Adding Small Details to your Card Making Projects with Heat Embossing

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adding small details with heat embossing 2You can use heat embossing to add small details to your card making projects like on this card where I only heat embossed some tips of the leaves in gold.  Just that small bit of gold gives this project the wow factor!

In this video, I'll take you through the process of making this card and all the mistakes I made along the way!

Adding Small Details to your Card Making Projects with Heat Embossing

I haven't used my Gansai Tambi Watercolors in a while, and I'm glad I pulled them out!  It took me a bit of playing before I got a look I was happy with (as seen in the video!), but there's really no rocket science to this.  At least not the way I use them!  😉

The MISTI Stamping Tool was  invaluable for laying down different layers of color, then versamark in just a few places so I could add the Gold Embossing Powder.

If you get too much Embossing Powder on your leaves, no worries!  Just brush some away with a dry paint brush before heating.

adding small details with heat embossingI finished the card off with a bit of mixing sentiments from two different Stamp of Approval Stamp Sets on a banner, a red bow and a sweet little bird.

heat it up slideWe covered more ways to add small details to your projects with Heat Embossing in our 17th lesson (more than 20 video tutorials!) in the Heat It Up event at StampNation today.

It's been an amazing event, and it's “supposed” to finish today, but I do believe I have a few more tutorials up my sleeve!

In this event we've covered:

  • the basics of heat embossing
  • All about embossing glitter
  • Faux Diamonds technique
  • Multi-colored heat embossing
  • Trapped Spotlight Technique
  • Joseph's Coat – 3 ways
  • Faux Colored Embossing
  • Making your own Embossing Glitter
  • Making your own Glitter Paper
  • Embossing on Vellum
  • Faux Bleach
  • Layered Heat Embossing
  • Embossing Die Cuts
  • Emboss Resist
  • Embossing with Stencils
  • Cracked Glass

 

PHEW!  That's a lot of content…and it's all over at StampNation for members to view 24/7!

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Supplies:

  • Birthday Journal Dies, Wonderful Wreath Stamp Set and Lovely Flowers Stamp Set (Stamp of Approval)

 

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