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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Wax Paper Embossing

For the Resist This! challenge on SOF... I took some regular wax paper that you use in the kitchen to do a resist on glossy paper. I took the wax paper on some of the pieces and ran them through the Cuttlebug embossing folder. After I finished using the embossed wax paper for the resist I thought the embossed wax paper looked like vellum.

I decided to use two of the embossed wax paper sheets. I colored on the reverse side in the embossed surface on one. On the other I tried to brush my versamark ink pad on the raised surface and heat emboss.

I am sharing a card I made from the heat emboss technique.


The recipe on this was so simple. I did cuttlebug emboss the wax paper and the brown carstock it is mounted on. I heat embossed with enchanted gold embossing powder after I smeared versamark on the ridges. I also heat embossed my butterfly to match.

Products:
  • Verses - Sentiment
  • Gems - K and CO
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Textured Textile
  • Blue Moon - Lost Charms
  • Ribbon - Michael's

TFL!

7 comments:

  1. BEAUTIFUL beautiful card, such a wow technique, I think you definately succeeded!

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  2. WOW! I just love this card! Saw you on SCS! Great technique! You have a new follower for sure! ;)
    Hugs, Melissa

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  3. Hi, Suzanne! I loved how the wax paper looked when I was through using it for the resist, too. Love this card! It is gorgeous! I especially like the sparkly treatment on the dry embossed texture.

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  4. Woah!!!! This is awesome!!!!
    Love it..
    I must save this one...
    You rock!
    ps. Aren't you in Florida? What the heck? How can you be so darn talented and on vacation? I'm off to pout...

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  5. Oh, now that is just too cool for words! I can't wait to try this!!!
    Gigi/Deborah

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  6. This is perfect. I always wondered if those sheets would work and they do. Lovely, right down to the butterly of course.

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  7. A very beautiful result!

    Bay Patrice

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