Techniques on Tuesday: Emboss Resist

The Emboss Resist technique brings to life your embossed images by adding some colour. This can be done by either sponging or adding a watercolour wash.

Supplies that you will need: stamped image, Versamark ink, clear embossing powder, heat tool, sponges, water painters, ink, and cardstock.

Step by Step Instructions

  • Ink up your stamp with Versamark ink and stamp onto your cardstock.
  • Cover with clear embossing powder and heat emboss.
  • Now you can add your colour over the embossed images either by sponging OR by adding a watercolour wash.
  • Once you have added your colour, buff off any excess ink from the embossed images.
  • Now you can finish your card with embellishments and sentiments.

Variations for this technique

  • Add a stamped image before or after you heat emboss.
  • Stamping an image before you heat emboss will make it appear to be in to foreground of your finished piece.
  • Stamping an image after you heat emboss will make the stamped image appear in the background of your finished piece. Like the finished card below.

Demonstration of Emboss Resist

To be notified of my new projects and posts, please subscribe here.

Project Product List 

To make your own cards, purchase items from the list below in my online store. Or contact me and I can organise it for you.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s