Partial Emboss Technique

This is installment 4 of March’s Technique Tuesday which focused on embossing folders. This card shows how you can emboss just a portion of your paper, thus, a partial emboss. The card base is Poppy Parade, with a tiny mat in Old Olive. The Card front is Basic White which has been partially embossed using …

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Vellum Embossed Wedding Card

Week three of March Technique Tuesday — embossing folders — shows how running vellum paper through an embossing folder transforms the paper into a beautiful accent. For this card, I decided to make a wedding card. the base is Basic White, the mat piece is Petal Pink, and the card front is Mint Macaron. The …

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Clean and Simple (sort of) Baby Card

I recently held a Clean and Simple card class. Well . . . the first card is borderline clean and simple. I tried; I really did, but it ended up taking on a life of its own. The original version was not embossed, but it really looked too flat form. So I decided to emboss …

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Making “Ombre” Background Paper

I needed a baby card for a co-worker, but I didn’t have any baby patterned paper. So . . . I decided to make my own. The technique is a sponging technique, but the result looks kind of like an ombre technique. The card base is Fresh Freesia; the mat is Basic White, die cut …

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