Thursday, February 11, 2016

Fran's Embossing Book Techniques and a Celtic Cross

This week at Stampendous we are celebrating Fran Seiford's new book.  Fran presents 35 years of experience with embossing powder to create a book featuring Techniques from A to Z. In it, you’ll learn new and innovative techniques as well as brush up on the basics. In tribute, the team is presenting some of their favorite techniques using the book.  You could win one of these books by commenting on the blogs. You can find the official contest rules HERE.  For today's card, I used one of my go-to techniques:

It is Molten  Magic, technique "P' on page 38 of the new book.

Materials I used:
SSC1190 Say It Today Perfectly Clear Stamps™
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
Opaque Evergreen Embossing Powder
EP102 Pirate Gold Embossing Powder
Aged Copper Embossing Enamel
Versamark Ink Pad
Removable Tape
Scotch by 3M 1/2" Adhesive
Paper Trimmer
Embossing Heat Tool 
Here are the other players for today.  Be sure to comment for your chance to win one of Fran's new book--"Embossing Powder Techniques from A to Z".

Jamie Martin (DW and Embossing)
Laura Drahozal (DW and Embossing)
Pam Hornschu (DW and Embossing)
Louise Healy (DW and Embossing)


  1. Wow this variegated embossing looks amazing! Gorgeous card!

  2. The embossed powder on the embossing paste is a classic. A stunning look for a special event/day!

  3. I love the patina you were able to create on this beautiful Celtic cross.

  4. I have a crush on the multi-color effect! I must try it!!

  5. How beautiful - love this molten magic technique.

  6. Beautiful golden cross! This looks amazing!
    Take Care!

  7. This technique is so dramatic! Love the colors and texture. Thanks for sharing your embossing techniques with us this week!

  8. This cross is amazing!! LOVE how much texture the embossing adds! Absolutely stunning! TFS!

  9. Gorgeous and perfect technique for this cross.

  10. this is beautiful.
    The colors blend together so nicely.
    thanks for sharing a great card - this will be a good one
    for Easter.

  11. Gorgeous project! I am a huge fan of Fran and her embossing techniques. Would be great to win!

  12. Have to try this Molten Magic technique! Beautiful effect!

  13. The evergreen with the copper and gold is so pretty!

  14. Great texture and color. Perfect for Easter.

  15. Great texture and color. Perfect for Easter.

  16. Love the molten magic and technique P. Your card is Beautiful!! Love the design of the cross.
    VERY NICE card!

  17. Oh wow! So very pretty! Love this one. πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—

  18. The perfect St. Paddy's Day card. Love the molten magic technique and I can't wait to dig into Fran's new book.

  19. Absolutely love this technique and cannot wait to get the new book!

  20. I am eager to learn even more fabulous technical!