Question about Heat Embossing and Static

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Question about Heat Embossing and Static
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Tue, 11-15-2011 - 8:32pm

A while ago I got a little anti-static pillow thingy from A's to help my embossing powder from blowing everywhere and the static issue. Anyway, I misplaced it and decided to try using a dryer sheet. I am not sure if it made the issue worse or if it's the type of embossing powder. I am using silver

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Wed, 11-16-2011 - 7:16am

I think the anti-static pillow (or dryer sheet) is to keep things from sticking *where you don't want it too.*

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Wed, 11-16-2011 - 11:03am
What Karen said! I'd look to the juicyness of your ink, especially with fine powder. The larger granules would have better coverage just because there is more of them to melt where they stick.

I hate the dusty feeling of that little pillow, but I use it, otherwise the powder sometimes sticks and then melts where I don't want it.
Michelle
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Wed, 11-16-2011 - 12:14pm

I am wondering now if the ink pads I've been using are just dried up a bit. The silver one is from Chalkbox, and the blue one I was using is HL's brand. I've been moving away from HL's brand of inks b/c I find them terrible for clear stamps and I believe some of my inks got damaged when I had them sitting in a hot car at one point. I tried a cushion on the table and that didn't really help-just make the problem worse.

These stamps are crazy to work with too. Here is what stamps I am trying to use.

http://paperika.blogspot.com

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Wed, 11-16-2011 - 12:47pm
Cute stamp!
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Thu, 11-17-2011 - 5:23pm

Believe it or not but I found the static pillow thing! I found another stamp too! :)