The Iron Craft challenge this week was to make something involving the letter E. I was thinking about embossing, and then I remembered a big stack of cardboard sheets I’d recently acquired (they were used as packing material in a box of books) and decided I really wanted to make embossed texture plates for the girl and I to play with.
What You’ll Need
- Pieces of cardboard
- glue gun
What You’ll Do
Decide what sorts of shapes or textures you want to put on your pieces. I did zigzags, waves and then some simple shapes. If you want you can draw them out, or just freehand draw with the glue.
Using a hot glue gun, draw out the shapes.
The shapes are great, too, though the star didn’t work at all.
I think these will be fun for the girl to experiment with, and the rubbings would make a great background for an art journal page or even a greeting card.
Have you ever made an embossed texture plates DIY to make rubbings? I’d love to hear how it went for you.