Tuesday, March 22, 2016


Time:  >2 Hour
Yield:  1 Card (5"x7”)
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Archival Jet Black; Distress, Black Soot, Candied Apple, Walnut Stain
  • Paint – Distress Black Soot, Brushed Pewter, Candied Apple
  • Spray Stain – Distress Old Paper
Dry Ingredients:
  • Cardstock – Kraft Core #04 & # 24
  • Hardware – Hinges, Long Fasteners, Mini Paperclips, Phrase Band, Remnant Rubs – Gilded Holiday, Tissue Tape - Elements
  • Other – Chipboard, Tissue Wrap Plain
  • Ribbon – Crinkle Ribbon
  • Adhesives – Foam Tape, Matte Multi Medium, Wonder Tape
  • Dies – Typeset, Typo Lowercase
  • Stamps – Documented
  • Texture Fade –Keyboard
  • Tiny Attachers 


































I love letters. When I received the Typo die I was super excited; after hearing the stories:  how long it takes for this to be physically made, and that Tim had wanted this die since the beginning, it made having this one all the more special. 

I had looked at this die for a few days trying to figure out what kind of card to make with it.  Letters make words, simple right?  What do you write, when you can write anything (and everything)?  As I sat staring at the letters I realized that there was an octothorp and no numbers. (If, the realization - at any point – had included that there must be a Typo Uppercase, including numbers, this never would have happened.)  Octothorp (#) without Numbers (#) equals Hashtag (#).  #idea 


  1. I love the typewriter ribbon. That's so dang smart!

  2. This is such an amazing design and so cleverly thought out with your creative mind, right down to every last detail. Love it.
    Julie x

  3. Now that takes the creative cake, for sure. It is very intriguing.

  4. Saw this in the CHA videos and loved it, thanks so much for sharing your process and the creative spark that led to it, it's amazing! Deb xo


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