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Stencil + Embossing Paste + Embossing Glitters Technique with Karen Reategui

Hello shiny friends! Today I'm up at the WOW! Embossing Powder blog sharing two cards with this awesome technique using stencils, embossing paste and embossing glitters.




For my first card, I applied Altenew watercolors on a piece of Strathmore panel.


Once it was dried, I placed and secured an stencil on top and applied WOW! Embossing Ink Pad.


Then, I removed the stencil and added WOW! Vintage Romance embossing glitter. I placed this panel on top of a fuchsia card base.


Next, I die cut the Simply Friend Die and heat embossed it using WOW! Hot Gossip embossing glitter. Additionally, I die cut a shadow for the friend word, using foil paper.



I placed the friend die cut on top of the background panel using glue dots. Finally, I heat embossed my sentiment from the Wonderland stamp set from Altenew using WOW! Metallic Gold embossing powder and added a few gold sequins.


For my second card, I die cut a piece of white cardstock using the Pocket Banner Die from Altenew.


I stamped some floral…
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WOW! Sparkles embellishment mousse backgrounds

Hello, it's Verity with another video and blog post as a Creative team member for WOW! I hope you've all been finding some amazing inspiration here on the blog, can you tell we love to emboss?! For today's video on the WOW! YouTube channel I am showing you how to add some 'Sparkle' :) to your embellishment mousse backgrounds. This can step up your backgrounds adding a little sparkle and shine. I don't think I have any more ways to add 'sparkle' in, except that Sparkles glitters are fantastic so make sure you pick up a pot or two!
WOW! Sparkles embellishment mousse video:
(You can view this directly on WOW! Embossing Powder YouTube Channel HERE)
Creating your own WOW! Sparkles embellishment mousse: To create your own sparkles embellishment mousse, apply embellishment mousse to a non-stick surface like a glass mat or media mat. Work the mousse with a spatula to ensure a soft consistency. Sprinkle over Sparkles of your choosing - there are lots to choose f…

Guest Post: Sparkly Sentiment Die Cuts with Emily Midgett!

Hi there! Emily Midgett from Sixth Street Sundries here with you today to share a guest post for WOW! Embossing Powder! I have long loved the huge variety of colors, styles, and textures that the WOW! line carries, and one of my favorite ways to use it is to create molten die cut sentiments, and if they're sparkly... well, that's even better! Today's card features some die cuts that I've dipped in Fairy Dust embossing glitter. Let's get started with the details! 

I began by using the WOW Embossing Ink Pad and Fairy Dust embossing powder to create my own glitter paper. I simply put my embossing pad directly to the panel of scrap card stock, covered it with Fairy Dust embossing powder, heated it, then repeated the process to get a really nice thick layer of sparkly powder. I then used the Big Hugs die from My Favorite Things to  die cut a sentiment from this custom glitter paper. 

After I'd created my custom glitter die cut sentiment, I used one of my favorite s…

Ombre Sentiment Embossing with Jenny

Hi Everyone!  It's Jenny here, and today I have a video for you that shows you two techniques - embossing with stencils, and create ombre effects with embossing powder.


I absolutely love the ombre effects you can get with ink blending or watercolor, but it's a little more tricky with embossing powder if you're trying get a nice blend without that harsh line between colours. I show you a simple tip to fix that, and the best thing about it is it works with any combination of colours you can think of!

Check out the video below or over on the WOW! Embossing channel to see how.


Both of my cards feature tone on tone backgrounds which I created by smushing the WOW! Embossing ink pad through a stencil (I'm using Alexandra Renke stencils for both cards) and then heat embossing.   For the red card, I used Primary Apple Red powder, and for the blue I used Mint Macaroon which gives a lovely pearly finish.  I die cut them both with a Studio Katia die and adhered them to a white 110…

Lacey Hearts With The New Trios By Jaine

It's that time of year again when most of the population becomes a little mushy and soft, our crafting goes pink, fluffy and maybe a little kitch.

I don't do fluffy or kitch terribly well but I like to make a dramatic statement nevertheless and I think I may have done that with these hearts.

When I received some of the new WOW! products unvailed at Creativation this January, I was very eager to try the new Trios. This particular set is called Confetti and containes a set of three fabulous colours, each one mixed with chunky silver flecks. The result is an amazing burst of silver here and there which is quite magical.


I used the powders on some twice die cut hearts.


I began by die cutting a lacey flower pattern and embossing it with one of the powders from the Trio pack.

This is what the powder looks like directly from the jar. The silver particles are bigger than the finer coloured powder.



Originally the idea was only to use the black as a background to show off the embossin…

Pink Heart Cards with Dana

Hello, everyone!
It's Dana here and I'd like to share two heart cards with you today. I featured WOW! Embossing Powder Primary Fuchsia Fusion and here are what I came up with.


To start, I took WOW! Superior Smooth White Cardstock and trimmed them down in A2 size. I then dry embossed each of them using heart dies from Altenew as shown in the picture.


For first card, I rubbed a part of hearts with WOW! Embossing Pad and sprinkled WOW! Primary Fuchsia Fusion Embossing Powder and heat set it.


I then lightly ink blended another a piece of WOW! Superior Smooth White Cardstock with Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink. I mounted it onto white card base and covered it with heat embossed panel.


I die cut two pieces of 'hello' from black card stock using Simon Says Stamp Hello Beautiful Gorgeous. I glued them each other and adhered it where I wanted them. As a final touch of this card, I embellished with Studio Katia October Crystals.


For next card, I used negative piece of heart…

Pinata Hearts with Gemma

Today I’m sharing a card using this month’s theme of Hearts, Red and Pink. I used some beautiful shades of embossing powder for lots of shine and sparkle on this clean and simple card.


I began by stamping the heart pinata image from the Pretty Pink Posh Pinata Party stamp set onto white card. I used versafine onyx black ink, stamping the image twice then heat embossing with clear gloss embossing powder.

I chose some different translucent embossing powders - Skinny Chai Latte and Primary Pink Robin, along withTaffeta Pink embossing glitter. Translucent powders work best as they don’t hide the stamped lines of this detail image.

I used an embossing pen to add ink to the different areas, then heat embossed them with the different powders and the WOW dual speed heat tool. I die cut the images with the coordinating dies.

For the background, I used the Reverse Confetti Diagonal Stitched cover panel to add interest. I stamped an image from the Pretty Pink Posh Love Sentiments stamp set, then …