- Age with distress inks.
- Use your fingers or a paper distresser to rough up the edges. Add a little more distress ink to highlight the roughed up areas.
- Add stamped details. (If your stamp is too big, stamp off the edges over another sheet of paper, or use sticky notes to mask the area you don't want stamped.
- Layer or group multiple diecuts.
- Add glitter or flock.
- Draw doodle borders ...solid lines, dotted lines, faux stitching marks, daisy chains and more.
- Add texture by embossing or running through a paper crimper.
- Highlight your embossed pattern by inking the embossing die before you run it through. You'll emboss and ink all in one pass.
- Make them shine by embossing with embossing powder
- Make them fuzzy with flock.
- Stitch by hand or with a machine.
- Decorate with bling.
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Detailing Your Diecuts...
Have a die cutting machine, but feel like your die cuts are boring? Don't know what to do with your diecuts? Make them uniquely yours with the tips below.