Today I have a ‘2 for 1’ – Thank You Card | Ink + Embossing Folder. This handmade card is not only fun, but can get a little addicting since the possibilities are endless!  We are going to learn creative uses for embossing folders. Specifically I’m going to show you how to ink up embossing folders.  It will dramatically change the look of your embossed paper or cardstock!

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Thank You Card | Ink + Embossing Folder Image

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder

This embossed paper really makes the trees “pop” on this cardstock.

Let’s Start with a Video

Today’s short video will show you how this technique is done.  You might get a little “inky fingered” but that’s ok–that is part of the fun in card making.

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Fun Fold Video using Picture Perfect Birthday

Experiment with Different Colors

Play around with your embossing folders using different colors of cardstock and ink, plus inking the different sides of the folders.  With the TIN TILE folder the look can be completely different depending on which side you ink up!

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder

On this first one I used Smoky Slate cardstock and Basic Gray ink.  Give it a little pop of Real Red and what a bold card it makes!  Don’t forget to stamp the inside!

On both of these cards I used a die to cut out the THANK YOU.  It’s a single die called:  THANK YOU THINLITS and you can find it on page 220 of the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.

Card Recipe:

  • Smoky Slate:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Smoky Slate Layer:  5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″, cut down to 3 3/4″ x 5″ AFTER EMBOSSING
  • Real Red:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″
  • Inside:  Whisper White:  4″ x 5 1/4″

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder

Here is the other thank you card I made:

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder

For this thank you card I used Crumb Cake Cardstock and Soft Suede Ink.  The THANK YOU is cut from Early Espresso.

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder

Another Card With This Technique

Here is a sympathy card that I shared a long time ago that inked up the Woodland Embossing Folder.  This card is actually my MOST PINNED card on Pinterest!!!

Thank You Card Made with Ink + Embossing Folder


When I first shared this card, I also had a video and step by step instructions….so check out the original post!

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