Stationery - Chiswick

Cards | White heat embossing on a colourful background.

Posted on 31 Oct 2016

There is something magical about heat embossing – and white embossing powder is particularly magical.
detail2I created a set of cards using white embossing powder onto a colourful background for a truly magical effect.
My colourful cardstock background was created using inks, paint, mists and sprays as part of a demonstration.
The effect was truly magical and so that sheet turned into a set of cards with striking colours. The white embossing
really pops against the background – truly magical and stunning.
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step 1 – Create a colourful sheet of cardstock using ink and paint.
The sheet I used was created while demoing some techniques and products. I loved the colours on this sheet and literally use everything
What better way to use such a beautiful sheet of cardstock.
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step 2 – Use your Chiswick stamp set and stamp the images onto the coloured piece of cardstock using Versamark ink.
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step 3 – Sprinkle the stamped images with white embossing powder and then heat set the image using your Chiswick heat gun
until the embossing powder is melted.
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Trim the embossed piece to the right size and then adhere it to the front of your card.
Use flowers and diamante to finish off your card.

For this card I embossed a chipboard sentiment in white embossing powder to match the white embossing on the card.
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For my second card I embossed the beautiful corner swirl on my background and finished off my card with a sticker, a die-cut star and some diamante.
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Products used
Chiswick Swirl stamp set
Chiswick Heat Gun
White cardstock

Written by Jowilna Nolte

Creating can be a wonderful journey and therapy making sense of things where life cannot, and I have tuned my life into this philosophy.

Website: http://www.jowilnanolte.blogspot.com