Technique Tuesday: Altering the Size of a Framelit for layering

As part of my 2015 objectives, I am going to present a technique here on my blog on the first Tuesday of each month. Here is the first of hopefully many. If you have a particular technique you would like explained, please leave a comment or email me.


Have you ever wanted to use the same punch or die for both the image and its layer? Here is the way to achieve this effect.

Step 1: Stamp image onto card stock.

Step 1

Step 2: Position die/punch with image towards bottom.

Step 2

Step 3: Cut with cutting machine or punch.

Step 3

Step 4: Move die/punch down to desired size.

Step 4

Step 5: Cut with cutting machine or punch.

Step 5

Step 6: You can stop here if you are happy with the layering like this.

Step 6

Step 7: If you want to layer the sides as well, move the die/punch to the left of the image and cut.

Step 7

Step 8: Move die/punch to the right of the image and cut.

Step 8

Step 9: Finished image ready to layer on original size die cut / punched shape.

Step 9

Please leave me a comment or email me if you would like more information.

Happy papercrafting.


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One comment

  1. Thanks to Phyllis who left this comment on the Step 9 photo on 6 April 2015:

    “I was thrilled to find this technique, I was attempting to do this but could not figure it out, thank you so very much! You have made my day!”


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