Sunday, April 17, 2022

How to Add Glitz with Embossing Folder

 Hello friends!

I have a fun share today. This time, I am using Embossing Folder as my main focus. I'd admit, using embossing folder is not always that easy, especially if it's geometric or abstract. However, that shouldn't stop us from making it look amazing, right?

This time, I tried to add some pizzazz to the embossing folder. To start, I prepped my paper with dry-embossing.

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I then started spraying color mist. You can use Distress Ink spray, Distress Oxide Ink Spray... I used Altenew ink spray.

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While it was still wet, I sprinkled glitter all over the center.  After a few hours, I shook off the excess glitter and I now have a very cool background with the embossing folder.

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I added my focal point with this month's Card Kit (ephemera). This card is complete!

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Do you love glitter? A little goes a long way...
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edited: today's Dr. John's birthday, please check out my Instagram for Lego Titanic Reel.
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8 comments:

Ms. Tamp said...

Nice combination for the embossing folder. I like the added texture,

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

That ray embossing looks amazing behind your ephemera, Virginia - love this!

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

The whole card is gorgeous! Love the leaves and the embossing folder!
What a clever way to enhance the background!

Linda BL said...

What a gorgeous glittery background! The emphemera looks lovely on the background you created with the ink sprays. Have not tried using glitter with ink sprays. Great results!

MadeByMeghanK said...

This is soooo cool! I have to try it!

Sue D said...

Great technique and happy birthday to Dr. John.

Denise Bryant said...

Pretty effect! I love the sparkle! Happy Birthday to Dr. John!

Kathy Raker said...

Pretty glitter background and design. Happy Birthday Dr. John!