Have you ever been working on a card and you just don't have quite the right punch for the job, well this week's "Quick Tip Tuesday" will help you discover more options. I was working on some quick 3" x 3" Valentines cards and wanted to punch out my sentiment with Stampin Up's "Word Window Punch". It was too large from my small 3" x 3" card, so I altered the size of the punch. Here are the steps to how I did it:
Stamp you sentiment, in my case it was the saying "Be Mine".
Next I place into my punch where I wanted the front part of my sentiment to appear.
Take a sticky not and attach sentiment to the tip.
Place back into punch from the top and work it to your desired location.
Punch out. Here are the two pieces that I ended up with.
Finally, place sentiment on you card. Below are several examples that I used this technique with.
Here is a video from, Dawn's Stampin Thoughts, that explains using punches in alternate ways.
I hope you enjoyed this quick tip and be sure to come back on Wednesday to find out our winners.
This is SUCH a great idea, Melanie! I'll be using this tip for sure! Thanks so much for sharing!ReplyDelete
Small Bits of Paper
How clever is that. Great tip!ReplyDelete
great tip! Thanks!ReplyDelete
Wonderful use of post it notes. I'll definitely give this a try.ReplyDelete
Super cut. Thanks.ReplyDelete
Be blessed, Beckie
Thank you for this wonderful tip! What a great way to create customized sentiments! Thanks, again! Beautiful cards!ReplyDelete
That's such a great tip, Melanie! I'm gonna have to go through my punches and see what new tricks I can come up with. Thanks for the inspiration!ReplyDelete
XO ~ Amy Jo
Great tip-beautiful cards Melanie!ReplyDelete