Saturday, June 14, 2014

Emboss Resist of a Different Color

As I wandered around the craft room earlier, I "found" a package of stickers I'd picked up at a crop back in early May. Did I need them? No. But I won them, so they came home with me:

There were four double-sided sticker strips in the package, so I stuck them to four pieces of card stock, then started to play. Let me just say that two of the four actually survived my screw-ups. NOT the sticker's fault. This is one of them:

I've never embossed with a sticker before (that I can recall), and I was pleased that the clear embossing powder not only stuck to the sticker part, but embossed quite nicely. I thought you needed Versamark or pigment ink to hold the powder and help it melt properly, but obviously I was wrong.

After it was embossed, I masked off the top and bottom with Post-it tape and colored over the embossing with Distress inks using the mini blending tool. That mini blending tool works so well in small places like this!

I added strips of black on either side of the inky goodness, put it on a piece of mystery black card stock, and put all of that onto a Hero Arts card base from my pal's "here, keep this in your craft room" stash.

My last act was to add a sentiment, and I used a nice one this time instead of snarky. This might work for an aunt or other female relative who likes flowers. But I do feel some snark rising to the surface again, so you'll see some of that real soon. :)

Thanks for stopping by!

Stuff I used: ClearSnap Design Adhesives (Hawaiian Hibiscus pattern),  mystery black card stock, vat of clear embossing powder, and the following:


  1. it probably was the sticker's fault, those things drove me crazy

  2. How cool is that? I didn't know such a thing existed. The card is gorgeous.

  3. Wow, this is quite gorgeous. I am a sucker for flowers!

  4. I've never seen those stickers---very cool! And a lovely card too!


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