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September Guest - Laurel Bearl | Freehand Embossing with Embossing Ink Refill

You are in for a HUGE treat with our very special September guest Laurel Beard

Here is a little intro to this fabulous lady......
Hi! I’m Laurel! I am short, love to laugh, am a Harry Potter fanacholic, love breakfast for dinner, have a huge sweet tooth and love to paper craft! I live in Upstate New York with my husband, two children and two dogs. My tagline is Simply Cardmaking because I aim to make cards using simple techniques anyone can do! 
Hi everyone! Laurel Beard here and am as pleased as punch to be guesting with WOW this month! For my first guest post, I thought it would be fun to use the Freestyle Tool, or otherwise known as the embossing ink refill! It comes in this tube with a roller ball on the end, which I think is absolutely brilliant! Not only can you recondition/ink your embossing pad with it, but you can doodle with it as well!

I grabbed something circular I saw sitting on my desk (seriously, I looked around and saw the double-sided tape roll ha ha) and traced around it with the refill, then added some squigglies in the circles and then did some fun heat embossing with three different color embossing powders.
I also have a video that shows you exactly how easy it was to make this card!!
Stay tuned in for her next blog post you are going to love it!


  1. What a great idea to use your tape roll to draw round with the embossing ink refill Laurel and I love the colours you have used and the added squiggles within the circles. Congratulations on being GD this month too. x


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