Embossing Folder Ideas, 5 Card Ideas, 1 Color Combo

Embossing folder ideas are not in short supply. Even though this may be true, there’s always room for more ideas.

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There is one technique that I share today that I am pretty sure I came up with.

Don’t get me wrong. I am sure someone somewhere has done this, but I haven’t seen it. So in my little head, I came up with a new embossing folder idea.

Embossing folder ideas tips & tricks.

I can’t tell you the last time I spent several hours making cards. I know, that sounds crazy. But I find that nowadays, I spend a lot of time doing administrative work and planning and prepping for events for my amazing customers, which makes my crafting hours limited.

So Saturday, I hunkered down in my craft room and spent hours making cards with this one color combo.

I had a blast and was reminded how therapeutic it is to just create.

5 card ideas using the Color Splash 23 for inspiration.

While these cards were time consuming they were totally worth it.

I’ll make sure to share any tips I have along the way.

Peace on earth card with fun embossing technique

For the peace card, I inked the the embossing folder on the side that was flat with the debossed leaves. Then I ran it through the embossing folder. This card was so simple.

Emboss on felt

For the felt embossing, make sure you use a 3D embossing folder and run it through a minimum of 3 times. I also added a paper shim on top of the embossing folder, which helped it emboss even deeper.

Beautiful embossing on vellum
The vellum joy card is probably my favorite.

I made this one into a shaker card. I started by inking up the Woodland Embossing Folder with Shaded Spruce Ink, and

Ink embossing

For this card I inked the side of the 3D embossing folder that would make an inked imprint on the cardstock.

It’s best to ink the side that has the embossing older that has raised images.

Last is the most simple and least time consuming. Use foil cardstock in an embossing folder. Simply gorgeous results.

I hope you enjoy the video. If you’d like to see other embossing folder ideas you can click here.

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Wendy

Comments

  1. Carol B. says

    I never would have put these colors together, but they are a beautiful combination. I also liked the embossing folder tips.

  2. Andrea Schultz says

    Thank you for a great video and beautiful cards. I really appreciate that you walked us through how to use these techniques. And the finished products. I really liked learning how to do this!

  3. Debra Walker says

    Loved the video and the format. Great colors and tips. Thanks for showing different ways to use embossing folders.

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