Focus: Faux Veneer

by Tasnim

Good morning!

Today, we are featuring our Faux Veneer set.

Faux veneer stamp set


Design Inspiration:  Wood Veneers

wood veneer 1

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wood veneer 2

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Creative Ideas:

faux veneer card with copic 1

faux veneer card with copic 2

You can let these little faux veneers shine, and use them as the main focus of your card!  Here, I stamped the sweet bike and speech bubble, then carefully cut around each piece.  Once I colored them in (with Copic markers), they became the perfect embellishments for the scene I created on the tag.

faux veneer card with coral-colored ink 1

faux veneer card with coral-colored ink 2

I love to create patterns- it's always awesome to take a small, unassuming image, and turn it into a great design!  Here, I stamped the triangle veneer in a fun coral-colored ink, focusing on the top portion of the card.  To create my banner, I die cut an open circle (using two concentric circle dies), then folded it and cut the ends to a “v.”  Using one of the sentiments in the set, I curved the stamp on my acrylic block, and stamped it in black ink.  I finished off the card with some black adhesive “pearls.”

faux veneer card with distress markers 1

faux veneer card with distress markers ink 2

Sometimes it's fun to just experiment and go wild!  Here, I created a splashy background with Distress markers and a lot of water. Once it dried, it was the perfect canvas for some scattered veneer stars.  Because I used so  much color in the background, I kept everything else black and white to balance the card.

Below is an awesome card from Tasnim; she used the stamps as if they were real wood veneers.

faux veneer card with bike and stars 1

The bike and the stars were stamped in brown ink, colored with pencils and then trimmed to mimic the look of actual wood veneers. A kraft knife was used to cut out the white spaces withing the bike, a little tedious but all worth it for this sweet little bike!

faux veneer card with bike and stars 2

We can't wait to see what you create with Faux Veneer!

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