Letterpress Trick or Treat Card

5 Oct

Created by Kathy Alt

These new letterpress plates hold a lot of possibilities.  Used with the big shot and craft ink, they are really simple to use once you know a few secrets.

Secret #1:  I prefer to use the premium crease pad as my top layer on the Big Shot sandwich rather than the cutting mat as stated on the directions, it give a deeper impression.

Secret #2:  Always use a removable adhesive to adhere the cardstock to the premium crease pad so that it doesn’t move when making the impression.

Dies: Trick or Treat Letterpress plate                  #120980 (mini catalog, p. 42)    Square lattice Embossing Folder                             #119976 (p. 214)

  • For this card, I chose to use versamark ink and emboss with silver.
  • The black cardstock was embossed with the square lattice embossing folder and then the bats were punched out with the Bitty Bat punch.

For more tips on using the Letterpress plates, check out the Stampin’ Up! video.


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