Double Embossed Love feat. My Whole Heart

Nov 7, 2019Love & Valentines Cards5 comments

Double Embossed Love feat. My Whole Heart

Nov 7, 2019Love & Valentines Cards5 comments

Cut files give you license to experiment!

Cut files are cheap – and so is white cardstock. So, I thought I would cut out a few of the card fronts from’s latest cut file – My Whole Heart – to experiment with.

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Mix your techniques

There are hundreds and hundreds of papercrafting techniques out there. Why limit yourself to using just one on a project? You’ll never know what you might create if you mix techniques together!

This project is a mix of quite a few techniques – the eclipse technique, negative diecut, double embossing and overheat embossing. And, it created something really cool and unique!

The easy part

Starting with a cut file made the eclipse and negative diecut techniques easy. I almost went for a total eclipse card, but I wanted to make the heart and the you stand out. I accomplished that in two different ways. One with more embossing powder and one with no embossing powder. It gives an interesting balance to the design.

Embossing is a versatile technique! You can even emboss on vellum like I did here with a floral design.

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The more involved technique is the double embossing technique along with the overheated embossing technique. There’s just a few more steps and some extra time with the heat gun, but it’s totally worth it to achieve an intriguing texture!

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