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AngieKT
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How do you use transparencies?
I love the look but how do you attach it to a layout?


 
ekip2
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  • ekip2 on 03-05-09 10:42 AM
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i usually use brads. I've tried vellum adhesive and it still shows. I've also used eyelets. the other thing I do, is layer the transparency so a part of it is under something else and then the adhesive would be covered by the top layer or I'll hide the adhesive with a ribbon border. I'm looking forward to seeing the other suggestions.
Andrea


 
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My answers exactly.


 
gg  loves Matthew
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I like to buy plain transparencies and use Staz-on ink and stamps to make my own embellishments and Diamond Glaze works good

you can sorta see one I made here on the far right bottle

*~* V day gifts photo 5 *~* By Gg Loves Matthew


 
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Diamond Glaze , little dots under the designs...


 
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Another use I found from Tim Holtz is that you take a transparency use staz on ink to stamp a design then color it in with Stickles. Do it on the backside so when you turn it over you can see your stamp details through the stickles. It is a really nice embellishment especially for cards and it is another reason to buy stickles.


 
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  • Kels on 03-05-09 12:30 PM
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  • purpleprincess99 Said:
Another use I found from Tim Holtz is that you take a transparency use staz on ink to stamp a design then color it in with Stickles. Do it on the backside so when you turn it over you can see your stamp details through the stickles. It is a really nice embellishment especially for cards and it is another reason to buy stickles.



That sounds super cool!!


Edited by Kels on 03-05-09 12:30 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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In response to Kels

Yet another 'aha moment' thanks to these threads!


 
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also the alcohol inks are perfect for transparencies, you can ink the entire thing or take a paint brush and just paint specific parts. and the American Crafts metallic markers work really well, just be sure to paint on the back side.


 
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I also use staples to attach them, and some of the previous suggestions - eyelets, brads, covering the adhesive part with something else, etc. didn't think about the inks and the stickles though, great ideas!


 
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Creative Memories has a clear adhesive called Photo Tape that works great for vellum and transparencies. It does not show through whatever you are using.


 
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Alcohol inks are AWESOME on transparencies! I can't wait to get some of the new brights to use! I use staples, or I'll strategically place Glue Dots on the transparency. For example I'll have a flower or button or rhinestone on top of my transparency I'll put a glue dot underneath that adhering the transparency to the paper, and it's not seen. Does that make sense? I also use Ranger's glossy accents.

You can also print flourishes, shapes, etc... and use them instead of stamps on a LO. Much easier and less messier! Look up free webdings fonts!


 
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  • taj on 03-05-09 07:43 PM
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use a little Diamond Glaze or a little glossy accents in the corner. just a small dab and you are set.


 
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I love the look of transparances but haven't tried them yet. Anyone used a computer to print the transparances? What type of transparances do you purchase?
Mainely


 
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  • mainely Said:
I love the look of transparances but haven't tried them yet. Anyone used a computer to print the transparances? What type of transparances do you purchase?
Mainely




Yes I have used a computer to print on transparencies and it comes out nicely. You just need to be sure whatever transparencies you buy that they are made for the type of printer you have....most use inkjet.


 
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I've found one vellum adhesive that doesn't show at all--Wacky Tac Vellum Adhesive Sheets. Got mine from QVC. Doesn't show because it covers the entire item. They're 8.5x11" sheets.


 
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Hi there! I attach my transparencies a couple of different ways... one of my favorite ways is by using my sewing machine and stitching them on. You can see an example in my gallery here http://www.scrapbook.com/galleries/230267/view /1867665/...
I also use Fabri-Tac glue. It is a liquid adhesive and dries clear and flat. Once it is dry, it STICKS. You can see another example here http://www.scrapbook.com/galleries/230267/view /1867667/...
Hope that helps


 
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Look at your local Wal-mart thats where I purchase my transparencies for inkjet printers 10 in a pack 8 dollars. I use a very old greeting workshop program its old from 1995 I think but it still always has great clip art on it.

cindy



 
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I haven't tried transparencies yet but with all these great ideas...looks like I am going shopping for supplies! Thanks everyone!


 
Scrapbook Queen
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Ditto what everyone said above. Brads, eyelets, hiding the adhesive under stuff, etc...

Here's a couple examples:

Love Story By Scrapbook Queen

Life is Measured in Moments By Scrapbook Queen


 
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