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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

10th October Challenge - Lisa's Challenge - 'Wet Embossing'

Hi Everybody,

We had some brilliant Cards / Projects for the Challenge last week, we all thought that they were splendid, very colourful.  They showed us that you really took part in the 'Use Something Recycled' Theme.  Again it was wonderful to visit all of your Blogs, they were so inspirational.  Once again, we would like to say we really appreciate the time you spend creating and entering in our Challenge.  Again, make sure you tell your friends about our Challenges and also tell them about the Stamp-n-Doodle website.

We have now decided that if you enter using a Stamp 'n' Doodle Digi/Stamp then your entry will be counted twice, so you get double the amount of Winning!!!

Now, on with the Winner of last weeks 'Use Something Recycled' as picked by  The Winner is ................

#2 - Deanne

Congratulations, please take your lovely Winners Badge so that you can proudly display it in your Sidebar.

Please contact Anne-Marie at for your Prize.

And now for the Top Three:

#3 - Jenn Borjeson

#5 - Tammy A

#1 - Angela Bonanno

Please take your Top Three Badge and Well Done.

Well let's get on with this week's Challenge. 

Now, as previously mentioned it's time to introduce this week's Challenge from Stamp-n-Doodle, this week we're doing something different, we have picked a Member of the Design Team and let them pick the theme.  

This week it's the turn of Lisa

My Photo

I am a wife, a mother of one beautiful daughter, and one sweet kitty. I am also a crafter of many hobbies, paper crafting being my favorite.

So this weeks Challenge is:

'Wet Embossing'

This Challenge is quite easy, all you need to do is complete a Card / Project that follows the Theme.  It can be anything remember for example, Cards Scrapbook Layouts, Boxes, Bags, Tags, 3D Creations and maybe even Jewellery.

How to Wet Emboss
What I would like everyone to do was to heat emboss on the actual digi image!!! Sounds strange, I know because when we usually heat emboss we do it with a traditional rubber or clear stamp and an embossing ink pad or Versa Mark Ink pad. There are two ways that you can Heat emboss on a digi image, this is what I did with the card above. I used what is called a versamarker

This marker has the same ink in it that the Versamark Ink pad has. It is a sticky ink that embossing powder sticks to. It has two tips on it, a brush tip and a small tip. You simply color with it on the area that you want to emboss, in my case it was the black cat and I used Clear embossing powder. So, you color the area to be heat embossed, sprinkle on the embossing powder and heat set with a heat gun. Simple as that. 

Now, the other method of heat embossing is the same as if you used a stamped image, you would simply stamp a versamark ink pad directly on the entire image after you have colored it and cut it out, and then add your embossing powder, heat set with your heat tool, and you are finished. You can do this with 3 or 4 layers if you like, put it into the freezer to dry, then bend it little to create cracks and give it an antique look. Use Clear Embossing powder for this method as well.

The Prize

A chance to grab one of Stamp-n-Doodle's Digi Stamps.

So let's see what the Design Team got up to this Week.

and then there's mine:

Don't forget you have until Tuesday 16th October at 8:00pm (BST) to enter this Challenge.

We cannot wait to see what you come up with for this Challenge.

Anne-Marie and the rest of the Design Team


  1. Thanks so much for the top 3 pick- will display my badge proudly! :)

  2. What is wet embossing? I know about heat embossing and dry embossing, but never heard of wet embossing.

    Also, your word verification is terrible.

  3. Thanks so much for choosing my card as one of the top 3! Congrats to all! ...and fabulous creations this week!
    Hugs, Tammy


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