Embossed lettering at your fingertips no longer requires heat, powders or professional printing. It is so simple with Glaze Gelly Roll 3-D Ink Pens by Sakura-- just slowly write and let dry!
I love the glaze pens. They add such simple texture to the page and are very easy to use. It takes a few moments to "set" but once it dries, the writing becomes very shiny and slightly raised, similar to an embossed effect. I use these pens all the time to create faux stitching, to doodle, to journal, to trace around title letters just to make them pop more! You cannot go wrong with these pens and I don't know how I ever lived without them.
Used in this project: July Rolodex
WOW these are by far the best pens ever!!! I can't stop using them, I love it on everything. It adds a nice shine to all projects. Once you try them you will not want to put them down. They are perfect for journaling or doodling. The quality is FABULOUS, the pens write very smooth, dries fast, and flows smoothly. A must have for your pen collection!
Used in this project: He still gives me Butterflies
I bought these pens for some of the Xmas cards I was making. I stamped a Xmas tree and use the pens to embellish the tree. OMG, How adorable the Xmas ball came out. The pens are so smooth and when the colors dry looks beautiful. The ink raises and WOW, Awesome...I won't buy any other brand after trying my Sakura Glaze Gelly Roll. You must have them.
You will fall in love with them as I did. A+++++
Used in this project: Happy Birthday Card
I use these all the time, they`re great for adding a bit of texture to your page with doodles or writing, though they take a bit of time to dry and smudge very very easily when wet - and can be hard to get off of your hands! Still, they`re absolutely gorgeous on the page, particularly on darker backgrounds.
I bought these a while ago and never used them until now. NOW I love them and use them in many of my layouts as well as with my stamping (I'll outline the stamp and it gives it almost an embossed look).
These pens really start to shine and raise up after they have dried. They just add that extra little "umph" to your page or card. I highly recommend these
I love to use the Glaze pens as a finishing touch to colored-in rubberstamping designs. They can add the perfect shine or reflection to an image to make it look complete.
They also dry slightly raised to give a faux heat embossed look. I used these quite often for that look because embossing powders tend to mess with my eyes too much.
I wish they lasted longer! I have to replace my Glaze pens almost as often as I have to replace my adhesive but they are worth it. They're perfect for working on something small like a card where you don't want the big show of "real" embossing. Do make sure you allow plenty of time for the ink to dry though, especially if you decide to add a second layer of ink (not needed often, maybe with white ink on black cardstock).
Used in this project: Beautiful!
These rule! They had just a pop of glaze. The clear one is perfect for adding glaze on areas to small to squeeze liquid glazes onto. I use these all the time to accent pp and everything else. They right on almost anything too! I'm on my third set and getting ready to buy a fourth.
These pens are great. A little bit pricey, but hey what are you gonna do? I really love them though. I love to doodle and journal and these are great. They take a couple seconds to dry so don't touch the wet ink right away, it will smear. I had to learn the hard way. These are a really great product though.
Used in this project: So In Love
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