Thursday, 23 November 2017

AWH November Blog Hop - Texture With Embossing

Tonight the Art With Heart team are sharing some creative projects by adding texture with  embossing. Embossing can add a lovely dimension, and with our wonderful Stampin' Up! products, we can create many different looks. These include heat embossing using versamark and embossing powder, dry embossing using textured folders or by adding embossing paste. 

Tonight I am sharing a new stamp set, Color Me Happy, released along with Stampin' Blends on November 1st. Stampin' Blends are an alcohol marker which are available in Stampin' Up!® colours to co-ordinate with card, ribbons and other embellishments. I used my favourite Texture Impressions Embossing Folder (TIEF) Garden Trellis, to show off these coloured images.

The textured finish behind this clean image adds enough interest to lift it from plain to perfectly pleasing. Embossing folders are a relatively inexpensive item, although you need a Big Shot or similar to use them. The thin black layer behind the art piece draws attention to it being set toward the left of the card.

 This card is also lifted with the Garden Trellis TIEF, and three of the Glitter Enamel Dots.

Still using Colour Me Happy, these lanterns are another couple of images longing to be coloured. This time I've added to the project with some embossing paste, lightly coloured with a few drops of ink from a re-inker and applied to the card using a stencil also available through my online shop, or your demonstrator. These supplies can be seen on page 201 of your Stampin' Up!® Annual catalogue.

If you started partway through the blog, it is time for you to pop on over to see what the very talented Alisha Watson is sharing with us this time.

Any orders in my online shop with the Host code receive a gift from me in the post. Since November is my birthday month, I am adding a handmade birthday card as well, for you to send to someone else.


  1. Love these Rach!!! but that last

  2. Cards look great. Love the vibrant colours used on the lanterns card.

  3. Rachel, I love the elegant simplicity of your cards. The embossing folder perfectly matches the stamps

  4. Oh wow, wonderful use of embossing and your colouring is fantastic, Rachel. TFS

  5. Your cards are really lovely. I think you've used my favourite embossing folder too. Your colouring is fabulous!

  6. Really pretty cards Rachel. My fave is the little birds one - so simple but the black greeting really brings the whole card together. Great to see you are mastering the Stampin' Blends.

  7. Such lovely cards Rachel - they're all gorgeous!


In line with new Data Protection legislation (GDPR) by commenting you do so in the knowledge that your name & comment are visible to all who visit this blog and thereby consent to the use of that personal information for that specific purpose. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Rachel