Monday, April 25, 2011

Blockheads Stamps with Faux Linen- Part 2 and 3

Hi All,
I hope you were all able to pop over to the Blockheads Blog for the Faux Linen step by step tutorial. As promised, I have another card I made using this technique. And this is the Stamp set I used. It is called ATC-Years Ago.

I started by stamping the script stamp on Glossy White CS with Tuxedo Black ink (Memento). The background color is Vintage Sepia (VersaFine). The woman is stamped with wine pigment ink. The border (from the Japanese Musicians set) is also stamped with Vintage Sepia.

I added a Velvet ribbon and some gold brads for accents. the card base is rose and is layered with caramel and brown CS. Here is a detail photo.

I was going to break this down into three posts, but I think I can get the other card in this post. For the last card, I again stamped the script stamp with Tuxedo Black ink on glossy white CS. I added all the color with wine pigment ink and Coffee Bean Brilliance ink.

The card base is a caramel CS that is layered with red. I used the Spellbinders die Timeless Heritage to cut buttons, a heart lock, and a key. I added a gingham ribbon and some tulle to complete the card. See all the lovely linen texture? I love this technique.

On the inside, I stamped a love sentiment that is available as a single stamp called Love Poem.

I am also entering my Faux Linen Card in the

Simon Says Stamp and Show: show some buttons- I used paper die cut buttons.

That's all for now. Have a great day!



  1. Hello. Love your card using the "Love Poem" and the buttons that you entered in our Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge...SHOW SOME BUTTONS. It's lovely. Thanks for entering the challenge! <3 Candy

  2. Love the subtle red shades and the stamped script - looks wonderful together. Thanks for entering the button challenge at Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!


  3. You made some wonderful cards with these gorgeous stamps Karin! Great colours, too!

  4. Cool button entry, love the lock and key
    StAy InKy
    hUgS MiNxY

  5. Gorgeous creations as always Karen! I love the colour combination of the first one with the red velvet ribbon! Awesome technique too!
    Leigh S-B


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