Technique Time: Covering Chipboard with Designer Series Paper

 

 

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)

Cardstock Dimensions for this Project

  • 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

Technique Directions

  1. Take chipboard and cover top with Tombo Mono Glue
  2. Apply paper on top and set aside and allow to dry
  3. 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.

Finishing Touches

  1. Fold cardbase in half.
  2. Emboss Early Espresso piece in Big Shot using Polkadot Embossing Folder. Attach to card base using SNAIL.
  3. Run Whisper White piece through Big Shot using Scallop Square.
  4. Stamp greeting towards bottom using Early Espresso Ink. Attach square to cardbase using SNAIL.
  5. Attach finished chipboard heart to scallop square using glue dots.
  6. Punch heart from glimmer paper and attach with a glue dot.

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