Learn how to use tissue paper for unique greeting card creations. Tissue paper can give cards a faux linen technique that’s simple to create; come watch!

This creative handmade card uses household tissue paper. The more wrinkled, the better! Choose your favorite designer paper or stamp set and let’s create tissue paper art they won’t resist touching.

Stampin’ Up!’s Plaid Tidings Designer Paper is perfect for this technique. And I’ll teach you a creative way to add color/tones to white tissue paper, too.

I’ve included pictures, cutting dimensions and supplies below. Be sure to scroll down to see them.

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Tissue Paper for Faux Linen Technique | Video Tutorial

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Tissue Paper for Faux Linen Technique: Details

Bold plaids in an array of colors makes the Plaid Tiding 6″ x 6″ Designer Paper one of my favorites in the Mini Catalog. This 48-sheet pack of papers will create cards from birthdays through Christmas.


Break out the liquid glue! We’re going to crumble up tissue paper and adhere it to designer paper for a faux linen look. If your tissue paper is white and your designer paper or cardstock are another color, watch today’s video a great tip on how to add color!


The Loyal Leaves stamp set provides numerous leaf images and greetings. Learn how to create two-tone variegated leaves using ink and sponge daubers – all part of today’s video!


Cutting Dimensions

  • Cinnamon Cider (base): 4 1/4″ x 11″, score at 5 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla (to house the designer paper): 3″ x 4″
  • Very Vanilla (layer): 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla (greeting): 5/8″ x 2″
  • Designer Paper: 3″ x 4″
  • Tissue Paper: 4″ x 5″
  • Ribbon and Trim: 5″ each

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Product List

  • Loyal Leaves Cling Stamp Set [152544]
  • Cinnamon Cider Classic Stampin’ Pad [153114]
  • Bumblebee Classic Stampin’ Pad [153116]
  • Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad [147092]
  • Cinnamon Cider 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [153078]
  • Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [101650]
  • Plaid Tidings 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper [153527]
  • Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder [143706]
  • 3/8″ (1 Cm) Embroidered Ribbon [153554]
  • Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack [152475]
  • Gilded Gems [152478]
  • Sponge Daubers [133773]
  • Stamping Sponges [141337]
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755]
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430]
  • Mini Glue Dots [103683]
  • Silicone Craft Sheet [127853]
  • Take Your Pick [144107]
  • Stampin’ Seal+ [149699]

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