Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Coffee Filter Technique

Hi Stampers!

Welcome! Yesterday, we had Technique Tuesday! Tuesday's workshop was focusing on a technique using a common household product---Coffee Filters. Yes, that's right! The common coffee filter. Here are two examples of different ways that you can used the coffee filter and create beautiful greeting cards. 

Coffee Filter Flower Embellishment
In the Coffee Filter Flower embellishment above, we took a coffee filter and used the Very Vintage (#117693) Jumbo stampin' wheel and stamped the entire filter using Early Espresso ink (#126974). We then folder the coffee filter in half, then in half again. Once we got the filter folders, we took the Fancy Flower Punch (#118073) and punched thru all layers of the folded filter....which gave you four separate flowers. Sponge the middle of the flowers with So Saffron Ink (#126957) and the outer parts of the flower is sponged with Melon Mambo( #126948). Take a Chocolate Chip Stampin Marker (#119703) and edge the petals of each flower. Layer all four flowers on top of each other. Secure the middle of the layered flowers with a brad of your choice. (In this example, I used an Antique Brad(#117273). "Scrunch the flowers and peel back the petals to create your embellishment.

Faux Silk Technique using a Coffee Filter

The above card is again using a coffee filter. This time, stamp your favorite image in multiple colors over the entire coffee filter. Crumble the filter to create a rough texture. Take a piece of card stock and glue the coffee filter to the card stock. Trim the excess coffee filter. Adhere the texture piece to your card stock base using Sticky Strip and embellish your card.
Thank you for stopping by and visiting! Hope you will come back and visit again soon!.......Siara 


  1. Awesome cards! I loved reading about your coffee filter technique, and now I want to try it. Thanks for the inspiration! I'm your newest follower, and I hope you'll stop to visit and follow me too.

  2. Thank you Brenda for your wonderful comments an for following me too! This is a very easy technique that can give you great results. Our ladies at class really had a nice time. Take care...Siara