WOW! Embossing Powder Week Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of WOW! Embossing Powder week on the Paper Crafter’s Library blog!  We’re very excited to be partnering with WOW! to showcase their extensive line of  fabulous Embossing Powders.  Since discovering Wow! Embossing Powders at Winter CHA 2012 in Anaheim, they’ve rapidly become our favourite line of embossing powders, and we just can’t get enough. We’ve been finding ourselves reaching for them over and over again – our projects really come to life with the addition of our WOW! Embossing Powders.  

Every day this week we’ll be sharing fantastic projects featuring WOW! Embossing Powders created by both the WOW! Design Team as well as the Paper Crafter’s Library Designers/Educators. At the end of this week, two lucky winners will receive  a Wow! Embossing Powder Prize Pack consisting of a variety of Wow! Embossing Powders. The winners will be drawn from all the comments left on the Paper Crafter’s Library Blog or the Paper Crafter’s Library Facebook page as well as the WOW! blog or the WOW! Facebook page.  

As part of our collaboration with Wow! Embossing Powder, each day this week, that day’s Wow! Designer is giving away a 3 month membership to Paper Crafter’s Library. Today’s WOW! Designer  Erika Taylor – be sure to stop by Erika’s blog and leave a comment in THIS POST for your chance to win a 3 month membership to Paper Crafter’s Library.  Winner will be announced on Friday.  While you’re there, be sure to browse all her fantastic creations.

 WOW! Design Team Project

WOW day 4Today’s WOW! Designer is Erika Taylor.  You can see her project below, but before that, here is a little more about Erika:

Cutting rings of paper to create garland, making ghost gum from glue, and adding a little too much glitter to any heart I drew. The creative bug bit me at a very early age and I’ve never looked back. Hi everyone, I’m Erika Taylor and I’m a craftaholic!!! In 2008, I decided to start paper crafting and one thing led to another. I’m blessed to have been on numerous design teams over the past few years and I’m expanding my own creative muse to include so much more than just cards and scrapbook layouts. I love getting inked up to create mixed media projects and if I can alter something, I will.

I live in Southern Alberta with my loving and supportive husband Mark and our 2 boisterous children age 4 and 7. Anything to do with Vampires and the Fantasy Realm gets my attention, and yes that includes Twilight!  I love Italian Sweet Cream in my coffee and there is nothing better than Tiramisu. I’m moved by the colors around me, emotions and the media. Creatively, I embrace change and love to try new things and I’m super excited about being a part of this amazing adventure. Grab your favorite beverage and stop by my blog for a visit

Decorated Canvas

I love working with canvas and mixed media. They are a perfect match for just letting go and seeing where the creative journey will take me. Working with Wow Embossing Powders on canvas can result in some amazing looks. For this canvas, the entire background has been created using Wow Embossing Powders, a little bit of Molding Paste and a few small sprays of Glimmer Mist. The texture is amazing and everything really pops.

WOW! week day 5

WOW Day 5

First for the canvas, I prepped it sparingly with Gesso. Once dry I applied Versamark to the entire surface and using a spoon, sprinkled Wow Embossing Powders onto the surface itself. I used a combination of Berrylicious, Silver Regular, Angel Wings, Bubble Gum and Pastel Pink. I layered colors over top on one another until I achieved the texture, color and height that I wanted. In certain areas, when the embossing powder was still molten, I sprinkle a combination of water drops and embossing powder to gain even more texture.

WOW day 5

WOW Day 5

The FabScraps Chipboard pieces have been covered with Berrylicious and Angel Wings Embossing powder as well. Overall, a perfect canvas for our little girls bedroom was created using some amazing colors of embossing powders from Wow Embossing Powders.

Paper Crafter’s Library Designer Projects

For today’s Paper Crafter’s Library Projects Tracy shows demonstrates the technique of embossing using a template from Crafter’s Workshop, VersaMark ink and Wow! Embossing Powders as she shows you how to create the For My Friend Card shown below.

Download the pdf handout here

You can watch a video on how Tracy created this card here.

Our last project for today, is a Paper Crafter’s Library exclusive – this  Mr. & Mrs. card. This card features both Wow’s embossing powders as well as embossing glitters.  Unfortunately the picture is not the best, but Tracy uses the Wow! embossing glitter to create the swirls on the background paper and then the regular Embossing Powder for the greeting.

There is a video tutorial and handout for this project available to our Paper Crafter’s Library members.

So there you have it! Day 2 of our celebration of Wow! Embossing Powders I hope you have enjoyed all the projects that our design team and the Wow! design team have created for you.

A Bit About Paper Crafter’s Library

The world of paper crafting is HUGE! Whether you are a beginner, or you’ve been creating for years, the sheer number of different products, tools, techniques and project ideas can be overwhelmingAfter spending 6 years helping thousands of paper crafters around the world become more successful in the creative space through her series of kits, digital tutorials and online classes, Andrea Walford began looking for a new approach to education. In 2011 she launched Paper Crafter’s Library – the first, and still to this day, only website that provides an all-in-one learning solution for paper crafters. With almost 800 videos currently in their library and 4-5 new videos added each week, Paper Crafter’s Library offers comprehensive training on products, tools, techniques, and project ideas. From beginner through to advanced, whether your interest is in stamping, card making, scrapbooking, creating 3D items or altered art – you’ll find all the resources you need to navigate the world of paper crafting in ONE place, organized and indexed so that it’s quick and easy to find.

Be sure to sign up for our free email newsletter which features weekly video tutorials. For more information about Paper Crafter’s Library and how we can help you take your paper crafting to the next level, check out the Benefits of Becoming a Member.

Wow! Embossing Powder Give-Away

To enter to a Wow! Embossing Powder prize pack consisting of a variety of different embossing powders please leave your comment below

Paper Crafter’s Library 3 Month Membership Give-Away

As part of our collaboration with Wow! Embossing Powder, each day this week, that day’s Wow! Designer is giving away a 3 month membership to Paper Crafter’s Library. Today’s WOW! Designer  Erika Taylor – be sure to stop by Erika’s blog and leave a comment in THIS POST.  Winner will be announced on Friday.  While you’re there, be sure to browse all her fantastic creations.


89 replies on “WOW! Embossing Powder Week Day 2”

  1. Great projects. Erika’s canvas is fabulous, as are your cards.

  2. I never knew embossing powder could be so versatile. These projects are all beautiful!

  3. These projects are beautiful. I am going to have to dig out some of my stencils and get busy.

  4. That For My Friend card is so beautiful and elegant! Love it. Great video too!

  5. Great Video. Love your creations. I will be on your website to get more info on your library. Thank you

  6. Beautiful projects. I never would have thought to use the templates to emboss with…

  7. I love these! Great idea for using my old stencils that I haven’t had out for some time. Love the look of embossing – it makes such a statement. Thanks!!!

  8. Really enjoyed the cards and I learned a lot.
    Will have to try some of the techniques.

  9. I’ll have to get my stencil out, I forgot how beautiful projects can be with glitter.

  10. The art and cards are just beautiful, but I also learned a new way to use embossing powders. Thanks so much!

  11. Will be digging out my stencils and trying this technique. Thanks for the inspiration.

  12. Great projects! This site never ceases to amaze me. The cards are all so beautiful I really like the stencil and cherry blossom card very much, its so classy. Thanks for all your great ideas.

  13. this is such a lovely card, like how you covered up the broken up areas

  14. What a great idea for using a stencil! Love it! Thanks for all of the great ideas and inspiration!

  15. I haven’t taken out my stencils for a while thankyou for giving such awesome ideas

  16. Love the video’s and all the inspiration!!! THANK YOU for the video’s for all of us VISUAL learners!!! Paper Crafter’s Library is GREAT!!!

  17. Your card is fantastic. The flowers add such a nice look to the tree; simple but beautiful.

  18. Love the colors Erika chose for her canvas, also enjoyed Tracy’s card video. I will be checking designs on stencils more closely when I’m at my craft store 🙂

  19. Lovely card and great way to incorporate the stencils like stamps and emboss. TFS

  20. What a great idea – embossing through stencils. And I like those little pink flowers on the bare tree branches.

  21. Great application to use the stencil, Tracy. I love the cherry blossoms as well! Thanks for the chance to win the embossing powders.

  22. great cards! really like the stencil video. Thanks for a chance to win such awesome embossing powder.

  23. WELL!!! again you have open our eyes to an OLD FRIEND. We loose sight of the 101 basics. I have not powder emboss in years…. Thanks Girls for your amazing ideas.
    Take care,

  24. I am in awe of this canvas …… Will have to give something like this a try. Oh and that stencil card is fab!

  25. luv the tutorials…i’ve been trying to get my hands on he glitter embossing… luv to emboss…

    thanks for the beautiful work

    blessings, lydia

  26. Beautiful cherry blossom tree, Tracey ! I love learning more techniques for using embossing powders, and say “Thanks” to WOW for being here this week!

  27. Another day of amazing projects! You’re not kidding when you say this is the largest on line library for Paper Crafter’s! Thank you so much for the inspiration, and for a chance to win some of these beautiful embossing powders!!!

  28. Wow! The possibilities for using these powders is making my head spin!! Erika’s colors and canvas are over the top, and Tracy’s stenciled Friend card is just lovely! Thanks so much for this week of creative inspiration!

  29. Erika canvas is so stunning,it’s something I haven’t tired yet, with the use of WOW Embossing powder just made such a different, love the video and projects. Well done

  30. That canvas is incredible. I’ve never played with any of that, may have to give that a try. Both cards are very pretty, but the Mr and Mrs card is elegant! Another nice video. Thanks to you and Wow,

  31. I just LOVE the my friend card, and must try it. thank you for the great tutorials.

  32. Great projects- Glad to learn that you can use versamark with stencils and then emboss. WOW seems to have some gorgeous colors! Thanks for offering the giveaway!!

  33. Such diverse projects, but both lovely and inspiring. One with layers of everything (including embossing powders); the other calm in its simplicity. I like the idea of using the stencils and need to look into getting some. Tracy’s card is lovely, too. Thanks for sharing ’em all.

  34. I love how you used the little pearls on the tree. It gives it a great look. A very nice card for a friend or any other occasion. Thank you for a chance to win.

  35. I’ve had mixed results when stamping with a glue pad to adhere glitter so I am anxious to try glittered embossing powder.

  36. Loving your tutorials . Anxious to try it with a stencil. Thanks for sharing.

  37. Each day is more interesting than the last. This is what I truly love about PCL, you teach us techniques using products we know, but never knew to use them in that way! I am really impressed with WOW’s product and hope to win some to try all of this out with. Thanks for offering the giveaway and for always partnering with such great companies!

  38. So talented. Thank you so much for sharing. Good luck to me, I would be WOWed if I could win. Recently started to emboss so im excited.

  39. Thanks for giving me the chance to win such wonderful gifts. Also thanks for all your insperation.

  40. Let me just say WOW I love the Cherry Blossom card. I’ve just recently started reading this blog and newsletter and I have to say its probably one of the best blogs I have found to date! Love all the projects on here.

  41. This has been a great idea to have weeks full of daily inspiration and what a great week this is turning out to be!! The card using the tree stencil is absolutely gorgeous! I am loving all the projects and could spend all day in front of the computer soaking it all up! Thanks !!

  42. Love the colors and textures shown in todays projects ! Thanks for a chance to win !

  43. Thanks for the video on Embossing with Stencils and WOW! embossing powders. Makes me want to pull out my stencils and start embossing them…(with some of the WOW! powders I might win?) Tracy makes it look sooooo easy! TFS – Micki

  44. More inspiration every day! I’m enjoying the variety of things to do with WOW! embossing powders. Hope I win!

  45. what fabulous powders and so versatile for numerous projects. Thanks for the opportunity to win. These powders really live up to their name. WOW!

  46. Canvas is my favorite for working and creating on…thanks for the new idea using WOW embossing powder!

  47. Thanks for the instructions, your video has given me ideas on how to use embossing powders and how to catch the excess. The coffee filter is so simple and yet I probably wouldn’t have thought of it.

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