Friday, December 24, 2010

Tape Tricks

Anyone up for a little tape trick?

In the Very Virginia kit there is a whole roll of masking tape and a bottle of Antique Silver Maya Mist (among other super fantastic stuff) and I finally had a chance to play with it today.



Start with all these items from the kit and toss in some VersaMark, clear embossing powder, acrylic block, and heat gun.



Unroll about 16" of tape and tear it from the roll. Lay it down, sticky side up, and coat with baby powder or corn starch.



Turn the tape back over. Choose a stamp from the set and mount it on an acrylic block. Stamp in VersaMark along the top of the tape.



Sprinkle clear embossing powder over the stamped VersaMark and shake off the excess.



Use a heat gun to set the embossing powder.



Lay the tape inside your color catcher and spray it with the Maya Mist. Rub off the excess.



This is what you'll end up with - all the mist comes off of the stamped area.



Sew a straight stitch down the side and ruffle as you go.



After the tape is ruffled, lay a piece of the glitter ribbon over the top and run another straight stitch to secure the two pieces together.



And voila!

Merry Christmas!!!

14 comments:

Ashly said...

AMAZING!!!! thanks this will be tried for sure . . .

Michelle*G said...

Wow! What a cool, cool idea! I love how this looks and can't wait to try it! Thank you for the tutorial!

Gretchen said...

oh my! this is just fabulous Britt!!

Jules the Bling Princess said...

Britt, you are awesome!!! Thank-you so much for sharing this. I can't wait to try it. Coming to a layout very, very soon, lol!!!

Karen said...

This is GORGEOUS Britt!!!

Lisa said...

WOW - that's beautiful!!

Linh C. said...

genious!

beckyjune said...

Britt, that is so cool. How in the world did you figure out how to do that?

Sasha Holloway said...

NOW that is a technique I love .. I love using masking tape on layouts but never would have imagined to that degree .. BEAUTIFUL

Amy Bender said...

How Fab! Love this in so many ways! :)

shannon said...

LOVE this! I will definitely be trying this minus the stitching part because i do not own a sewing machine.

Debbi Tehrani said...

Oh, what an awesomely creative tip! Definitely going to try this! Thanks for sharing!

Britt said...

Thanks for all the sweet comments, girlies! Hope you have fun creating, and be sure to check out Virginia's class for even more awesomeness! I can't wait!

leah said...

Very cool, girl!!