Faux Tiling Card for Club

Each month I have a group of ladies who get together for a Stamp Club.  We make a couple projects each month and this month I thought Pilar (the hostess) would enjoy learning about the Faux Tiling technique.  So, I promised her to have one of the cards use this technique, and this is what I came up with for her –

As I was working on it, I wasn’t sure how this was going to turn out but in the end I really like it!  Its pretty easy to do too.

If you haven’t done Faux Tiling, the basics are as follows:

  • Start with your white piece of paper
  • Pull out your diagonal score plate for your Simply Scored (or other score board) and place the paper in the upper left corner.
  • For this card, I started scoring at 1/2”, 1-1/2”, and so on at 1” intervals.  Then I flipped the paper and used the same score measurements to complete my grid lines
  • Stamp a fairly dense or solid image randomly over the scored paper (the score lines should be valleys, so not poking up out of your paper.)
    ** make sure you aren’t stamping very hard as you want the stamped image to not go into the scored lines
  • Embellish the rest of your card as desired and you are done!

I plan to put together a video on this so for those of you who are more visual, check back or watch my YouTube channel for updates. Smile

Card Supplies Used (all Stampin’ Up!):

Stamps: Happy Day
Ink: Early Espresso, Crushed Curry
Paper:  Whisper White, Early Espresso, Crushed Curry
Accessories: Simply Scored Board, Simply Scored Diagonal Plate, Candy Dots Regals

Hopefully they will enjoy making this card at club on Thursday!

If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of joining Stamp Club or would like to learn more about my NEW Virtual Stamp Club that will be starting soon, shoot me an email at jennifer@nwstamper.com and I’ll give you all the details!

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