Technique Tuesday: Altering the Size of a Framelit for layering

As part of my 2015 objectives, I am going to present a technique here on my blog on the first Tuesday of each month. Here is the first of hopefully many. If you have a particular technique you would like explained, please leave a comment or email me.

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Have you ever wanted to use the same punch or die for both the image and its layer? Here is the way to achieve this effect.

Step 1: Stamp image onto card stock.

Step 1

Step 2: Position die/punch with image towards bottom.

Step 2

Step 3: Cut with cutting machine or punch.

Step 3

Step 4: Move die/punch down to desired size.

Step 4

Step 5: Cut with cutting machine or punch.

Step 5

Step 6: You can stop here if you are happy with the layering like this.

Step 6

Step 7: If you want to layer the sides as well, move the die/punch to the left of the image and cut.

Step 7

Step 8: Move die/punch to the right of the image and cut.

Step 8

Step 9: Finished image ready to layer on original size die cut / punched shape.

Step 9

Please leave me a comment or email me if you would like more information.

Happy papercrafting.

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One comment

  1. Thanks to Phyllis who left this comment on the Step 9 photo on 6 April 2015:

    “I was thrilled to find this technique, I was attempting to do this but could not figure it out, thank you so very much! You have made my day!”

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