MARBLE / MICRO BEAD TECHNIQUES
Liner Tape or Terrifically Tacky Tape
a straight border with red liner tape
Apply a border with a red liner tape roll on your
card stock. Remove the protective paper/plastic
if there is any. Pour tiny marbles over tape and
press into tape. Pour run-off back into storage
bag/bottle through a funnel. If you're using larger
marbles (1mm or 2mm) or a bead mix with sead beads
or bugle beads, it helps to heat the tape with
a heat gun before or after applying the beads.
This isn't needed for the .5 mm Micro Marbles.
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a detailed marbled border
Punch a shape or border into your card stock and
back with single sided or double sided tape. Pour
tiny marbles into the punched areas to adhere
to the tape backing.
Tacky Tape Sheet:
These sheets of double-sided adhesive are protected
with plastic coated paper, rather than just plastic.
This makes it possible to use the sheets with
punches. One side of the protection paper can
be drawn on or stamped on. The adhesive is also
heat resistant and can be used with embossing
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shapes or punch shapes out of your double-sided
sheets. Remove backing from one side and adhere
to card stock or artwork. Remove the second backing
and pour Micro Marbles directly over the adhesive
combining Micro Marbles and embossing powder by
sprinkling the adhesive shape with just a few
marbles and filling in the gaps with embossing
powder and heat.
a piece of double-sided adhesive to cover a stamped
image with the larger clear Micro Marbles. This
refracts the image through the marbles, providing
dimension and unusual distortion.
part of an image with Micro Marbles by stamping
your image on your card stock and also stamping
onto the stampable side (the darker side) of the
protective paper. Cut out the portion you want
to cover with an exacto knife. Pull off the non-stampable
side and adhere to the stamped image. Remove the
other backing and pour marbles directly over double-sided