Tuesday, May 21, 2013

cutting Washi Tape with the Cameo.

These pictures are awesome... Fotofly always does a GREAT job and I have never had a bad experience there.  


I have fought with these pictures for WEEKS - trying to find the "right" papers to match with them.  I put them up on my desk where I'd glare at them every time I'd walk into my lair.

2 friends suggest bring orange and pink but I never found the perfect papers.......

Until last night.

MME's "The Sweetest Thing" flower paper border on the right side got this ball rolling.  

I wanted to use a brighter pop of pink than what's in the flowers and I had some perfect Washi Tape for it.

Then I got thinking - why not cut some brackets OUT of the bright Washi Tape so it all matches perfectly?  Off I went on another Cameo adventure. :)

It's super quick and easy.  I measured out the size of brackets I wanted, covered the measured white cardstock in the said Washi, and cut!  When cutting, make sure you adjust your paper thickness because it will NOT cut through on the first time.

I may or may not have figured that out by trial and error. :)

Here's a close up of the brackets:

Linking up again to Silhouette Challenges May "Anything Goes" challenge.

xoxo Amber


  1. A darling LO!!! Love it!
    Thanks for linking up over at Silhouette Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
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  2. You clever girl! What a great idea! So do you have to double cut as well as adjust the thickness?

    1. After I adjusted the thickness of my paper, it didn't need the double cut. It cut nice and crisp!

  3. Great details on this LO Amber!!!

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  5. Such a pretty layout! I love it! Thanks for playing along at Silhouette Challenges! :)


  6. Great project. I love all the colors and everything.
    From the Silhouette Challenges:)
    Tabitha's Designs Blog
    Low priced fun Digi Papers:)
    New Challenge Blog on the Block:)

  7. What a great LO, Amber!!! Love the use of pink as a "pop" color...it really brings out the green in the photos. Such great details...and LOVE how you used UmWowStudio chipboard. Again, GREAT job!!!

  8. Love the LO! It turned out terrific! And your little type on your blog post made me giggles!


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