Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Video Tutorial: Faux Letterpressing with Images, day two

Its day two of the faux letterpress with images technique. I hope you are inspired to give this a try. Its such a unique look, with unlimited possibilities!! Today there is a couple more projects, building off the original idea. Here is the video again. Please be sure and watch, so all of these images make sense! :)

Direct link for those that need it: FAUX LETTERPRESS WITH IMAGES


The “letterpressed” images on this card are behind the hearts. I thought this would be a great look, layering the Nestabilities, without the traditional two layers of paper.

hearts CU

The Scalloped Hearts were “letterpressed” into the patterned paper. The raised edges were sanded, to make them stand out. Then I die cut Classic Hearts from a different patterned paper and layered. Love this. LOVE this!


A frame!

frame background

For this one, I cut my chipboard to the size of a standard card front. (4.25 x 5.5) Cut Wonky Rectangle from the center. Then “letterpressed” the entire piece into the card base.

I hope this as fun for you, as it is for me! thanks for stopping by!

Supplies “I appreciate you”: Spellbinders-(Scalloped Heart, Classic Heart), Patterned paper-Crate (Emma’s Shoppe), Stamps-Hero Arts (Thank you for Being my Friend), Ink-Memento (Tuxedo Black), Lace-Hero Arts, Twine-Pink Paislee (Soiree), Button-Crate (Emma’s Shoppe)

Supplies “Thanks”: Spellbinders-(Reverse Wonky Rectangles), Stamps-Hero Arts (Type), Ink-Versamark (Watermark), Embossing Powder-Stampendous (Chinese Red)


Stacy said...

Hi Kimberly! What a cool technique! Thanks for sharing your video tutorial. Great cards :)

Nana Jo said...

Great technique and great cards. I am having trouble getting the pictures in my email.

Newbie said...

Have often wondered what "Letterpress" meant! Thanks for the tutorial and the cards! Great ideas; gives me something to try!! Thanks for sharing!

AJ said...

love this Kimberly!!! awesome!!

Toni K said...

I love it too! Such awesome cards too!

Deirdre said...

Fab idea, thanks for sharing. Love what you created.

Carolyn King said...

way cooollll girl! you are such a smartie!

Gloria Stengel said...

I have some Core'dinations paper that is crying out for me to try this technique! Great job, girlie!

Wendy said...

Love how that type writer card turned out with that technique...thanks for sharing it.

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