Thursday, February 18, 2016

Embossing Folder Stamping

I've never tried embossing folder stamping before, but I watched some videos, and it couldn't get any easier.  You ink up the raised side of an embossing folder, spritz on some water, then make an impression on your card stock.  I made several impressions -- reinking and spritzing each time.  It looks a little different each time, depending upon how much ink and water you apply.  For this project, I used a snowflake embossing folder (which says both Sizzix and Stampin Up on it) and a little blue cube of unmarked ink (one of these little inch-square ink pads you get in a cheap stamp set).

After trimming the resulting images down, adding a sentiment, and mounting them on some blue snippets, they made quite nice Christmas cards. I made a set of three, and have a few more versions of the snowflakes left over for possible use.

The card is for these challenges:

ABC Christmas -- Don't Overdo It
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge #268 -- blue
Happy Little Stamper's CAS challenge -- embossing folder stamping
Catch the Bug -- Keep it Simple.
CRAFT #351-- Christmas
Kraftin Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday -- anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #220 -- anything goes
 Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra -- anything Christmas
Pixie's Snippet Playground #216  -- use snippets



13 comments:

  1. These are way cool! And perfect for the Don't Overdo It challenge as they come out CAS (but still very interesting).

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  2. Sandy, this is a really striking CAS design, I love how you have made this card. Thank you for joining us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Sue...xxx

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  3. Hi Sandy :)) Such a beautiful card.
    Thanks so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week!

    Have a nice and creative day, Jana - DT C.R.A.F.T. Ch.
    My blog: http://janinustvarjalnivrt.blogspot.si/ (Jane's Creative Garden)

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  4. Awesome card!! I love the technique you tried, have to give it a go myself!! Thanks for joining our WW challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
    Marilyn DT

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  5. Very beautiful! That is an easy and fun technique to try for a change. Thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous creation with us at Kraftin' Kimmie Challenges.

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  6. SUPER idea and I love how your embossing folder inking turned out.

    Thanks for coming over to the SNIPPETS PLAYGROUND.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  7. Nice Work!! Great mini tutorial too! Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 220! Ginny

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  8. You really rocked this technique, Sandy, which I have yet to try! Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. I love the monochromatic look! Thanks for entering our CAS challenge over at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog this week. Good luck in the draw. Please join us again soon.
    love
    Jen Leeflang
    BUGABOO DT

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  10. Wow, stunning CAS cards, Sandy. Lovely colours. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma

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  11. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  12. A lovely set of cards and a fun technique!! Love the blue! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!!

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  13. Hi
    super cute and cool creations
    Thanks for joining us at CHCC2
    hugs lisbeth
    DT-CHCC2

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