Pellaq, new exciting paper for crafts

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PELLAQ is a new paper based material that has a high gloss finish, available in bright colours, it makes an ideal paper for die cutting and stamping, gift bags, cards and scrapbooking. It is embossed with one of four patterns, crocco, lizard glean or mallory. All colours are available in any crocco

Crocco looks like crocodile skin and it is the best emboss to show up the high gloss finish.It has a pattern repeated every 15cm.  Used to make gift carrier bags and boxes.   Lizard has a much finer pattern repeated every 10 cm.   Glean is an uneven striped pattern on a small scale.  Mallory is a pattern of small dots. Good for model making

PVA glue is the best glue for sticking Pellaq the glossy finish means that glue on the front of the piece is easily removed.This wipe clean surface makes it ideal for beginners.Double sided tape is the best way to stick  embelishments to the front of Pellaq.

Samples are available from the velvet paper shop multi colour packs, velvet paper swatch card

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