Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Embossing Folders/Repurposed Cricut Mat
Do you have any old Cricut mats that are no longer usable to cut on? Well if you love embossing folders save them. Cut 4 1/4" wide and 11 1/2" long, fold in the middle, if it begins to crack at the fold you can reinforce on the outside with duct tape. Be sure to clean all the adhesive off the mat with hot water and soap then dry thoroughly.
Use a thin piece of chipboard, one that you could cut with the cricut and cut your image, apply double sided tape to the back of your relief and the back of you image and adhere to the inside of the mat.
You will need a shim to run this through your cuttlebug and the Spellbinders (brown rubber mat) works perfectly. Sandwich is Aplate, Bplate, folder, brown rubber mat,Bplate . You get a nice deep emboss for pennies. Happy Thursday, Hugs, Sandi