For MFT countdown day 2, I pulled out a supply I bought, but rarely use – embossing glaze. If you aren’t familiar with the Ranger/Tim Holtz embossing glazes, it is very similar to embossing powder, where you heat set and get a great shine and color, but glazes are translucent. They can be layered on top of a panel of ink blending or stamping and you would be able to see the background through the glaze, which can give you cool effects.
- Die cut the Roses All Around Cover-Up Die-namics twice from white cardstock. Adhere the two panels together.
- On another panel of white cardstock, cover the panel with sticky embossing ink. Using the cover plate as a guide, sprinkle three colors of embossing glaze on the panel. I used red, pink, and light salmon colored glazes.
- Heat emboss the panel in sections. Before the section has cooled, sprinkle bronze embossing powder on top of the glaze and heat set again. This gives you a cool look and adds gold shine.
- Complete the entire panel in this manner. And set aside to cool down completely.
- After the panel is cool, glue the cover up die cut on top. The panel will be warped, but add a foam sheet behind to flatten it out and give it dimension on an A2 card base.
- Ink blend a little MFT Cotton Candy ink to the rose centers to add a little depth.
- Stamp and heat emboss the sentiment from Banner Day Celebrations on Princess Pink cardstock. I used the leftover embossing glaze to emboss the sentiment.
- Die cut the sentiment and backer with the It’s a Banner Day Die-namics. The backer of the banner is from Fire Coral cardstock.
- Adhere the banner with a little gold twine to the card front.
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I have never seen the embossing glaze before. Your card is beautiful. This is something I will definitely explore.
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Oh I’m glad I could introduce you to something new!! Embossing glaze is so beautiful and they come in all of the Tim Holtz distress ink colors.
Thanks. I will check them all out.
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