Nov 23 2013

Trendy Flash!! Faux Polaroid Frames – Learn How with Video Tutorial

Faux Polaroid Technique with LovenStamps - Video Tutorial with Crystal Effects & Regarding Dahlias

Have you seen these cards all over the place?  The Faux Polaroid Frames are super trendy in papercrafting, both in the card making world AND in the scrapbooking world.

Want to get the look yourself?

Here are the DIY instructions for making Faux Polaroid Frames.

Supplies:

  • White card stock (100730 – dimensions: 3″ x 3-3/4″)
  • Squares Collection Framelits (130521)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Optional: Magnetic Platform (130658)

The steps are so simple – there’s only 1 step.  Yikes!

  1. Use the 2-1/2″ Square Framelit from the set to cut out the window.

Faux Polaroid - learn howto on this DIY papercrafting trend - a LovenStamps video tutorialI know, crazy to have only 1 step, but there it is.  If you’re curious, the “optional” Magnetic Platform is wonderful.  The magnet helps the Framelit die stay exactly where you set it — like magic.  Except it’s a magnet, not magic.  But the effect is the same!

I love the Faux Polaroid frame project with larger stamps that don’t quite fit in the window, like the flower here from the Regarding Dahlias stamp set (130327).

If you’d like the steps on what to do WITH your frame and adding some beautiful Crystal Effects gloss (101055) to your project, here’s a Video Tutorials from my Stamps in

This card can be created on your own, or even simpler — with my November Stamps in the Mail Club Kit! Click here for more details on getting your own kit.

(note: if the video doesn’t load, click here to view directly on YouTube)

 

November 2013 Stamps in the Mail Club Kit projects from LovenStamps - Regarding Dahlias with SHIMMERAgain, if you’re thinking you’d like to give this a try, you can easily make this card by signing up for my November Stamps in the Mail Club Kit.  ALL THE SUPPLIES are included, with the exception of a black ink pad and adhesive.  Everything else is pre-cut, pre-embossed, etc. for this project plus 3 more projects, and your stamps, Crystal Effects, etc. are included in the $45 fee.

Check out the other Stamps in the Mail November projects here.

Get yourself a treat!  You’ll love the ease of these monthly kits. You can participate for just November, but I’ll warn you now that after trying one month you may want “need” to continue for several months :)

I look forward to stamping with you by mail!

Happy Stamping!

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2 People have left comments on this post

Nov 24, 2013 - 07:11:13
Terri said:

Very pretty! Can you dry the crystal effects with the new heat gun on low?

Ter ;)

Nov 25, 2013 - 04:11:25
LovenStamps said:

Might be worth trying…but try it on a test spot, first. With the hot setting the Crystal Effects can sometimes bubble (boil) and makes a mess instead of drying.