Fun with 3D Embossing Folders!

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Hi readers! Happy FRIDAY!! Aren’t these cute cards the perfect happy colored trio to ring in a weekend?! Special guest Laura Bassen is back on our blog and is using some NEW Cuddly Critters and Painted Friend from our exclusive My Favorite collection, as well as some really fun and new Richard Garay 3D Embossing Folders! Be sure to watch the video and enjoy!

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Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Laura for being our guest!


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  1. LOL I just had to laugh. I am a teacher and we stress about the end of school for a whole other reason. So much to get done. BUT I have to admit we celebrate it , too. LOL. We go into mid June so we still have 29 days to go.
    OMGosh I loVe your cards. Thanks for sharing them and your great video.
    I have 300+ embossing folders but those ones are a MUST HAVE.
    Crafty hugs,

  2. Fabulous cards and I sure enjoyed your video–I can’t believe school is about to be out either–yikes!

  3. What beautiful cards I love your videos. The comments about the upcoming summer vacation and spending time with crazy hungry kids just totally hit home. that is hilarious how we share with so many other moms the same experiences. thanks for sharing your wonderful card and your funny commentary.

  4. Thanks for sharing this great video. I’ve never tried coloring dry embossed card stock before, but I think I have to give it a try.

  5. I liked these cards so much that I bought the embossing folders. It also gave me the idea to try it with other folders I already have.

  6. WOW; these are awesome embossing folders – gotta get them. What fun to make cards with them and impress your family/friends. Enjoy the rest of your “vacation”, Laura, before the kids are home.

  7. Learned a new trick. Pre stick paper to foamtastic sheet to cut words. Does that bend the die at all ?

  8. Wow, what gorgeous cards!! The colors are stunning and I love the textured backgrounds.

  9. Love the colorful cards and video commentary with Laura – she cracks me up every time!

  10. Such fun cards, Laura! Fantastic tutorial on all 3! Love the added colour on the embossed background! Nicely done, and you did put a great effort into making them! :)

  11. Fabulous designs, Laura and great backgrounds! Can’t wait to try this again as first time I attempted coloring my dry embossed background I didn’t have the ink blending tool. Your videos always crack me up besides being very helpful.

  12. Iam neglecting my embossing folders since i use the magnetic platform, but now it is over :) thanks Laura, ur videos are great and fun, i love to watch whatever you do. Big hugs from a fan of yours from budapest, zsofi

  13. Gee, you are so entertaining I must say. Great use of the embossing folders and love the black & white panda! Thanks for the video!

  14. These folders look awesome! I love the cards you made with them, especially the soft colors and the Panda bears!

  15. OOOH LALA!!! Those are some really fantastic cards! I love all the texture and the subtle colors :)

  16. I love your cards and the great way you used your embossing folders! Thanks for the great idea!!

  17. fun cards, fun video! have the kids each come up with a meal for a couple of weeks and then you’ll hear that one time less maybe :)

  18. I never ever ever miss a Laura Bassen video! I really look so forward to them. Not only are her cards so beautiful but she really makes me laugh! Thank you Laura.

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