It’s quite remarkable how we’re able to get intricate and delicate die-cuts with Thinlits dies. Did you know you can use the same dies to emboss cardstock too? Today I’m demonstrating my tips for embossing with Thinlits dies.
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The goal is to emboss your cardstock without cutting through it. As promised, I’ve added the embossing sandwich so you don’t have to read the small print on the instructions included with the Big Shot Embossing Mats. The shim that worked better with my Big Shot is listed and noted with if needed. You’ll want to experiment and use the sandwich without it first.
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Big Shot Sandwich for Embossing with Thinlits Dies
Big Shot Platform
Cardstock Shim (if needed)
Standard Cutting Pad
Die with Cutting Side Up
Single Sheet of Paper
Thin Silicone Rubber Mat (blue)
Impressions Pad (white)
Abstract Impressions Card Measurements
4-1/4″ x 11″ Soft Sea Foam Cardstock
(2) 4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White Cardstock
3″ x 3″ Soft Sea Foam Cardstock
2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ Petal Pink Cardstock
3″ x 3″ Whisper White Cardstock
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All the supplies to make my Stampin’ Up! Abstract Impressions card using my tips for embossing with Thinlits dies are pictured below and available to order now in my online store www.shopwithshelly.com.
Abstract Impressions Card Supplies
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