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New England Stamper: Faux Letterpress Wedding Card

October 4, 2010

Faux Letterpress Wedding Card

I played the Clean and Simple challenge on Splitcoast this morning. This week they challenge you to use a technique called Faux Letterpress.

I've also seen the technique called Brayered Folder and it is almost identical to TJ technique called Cuttlebug Smoosh (Oct/Nov 07), which uses a rainbow ink pad. The basic idea is to ink the inside of a Cuttlebug embossing folder and run it through your die cutting machine with some neutral card stock. Very simple, but very effective.

This is a wedding card I made with the technique - it's for a friend whose getting married this weekend. I used Bashful Blue ink and vanilla c/stock for the piece of Faux Letterpress. I finished it off with an SU sentiment, some taffeta ribbon and flat pearls. Pretty clean and simple, I'd say.

Don't forget to enter for the blog candy in the post below!

Happy stamping,

Ali

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18 Comments:

Blogger Cynthia Schelzig,Cynnie said...

Very effective,,,IĀ“ll say...this is a stunning piece!

October 4, 2010 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Terry said...

This is a gorgeous card! Your friend will love this!

October 4, 2010 at 1:23 PM  
Blogger Sandie C said...

Simply beautiful - love that subtle touch of colour. TFS

October 4, 2010 at 6:28 PM  
Blogger Netty said...

Beautiful classic stylish card, looks great. Annette x

October 4, 2010 at 7:33 PM  
Blogger SmilynStef said...

The embossing is so elegant in these colors.

October 4, 2010 at 9:05 PM  
Blogger Sandra Jayne Wingate said...

Love this card, Ali! I made 6 panels using this technique, but I haven't made any cards with them yet! lol! Housework got in the way today!

October 4, 2010 at 10:47 PM  
Blogger Susan (peebsmama) said...

This is so beautiful in the soft colors you chose and using only a strip of the inked embossing. Perfect for a wedding card.

October 5, 2010 at 7:08 AM  
Blogger Shar said...

Such a great sophisticated look!

October 5, 2010 at 7:46 AM  
Blogger Susan Allan said...

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October 5, 2010 at 9:43 AM  
Blogger Susan Allan said...

Susan Allan said...
This is such a simple card, but memorably beautiful.
I was looking for a posting you did of a quilt, but I can't find it. Never mind I found this and I love it.
I liked your quilt, it is so different from my little quilts, which are more random in design.
Have a lovely week.
Sue xx (Oxford, UK)
October 5, 2010 9:43 AM

October 5, 2010 at 9:46 AM  
Blogger Lynn Stevens said...

Theres that gorgeous stunning work again!

October 6, 2010 at 5:10 PM  
Blogger Meredith said...

such an elegant card! What bride wouldn't want this beauty :) LOVE it!!!

October 7, 2010 at 9:07 AM  
Blogger Suzanne Brookfield said...

"Pretty clean and simple" YES ... but also elegant and beautiful!

October 8, 2010 at 9:44 AM  
Blogger Paula said...

how beautifully elegant

October 19, 2010 at 11:41 AM  
Blogger Dotty Jo said...

Totally beautiful! Jo x

November 1, 2010 at 3:33 PM  
Blogger Deborah March said...

GASP!!! FABULOUS!!

November 8, 2010 at 12:52 PM  
OpenID margaretiddon said...

Superbly elegant card.

February 23, 2011 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger Tabitha said...

That's a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing. :-)

June 20, 2011 at 11:40 PM  

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