Monday, August 24, 2020

Using Embossing Folders in a New Way - August Collected Crafty Collabs


Today's card is for the Collected Crafty Collabs Hop! Which is a Monthly Themed Hop For Supplies You've Squirreled Away! We are part of the Handmade Happiness group on Facebook. Which is a great community of paper crafters of all styles. Handmade Happiness also has a mentorship program.

This month's theme is Vacation/Summer and/or Embossing Folders

If this is your first stop on the hop. Your next stop is Katy Ingram (eastwickpaperandink) . But if not then you were last at Teresa Russell.

For today I chose to play around with embossing folders and my gel plate! The video is below the card pictures.

Challenges Being Entered

Here is a video of how I created these cards!

A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Thank you for stopping by!

Stay safe!

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Stay crafty!

Happy Crafting,


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  1. These came out so cute! I love the sassy southern saying (being a sassy southerner myself). I can’t wait to watch the video to see how you did this technique!

    1. Thank you! It was so fun and these sentiments go well with the prints.

  2. Awesome cards ! Love the textures !

    1. Thank you! It was all done with a gel plate, embossing folders and acrylic paint.

  3. Very pretty cards. I really like the texture.

  4. Such fun cards. Always nice to see embossing folders used in many ways. Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges.

  5. Wonderful cards! So beautiful and unique.

  6. The gel press is an interesting technique...and the cards are so unique I love the sentiments as well...I enjoy playing with alcohol inks..I have not tried gel press yet...

  7. Super fun results! I've used ink on the folders but never paint!!! Gonna have to give that a try soon 😊

  8. These cards look great, Mary Ellen! I'll have to watch the video soon...thanks for hopping with us! :)