This week on Studio SN on You Tube…Heat embossing on Lazertran!

Note: Lazertran is a waterslide decal paper. It’s designed for photo printing using a home printer—but you can also stamp and ink on it. You can also spray it with a color spray like Dylusions! Once the ink is dry, just soak the paper in water until the liner comes off. You’ll have a beautifully wispy, see-through image that’s perfect for layering. If you look closely, you’ll see the text pattern showing through the palm frond focal on this card.

sara naumann blog lazertran and embossing

You’ll need:

Lazertran Waterslide Decal Paper for InkJet Printers

Dylusions: Cut Grass from Ranger

– Palm Frond image from Judikins

Eclectica ESN03 stamp set from Paper Artsy

– White ultra-fine embossing powder

– Heat tool

Watermark Resist inkpad from Ranger

Claudine Hellmuth Multi-Medium from Ranger

– Cardstock: White, green, yellow, black

– Blank card

– Black and white check ribbon

– Shallow container with warm water; lint-free cloth or paper towel

Here’s how to do it:

1. Stamp and heat-emboss the palm front onto a 3 3/4″ piece of Lazertran. Spritz with Dylusions and let dry.

2. Fill a shallow container with water, then soak the Lazertran piece. It will curl up, then start to separate. Slide off the liner, and pull out the stamped piece. Place it onto a lint-free cloth or paper towel and gently pat dry.

3. Stamp the script border onto a piece of cardstock, then cover with multi-medium and glue the Lazertran. Remember to apply only a thin layer of adhesive, something like a coat of nail polish. Let the glue dry, then trim around the outside edge. Mat onto black cardstock.

4. Cut a piece of yellow cardstock slightly smaller than the card front. Stamp the border on the left side of a piece of white cardstock and glue that on top. Add a piece of green cardstock, then the stamped focal. Wrap with black and white ribbon and center on the card front.

That’s it–easy!

Want to see the video? Then stop on by Studio SN on You Tube! Hope to see you there!

Oh yes—if you’re interested in more Lazertran techniques, you might check out my Lazertran for Stamping & Collage online course at Creative Workshops!

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