Do you want to try some Heat Embossing? – Miriam Thomas

Do you want to try some Heat Embossing?

| Posted in Cardmaking, Host a workshop, Technique focus

Here’s card I made that features some heat embossing.  It is a versatile technique used by scrapbookers and cardmakers alike!

and a little closer


For those unfamiliar with the technique you will need an ink like Versamark or Stampin’ Up! s whisper white craft ink, some embossing powder and a heat tool.  The reason why you need versamark or the craft ink is because they are slow-to-dry and give a surface that the embossing powder will stick to.   

The following card has had Heat embossing used in FOUR places. 

1. For the background I have used the POLKA DOT background stamp, Versamark and CLEAR embossing powder.

2. For the word ‘friend’ (from the “Friendly Flowers” stamp set) I have used white craft ink and white embossing powder 

3. For the chipboard accent I have covered the entire piece of chipboard in patterned paper (sanded off the edges) and covered the entire surface with versamark and a coat of clear embossing powder and

4.  I even managed to change the colour of the brads in the centre of the flowers by heat embossing!

If you would like to try out some embossing for yourself- I can help you to order some products that will allow you to include some heat embossing on your scrapbook pages, cards and other projects.  If you live locally I am more than happy to demonstrate heat embossing at a workshop in your home.   Please just get in touch with me (My contact details are available on the “contact details” page)

2 thoughts on “Do you want to try some Heat Embossing?”

  1. Sue Madex says:

    That looks great Miriam. Hadn’t thought of clear embossing sections – will have to give that a try. Love your card.

  2. Renée says:

    LOVE the look of this card! The embossing is a great touch, but what I really love, is the felt flowers in the circles. Fab idea!!

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