Monday, 13 August 2012

A Wedding Card With ZIG Emboss Pens

Hi All, Kim Dellow here with some more tips for using Kuretake pens.

You might have noticed that there is a Wedding theme on the Kuretake blog at the moment? We have lots of tips and tutorials from the Design Team and of course the Wedding-inspired challenge that you can all join to be in with a chance to win some fabulous product.

My tutorial today is based around the Wedding card I made for the challenge using the ZIG Emboss pens.


You Will Need:
Embossing Powder
Spray bottle - water
Plastic Palette
Mask (TCW Damask)
Sentiment (Lawn Fawn Happily Ever After)
White Card
Anti-static Bag
Heat tool

First you will want to add some colour to the card using the ZIG Art and Graphic Twin Pens and the  ZIG Watercolour System BrusH2O


I like to scribble the ZIG Art and Graphic Twin Pens onto a piece of plastic such as a palette or some old packaging or even a spare acrylic block, then I pick up the colour with the ZIG Watercolour System BrusH2O and swish it across the card. To get more of a spread I might also spritz the card with water. 

Let the card dry completely before moving onto the next step.


Wipe the card with the anti-static bag then line up the mask where you want the embossed image to be.


Hold the mask in place (you can stick it down with masking tape if that helps) and use the ZIG Emboss Pen brush nib to 'block out' the design through the mask.


Sprinkle on the embossing powder, tap off the excess and heat. I added the embossing powder in stages by embossing part of the pattern, heat fixing it then re-aligning the mask and adding the next part of the pattern. If you need to, you can also fill any 'missed' bits by going over the pattern with the pen again and adding more powder.

Next emboss the sentiment.


You can use the ZIG Emboss Pen directly on the sentiment stamp, again I've used the brush nib. Stamp the sentiment out and add the embossing powder, tap off the excess and heat.


Enjoy all the Wedding inspiration on the blog and don't forget to link up your makes on the Challenge post.

Thanks for popping by.