Hello! I am always looking for creative ways to make one-layer cards. Today’s frame stamping technique is the perfect solution!
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Frame Stamping is a simple technique that can be done with almost any stamps… and is perfect for one-layer creations. I share lots of examples showing variations of the technique.
My first card shows a frame created for a sentiment… surrounded by lots of soft stamping. I silver heated embossed a frame from the Altenew Geo Frames Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) and created a matching mask with Avery Removable Adhesive Sheets. Over the mask, I stamped and silver heat embossed images from the Altenew Floral Art Stamp Set (SSS | ALT). I even added heat embossed dots using a Sakura Quickie Glue Pen.
My next example shows frame stamping with the stamping *inside* of the frame. I again used the Altenew Geo Frames Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) and Altenew Floral Art Stamp Set (SSS | ALT). (I can’t get enough of those flowers!)
You can also use frame stamping to simply create a focal point on your card. Here, I created a background using the Altenew Block Print Stamp Set (SSS | ALT) over a masked frame. Over the frame, I green heat embossed leaves from the Altenew Leaf Canopy Stamp Set (SSS | ALT).
You can do this technique even if you don’t have frame stamps. You simply create the frame yourself! Here, I masked off a rectangle area on a white notecard using Purple Tape and stamped the Altenew Cattleya Build A Flower Set (SSS | ALT) over it. I used a black pen to create the frame. Simple!
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