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colour blocking with heat embossing

Colour blocking with heat embossing

Colour blocking with heat embossing is such a fun technique allowing you to create modern and trendy backgrounds quickly. Either add a stamped image over the top or simply add a sentiment over the top and you’re good to go. When using colour blocking, I like to stick to three colours that are cohesive but have some contrast to add interest. 

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colour blocking with heat embossing

Creating heat embossed panels

Start off by adding embossing ink to a white card panel with the direct to paper method. Next, cover this with Icicle Teal Embossing glitter from the Winter Dreams Trio and heat set. 

Repeat this by heat embossing two more card panels with Rosy Cheeks from the Winter Dreams Trio and Blue Diamond from the Cocktail Party trio. With all three embossed panels, die-cut these with the Angled Stripes die from Catherine Pooler Designs. 

Assembling the card

Add the stripes from the die-cut panels to a white card panel, slightly off-setting to add white lines for contrast. Vary the colours for interest and trim this panel down before adding to a cardbase. 

Lastly, stamp a sentiment from the Happy Sentiment stamp set in Twilight ink and add these to the front. Finish the card off with a few white gloss Nuvo drops. 
colour blocking with heat embossing

colour blocking with heat embossing

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Happy Sentiments - WOW! (Inspired by Verity Biddlecombe)
Happy Sentiments – WOW! (Inspired by Verity Biddlecombe)
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Angled Strips Cover Plate Die - Catherine Pooler Designs
Angled Strips Cover Plate Die – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Twilight Ink - Catherine Pooler Designs
Twilight Ink – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Twilight reinker - Catherine Pooler Designs
Twilight reinker – Catherine Pooler Designs
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Twilight Bundle - Catherine Pooler Designs
Twilight Bundle – Catherine Pooler Designs
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WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink pad
WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink pad
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WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink refill
WOW! Clear ultra slow drying embossing ink refill
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Cocktail Party Trio - WOW! Embossing powder
Cocktail Party Trio – WOW! Embossing powder
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Winter Dreams Trio (Powdered Snow, Icicle Teal, Rosy Cheeks) - WOW! Embossing Powder
Winter Dreams Trio (Powdered Snow, Icicle Teal, Rosy Cheeks) – WOW! Embossing Powder
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White Gloss Crystal Nuvo Drops - Tonic Studios
White Gloss Crystal Nuvo Drops – Tonic Studios
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb Cardstock
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb Cardstock
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80lb Cardstock
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80lb Cardstock
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Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive - Tonic Studios
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive – Tonic Studios
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Instant Dimension foam Tape - Altenew
Instant Dimension foam Tape – Altenew
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WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (UK version)
WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (UK version)
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WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (US version)
WOW! Dual Speed Heat Gun (US version)
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Crafter's Essential Bone Folder - Altenew
Crafter’s Essential Bone Folder – Altenew
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Tim Holtz 8.5 Inches Comfort Trimmer - Tonic Studios
Tim Holtz 8.5 Inches Comfort Trimmer – Tonic Studios
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Trim and Score Board - We R Memory Keepers
Trim and Score Board – We R Memory Keepers
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This post was produced as part of my design team work for WOW! Embossing Powders have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from WOW! Embossing Powder to use. However, I create projects with creative control and produce projects I am proud of and with products that I love.   The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.

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