I am pretty sure that you all know about embossing, but what about debossing with your Borders Scoring Plate from Stampin' Up!?  Just in case you don't know the difference, here it is:

Embossing raises an image, item, etc up on your project whether it is heat embossing or dry embossing.  When you run your fingers over the top, you can feel it raised up off the surface.

Debossing is the opposite, it depresses your image, item, etc on your project.  When you run your fingers over the top, you feel the depression.  (Note:  I said the depression, not that you will feel depressed, there is no depression in card making, it is all for good!)

I actually love doing both embossing and debossing and sometimes I get a little too much caffeine, thank you Dr. Pepper, and go wild and crazy and do both!  (I know, living life on the wild side, right?)

And that is what I did on this card.  There is a very important step in doing this and I taught it to you yesterday with my favorite tool to use along with my Simply Scored and the Borders Scoring Plate, you will really really really want to have repositionable adhesive with you when you do this.

(If you missed that tip, you can view the video here.)

This is the card I made using the embossing & debossing technique with my Borders Scoring Plate:

embossing and debossing with the borders scoring plate from stampin up

Supplies Used to create this card:

Stampin' Up! Stamps:  Vintage Verses (Sale a bration item)

Stampin' Up! Ink:  Real Red

Stampin' Up! Card Stock:  Bashful Blue, Crumb Cake, Real Red, Whisper White (all dimensions are listed in the video)

Stampin' Up! Accessories:  Borders Scoring Plate, Simply Scored, Real Red Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Repositionable adhesive

Other Accessories:  10 Second Bow Maker

To order any of these supplies, click here to visit my online Stampin' Up! store.

Here is the video tutorial teaching you how to do the embossing and debossing with the Borders Scoring Plate:

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I hope that you have enjoyed this video teaching you how to do both embossing and debossing using the Borders Scoring Plate from Stampin' Up!


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