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Faux Letterpress with Magnolias for the Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge

Today I am using the Faux Letterpress technique for the latest Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. The sketch .... My card ... Ink the inside front of the Magnolia 3D Embossing Folder with Crumb Cake ink. Add a piece of Whisper White cardstock and emboss.Use an Aqua Painter with Petal Pink and Soft Sea Foam inks… Continue reading Faux Letterpress with Magnolias for the Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge

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Faux Letterpress TWO WAYS for Christmas

Today I have used the Swirls & Curls Embossing Folder to create two examples of the Faux Letterpress Technique. Card 1: The inside front of the embossing folder was inked with Berry Burst ink and run through the Big Shot with a piece of Whisper White.Merry and Christmas were die cut with both Lemon Lime… Continue reading Faux Letterpress TWO WAYS for Christmas

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Faux Letterpress with Country Floral 3D Embossing Folder

The Country Floral 3D Embossing Folder is a great way to showcase the Faux Letterpress Technique. This card was created by one of my team for a recent shoe box swap. Ink the inside front of the Country Floral 3D EF with Balmy Blue ink, add a piece of Whisper White cardstock and run through… Continue reading Faux Letterpress with Country Floral 3D Embossing Folder

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Technique: Faux Letterpress

At a recent technique class, I showed the participants how to use ink and an embossing folder to create some beautiful backgrounds. This technique adds ink to the indentations of the embossed image, creating a letterpress effect. Here is the card that they made. Instructions for the Faux Letterpress Technique:Ink one side of the inside… Continue reading Technique: Faux Letterpress