Are you ready for a really cool technique my blogging marathon buddies?! How about a little Faux Tile (or Grid) Technique?! This is sooo cool looking!
Check…it…out! Grab your score pal and have some fun ladies! Centre your cardstock vertically and score every inch then give your paper a turn, center it again and score every inch to give you a 1 inch scored grid pattern on your cardstock. Now grab those stamps of yours, ink them up and ‘gently’ press the image onto your scored piece of paper. You don’t want to push too hard or you’ll lose the tile effect as the grooves will fill in. This card was stamped using the Stampin’ Up! Mixed Bunch flower set in both Calypso Coral and Lucky Lime Aid. Then it was sponged all over the grid pattern with the Crumb Cake ink to really bring out the tile look. I just love this look!
The base of the card is made with Crumb Cake, then a layer of the Calypso Coral and then the card front. Before we glued the top two layers down we took strips of thin, sheer ribbon and wrapped it around the card three times and tied a knot. The flowers were punched out, pop-dotted on and the card was complete!
I’m getting ready to get back to my craft room and just create something already!!! One more card…..lol
I’m baaack!! I have another card I need to get uploaded for the other SCS challenge thread I’m on. My friend Lauren is hosting this weeks Mix It Up challenge and has put out the challenge for a fancy fold card. You really do need to go and check out her blog. She is one talented lady and I just love her style! You can find her over at Laurenscraft. You won’t be disappointed!
So, here’s another Stampin’ Up! card using the Triangle Fold technique. It’s a little 4″ square card and so very cute!
The little square with the sentiment is only attached to half the front triangle piece of cardstock. Crumb Cake was used for the base of the card and then layers of Designer Paper, Early Espresso and Very Vanilla. It’s a very easy card to put together and very cute when it’s all done!
Here’s a close up of what it looks like when it’s all closed up.
I think my blog is mad at me cause it’s not co-operating very well tonight at all!!! I tried to post a couple of pics of this card (one of the card opened) and it won’t post both pics……so I’m giving up now before I get any more frustrated!!! lol. Some days, a techie I’m not and I guess this is one of those days!
I’m off once again to run and post to the challenge thread…..I’ll see if SCS likes me any better….hahaha.
Thanks once again for popping in……I know I say this almost every time, but honestly, I truly do appreciate you stopping by for a peak!