Swipe your Versa Mark pad across the card stock covering completely.
Emboss with the Gold Embossing powder first doing one half and then the other. This helps in the where am I going to hold this problem.
Heat with your heat tool. Emboss other side and heat that up.
Here is what you will now have. Next thing you nee is an embossing folder and your Cuttlebug or other machine.
Run it through.
Now grab whatever you use for sanding.
and sand away trying to stay on raised areas.
Here is my card. Picture is not real good but the purple is showing where I sanded and the gold is now more antiquey looking because it's not as shiney.