Swirly Embossed Frame Mat

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by Robin Beam, A.C. Moore

Swirly Embossed Frame Mat

Gift a one of a kind photo with Core'dinations® paper and a Darice® embossing folder. Use in a finished frame, shadowbox, card or scrapbook page.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Choose desired paper to go with photo; Whitewashed Green was used for this sample from the Ebony & Ivory Pack.
  • 2
    Cut paper to size of embossing folder. Run through embossing machine.
  • 3
    Remove embossed paper from folder. Lay paper flat and gently rub sand paper over embossed image to remove top layer of paper and reveal the darker cardstock color beneath. Use a dry towel to remove sanded material.
  • 4
    Once desired effect is achieved, use craft knife and cutting mat to remove center frame on image.
  • 5
    On the back of the embossed paper mat run the Adhesive Runner around the opening of the frame. Place photo in place (adhesive will allow the photo to stay in place!
  • 6
    Use in a card or place in frame and give as a gift (for someone else or yourself!).

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Darice® Embossing Essentials™ Embossing Folder Scroll Frame 104729241
  • Provo Craft Cuttlebug® Manual Die Cutter and Embosser Machine 104073379
  • Core'dinations ColorCore Cardstock® Ebony & Ivory Pad 60 sheets 104510843
  • Advantus® Tim Holtz® Idea-ology® Sanding Grip 104546076
  • X-acto® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Fiskars® Self-Healing Craft Mat 12 inch x 18 inch 104678813
  • 3L™ Scrapbook Adhesives® E-Z Runner 33 ft 100392377
  • Photo
  • Frame