Frugality in crafting ... homemade embossing ink. Who would have thought it was a mixture of Vaseline, cooking oil and alcohol! One reviewer said this: "I find glycerin works really well and you don't get the oily bleed that can happen with oil and petroleum jelly. You can add watercolour paint or food colouring if you want to tint it. Works like a charm." Embossing Techniques, Diy Embossing, Embossing Ink, Cooking Oil, 3 Ingredients, Easy Homemade, Clear Embossing, Cheap Easy, Homemade Clear
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Pressure embossed, heat embossed, and ink resist techniques used for this paper (lots of photos and very detailed instructions)- looks like something I could do
Inking embossing folders. From what I've researched, it looks like you can clean the folders by spritzing it with water and running it through your machine again. They say that you don't have to clean them, but if you use a pigment ink you might want to.
Stamped on Kraft cardstock using Colorbox White pigment ink Then heat embossed with white embossing powder. Painted with Distress Inks & intensified with Copic markers Then painted over with Perfect Pearls.)
handmade birthday card ... sponged Distress Inks in blues and browns ... gold embossed leafy flourishes on tomp ... pearls ... two lovely stamped, colored, cut out and popped up butterflies ... shabby chic sty without the ribbon or lace ... gorgeous card!!