Video: Lydia’s Crafty Corner- Layered Heat Embossing

by Lydia Evans

Hello everyone and a very happy Friday to you! It's Lydia here. Today I will be sharing a fun technique that allows you to use your layered stamps on dark cardstock.

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I started with three 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ panels of cardstock in Lagoon, Navy and Jet Black. Then I stamped the first layers of the flowers from Watercolor Wonders Stamp Set using Embossing Ink and heat set using Rose Gold Embossing Powder. I used Antique Gold Embossing Powder for the second layers for the flowers and Copper Embossing Powder for the third layer of the large flower and the smaller flower centers.

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For the leaves I stamped these using Embossing Ink and heat embossed them using Antique Silver Embossing Powder and added the leaf layers using Platinum Embossing Powder. I also added the center of the larger flower using Platinum Embossing Powder.

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For the sentiments I used the larger ones from Floral Shadow Stamp Set. I stamped these in Embossing Ink and heat set using Antique Silver Embossing Powder to finish the look.

For a step-by-step video on how to create these cards please check out the video below or over on YouTube:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Watercolor Wonders Stamp Set
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Floral Shadow Stamp Set
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Embossing Powder Rose Gold 3aa13250 d4ce 49be a864 9e17beeea9f5
Rose Gold Crisp Embossing Powder
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Embossing Powder Platinum 50f46451 2158 402c b8f4 43a16f69af78
Platinum Crisp Embossing Powder
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Embossing Powder Copper 749f10ed 3b66 4afd a33d 36438a234256
Copper Crisp Embossing Powder
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Antique Silver Crisp Embossing Powder
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Antique Gold Crisp Embossing Powder
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Embossing Ink
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Lagoon Cardstock (10 sheets/set)
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Navy Cardstock
Navy Cardstock (25 sheets/set)
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Jet Black Cardstock 2a8b4373 d4fe 4433 a2d8 0c86aa7b71c5
Jet Black Cardstock (25 sheets/set)
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barbara lassiter December 28, 2018 - 10:18

These are gorgeous! What a fun technique! I like them all…well maybe the navy background the best.

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Henriëtte December 28, 2018 - 10:55

Thank you Lydia for showing, they are all lovely although I love the darker bakgrounds more than the lighter one.

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lpford1400 December 28, 2018 - 11:07

These are stunning and I can’t wait to give it a try!

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Pooja December 28, 2018 - 11:12

Stunning cards !!loved the rich metallic embossing on dark cardstocks.

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Greta H December 28, 2018 - 12:05

Stunning! Gotta try this!

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swanlady21 December 28, 2018 - 13:20

Brilliant !! Another way to use one of my favourite sets.

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Sharon O December 28, 2018 - 15:16

All three cards are beautiful but I tend to prefer the navy with the black as a close second. These metallic embossing powders really pop against the darker card, in my opinion!

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Billie A December 28, 2018 - 16:35

Great layers with embossing powders. I love them all but think the navy is my favorite.. Thanks so much for the video and inspiration.

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Andrea Hastilow December 28, 2018 - 16:36

Wonderful designs, I hardly use metallic colours & I never know why , defiantly love the navy backgroundbackground. Thank you for fabulous inspiration.

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cyndi morris December 28, 2018 - 17:20

Love this technique. I have several Altenew layering stamp sets and I can’t wait to try it. All three cards are beautiful, but if I have to pick a favorite it would be the black background.

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Kirsty Vittetoe December 28, 2018 - 21:12

Stunning cards!!! LOVE!!!!

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Bonnie Eng December 29, 2018 - 07:45

I love how rich this looks!

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Liz J December 29, 2018 - 19:17

I would never have thought to use this set this way! Such a great idea, beautifully designed too. Thanks for the inspiration!

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