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Learn how-to colour an embossed background with a brayer in #TechniqueTuesday with Tracy May from Bedlam & Butterflies.


  • How to use a printing techniques. Colouring An Embossed Background With A Brayer - Step 1
    Step 1

    Step 1: Emboss your card stock with the background you wish to colour

  • How to use a printing techniques. Colouring An Embossed Background With A Brayer - Step 2
    Step 2

    Ste 2: Ink up your brayer.

    Tip: Always roll the brayer in one direction when inking to ensure even coverage e.g. start at the bottom of the ink pad and roll upwards. Lift the brayer off the ink pad when you reach the top and then move back to the bottom and repeat until the brayer is fully covered in ink.

  • How to use a printing techniques. Colouring An Embossed Background With A Brayer - Step 3
    Step 3

    Step 3: Gently roll the brayer in one direction over the embossed/raised image.

    i.e. starting slightly off the bottom of the card stock roll from the bottom to the top. Lift the brayer up when you reach the top of the card stock and move to the bottom and repeat until the card stock is covered

  • How to use a printing techniques. Colouring An Embossed Background With A Brayer - Step 4
    Step 4

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Jane W.
Jane W. · Fleet, England, GB · 10 projects
This looks far more effective than trying to ink the embossing folder before embossing - when I do that I always seem to ink the wrong side
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