Monday, February 27, 2012

Textured Embossing Folder

Hi Stampers!
I had a question about the Embossing Folders and I thought I'd show a quick tutorial how it works.  It would be much clearer in person, and I would be happy to demo it in a workshop for you anytime!
Here is an embossing folder.  You can see it has the Sizzix logo on it in addition to the Stampin' up logo, that means it is a product used with the Sizzix Big Shot.  I LOVE my Big Shot.  I didn't think I would- it wasn't inexpensive, there were dies to purchase, would I really use it... WHAT WAS I THINKING?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Now I have to work at NOT using it for every card!  One of my favorite things to use is these embossing folders.  Stick a piece of card stock in this puppy, roll it through the Big Shot, and shazzam!  Beautiful textured card stock!  So here is how it goes:
Pacific Point card stock in open folder.
Close folder.
Make your "sandwich" on the cutting platform. (Cutting platform, cutting pad, embossing folder with card stock, cutting pad on top)

Crank it on through.
Voila!  Isn't this amazing?
Here's the card I make with the textured card stock:

The stamp set is  Gnome Sweet Gnome from the Occasions mini Catalog (#126535).  It is a cute little set (if you like gnomes) that I received FREE as a demonstrator as a performance bonus.  I used Razzleberry and Celery card stock, Certainly Celery ribbon, I water colored using Basic Black, Basic Grey, Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, Razzleberry, and Bashful Blue stamp pads and my trusty Blender Pen, and I embellished with some rhinestones.
Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. I've decided I need a Sizzix. It's inevitable. If Heather doesn't have her party in March, I'm gonna get one to round out my quarter so I can stay demonstrating!