October 12, 2014

Triple Layer Inked Embossing Technique!

I thought I would try something different for today's card. I love the Lovely Lace Embossing Folder as it creates such a nice embossed background for a card. As I was holding the embossing folder in my hands, I wondered if embossing it on three layers of cardstock would work so I gave it a try. Not sure if this has been done before or not but I thought of this on my own and named it the "Triple Layer Inked Embossing Technique". Take a peek:


I love the way the Perfect Plum and Blackberry Bliss colors compliment themselves:


Oh and guess what? I'm going to show you how I completed my technique:


You will need three layers of Blackberry Bliss Cardstock as follows:
  • 2 1/4" x 3 1/2"
  • 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • 4 1/4" x 11", score at 5 1/2 and fold

You will need the following sizes in Perfect Plum Cardstock:
  • 2" x 3 1/4"
  • 3" x 4 1/4"
  • 4" x 5 1/4"

Using the Perfect Plum layers, temporarily glue them together as shown above. Run all three layers through the Big Shot using the embossing folder:


Separate all three layers and using your Perfect Plum Ink Pad, turn it upside-down and ink the raised embossed sections as shown below:


Once you've inked all three pieces, layer with the Blackberry Bliss Cardstock layers to look like this:


Decorate your card as you like. I used the Polka Dot Pieces stamp set that coordinate with the Bird Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch, 1 1/4" Scallop Circle Punch and the 1 3/4" Scallop Circle Punch:


I hope you will give this technique a try. I love it when I try something for the first time and it works like I planned! 
 
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8 comments:

  1. Oh WOW!! I've tried the triple time stamping technique but it never occurred to me to do it with an embossing folder, this is fabulous!!! What a great idea Debbie, I will definitely give this a try, thank you so much for sharing.

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  2. I forgot to ask you.....Is it difficult to run all 3 layers of Card Stock inside the Embossing Folder through the Big Shot? Just curious.

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    1. Thanks so much Maria for the kind words! The cardstock actually goes through the Big Shot quite easily. It's a little tighter than usual but works fine!

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  3. Thanks Deb, great idea.
    Rene from OZ xo

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  4. Thank you Debbie, I will give this technique a try today, I have some SU EF that would work really beautiful for this. Again, it's a fabulous idea.

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  5. Gorgeous...just printed this out - love that you used black ink to go over the raised folder embossing. Gorgeous for any type of card!

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