Saturday, March 17, 2012

Coloring Embossing Folders for Dimension

Hi! Tamie here today and I want to show you another way to add dimension to your layering. Today, I chose to use the Spring Bunny Single Stamp and Easter Bunny Sentiments. It can also be a fun and easy way to make your own colors of designer paper. Embossing folders can be so versatile.

I started off with cutting my white card stock. Then I cut my brown and blue paper.



I tried to take a picture of the embossing folder I was using. It is a Tuscan Tiles and has tons of texture.


The next step is to open up the embossing folder and stamp one side of it. The bottom side was inked up for this card using blue ink. You have to make sure you have good coverage of ink.


You put you paper in your embossing folder and then run it through your embossing machine. Try really hard not to move the paper inside the folder otherwise it can turn out blurry. This is what it looks like when it comes out.



Here is part of the card layed together so that you can see how the colored embossing looks.



Here is the final product with these super fun clear stamps. There is a little bit of ribbon, a few pearls but mostly it is clean and simple to show you how by inking up your embossing folder you can add very effective dimension to your card and create your own designer paper.

Sorry the pictures are not as clear as they could be. I was using another camera...that I don't know how to work :)


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2 comments:

  1. This is a super fun technique. Now if I could just remembrer to do all the things that I learn to make my projects really pop I would be doing good. Thanks for sharing!!

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    1. Sure glad you enjoyed it and boy do I feel the same way you do..LOL. Thinking of getting myself a little book to put things in :) Have a great day. Glad you enjoyed it.

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