A couple years ago when I learned how to heat emboss it was one of my most favorite techniques!! Here lately it seems like a lot of mess and trouble (apparently I've grown lazy). A couple months back I dug out my heat gun to make a set of 8 simple embossed thank-you's for a friend. I couldn't decide whether to emboss my Fifth Avenue Floral card with white or clear and then decided on both- I really like how this card turned out - all three flowers stand out on their own with this technique.
My four favorites -
C&S Embossing - A little more labor intensive than just C&S stamping but well worth the effort!!