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Dry Embossing with Acrylic Borders

Hi Everyone and happy Monday.  Today I want to share with you a fun project I made using the Garden Border acrylic embellishment to both emboss and mask a tag.  Of course, you could use this technique on almost any project. 

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To dry emboss the tag I used my Sizzix Machine.  For the sandwich you will being with the multi-purpose platform, your acrylic cutting plate, and your tag or other paper project.  You can see the "sandwich" in this photo.

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On top of the tag place you will place the silicone rubber pad (some people have had luck with a plummers pad) and finally your impressions pad.  Run this through the machine.  Again, I have added a photo to help you form the sandwich.

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 Here you can see the tags once they went through the machine.  Lovely, aren't they?

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I then used the border as a mask.  A few pieces of washi tape hold the border in place while I add random bits of my favorite mists.

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 Finally, lots of lovely embellishment to complete the look.

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I love the texture of the tag as well as the masked section.  Best thing is, I still have the border so I can do it again and again...or use the border on a scrapbook page or other project.

 

Hugs.

 

Nancy

 

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