FREE PDF Tutorial – Itty Bitty Christmas Faux Leather

Today I am using the Snowfall Accents Puff Paint to create a Faux Leather panel. I also have a FREE PDF tutorial for you.


  • The panel with the sentiment has been made using the Faux Leather technique. The effect created feels like a cross between leather and suede
  • Supplies:
    • Stamps – Itty Bitty Christmas
    • Card Stock – Real Red, Whisper White, Shaded Spruce, Wrapped in Plaid DSP
    • Ink – Memento Tuxedo Black
    • Misc. – Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Christmas Layers Dies, Crumb Cake Reinker, Snowfall Accents Puff Paint, Sponge Brayer, Dimensionals, Stampin’ Blends: Dark Real Red
  • Measurements:
    • Real Red: 8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼” (21cm x 14.8cm scored at 10.5cm)
    • Whisper White: 4” x 5¼” (9.5cm x 13.8cm) for the inside 2 pieces each 2¾“ x 4” (7cm x 10cm)
    • Shaded Spruce: 2¾“ x 4” (7cm x 10cm)
    • DSP: 3” x 5½” (7.5cm x 14.8cm)
  • Instructions:
    • Faux Leather piece:
      • You will need to work fast with this as it will dry quite quickly.
      • Shake the Puff Paint well and put about 1” (2.5cm) circle of it on a silicone mat or piece of baking paper.
      • Add one drop of Crumb Cake ink refill and mix well.
      • Add to sponge brayer and roll on to one of the small pieces of white cardstock.
      • Heat set to activate puff paint and give some texture.
      • Die cut with the third largest of the nested labels.
      • Stamp sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and dry with heat tool.
    • Cut the white sprig and attach to the faux leather piece. Add to the front of the card with Dimensionals.
    • Cut the Spruce sprig. Attach part of it to the large white piece and add to the inside of the card. Attach the other part of the sprig to the front of the envelope.
  • The inside and envelope …

Download the PDF instructions here.

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