Albums Made Easy and Letterpress

Today I’d like to share some ideas with you for using the Lifestyle Crafts Letterpress Tool on your Albums Made Easy layouts.  Take a look at the layout I made about my daughter’s birthday party.  Can you spot the letterpress elements?

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Here’s how I incorporated some fun letterpress designs into this layout.  First I picked out some patterns from the Nautical Printing Plate Set that I thought would coordinate well with the Captured Journaling Cards I used.  Then I ran them through my letterpress tool with some Black Ink.

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I created one 3×4 horizontal journaling card with the letterpress by cutting down an A2 White Flat Card, rounding the corners, punching a sparkle shape and backing it with patterned paper.  I also added some grey Enamel Dots to emphasize the word “congratulations” on the outside of my Photo Sleeve so the pocket would lay flat.

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I also used the letterpress to create some borders for my journaling cards and photos.  After printing them I trimmed them and added them to various pockets on my layout.

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The designs on the printing plates coordinate so well with the Albums Made Easy Journaling Card designs.  Using the letterpress is a fun way to add something extra to your Albums Made Easy layouts.



L Letterpress Kit
Nautical Printing Plate Set
Black Ink
A2 Flat White Cards
Captured Journaling Cards
Enamel Shapes–Neutral
Baker’s Twine–Black
Washi Tape–Onyx
Chevron Washi Tape–Raven

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