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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

VersaMark Techniques: Heat Embossing

I stamped the background images with ink and swiped them with an embossing buddy. Then, I stamped the outline images with VersaMark. Cover with Gold Embossing Powder and shake off the excess before heating with a heat tool. When cooled, colour the berries and the pine cone with a marker.

I also used VersaMark and Gold Embossing Powder to change the Flourish Designer Frames from silver to gold.
-press the right side of the frame against the VersaMark pad
-lift the frame with tweezers, don't touch the edges
-cover the frame with embossing powder and shake off the excess
-heat with a heat tool to melt the embossing powder
-the frame will be very hot so let it cool completely
-handle it gently





Supplies
Stamps
-Watercolour Winter 129724
Ink
-Crumb Cake pad 126975
-Soft Suede pad 126978
-VersaMark pad 102283
-Chocolate Chip marker
Paper
-Very Vanilla card stock 101650
Tools
-Heat Tool 129053
-Decorative Label punch 120907
Accessories
-Flourish Designer Frames 127835
-Gold Embossing Powder 109129
-Soft Suede 3/8 in. Taffeta ribbon 122967
-glue