Technique Time: Heat Embossing on Cork

This week's technique, combines heat embossing on a different material – cork! I love the idea of using materials in a different way…don't you?!

Stampin' Up Supply List

  • Stamps: Christmas Collage (121279)
  • Ink: Cherry Cobbler (119669), Versamark (102283)
  • Paper: Very Vanilla Cardstock (101650), Always Artichoke (105119), Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper (120810)
  • Accessories: Deck the Halls Designer Fabric (121716), Cork Sheets (119819), Champagne Glass Glitter (120997), Gold Embossing Powder (109129), SNAIL (104332), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430),2-Way Glue Pen (100425), Mini Glue Dots (103683)
  • Tools: Big Shot (113439), Scallop Square Bigz Die (120903), 1 ¾ Circle Punch (119850), Heat Tool (100005)

  Cardstock Dimensions for this Project

  • Always Artichoke
    • 8.5 x 5.5
  • Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper
    • 4 x 5.25
  • Very Vanilla
    • 3 x 3 piece
  • Cork    
    • 4 x 4 piece

  Technique Directions

  1. Stamp image as desired with Versamark on cork.
  2. Cover with gold embossing powder and tap off excess.
  3. Set using heat tool, be careful not to overheat.


 Finishing Touches

  1. Take card base and fold in half.
  2. Attach Designer Series Paper to card base with SNAIL.
  3. Attach cork to card base with SNAIL.
  4. Stamp "25" portion of the stamp and punch out with 1 ¾ circle. Attach to middle of cork panel with Stampin' Dimensionals.
  5. Using glue pen add Glass Glitter around the edge of the 25.
  6. Cut a small piece of fabric and tie into a knot. Attach with a glue dot.
Playing with heat embossing on different materials is just one great way to get another look from your stamp sets. Adding unique texture enables you to create one of a kind cards and projects that everyone will remember.

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