft Roulette #44 on YouTube
2. leave a comment

Deadline is Thursday (January 21st, 2021) at 11:59 p.m. CST.
Winner will be randomly chosen and will be announced Friday.


My goodness, what a fabulous selection of bookmarks you sent in. “Orange” you glad you did? hahahaha
Good ol’ Crinkle Inkle showed up and I enjoyed hearing what “tool” you used for your crinkling and inkling! You are a creative bunch! Love all the interesting projects and color combinations this week. I enjoy your clever projects so much. Kiss your beautiful crafty brains!

Please join us on our Craft Roulette FB group, too! This group is “maturing” into a great community of inspiration and encouragement.
You will be automatically approved once you have answered the questions.

During this episode, you’ll learn…

  • how Erin stores her dies
  • who is the Jill of all crafts
  • which our viewers prefer, beaches or snow
  • Erin’s 2021 trend predictions
  • how Erin gifted her family a DOG
  • how Erin uses a blender pen for shading
  • how to draw a happy face
  • Erin’s card swap info
  • the name of our next show!


Erin says, “Just create”! The act of creating activates your brain and changes your mood. Whatever your mode of crafting is for you – just create!

The hobby of cardmaking is a hobby of kindness. Kiss your kind brain and heart. We appreciate you and you make us happy! See you next Friday.

Mary Gunn FUNN


Erin Reed

Erin Reed Makes

Guest Contributors

Crinkle inkled aqua & orange behind sealife/coral. Happy clams yellow, aqua blue, orange coral. Loved this challenge!!!
Susan Smurf Murphy
Seen a card with the stencil and Solar Flares Stickles gel and couldn't resist. Crinkled the oranges with Blue and the angel will go to a niece.
Claire Rope
Napier, New Zealand
Nathan Brown
For my great-niece, whose baby book was of dinosaurs. I did the crinkle inkle on the bookmark and some swinking over the embossed card front.
Heather Huang
New York
Bitty Penny
The bookmark slides out of the embossed pocket.
Carolee Crabb
Hildenell Vilchez
I started by inking an embossing folder with orange ink. Added that to Kraft card stock. The bookmark slips under sentiment for easy removal.
Kathy Pisupati
Bookmark + card with a crinkle inkle elephant who has a happy face. The colour orange features throughout.
Vicki Ruta
United Kingdom
A sweet little happy bookmark. Oranges with green leaves and a blue sentiment. Used alfoil to crinkle inkle the forest background. No masking!
Jackie Muller
I immediately thought of a jack-o-lantern for the smiley face. I used a Kleenex to do the crinkle inkle on these. Fun little project!
Vicki Tilllett
North Carolina
Lisa Stanley
Crinkle inkle was embossing ink then rainbow powder. I think the sloth is smiling.
Dee Rochford
My “crinkle inkle” is on the stitched circle. It is done with orange, yellow and turquoise. The orange in the patterned paper is not showing.
Sue Bruch
Orange with red and green. Inky on edges of bookmark. Happy face fox and mushroom with wink of Stella.
Kathy Hering
Alessa Lemoine
Used an old paper pack and cut out images. Crinkle inkled on gypsy with grape for contrast. Going to send to my great niece.
Sue Masoner
A happy reading. I found this happy sailor and some alphabet brown paper. All over the orange base card.
Cris Pasmino
TR's Place
New York
Colors: Orange, blue and red; Crinkle Inkle on bricks. Wet and dry embossing technique. Removable bookmark with tassel. Slimline card.
Ellen CardMonkey Jarvis
Crinkle inkled orange, pink and red on the heart and orange on the pink background. The arrow is a removable bookmark.
Lena Marie
The text says "A book is a garden you can carry in your pocket", a magnet keep the bookmark together.
Christina Bromee
Funn! I do have a hard time with “less is more”... Have a librarian friend that this is going to!
Stacey Freier
Crinkle Inkle in the grass. But it got water marked (oops) but I liked it.
Anna Miller
Traci Low
New Zealand
Loved this one..since I know so many book readers..I made three..
Jacque Rippe
I crinkled inkled paper and stamped inside. I used Simple Stories Fun in the Sun paper to decorate the front of my card.
Helen Schlette
This tiger will be happy to hold your page! First time "crinkle inking" - FUNN! I used a few more than Oranges +2 colors! Criss-cross fold card.
Ava Bellon
Created a bookmark gift card! Blended blue & yellow Distress Oxides to get grass color. Crinkle inkle on rug.
Amy Ulen
The blue tag slides in behind the goalie
Amy Keeler
Mary Naber
Peach and Smoothie (aka Orange)plus Black and Teal.
Julie Carriere
Patty Beck
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