White embossing technique adds a special shine and gloss to your cards.
Have you done heat embossing before? This is a fun technique using powders and a heat tool. You will also need Versamark (a transparent sticky ink) to help adhere the embossing powder to your card stock.
How to emboss in white:
- Prepare your card stock by rubbing it with an anti-static tool called Embossing Buddy.
- With your Versamark, stamp any image that you like on your prepared piece of card stock.
- Sprinkle white embossing powder on your stamped image. The Versamark will make the powder stick, then tap off any excess powder. A fine paint brush will also help remove any excess powder.
- Heat set with a heat tool until you see the white embossing powder melt on the card stock. Also, the image will become glossy and puffy.
Try white embossing on different colours of card stock although it is most effective on dark card stock such as black and Night of Navy. Heat-emboss in white over black card stock for a chalkboard effect.
Heat- embossed images are also ink resistant meaning anything you stamp on it will simply rub-off (unless your ink is StazOn). Experiment with this feature and see what you can achieve.
Here is a list of materials that you will need for heat-embossing:
I hope that you enjoyed this inspiration and that you’ll give white embossing technique a go.
If you would like to learn techniques using heat embossing, let me know so we can organise a class for you. Bring along your friends too so you can share the experience.
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