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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Faux Brad Video Tutorial

Hello All!
Several people have asked how I made my faux brads on the card I posted the other day. Thanks for the comments, emails and questions!
Here is a very quick tutorial. You will be amazed at just how easy it is!


BTW...the "Fuzzy Ducky" stamp is another one of my illustrations and is available now @ Clear Dollar Stamps for just $2.49!!!!



I would love to hear a comment from you.
Thanks and Hugs,
True :D

22 comments:

Scrapthat said...

Thanks for sharing your super easy tutorial!
Very cute ideas! :)

Lorraine said...

Awesome tutorial i will definately use this tip i can save money and match it with my card xx

Thea said...

How simple is that! Thanks for sharing this idea.

Margreet said...

just how simple can it be?.....tanks for your clear tutorial....I enjoyed it!
xxx Margreet

craft-princess said...

OMG!! That is easier than they appear!! I plan on trying it!
Thanks for sharing!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Hi True - thank you so much for sharing this brad tutorial -it may be easy, but it certainly is effective too! Sometimes the simplest things in life give the biggest WOW factor.
Hugs and love, Sylvia xxxx

Marlene said...

Fantastic tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

Craftyanny said...

tfs you make it look so easy. This is such a great idea though, no more searching for just the right colour to add to your card.
Anne x

Karen said...

Great tutorial. You answered all my questions. Love the way you can make ANY brad match your creation.

Tracy said...

Hi True,
This tutorial was easy but really effective, and i'm gonna give it a go.
Thank you
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Vanessa (aka V, Nessa, oldschool) said...

tears here :)
thank you so much for supporting my son Zack & my family...you are beautiful!!!
oh & great blog too!!!

Nancy said...

Awesome tutorial. And thank you for suggesting I submit my black and white card to Really Reasonable Ribbon site. Can't wait to spend more time on your blog! That is where I'm headed right now.
Your cards are lovely.

HappyCrafter said...

Thanks so much for this tutorial, I really like how these flowers look and will be trying this out :-)

maiju said...

great color card.

Jinny Newlin said...

OMGracious, True! That's, totally, awesome! And believe you me, I'll be trying it out in the near future! What a sweet card! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a sweet comment and a great tip! Hope you'll come back again soon!

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

What an awesome idea! Beautiful tutorial too! Thanks!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Hi True,

Hope you are doing well. Your Fuzzy Ducky stamp is absolutely adorable! I usually don't go for "cute" but she is delightful!

And I just watched your faux brad tutorial and must say you are a genius! Just a super simple way to enhance a flower or card and I LOVE the way you can use your DP and make everything coordinated. You can bet I will be using this technique in the future.

Your tut was great and thanks so much for sharing!

Hugs,
Linda

Bonibleaux Designs said...

So easy, cost effective and coordinating!! Love your sweet soft voice too!!!

Darlene S. said...

How fun of a technique and TOTALLY easier than I would have thought! :D Thanks a bunch! :)

Tracy said...

Hi True,
I have given your tutorial ago and told others about it on my blog, if you want to see
http://tracy-countrymouse.blogspot.com/2010/08/vintage-dress-up.html

Thank you
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Vicki Dutcher said...

Ya know, I have seen this before but typically I FORGOT - Thanks so much for this quick little technique! I hope to use it so I don't FORGET AGAIN~~bwahahaha!! Thanks Trudy!

bernietom47 said...

How simple is that! So easy and cost effective!! TFS
Blessings Bernie