Background check – faux embossed look using die cut words

background check - faux embossed

Hello there! Are you ready for the next episode of #vsbackgroundcheck ? Well, today’s idea is slightly on the advanced side, but don’t worry. It’s easy once you understand how it is done… :-) The idea is to adhere several die cut words (or even die cut shapes) over and over, ideally using the same color as the background, to create a faux embossed look. Like I did with this card: Die cutting I started by die cutting the word ‘love’ from Neenah gray cardstock. I cut out 7 of them. Then I cut a panel from the same cardstock …

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SSD Tic Tac Toe Challenge #21 – A Shadow Box

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Hello crafty friends! Today I am so excited to share my newest project with you. It is my first shadow box :-) And it meets today’s tic tac toe challenge #20 perfectly! In fact it meets several elements on the grid below. Here’s my project, which I made for a friend at work to give it to his wife on her birthday. {He told me that she loved it. Makes me so happy!} I used specialty papers (watercolor paper, vellum, patterned papers, gold foiled paper and even some papers from the cover of an old StampinUp! catalog!) a piece of …

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