Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Creative Use of Embossing Powders with OCC Heat Wave

Day 3 of the Heat Wave online class with Online Card Classes has started off. 

Today Jennifer McGuire introduced the technique of using embossing powders with double sided tape sheet - actually the same technique you can do with glitter powder. 

I decided to combine two dies for my card and on top of that used multiple colours of embossing powders. 

Here is my card for todays class.....it's a bit tricky to get good pics of all that glitter shine from the WOW embossing powders. 


 To start off I adhered a piece of double sided tape to a thick piece of card stock.

 As my first die I have used a background die with the wavy look. To make the card more Christmasy I then afterwards layered a snowflake die. The trick is for the dies not to cut all the way through the card stock.


 I then removed the tape sheet topping for the snowflake and poured on the first colour of embossing powder. Giving it a good rub with my fingers to get the powder to stick with the tape sheet. 


 I continued this process bit by bit until the whole piece was covered with 4 different colours of embossing powders. 

In the end I did give it a good rub with my bonefolder. I put a sheet of printer sheet onto and the used the bonefolder to really rub in the embossing powder. 


The sentiment is plainly heat embossed with silver embossing powder. 

I must admit this card took quite a bit of work. But the result is very gorgeous!

Pia xx

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8 comments:

  1. Wow! Jättevackert kort! Hur mycket glitter/embossing pulver har du på ditt bord! Jag har inte använt ens en bråkdel embossing pulver och det är överallt!-Tina

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  2. Lækkert kort! og virkelig flot version af Jennifers McGuires teknik :)

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  3. Awesome card, bet is really sparkly IRL with all the glitter.

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  4. Beautiful use of the techniques we learned in class today. Worth all the work!

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  5. Wow Pia, this card looks great!
    You did a perfect job with the advanced techniques of the OCC-HW!
    Greetings from Wiebke (KomMa-designed)

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  6. Super flot udgave af kort fra dit kursus. Skønne nuancer du har brugt.

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