I went with the heat embossing of my sentiment, but as you can clearly see, there was some dry embossing in my die . . . didn't notice until I popped it out of the die. It's that very slight border of the die.
I hope you find some time to create today.
Stamps and Dies: Merry & Bright Boughs Stamps and Peppermint Stick Background Stamp (Catherine Pooler Designs; Merry Labels (CASual Fridays)
Ink and Embossing: Cherry Cobbler (Stampin' Up) and Versamark; Opague Bright White EP (WOW)
Paper: Solar White (Neenah); Cherry Cobbler (Stampin' Up)
Accessories: Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)