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I got the idea for this third challenge card using Everything Eleanor from Splitcoaststampers. This is much easier than making a tiled card by cutting an image in squares. This technique is simply scoring the cardstock and stamping over it, lightly so as not to get ink in the grooves. For this card, I stamped the flourishes only. The flowers are cut out for a 3D effect. The sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes.

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With the new scoring tool from Stampin’ Up! making faux tile is even easier than before. Just score card stock in whatever pattern you want, then stamp the image on the debossed side, pressing just hard enough to get a good image, but without getting any of the image in the little debossed rows. This one I didn’t even color, just left it in outline form, stamped in Soft Suede. I also stamped French Script in Crumb Cake – double background looks much better than a plain image sometimes. To finish it: ribbon, sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes, a lace border made with a punch and crimped.

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