Faux Metal Technique (Video)

Today I’m bringing you a fun technique which will make your cards look amazing. The Faux Metal Technique is quick and easy to do with almost any stamp image. Today I have used it with a Christmas card and quite like how the Silver turned out.

Faux Metal Technique

How do you like the little star in the corner? Today’s video shows you how I make the card as well as how to do the technique. So watch the video and see how I do this technique.

Faux Metal Technique

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Here’s a closer look at the star which is the Faux Metal Technique:
Faux Metal Technique 2

Faux Metal Technique Measurements etc.

  • Card base is 14.8 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ scored and folded at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Layer 1 is 14.3 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Layer 2 is 13.8 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Insert is 9.5 cm x 13.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Ribbon – cut off spool when the bow is tied – so enough to make your bow.
  • Scraps of main colour and 2nd colour for sentiment and sentiment backing and for star.

Here’s a look at the inside of the card and the envelope for this Faux Metal Technique:

Faux Metal Technique 3

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Hi, I'm Libby. I'm a wife, mother, Gran and sister. I'm also an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator! in Australia. I love all things Stampin' Up! Making meaningful connections is important to me and I value the long lasting friendships I have made through Stampin' Up! I knit, cross-stitch, sew and get inky with stamps, ink and paper. Connect with me to find out more Have a look around and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like to arrange your own Stampin' Up! workshop (FREE) or find out about classes. Call 0410 315 786 Email libby@libbystampz.com

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