I sure am excited about this post. I had SOOOOOO much fun demonstrating lots of Embossing Folder Techniques in a recent Facebook Live. You are going to love all the different ways of using embossing folders adding more value to your embossing folders. Embossing folders are a small thing that can make a BIG impact on our cards and paper crafts. The cards and techniques I show in this video feature Stampin' Up!'s brand new Fern 3D Embossing Folder. Definitely a new favorite embossing folder for me. I hope you find this video helpful and inspiring and fun too. I'd love to see how you use some of these easy and fun embossing folder techniques.
- Card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 5 1/2" on long side, fold in half.
- Basic White card stock inside = 5 1/4" x 4"
- Basic White card stock for embossing = 4 3/4" x 3 1/2
- Card stock layers for So Saffron and Evening Evergreen cards = 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"
- 2 rectangle corner layers for Soft Succulent cards = 3" x 4 1/4" or size of your choice.
- Metallic Gold strips = 1/2" x 3 1/2"
For the 2 cards below I applied Soft Succulent Ink to one side of the embossing folder with a Blending Brush, embossed the white card stock, then cleaned the embossing folder and then repeated the process inking the other side of the embossing folder before embossing the white card stock.
For the following 2 cards, I embossed the white card stock pieces, then applied ink. I used a Blending Brush to apply Evening Evergreen ink to the embossed card stock on the left and used a Stampin' Sponge to apply Evening Evergreen ink to the embossed card stock on the right. Two very different looks, a softer look versus a bolder look.
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