It's time for another sale at Lifestyle Crafts! This week, all letterpress items will be 20% off. Shop here. Also, we are sharing a Thank You Card tutorial below from designer Carissa Wiley. Be sure to check it out... it's one of our favorite cards yet and totally functional. Everyone can always use a few thank you cards in their stash! If you're unfamiliar with the letterpress process, watch her video here to see how it works.
Epic Die-Cutting/Letterpress Combo Kit
Jubilee Printing Plate Set
Calligraphy Printing Plate Set
Thicket Printing Plate Set
Nesting Frames Die Set
Letterpress Ink in Silver
Letterpress Ink in Black
Letterpress A2 Flat Card (White)
Gray Card Stock
Black Card Stock
Foam Dimensional Adhesive
1. Position the Jubilee Printing Plate on the Letterpress Tool.
2. Ink the Jubilee Printing Plate with the Silver Letterpress Ink.
3. Use the Epic Six to letterpress the image on Letterpress A2 Flat Card in White.
4. Using the Nesting Frames Die set and the Epic Six tool, cut a Letterpress A2 Flat Card in White to create the label
5. Position the plate from the Calligraphy Printing Plate Set on the Letterpress Tool and use the Epic Six to letterpress the uninked monogram onto the Nesting Frames shape.
6. Prepare the ink base and brayer with Black Letterpress Ink.
7. Position the Thank You sentiment from the Thicket Printing Plate Set on the Letterpress Tool.
8. Ink the Thank You sentiment with Black Letterpress Ink.
9. Use the Epic Six to letterpress the sentiment directly over the top of the monogram image.
10. Cut the printed A2 Flat Card to 4 x 5 ¼ inches.
11. Create a mat out of black card stock that measures 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches.
12. Attach the printed Letterpress A2 Flat Card to the black card stock.
13. Attach the gray satin ribbon to the card base using a strong adhesive.
14. Create a gray card base by cutting gray card stock to 5 ½ x 8 ½ inches and folding it in half.
15. Attach the card front to the gray card base.
16. Attach the printed Nesting Frames shape to the card base using foam dimensional adhesive.
17. Create a coordinating envelope by using the Epic Six and Letterpress Tool to press a monogram on to the back of the envelope.