We are loving the new Aspen Lite Wood-grain Embossing Folder! Our design team had a blast creating three different cards with this versatile tool. Each card uses a slightly different technique to achieve a variety of looks.
Tricia's card features White Pigment ink highlighting the wood-grain texture on a Green card panel.
|Place Green Plain panel into folder and run through embossing machine.|
|Add White Pigment Ink to raised surfaces to highlight wood-grain texture.|
Kay created the background on this card by embossing an Almond panel and adding two complementary colors of Gelatos on the raised surfaces.
|After embossing, use two Gelatos colors on the raised areas.|
|Use fingers or soft cloth to blend colors.|
For the final card panel, Kay combined both mediums . . . Hybrid Inks and Gelatos . . . in a two-step process. The dimension and texture of this card is amazing!
|Open embossing folder. Add Earth Hybrid ink to raised area.|
|Spritz with water.|
|Add Almond panel and run through embossing machine.|
(Be sure to clean ink from embossing folder right away.)
|Choose 3-4 coordinating Gelatos and color onto raised surfaces.|
|Using fingers or soft cloth, blend colors.|
|Add more Earth Hybrid ink to raised area, if desired.|
You can add a little texture to more than just cards. In fact, Tricia used the embossing folder on her photo mattes on some of the Aspen Lite Assembly Line Scrapbooking pages. I'm sure there are even more ways to use this versatile embossing tool than what's shared here. Why not schedule some play time with your Aspen Embossing Folder? We'd love to see what YOU create!
**********THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED**********
It's Day 18 of Club Scrap's 25 Days of Giveaways! Today's vintage kit is the Paisley Club Scrap kit from March 2006. This kit has beautifully textured papers, an overlay stencil, rub-ons and more!
To qualify for the drawing, simply leave a comment below. We'll choose one commenter at random and announce the winner on the Thursday, December 19th blog post. Good luck!
Yesterday's (Day 17) Giveaway random drawing winner was comment #72, Stef (Anonymous)! Congratulations! Please email Karen at email@example.com with your contact information so we can arrange to send you your prize!