Puzzle Piece Resist
by Beate Johns
Combine die cutting and embossing resist to create unique backgrounds. Technique courtesy of Jennifer McGuire
- Dies, Spellbinders Hearts One dies used here
- Background Stamp, Simon Says Stamp Very Special used here
- Colored dye ink, London Fog and Lady Bug Memento Inks used here
- Blending tools or sponges
- Embossing ink
- Clear Embossing powder
- Heat gun
Stamp background stamp on white cardstock in embossing ink.
Pour clear embossing powder over the image and tap off access powder.
Heat emboss the powder until it is melted.
If you use a thing background stamp, repeat steps until your entire cardstock piece is embossed.
Place your dies on your embossed background. Adhere with repositionable adhesive.
Cut and emboss your shapes out of your embossed background.
Carefully remove the adhesive and your die cut shapes. Sponge your background with one of your colored inks.
Sponge over your die cut shapes with another ink color.
You can leave the die on to keep a white rim around your image, or you can take it off and sponge the entire shape.
Adhere your background to your card base.
Add adhesive to the back of your die cut shapes and adhere them back into place on the background.
Finish your card.