Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lost Coast Designs Border Stamps with Washi Tape

Hello Everyone!
I am enjoying the lovely summer time weather!   Spending a bit of time outside in the yard.  Did not want to come in!!  LOL  
I had picked up some Washi tape recently and was brainstorming about how to use it on my cards.  And, I started to think.....washi tape....border stamps... might be a really cool combination.   It just so happens that  Lost Coast Designs has a fabulous selection of border stamps.  Check them all out here.   I grabbed a few borders and started playing around with them.  I came up with three finished projects.  I will be sharing all three with you over the next few days.  This is day one and as you can see, I combined a border stamp with brightly colored Washi tape, inks, and CS. 

Materials List:
Stamps: Stars Border and Party Words from Lost Coast Designs
CS; White, Orange and Yellow from Bazzill
Ink: Pearlescent Rust Pigment Brilliance; Orange Dye Ink
Distress Ink: Mustard Seed
Embossing Powder: Kaleidoscope - Stampendous
Washi Tape
Yellow Rhinestones
 and Yellow from Bazzill

  • Make an A2 size card with orange CS and layer with yellow CS
  • On White CS, stamp the Stars Border with the pigment ink and heat emboss
  • Stamp and emboss the border stamp three times over the white CS
  • Add the Washi Tape to fill in the spaces around the stamping

  • Apply the distress inks to the white CS--on the edges and into the middle of the piece
  • Add to the card base
  • Stamp the sentiment with orange dye ink on white CS 
  • Tear the edges and add to card with dimensional adhesive

I just love this combo of Border stamps and washi tape!!  It is really fun and you can accommodate any mood or theme just by varying the inks and cardstock.

*********So, let's enter this fun Birthday card into a few challenges!!
Pile it on: embossing
Through the Purple Haze: anything goes
Cards in envy: happy birthday and A2 size
Cheerful Stamp pad: card for a guy
My Craft Creations: anything goes
Sister act: anything goes
Simon's Wednesday: emboss it

Stayed tuned for the second of my Border stamps/Washi Tape cards!!!  See you next time!!  Hope you are having a great day!!  Love ya.


  1. Gorgeous card Karen :-) I love how you used the washi tape to create this fabulous work of art ! Lovely design :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  2. hi Karen! amazing design, great use of the washi tape! So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  3. Love all the yellow. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 91 'for a man', Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

  4. Love your unique birthday card! So many wonderful details on a card flat enough for an envy! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

  5. Never used Washi tape....but oh i do like your creation its fab.


  6. Great idea to make a happy, bright, sunny type of card!
    Thanks for joining Through the Purple Haze Challenge.


  7. lovin all the washi strips!!! thanks sooo much for playing along with Cards in Envy!!!


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