Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tutorial: Embossing & Coloring Vellum on Cricut, Flip feature on cricut--giveaway

Embossed Skeleton Card

**NOTE: I'm sorry my video is so awful! My lighting was WAY too bright for you to see the GORGEOUS detail on the embossing--so I hope you can see how pretty it is in my pictures. I promise to do another better video with vellum soon!***

Hello all my dear creative friends and bloggers! I have been really enjoying my new embossing set from Cri-Kits. I've had LOTS of emails about this embossing kit. I hope I have answered all your questions. This next video is on embossing vellum with your cricut--and I think the effect is absolutely gorgeous--eerie and elegant for Halloween! Reminds me of glassine and black sillouhettes on windows in an earlier time period.
On coloring the vellum, any permanent ink will work. You can see I chose to ink the back of this one too--but only on the letters--which is easy to do with ANY alcohol based marker like Sharpie, Copics, et

Colorized Embossed Card: Happy Haunting Lil Spider

If you enjoyed this please leave me a comment, and I'll pick a follower who comments to send a few embossed vellum pieces from the October 31'st cartridge and a few cool vintage style spider brads. Don't forget you have time to enter our Halloween Challenge and maybe win some awesome Halloween blog Candy or the new Thanksgiving Cartidge from Memory Miser!
I'll be back tomorrow with another decorative project using October 31'st--but this time to decorate your home! Scroll down for video

Ingredients for Skeleton Card:
Spooky Black Paper: Karen Foster
Skeleton Image: October 31'st Cartridge
Vellum: Recollections (Michael's brand)
Ribbon: Vintage velveet ribbon
Embossing Kit: Cri-Kits

Ingredients for Happy Haunting Card:
Image: October 31'st Cartridge
Embossing Kit: Cri-Kits
Beggar's Nite Paper: Reminesce
Black cardstock: Recollections
Vellum: Recollections
Spider Brads--who knows? haha!