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Thursday, August 27, 2020

{Throwback Thursday} Jessica Embosses with Dies and Stencils


Hey, STAMPlorations friends! Welcome to Throwback Thursday! On the last Thursday of the month during our summer break (July to September), we have a guest designer sharing projects inspired by a previous STAMPlorations project...either one she made or was made by another STAMPgirl. And every month, we'll draw one lucky crafter to win a $15 gift code -- randomly drawn from all comments left on the Throwback Thursday post for the month, as well as from the featured designer's blog. (ETA: Jessica has let me know that she is moving her blog to a new one and the new blog is still under construction.)

Today STAMPgirl Jessica shares her creative takes inspired by one of the cards she made.





Have a look at Jessica's projects:

Hi everyone! Jessica here, and welcome back to another Throwback Thursday feature. For this week, I thought I would revisit the idea of creating fun backgrounds with stencils and dies.

The Throwback Card

This is a card I made a long, long time ago. For the background, I used the forever die repetitively to cover the entire background. It's definitely an easy and fun way to add interest and texture.



For the first two cards, I decided to emboss with some dies. The card on the left used several word dies: charming, gorgeous, amazing, and wonderful. To finish off the sentiment, I stamped "you" from the I Love You Typografia stamp. For the card on the right, I embossed with the Bloomtangled #1 Cover Plate die, and ink blended the panel partially.



For the last card, I decided to emboss with a stencil! The one I used is Rows of Hearts. The sentiment is Typografia stamp, My Heart.

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Beautiful cards, right? For a chance to win a $15 gift code to the STAMPlorations store, leave a comment here by September 8. We'll announce the winner in the August winners post on September 10.

Did you enjoy today's featured post? Check back next month for a new set of Throwback Thursday projects from Jessica!

21 comments:

  1. These are such creative cards!
    Thanks for reminding me that stencils
    and dies can be used to dry emboss.
    I see other people do it, but forget to try it ☺️

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    1. I tried to go to Jessica’s blog to leave a comment, but there’s no post that correlates with this one.

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  2. I always forget about using my dies to emboss! Have to do that more often! Great look!

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  3. Love all the texture the embossed dies bring to your lovely cards. I have tried this with my dies, but the Cuttlebug doesn't seem to get it right for me.

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  4. The You have my heart card is so so pretty! I love the look in every single way...

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  5. I don't know where to go to find Jessica's blog... her cards are very pretty...

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  6. Great cards and great technqiues...well done and TFS

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  7. Yep....forgot all about using my dies and stencils to emboss....a video for a step would be helpful for any newbies out there...just a suggestion!
    TFS
    Jan

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  8. BEAUTIFUL CARDS! GORGEOUS! GORGEOUS! GORGEOUS!

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  9. I enjoyed the cards you made using the throwback inspiration.

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  10. What great crafting. Like this embossing. tfs-stay well.

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  11. Thanks for the inspiration by adding dies to emboss and add texture and depth to our cards!! Gorgeous examples!

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  12. Nice ideas for the backgrounds. Something to try.

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  13. Hmm, I'm new to a lot of this, so...how do you emboss with a die cut?

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  14. Beautiful cards Jessica! Such a lovely technique.

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  15. I love all your cards. I read how you do them and it gives me ideas and inspiration. Thanks for sharing them.

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  16. I always forget that I can emboss with my dies or stencils. Thanks for the reminder with your beautiful cards!

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