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Diamonds! Using the Gilded Embossing Powder on Cards

Marie Heiderscheit

Hello! Thanks for joining us on the blog today! I don't know about you, but I love throwing a little gold and sparkle into my cards. I have the Diamonds Stamp Set and I thought that would pair perfectly with the Gilded Embossing Powder! 

I wanted the gold embossing to really stand out, so I kept the color palate simple with just gold, white, and black.

Brutus Monroe's Gilded embossing powder is perfect for embossing the Diamonds Stamp Set!

I began my card by taking a white piece of cardstock and cutting it down so it was just a little bit more narrow than my card base. I knew I wanted to have a little washi tape peeking out of the side underneath my panel. I added some black and white striped tape, and then I die cut the gold glittery tape with a scalloped border die and then added that, as well. I set the card base aside to work on the front panel.

Brutus Monroe's Gilded embossing powder pairs perfectly with the Diamonds Stamp Set!

I added some anit-static powder to the whole front of my card panel so that my embossing would be crisp and clear. I then stamped out the diamonds onto the panel just on the bottom and to the right of the panel. I used the Brutus Monroe Embossing Ink to stamp and then the Gilded Embossing powder over the top. I needed a small stamp to fill in some of the awkward blank spots so I grabbed the little "sparkle" stamp from the Birthday Wish stamp set and embossed those in gold, too. 

Brutus Monroe's Gilded embossing powder pairs perfectly with the Diamonds Stamp Set!

The sentiment that comes with the stamp set made me giggle, but I decided I wanted something a little more generic so that I could send this card for a number of different occasions. I grabbed a sentiment from another set in my stash and then embossed that in gold onto a strip of black cardstock that I trimmed into a banner shape. 

I layered the sentiment over a piece of vellum that I stenciled the Polka Stencil using the Alabaster White Pigment Ink on. Then I adhered those two strips down on the card. 

For a last finishing touch, I added another diamond next to the sentiment that I also embossed in gold, this time on vellum. I brushed it with Silver Wink of Stella to make it sparkle! 

Brutus Monroe's Gilded embossing powder pairs perfectly with the Diamonds Stamp Set!

I went ahead and finished the card by adding some rhinestones on top of the sparkle stamps. The whole card is a pretty simple design but that gold embossing makes it just pop! 

Thanks for checking out today's card! I hope its given you a little inspiration today to help put a smile on your face. 

Happy crafting!
Marie Nicole

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