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Well, I can't really tell you allllll about me! LOL. But I can tell you that I'm a wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and Christian. And I love scrapbooking, card making, painting, and altered art.  I love to coordinate parties with themes and come up with new ways to incorporate paper art into them.   I enjoy working with my hands and making something out of nothing.  It's such a wonderful thing to know that there are so many beautiful women out there who share the same passion for this hobby....ART! that I do. I draw inspiration from everything around me and from people like you! So, let's get scrappin'!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Tile cards

Hello everyone. Thanks for stopping by! I ran across a video that taught me how to make "tile cards." It's a great way to give your cards a whole new look. It's a little time consuming if you're like me and don't like to measure, but you'll like the outcome once you get the hang of the technique. Hopefully I can explain quickly how it's done: First you stamp your image, color it if you wish. Second, you cut the image into equal strips and then into equal squares (part of the hard part is not taking them out of order once you're finished cutting them). You then adhere them down to your base card stock (which will be a different color); leaving a tiny bit of space in between each square (this will be considered the "grout.") Once that's done, use your favorite dimensional lacquer to give it the shine and gloss of ceramic tile. I have three favorites: Dimensional Magic, 3D Crystal Lacquer and Glossy Accents. Cover each square, being careful not to spill over onto the card base itself. And voila! "Card"tiles. Fun huh? Again, thanks for stopping by. Let me know if you try this technique. I'd love to hear how it turns out. Hugs+Kisses Renee

1 comment:

Treva said...

Renee,

I love this, tfs the technique and its on my to do list! Great prpjects on your blog!