Chipboard is one of those items that most people just don't know on earth they'd do with it. This week we'll cover it with Designer Series Paper and learn a few tips and tricks for making it work for you.
Stampin' Up Supply List
- Stamps: Three Little Words (113254)
- Ink: Early Espresso (119670), Pretty in Pink (101301)
- Paper: Real Red (102482), Whisper White (100730), Early Espresso Cardstock(119686), Designer Series Paper Patterns Love (124156), Red Glimmer Paper (121790)
- Accessories: On Board Mix & Match Chipboard (119240), SNAIL (104332), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430),Sponge (101610), Distressing Kit (118762), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Glue Dots (103683)
- Tools: Big Shot Die Cutting System (113439), Scallop Square Duo (120903), Perfect Polkadots Embossing Folder (117335), Small Heart Punch (117193), Paper Snips (103579)
- Real Red
- 8.5 x 5.5 for card base
- Early Espresso
- 4 x 5.25 for embossed panel
- Whisper White
- 4 x 4 for scallop square
- Designer Series Paper
- 3.5 x 3.5 to cover chipboard heart
- Glimmer Paper
- Scrap for punched heart
- Take chipboard and cover top with Tombo Mono Glue
- Apply paper on top and set aside and allow to dry
- Once dry take your paper snips and trim off excess paper.
Tips & Tricks
- Sand off extra pieces with sanding block, for smaller pieces use the files from the distressing kit. These are very handy when you are dealing with the inside of a letter!
- To "finish" edges, gently sponge with coordinating ink. On this project the edges are inked with Pretty in Pink ink.
- Fold cardbase in half.
- Emboss Early Espresso piece in Big Shot using Polkadot Embossing Folder. Attach to card base using SNAIL.
- Run Whisper White piece through Big Shot using Scallop Square.
- Stamp greeting towards bottom using Early Espresso Ink. Attach square to cardbase using SNAIL.
- Attach finished chipboard heart to scallop square using glue dots.