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How to alter your cuttlebug embossing folders and machine for an easy, at home, letterpress.
You will need1. Cuttlebug2. Embossing folder3. tape4. scissors5. paper 6. stamp pad7. brayer (rubber paint roller.)
Cut the embossing folder in half. discard the female side, keep the male (the side with the raised plastic.) Trim closely around the design. If you skip this ...
Place one of your B plates that come with the cuttlebug over the green base. Secure it to the base with tape so it won't slide. Any type ...
Use double sided tape or ATG to secure your cut out embossing folder to your remaining B plate that come with the cuttlebug. Position it appropriately.
I used a pigment stamp pad and speedball brayer to ink the design. You will get the hang of it after a few tries. Wipe off any ink ...
Place the base (it should have your B plate with your paper cushion attached to it) into the opening of the cuttlebug. Put the paper you are going ...
you are finished! You can achieve clean crisp impressions in about 30 seconds with this method. I've ordered some photopolymer plates to see if I can create custom ...
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