Kaisercraft Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tip – Rub Ons

November 20, 2012

Hi Everyone, Joanne with you here today giving you a little tip on getting more out of your rub ons. As you already would know Kaisercraft have many beautiful ranges of rub ons and today I wanted to show you another way to use them besides rubbing them onto your page backgrounds.

As you would probably know a lot of my stuff is quiet dimensional and sometimes I prefer for the rub on to be on top instead of the bottom of whatever I am doing so here is what I do….

Materials needed – rub ons, off cut of clear acetate (I keep all of the off cut bits from the Kaisercraft printed acetate sheets), scissors, corner punch & a paddle pop stick to apply the rub on (I actually use the end of my tweezers).

Apply the rub onto the clear acetate. Once rub on is applied, using a sharp pair of scissors cut around to make a rectangular shape.

Then using a corner punch, punch the corners to give a rounded edge.

You will then have a neat rectangular shape of acetate with your rub on applied ready to be placed anywhere on your page or off the page creation.

I use this technique all of the time and it gives me the freedom to use the rub ons where ever I want them on my projects….

Why not try giving this technique a go and unlock the possibilities of Kaisercrafts beautiful rub ons?
Have a terrific day and happy creating!

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11 Comments

  • Reply anita November 20, 2012 at 10:09 am

    this is a fab idea…

  • Reply kristine November 20, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    Excellent idea well done i better get started on those christmas cards now ;0

  • Reply Wadean November 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    I have tried several of Kaisercrafts rub-ons and find them extremely hard to “rub-on”, I have tried several methods (stylus, a coin, basic grey’s rub-on tool, a popsicle stick…)by the time the words transfer to the surface I want them on, the paper or acetate is dented from rubbing so hard to get the rub-on to release. Any suggestions???

  • Reply lizzy crust November 20, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Fantastic Idea.. thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Dianne Wainwright November 20, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Would never have thought of that – also sometimes when I’ve “messed” up I felt I have ruined the card – this way if it doesn’t quite work at least the card is saved. Will definitely use this technique in the future.

  • Reply TracyM #6773 November 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    What a fabulous tip – thank you for sharing!!!

  • Reply Julie Dionne November 21, 2012 at 1:45 am

    What a creative way to use rub-ons ! Thanks for sharing, will certainly try it !

  • Reply Carla Hundley November 21, 2012 at 3:07 am

    Great idea. I’ll scraplift this.

    Carla from Utah

  • Reply libeeti November 21, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Wonderful idea! TFS

  • Reply Sassy Scrappers November 22, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    What a magnificent idea Jo..

  • Reply Jennie February 15, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    I have kaiser rub ons and im having a lot of trouble rubbing them onto plain paper, actually the print just wont come off onto any surface I try. What could be wrong?

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