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VIDEO | Heat Emboss Floral Backgrounds Two Ways

  Learn how to heat emboss backgrounds in two ways. The first way uses a unique Altenew background stamp. Use any of your silhouette stamps for the second technique. All the details to heat embossing backgrounds two ways are in this short card making video tutorial. Watch here or in HD on YouTube . While you're there I'd love it if you like, subscribe, and share with friends. Emboss Backgrounds Two Ways Altenew Bold Floral Drape Stamp Set The first technique uses a unique background stamp. Altenew Bold Floral Drape Stamp Set features a stamp for the negative background space and individual floral images. Altenew Bold Floral Drape Stamp Set made it really easy to get the look I was going for. For the background, I used WOW! Alexandra Renke Bella's Forest. This green lightens up to a medium muted green when embossed. Such a beautiful and unexpected color! For the flowers, I used WOW! Alexandra Renke Manuela's Honey (yellow) and Kerstin's Magic (purple). Each one of

Video tutorial - two elegant cards

 Hello,  in my video you will find tutorial for 2 very elegant cards. Step by step we will create them and it is very easy. This tutorial is great for all beginners and you do not need many supplies. I will also introduce you amazing new WOW embossing powders -  Decadent Ruby and Royal Emerald.  Material: WOW heat tool WOW embossing ink WOW embossing powder - Decadent ruby, Royal emerald other: mixed media paper, stamps - Specimen by Tim Holtz, Distress oxide inks - Rustic wilderness, Crackling campfire, Vintage photo, 3D embossing folder by Sizzix design Tim Holtz, 3D foam tape, no card Here are some close up photos. Have a nice day Kate

Video: Make Your Own Glitter Cardstock with Embossing Glitter!

Hello everyone and Happy New Year!  It’s Erica here on the blog, with glitter everywhere.  In today’s post I’m going to be playing with some new glitter powders and make my own glitter card stock for some word dies. You can hop on over to the WOW! Embossing YouTube channel if you want to see this in action. And yes, I realise I have already done this once this month, but these are more of the delicious new colours being released on the 25th!  First I took some spare bits of card stock. I did use Neenah #110 to make sure it wouldn’t turn into a glittery goo, as I was intending to saturate the card stock with the Embossing Pad and then cover it in the glitter powder. The powders I’ve used are from the Pick Me Up Trio and the colours are called Punch, Minty and Earl Grey.  To avoid a big mess, I used a sheet of acetate under the cardstock when I was dabbing the Embossing Pad on it. Then I transferred that to a sheet of cheap printer paper to collect the excess embossing glitter.  With th

Paper Doll Dance with Nicci Battilana

Are you ready to dance the Futterwacken with Alice!   I had been yearning to create a new paper doll, as it has been a few years since I have released one.    While using my last printable as a visual reference, I sketched out Alice on Canson's smooth Bristol paper (100lb) . Once I was happy with her size and visual details, I inked her with my Pentel Pocket Brush Pen.   You can watch ALICE come to life in our YouTube video. STEP 1 ~ I used my watercolour paints to assist in bringing our dear Alice to life. STEP 2 ~ With the use of my WOW! Embossing pen and the fab new WOW! Embossing Powders (which are being released on January 25, 2021) we make Alice sparkle and shine! I began with 'Minty', as it was a perfect accent for her dress & hair bow. STEP 3 ~ When it was time to move on to the next colour, I selected 'Earl Grey' along with Marion Emberson's 'Tropical' stamp & the WOW! Embossing Pad.  I used scrap pieces of printer paper to block off