How to know which side your cardstock will be embossed

Whenever you use an embossing folder in your die-cutting machine, is it a guess which side will be embossed? Most times it doesn’t matter, but for when it does, watch my tutorial on how to know which side of your cardstock will be embossed.

Click to watch my how to know which side your cardstock will be embossed tutorial here if the video is not displaying properly on your device.

Gold polka dot embossed handmade greeting cards with Stampin' Up! Me=Grateful Stamp Set. Card idea by Shelly Godby of www.stampingsmiles.comThere are times in which side of your paper or cardstock will be embossed is important to know so you don’t waste materials and time. For instance, with the one-sided Gold Foil Sheets used on my handmade greeting card using the Stampin’ Up! Me=Grateful Stamp Set pictured to the left.

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Gold Foil Embossed Card Measurements

4-1/4″ x 11″ Basic Black Cardstock

4″ x 5-1/4″ Gold Foil Sheets

3″ x 3″ Whisper White Cardstock

3-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ Basic Black Cardstock

4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White Cardstock


Gold Foil Embossed Card Supplies

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Next time you emboss cardstock or paper, remember my tip to know which side will be embossed.

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