There is so much you can do with your folders - here are just a few!
|Emboss on die cuts|
Folders: Stampin' Up corner flowers and
polka dots, Cuttlebug border folder
|Emboss on vellum|
|Make it the star!!|
This dove stands alone!
Folder: Cuttlebug 3x3 Dove
|Make it all about the embossing!|
Folders: Cuttlebug European Exclusive snowflakes,
Cuttlebug cut and emboss snowflake, and
Crafts Too Christmas Greetings
|All about the embossing!|
I posted this card yesterday so you can
find all the details there!
|Use part of the folder|
|Use it in an unexpected way|
|I simply put the sentiment on the owl!|
Stamps: CDStamps Cross, AMuse sentiment, Ink: SU Bordering Blue, Paper: Paper Trey Soft Stone, SU Bordering Blue, black, Accessories: Creative Impressions brads
|Emboss on DP|
Folder: Tim Holtz
|Cut up your folders!|
This was actually a folder with words
on the right side - I cut the words
off so that I just have a heart border.
|Create quick, simple and elegant cards|
Folder: Cuttlebug European Exclusive Wen's Window
|Emboss with TWO folders|
First emboss the diamond folder,
then emboss the flower folder.
I really enjoy the look of "double-embossing" - so here are a few more examples!
|Folder: SU Lattice, Cuttlebug|
|Folders: Cuttlebug dots and European|
Exclusive: Jules Jewels
|Try other brands!|
|Folder: Indentz UK Funky Tree, |
Accessories: Stampin' Up Butterfly Sizzlit, SU Celery ribbon, Challenges: One Layer Wednesday Bare Branches
Now...after you have made it through all my card attempts, I have the best gifts of all for you - two fantastic links:
1) The best shopping source for the European Exclusives and the other unique brands is: http://www.cropstop.com/. Besides looking under Cuttlebug and Sizzix, be sure to look under Craft Concepts, Crafts Too, Cuttlebug Exclusives, Indentz and Quickutz.
2) If you want to be completely stunned by all the spectacular cards that can be made with embossing folders, check out: http://www.heartprints.net/. Sue has her cards grouped by brand of folder so be sure to look under each of the brands mentioned above!