For me - believe it or not, I have never used my dies to emboss before! I have only used them to do what they were intended...die cut. I have always wanted to try to emboss with dies - so that is what I did for my card.
I used "Happy Trails" from Lawn Fawn for my card. I first die cut a piece of Bazzill Marshmallow ( my favorite) card stock using the one of the postage edge frame dies from Simon Says Stamp and I did some Distress Inking on the card stock to create a night sky. I used Tumbled Glass and a little Chipped Sapphire. I then took a star pattern stencil I have from Studio Calico, and I took my Versa Mark ink, and pressed it onto the stencil to create "sticky stars", and then I heat embossed it using silver embossing powder. I, then embossed another one of the postage edge frame dies onto a piece of Butter Mints card stock from Bazzill. I love how it gave it a subtle look.
After that, I worked on my trailer - I stamped, and die cut it out and color it using some of my Copics. I created my card base which is 5.5 X 4.25 and scored it at the top from a piece of wood grain card stock from Simon Says Stamp, and I adhered both panels to the card base. I popped up my trailer using foam adhesive, and then I worked on my sentiment which is a piece of vellum, and I stamped my sentiment from the same stamp set in Versa Fine Onyx Black ink, and then applied some clear embossing powder since it is a pigment ink, and then I heat set that with my heat gun. I used a little of Tombo Mono Multi on the end of my vellum, and then I added two enamel dots to finish it off. Here is a closer look at my embossing with my die.
So - I am looking forward to seeing what techniques are used over at gallery!! Have fun creating, and I will see you there!