Dry Embossing with nesties!

Totally inspired by the last card in this post and the accompanying link to tutorial of how to dry emboss with a Cuttlebug I decided to try it out on my Big Shot. I guess I have had my head in a hole as I have never seen this technique used before and the results are simple yet stunning.

I played around with the layering a few times to eventually get the desired result, the first three attempts either cut or just embossed the highest edge as a single line.

I ran around the highest ridge with the tip of a pearlescent Brilliance dew drop ink pad. My hand was not entirely steady but the result was better than I was expecting.

Materials:-  SU Cardstock; SU Pocket Silhouettes Stamp set; SU ink's Razzleberry, Wild Wasabi and Creamy Caramel; Whispers markers; Brilliance dew drop ink pad; Spellbinders tag trio die and Nesatbilities labels 9.

A quick card, really hit the creative spot for me today. Thanks for stopping by : )


  1. Very classy Tammy, love those stamps as well.

  2. It's a lovely affect - it really adds something special to the design. The card looks great. x

  3. gorgeous T!!
    I haven't tried this yet, must give it a go.

  4. Gosh Tammy, thats lovely... I am so in awe of your card making abilities. I seem to have ideas that never turn out as good as they are in my head lol


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