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Embossing with a Light Box
This originally posted on Paper Craft Planet on MAY 31, 2012 by Wendy Price
We’re kicking it old school this week for Dreamweaver Stencils Tutorial with light boxes. With all the embossing/die cutting machines on the market now, its a snap to run the brass stencils through the Cuttlebug or Big Shot. However, what do you do though when you want to emboss on a larger surface? This is when a light box comes in handy. A light box is simply a box with a glass/translucent plastic surface that holds a light bulb. When lit, it is used for tracing and embossing.
- Dreamweavers Stencils : Maidenhair Fern LJ846 & Butterfly LJ 916
- Dreamweavers Pearlescent Paste
- Dreamweavers Large Palette Tool & Embossing Paste Spreader
- Stampendous Jumbo Tulip
- Stampendous Glitter
- Ranger Distress Ink (Shabby Shutters & Peeled Paint)
- Bazzill Cardstock
- Doodlebug Frills
- Chatterbox Alphabet Stickers
4. Continue to move your cardstock and dry emboss images. If you’d like to add color, flip the cardstock over, position the stencil over the embossed design and sponge on chalks or ink. If you do this with the stencil positioned over the image, it will help prevent ink from getting where you don’t want it.
Other ideas to note: To create the butterfly, I used the Pearlescent Embossing Paste with the Butterfly Stencil. After removing the stencil, and while the paste was still wet I sprinkled on Glitter.
Here you can see the finished project. I love how much texture and color those fern leaves add to the layout!
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