Tuesday, November 6, 2012

8 Things you can do with Embossing Powder

Digging out embossing powders and inks or glues and heat tools sometimes seems like too much of a hassle for many scrappers.  The results can definitely be worth it though, and embossing powders are one of those cool tools in our caddies that can easily keep up with trends and the times given a little bit of imagination. Here are some examples of the great things you can do with embossing powders:

 1.Add some punch.
Practical Scrapper Leila used embossing powder to cover her chipboard title.

2. Distress it
Practical Scrapper Erin used Piccolo enamel powder and adhesive to cover the raw chipboard kettle. She then used black Distress Ink to make it look like soot from a campfire.
3. Frame it.
Practical Scrapper Charity used embossing powder to decorate the edges of her card in green.


4. Accent it. 
Practical Scrapper Erin used a partial flourish stamp and embossing powder as an accent over the layers of her page.


5. Make a patterned background.
Practical Scrapper Alison used a flourish stamp and black embossing powder on her grey card stock to give it texture and shine.

  6.Use it to resist.
Practical Scrapper Lanette used embossing with her stamps as a resist for the colouring ink.

7. Change up the sticky.
Practical Scrapper Leslii used adhesive squares and cocoa embossing powder to create a design along the bottom (those are adhesive squares!) and to enhance her sentiment.


8. Personalize it.
Practical Scrapper Lanette embossed the year on a foil ornament she made for Christmas.


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8 comments:

Kelly Jean said...

I've never used embossing powder but I hope to one day soon. Great ideas!

Jessica said...

Lots of good idea for my huge assortment of powder colors - that I never use. Thank you!

Krafthead said...

Great uses and ideas for embossing powders!

Jean said...

Wow - so many new ideas!

The Robins Nest OCrowley said...

Awesome ideas! TFS

Charity Becker said...

ERIN, love the "Mussle Man" title!!! so clever

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Awesome work!!!

Phillis Walrath said...

I haven't used my embossing powder in forever. Thanks for the ideas of what to do with it. I will have to dig my heat gun and powders out and use them!!