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Faux Wood Frame
New tutorial writer and Dirty Dozen Designer Kim Teasdale shares a great background technique and instructions for easy mitered corners.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Ink
  • Sponges
  • Cuttlebug®
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
  • Ask Beate
    Beate Johns answers your technique questions
    Q: Milu asked: "I heard of a technique that you use the aluminum of a can to make cards, flowers, emboss..."
    A: We don't have a tutorial for that yet, but it's pretty easy. Carefully cut off the top and bottom of the can with kitchen or metal shears. Then, cut the cylinder open. Flatten it out. Now you can cut and emboss shapes with your die cut machine. If you don't want to go through all that trouble, you can also buy thin metal sheets in hobby stores and online.
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