Glittered Embossed Note Cards

Posted by Morena Hockley

I love handmade cards.

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Who doesn't like a handwritten note? In this age of e-mails and instant messaging, it's always a nice surprise to receive a handmade note. I like to make simple, all occasion note cards to keep handy for sending quick thank you messages, or even just saying hello. By using embossing folders and glitter paint I can quickly make several simple monochromatic cards in one sitting to have handy.

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Supplies used:

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Emboss the card stock with the desired folder. Cut to fit a pre made card.

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Select a color of Glamour Dust paint that matches the card stock, and quickly brush the raised areas of the embossed image. This gives the card a pretty shine and a professional looking finish.

Mount the embossed paper onto a blank, pre made card. You can always embellish it more later if you choose to.

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It's hard to capture in photos how pretty the shimmer of the glitter paint is. I'm always asked, "Did you really make this?" when someone opens these notes. Yes, I did, and so can you! Have fun crafting and creating!