"Another thing that might help if it is very humid to take your heat tool and pass it over the card stock a few times to dry it out and then proceed with the embossing buddy which is a pillow with talc powder inside it. It removes any residue and…"
"I don't know if I am too late for this party or not but I made a bunch of anti static pads with fabric and cornstarch. They worked wonderfully. I used to teach card making to a group of folks with special needs and they were on very…"
"I use the lid of of shoe box to place my work into and then heat emboss. This way I never heat my fingers! :) I also have a paint brush in with my embossing tools. It is flat and angled. I use this to remove any stray…"
An embossing buddy looks like a little pillow. It is filled with powder and helps remove any oils from cardstock after you handle it. There is another tool that looks different, but does the same thing. You can usually find…"
"Glenda, sometimes the embossing powder makes a difference. Gina has great embossing powders. I use Ultra Fine embossing powder for most everything these days as it really helps make the fine sentiments stand out. I know Gina has…"
"I usually start with heating from the back for about 5 seconds or so after my heat tool has warmed up. Then I move to the front. and a lot has to do with your heat tool. I recently changed from an old Martha Steward to a…"