Montag, 9. Januar 2012

Embossing in cutting dies

What? Embossing what? In cutting dies? 

Ok, I´ll clear up the mystery: did you notice this detail on my last card?



I used a Spellbinders cutting die and embossed the die cut while it was still in the die. 
Does everybody know how to do this without harming the embossing folder? 
If not, here´s how:

1) die cut any shape you like


2) turn it over and lay it onto the flat side of an embossing folder


3) put a silicone shim and an embossing plate on top - leave the embossing folder OPEN!


4) walk it through the embossing machine - turn it over and voilá!





A perfectly embossed piece with a small frame all around thanks to the cutting die!

As I´m NO fan of wintertime, I decided to use it for a very bright-colored card...
(Linda, thanks again for the very beautiful pin(s)!!!)




I´d like to enter it into these challenges:





Thanks for stopping by today!



Kommentare:

  1. a great tutorial Ulina. thank you
    sarah

    p.s. I have listed my Martha Stewart punches on my blog

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  2. Uli, thanks for the information. I don't ever think "outside the box". I just don't have much imagination. Beautiful card, too. Hugs, dj

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  3. That's a great idea, and not something i've ever seen before so thanks for sharing! I will definitely be trying it! M x

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  4. Hi there Ulina, thanks for the great tip I will definitely give that a Try

    Marie

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  5. What a great technique! Thank you for the tutorial. I cannot wait to try this!
    Kate

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  6. Great card! Thanks for the tutorial, too! I have never tried this before, but definitely will now.

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  7. Awesome idea, Uli! I'm definitely going to give this a go! Gorgeous card,too. :)

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  8. Hi Ulina,
    Both your cards are really lovely! Congratulations on having your work published! Sorry I meant to say this the other day.
    I don't know anything about die cutting or embossing so this is very interesting. I come from the dark ages and only know how to use a scissor! :)
    Love Pearl x

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  9. Great cards, and wonderful technique. Thank you for sharing.

    R

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  10. What a fun and fresh looking card for CR84FN! Love the rhinestones and sweet butterfly! Thanks for joining along :)

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  11. What a lovely card ... bright and cheerful ... Thanks for the tip with the embossing too ... very clever! .. I hope you have a lovely day

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  12. Oh my, this is so clever! Love the clean and professional look the dies border looks with embossing! I am definitely going to give it a try! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. omgosh, how brilliant, Ulina! I have never seen this idea, and it's simply fantastic :) Thanks so much for sharing how to do it!

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  14. Fantastic technique, I'll be trying that soon. Thanks for the tutorial. Love your bright card, beautiful and cheerful, great to see the pin too. I love the clay rose on the top card. Hugslin

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  15. This is absolutely beautiful! I love the sparkle of the bling. Thanks for the tip about embossing diecuts, I'll have a play with that. Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

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  16. FAB card...LOVE how colorful it is. Thanks for playing with us at The Craft's Meow!

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  17. Beautiful card Ulina! I love all the bright colors and the embossing!

    Thanks so much for playing in our sketch challenge at The Craft's Meow! We hope you'll join us again!

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  18. Hey Ulina! Thanks for linking this up to the Die Cutting Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  19. This is so fantastic...thanks for sharing the details of this technique.

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