Introducing the Embosslit

Stampin up bella toile sweetest stem embosslit

I'm not sure if you have met.  Let me proudly introduce you to one of Stampin' Up!'s exclusive Embosslit designs, Sweetest Stem (p. 202, #114513, $11.95).  It coordinates beautifully with the Sweet Stem stamp set (p. 99, #113726).  Both items became available to customers yesterday, with the release of Stampin' Up!'s Spring/Summer 2009 Catalog (now available by download on my right side bar or click here to order a catalog).

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So what is an Embosslit and how will it make my stamping and scraping time divine?  Each Embosslit die measures 2 1/4 x 2 1/2".  It includes both a positive and negative image for simultaneous cutting and embossing.  Embosslits cut through card stock and Designer Series paper. 

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Simply place card stock inside the Embosslit.

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Fold it over and place it on the Big Shot Multipurpose Platform Tab 1.  Leave Tab 1 open, as shown. Standard Cutting Pads will be at the very top and bottom of this "sandwich."

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Zip your "sandwich" through the Big Shot Die Cut Machine.

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Perfectly cut and embossed.  Pat yourself on the back for a job well done!

TIP:  I used the Embosslit with my Big Shot Die Cut Machine, Standard Cutting Pads and the Multipurpose Platform (all come with the Stampin' Up!'s Big Shot).  Embosslits likely will work with other die cut machines (for example, the Cuttlebug).  However, adjustments may need to be made to create the right pressure.  Please contact alternate die cut machine manufacturers before use.

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Hmmmm . . .  what was my inspiration for this card :)?  TIP:   I love discovering fresh ideas in fashion and home d?cor catalogs.  This fabric set the stage for my black embossing on chocolate background.  The color Chocolate Chip was inspired by this week's challenge on my downline blog. 

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Stamp Set:  Sweet Serendipity (113626), Bella Toile Background (111598)
Paper:  Chocolate Chip (102128), Very Vanilla (101650), Basic Black (102851)
Ink:  VersaMark (102283)
Cool Tools:  Sweetest Stem Embosslit (114513), Big Shot Die Cut Machine (113439), Heat Tool (100005)
The Perfect Touch:  Black Embossing Powder (109133), Chocolate Chip 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon (109051), Black Brads (109109, Vintage Brads), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Sweet serendipity

Bella toile


  1. This card is sooooooo pretty!!! Love it!!!

  2. No surprise Mary.
    Elegance personified describes this card and you dear Mary.

    Hugs and blessings – Jean

  3. Beautiful card! I love the new embosslits.

  4. I’m loving the looks of this embosslit; thanks for the introduction! It looks so good on the embossed choc chip.

  5. Very chic and elegant!
    It calls sophistication!

  6. Beautiful and elegant Mary.
    Thanks for sharing your creations with us.

    God bless

  7. Stunning! The colors mesh so well! You come up with such great ideas! Thank you!

  8. Colleen Moreland

    That is a great idea from the dress. Great job. I love the colors too. Beautiful

  9. As usual, you’ve hit out of the park again. Love the card.

  10. Janet Swofford

    I love this card! So elegant with the chocolate/black palette. I will have to try this color combo.I really love this embosslit too.i can’t wait to try them. Thanks for sharing.

  11. The black embossing on Chocolate Chip is DIVINE! So elegant and classy! Love your inspiration 🙂

  12. He,he,he – I just ordered this BG Stamp too!!! We have great taste my friend!!!

  13. Mary – this is beautiful – love your take on the dress!!!

  14. colleen kramer

    So very elegant! You can see a whole new world of possibilities opening with these little guys!

  15. Pat yourself on the back, another beautiful card. I love that it cuts and embosses, how far we have come. The black and brown looks great together. Thanks for another good idea and you have caused me to add another toy to my wish list.

  16. Beautiful as always! I tried looking for inspiration in a magazine or catalogue like you…I just ended up with more stuff I wanted. Kind of like looking through the new catalog. Thanks for more inspiration!

  17. Oh you made me gasp.. this is BEAUUUTTTIFUL! wow.. I love this card 🙂 I love our Embosslits and you made me love it even more! 🙂

  18. Gorgeous! Love the richness of it all! Great take on the dress! hugs, Monica

  19. This is a great card. I love the black embossing on the Chocolate Chip cardstock!

  20. Love the embosslilts!! Gorgeous card too Mary!!

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