Easily achieve tantalising textures and a visually stunning designs with Keren Baker’s embossing expertise on this bright and cheery embossed just because card
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You will need:
Embossing folder, Stampin’ Up! Layered Leaves
Embossing powder, white
Dies: Concord & 9th Just Because; Tonic Studios cross-stitched circle, stitched dot square; My Favorite Things Hooray, Wish
Inks: Catherine Pooler Sauna, Party Dress, It’s A Girl, Tutti Frutti, Fiesta Blue, Lime Rickey, Grass Skirt; Tsukineko Versamark
Cardstock, various colours
Tools: embossing heat tool, small ink roller
1. Layer 12cm x 17cm of shiny green card onto a white blank, 12.5cm x 17.5cm, and cut two smaller pieces of white. Using a layered leaves embossing folder, emboss the white card. Gently brayer embossing ink over the raised edges with a small roller. Lightly sprinkle white embossing powder over the panel. Warm the powder with a heat embossing tool to allow it to set then turn one over to reveal the debossed side. Adhere to the base.
2. Die cut a cross-stitched circular frame from yellow card. Fix to the base with 3D foam pads. Individually cut out the leaves from the remaining embossed card, applying coloured inks to each one.
3. Arrange all the leaves inside the circular frame at different heights. Die cut ‘Just’ from white and orange card, then ‘Because’ from green card. Add to the card to finish.
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YOU WILL NEED:
Stamps, Avery Elle Whiskers
Dies, Avery Elle Whiskers
Stencil, Heffy Doodle Wonderfully Woven
Cardstock: peach, white
Ink pads: Ranger Distress Oxide Dusty Concord, Shaded Lilac; brown
Embellishments: string or yarn, orange eyelets