You put ink on the folder and then put your paper into the folder and run it through the Big Shot. The ink does not go into the impression, so it leaves it the color of the paper while turning the paper the color of the ink you use. Soft and pretty!
I have to confess that her card had a beautiful bow on it and my bow looked terrible, so I put a flower on mine when I got home. Hee hee! I do not tie pretty bows, so I had to improvise.