TUTORIAL - Emboss only the outer edges of your cardstock, leaving the inner part smooth to stamp on.

Double Embossing by Beate Johns - using standard embossing folders, and die cuts! Easy step by step photo instructions!

Run a piece of plastic or acetate through your embossing machine

BOX CARD TUTORIAL and great idea to Run a piece of plastic or acetate through your embossing machine. Will have to try this with the Stampin' Up Window Sheets!

Tutorial on how to do this cut!

Stamp-n-Design: Big Shot Die - Half-cut Technique with Top Note!

Embossing Machine tips

Embossing Machine tips / put ONLY the top of tags or envelope flaps into embossing folder to add texture to those areas

A fix for warped, scarred Cuttlebug cutting plates.

Cuttlebug B plate "cook"

A fix for warped, scarred Cuttlebug cutting plates. Wonder if it will work on Big shot cutting plates?

Spellbinders tag topper trick

Christmas Tag & Holder...

Uses Nestabilities Labels 6 to make a tag top TAG Tutorial Freakin' brilliant! Ant of the labels shapes would work for this!

Use half of a die to create a fancy edge for a tag

Christmas Tag & Holder...

Uses Nestabilities Labels 6 to make a tag top TAG Tutorial Freakin' brilliant! Ant of the labels shapes would work for this!

Inking embossing folders... why didn't I think of this?!

Creating Somewhere Under The Sun: Letterpress Technique Tutorial - nking embossing folders

Reverse Nestabilities - excellent tutorial

Die cutting a front card frame- then emboss- great video Reverse Nestabilities technique

When crafting goes wrong. How to repair Sizzix big shot.

Bonscraft: When crafting goes wrong and Sissix Bigshot Repair.

great tip on emboss resist

Fantabulous Cricut: Quick Tip Tuesday - Embossing Folder Resist

Tutorial for embossing nestabilities frames onto card instead of cutting card.

Embossing with Spellbinders Nestabilities using a Sizzix Big Shot tutorial by Jenny Mullens

emboss the card, leave in embossing folder and rub crayon over embossing, then sponge with ink(s)

Cool technique - emboss the card, leave in embossing folder and use crayon to cover all embossed spots with crayon, then use ink(s) to add color to rest of card. Crayon will not take up ink. Search for Crayon Embossing will take you to the page.

Cool technique - emboss the card, leave in embossing folder and use crayon to cover all embossed spots with crayon, then use ink(s) to add color to rest of card.  Crayon will not take up ink.

Cool technique - emboss the card, leave in embossing folder and use crayon to cover all embossed spots with crayon, then use ink(s) to add color to rest of card. Crayon will not take up ink. Search for Crayon Embossing will take you to the page.

There is a trick to using these smaller Cuttlebug folders, or for that matter, border embossing folders.  If you have tried, you know that you often get a line on your paper at the edge of the folder - it's very unattractive.  Both edges of the folder can leave that line, but the edge of the folder that is the last part through the Cuttlebug is by far the worst.  So...place your folder, roll into the Cuttlebug just until the folder disappears into the roller and then back it back out.  Do…

Place your folder, roll into the Cuttlebug just until the folder disappears into the roller and then back it back out. 9 times out of 10 you will get a nice embossed image WITHOUT the annoying edge-of-folder lines.

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