Our heat embossing on vellum tips will give you great results every time! So not only did Dawn make this beautiful card for us to swoon over, she’s also sharing some excellent heat embossing on vellum tips that make this sometimes tricky technique SO much more successful. Dawns says “For the March theme of flowers I wanted to make a card that looked like lattice with vines and flowers growing on it.” She sure did! Let’s see how she did […]Continue Reading
Heat Embossing With Layered Stencils
Combine heat embossing with layered stencils for truly eye popping effects! We’ve talked a little about our new layered flower stencils giving you lots of new and fun ways to add color to your projects. Today Allie is sharing her gorgeous card that she made by combining heat embossing with layered stencils to add a fresh artistic look to her stamped flowers. She’s spelling it all out for us to give it a try so let’s go! Start by stamping […]Continue Reading
Watercolor Flower Stamps + Gold Heat Embossing!
Just look at what gold heat embossing does for these watercolor flower stamps! Today we are blown away by how pretty this card that Natasha made for us turned out – the gold embossing sets off these watercolor flower stamps so perfectly and her layering adds an even richer effect to this project! Let’s just get right to it – we can’t wait! Natasha began by stamping her images from our Poetic Peonies stamp set onto watercolor paper with Versamark […]Continue Reading
Easy Yet Stunning Heat Embossed Christmas Cards
You won’t believe how quickly you can make a whole stack of these gorgeous heat embossed Christmas cards! There are lots of different designs for heat embossed Christmas cards on our site with everything from entire backgrounds to tiny detail elements using this technique. Today we are going gaga for Jamie’s beautiful shades-of-green Christmas card that, with just a swap of a greeting, can step in for any occasion throughout the winter season. Her artful use of crisp white against […]Continue Reading
Beautiful Heat Embossed Thank You Cards
These heat embossed thank you cards are quick and easy and always gorgeous! We are just loving the simplicity and the glamour of these heat embossed thank you cards! This one is perfectly suited to Thanksgiving but this basic concept can easily be applied to all kinds of images and occasions. Julie used some clever masking to build this scene and make that pumpkin look like it was spilling out of the cornucopia. She started with her central image, the […]Continue Reading
Love Heat Embossing Ideas For Handmade Cards?
You will want to add this pretty project to your heat embossing ideas file! Today’s addition to great heat embossing ideas for floral cards comes to us as a bonus project from Allison and we are so excited to share this with you. This card is just so soft and ethereal but you know the design will last forever thanks to the power of heat embossing. Let’s check it out! Allie loves the soft look you get from heat embossing […]Continue Reading
Just One Of Our Heat Embossed Floral Card Ideas
This example of heat embossed floral card ideas is definitely a keeper! Our designers constantly amaze us with their skills using heat embossing and this example of heat embossed floral card ideas is one that we know we will be bookmarking! It’s so easy to make and we love that the impact comes from using the sheen of gold a few easy ways with the pops of color in the flowers. Let’s see how Annie put this together for us! […]Continue Reading
Stunning White On White Heat Embossing on Vellum!
Can you believe this gorgeous detail is created simply by heat embossing on vellum? We can’t get over how absolutely gorgeous this heat embossing on vellum is with the beautiful, ethereal details created with the white on white look. Melinda has outdone herself with this stunning card and today we are going to see how she did it! First, Melinda made her beautiful watercolor background. She started with a piece of watercolor paper that she cut with our largest Slimline […]Continue Reading
Heat Embossing on Acetate – WOW!
Take a look at how heat embossing on acetate takes this to a new level! Ok – raise your hand if you knew how awesome heat embossing on acetate looks! This is such a fun and unexpected look and we cannot WAIT to try it out with some of our other background stamps! Let’s make one along with Carol, shall we? Before we begin, it is VERY IMPORTANT that you use only heat resistant acetate for this technique. Regular acetate […]Continue Reading
Heat Embossed Card Ideas Slimline Style
Hello friends – today we are sharing one of the pretties heat embossed card ideas we’ve seen on a slimline. Our talented designer used our new beautiful Autumn Harvest stamp set for her card along with several Color Fuse ink shades and we are just in awe of how pretty this card turned out! She started by taking the second largest of the Slimline Nested Stitch and using a soft pencil, traced the inside of the rectangle onto her white […]Continue Reading
Dry Embossing AND Inking With Stencils!
Come learn how dry embossing and inking with stencils can give you a gorgeous look! Today we are sharing a very fun and simple technique of using dry embossing AND inking with stencils to create both a colorful and textural design. It’s so easy and the effect in real life is spectacular! Julie is sharing this card with us today and we want to thank her in advance for her helpful photos! Overall, she says, this card is pretty simple. […]Continue Reading
Awesome Embossing Paste and Stencil Tips
Learn some fun and helpful embossing paste and stencil tips to make beautiful textures! Today Carol is sharing some of her embossing paste and stencil tips to not just make this beautiful sparkly background but for how to make using these two tools together easier. Carol says “Stencils aren’t just for inks! When you want a beautiful background that doesn’t overtake the main image, use those stencils with texture paste!” We love this look and think you will, too, so […]Continue Reading
Combine Embossing Paste and Dry Embossing – WOW!
Using embossing paste and dry embossing with a folder is insanely easy and the effect is awesome! Today we have this colorful card from Ricky and he is bringing that with some drama with a quick and easy way to use embossing paste and dry embossing together to add a ton of impact with one step. Let’s get right into it! Ricky started by stamping the image from our Tangerine Trip onto watercolor card stock. He lightly sprayed it with […]Continue Reading
Watercoloring and Gold Embossing – WOW!
Combine watercoloring and gold embossing and you have makings of a stunning Fall card! Creating a pretty fall colored paper using watercoloring and gold embossing some of our leaf stamps over it create the most beautiful effect, not at all unlike the one Mother Nature put out for us every Fall. Today’s card from Carol makes great use of her watercolored custom paper and the card is just so gorgeous and so easy! Like Carol says “Loose watercoloring is a […]Continue Reading
Using Stencils With Embossing Paste
Check out why using stencils with embossing paste is the perfect way to play up imperfections! We’ve had so much positive feedback on our stencils and we are SO happy you all love them so much! One of the things we keep hearing is that you love using stencils with embossing paste to create beautifully textured backgrounds and elements. Today, Natasha has created this beautiful card for us and she is sharing why NOT making a stenciled embossing paste background […]Continue Reading
WOW! Ombre Emboss Resist With A TWIST!
Two techniques combine to make an ombre emboss resist look you won’t be able to stop using! You may have seen versions of this ombre emboss resist technique before. You simply heat emboss a background stamp with clear (or white on white card stock) powder and then apply your inks from lightest to darkest to create an ombre look. Today Carol has take this gorgeous application and totally upped the ante with a DOUBLE ombre look! You can see how […]Continue Reading
Add Cute Details Using Embossing Powder
Using embossing powder in different colors on the same card easily adds lots of cute details! We all know that using embossing powder and our heat tools to add some textural details to our cards is an easy trick. Today’s card shows how combining two different colors of embossing powders can be really complementary and give those little details just enough extra wow to make them special. Let’s take a look at this cute card Jamie has made for us […]Continue Reading
More Metallic Embossing on Dark Paper!
Today’s metallic embossing on dark paper takes this technique to a whole new level! Any finish of metallic embossing on dark paper adds tons of drama and high impact to cards and today’s version from Natasha takes this easy-to-do but oh-so-gorgeous technique to a whole new level with her artistic touches. To start, Natasha stamped the flowers from our Sweetest Sunrise onto her deeply colored card stock with Versamark and then heat embossed with gold embossing powder. She created her […]Continue Reading
Try An Emboss Resist Card Background!
Check out our designer’s clever tip for making an emboss resist card background in a lot less steps! It’s really fun to make images “float” on an inked panel and today, with this quick and easy emboss resist card background, you can use a number of images in just one step. That’s right – ONE STEP! Let’s check out how Julie did it. First, Julie took a piece of white card stock and secured it in her stamp positioner. Then […]Continue Reading
How To Create a Glitter Embossed Background
Come see how to make a truly stunning glitter embossed background! Holy WOW – this glitter embossed background has us excitedly looking at our other background stamps and glitter embossing powder to see how many more of these gorgeous elements we can make! There is so much movement and detail and sparkle and it’s SO easy to do with any of our background stamps. Let’s check out how Jamie made this incredibly gorgeous card. First, and you pretty much always […]Continue Reading
Emboss Resist + Color Fuse Ink = Magic!
We just love the look of emboss resist and specifically designed our Color Fuse inks to be super blendable so crafters could get excellent results every time. Not all inks blend equally and that look can make or break a design. In today’s gorgeous card from Jamie, she really showed that off with her cheerful, springy birthday card. She’s given us all the steps so let’s get set up to make a few of these ourselves! First, stamp our Daisies […]Continue Reading