You can add some great dimension to your cards by using a technique called Inked Dry Embossing. You use a brayer to ink up the front inside of your embossing folder and then emboss your paper. It really gives a beautiful effect.
Here is an up close view of two samples. One is gumball green on whisper white, the other is crumb cake on crumb cake. I love the tone-on-tone effect you can get with this technique.
The gumball green is quite an eye-popper!
I just wanted to give you a close up view of this “Henry Says” card…it’s a little sneak peek! You can order this stamp set on January 3!!! It’s a very cute set for kids and it covers several occasions. I love when I can use a stamp set over and over. I also love when a stamp set comes with sentiments and images. This is a great one for that!
The colors definitely make you notice this card…gumball green and melon mambo! They are happy colors!
Here is a video of this technique…I know you’ll want to experiment with this one!
Enjoy the video! I love sharing techniques that might be new for your, or maybe it’s something you know about but haven’t tried in a while. Use those stamping tools! Don’t let them gather dust!
Shop online by clicking here! Don’t forget that you only have until January 2, 2013 to order from that holiday mini. A lot of products are not coming back and the bundle prices are going away. Remember to check out the clearance bin while you are shopping online. They have amazing deals!
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