cards, Catalogues, Christmas, Techniques

EMBOSSED BACKGROUND WITH PLAYFUL PENGUINS!

I shared some cards with the Playful Penguins a little while ago.  This time I have a cute card for you but what I particularly want to show you is the background.

I have used the Christmas Layers Dies in the Holiday Catalogue to create this effect.

I have embossed the dies on the card rather than cutting them.

I have shared a few times how to emboss with your Dies -> HERE and -> HERE.  It’s very easy and gives you a little more versatility with them.  What a cool effect it creates!

To emboss with them you will need to change they way you layer them in your Diecut machine.  Here’s a table to help you.

Please note: the table below uses the term Big Shot.  Stampin’ Up! no longer uses the term Big Shot.  I will update this table very soon.

To finish the card the sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set and cut with one of the Ornate Frames Dies.  I added a strip of the Gold Foil under the sentiment piece that I had flagged the ends. The paper is from the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Series Paper. 

For balance and for a little extra I added some of the Shaded Spruce Ribbon and cut a Gold snowflake to finish.

I do love these penguins.  How about you?? What about trying this effect on your next card.

Happy Stamping,

Jenny

 

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