#techniquethursday - more frames


Last week I showed you how you can use frames to bring a focal point to your card.  I demonstrated a self cut frame.  This week I'm doing the same thing - but even easier by using a bigshot framelit to cut out my frames and background.  Framelits are essentially a range of die cutters of the same shape but different size.  It means you can easily vary your frames size and thickness just but using different sized sizzlits. 

The first thing I did was make my DSP frame using 2 sizes of the same framelit from the Labels Collection.  I did this by first cutting out the larger image I wanted (not shown).  I then positioned the next size down framelit inside this to make my second cut (pic 1.)  This produced my frame.  The second step was to cut out the backing card in Early Espresso using the same smaller framelit used on the frame (pic 2).  Layering it all up over a card made of very vanilla left me with the a beautifully frames centre just waiting for a sentiment to be stamped.


And that's it really.  A very simple way to make frames using a product that was made perfectly for the task.

Happy crafting.

Sally

ingredients:
stamps: My Friend
ink: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso
card: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, retired DSP
other: Labels Collection framelits, snail