Category Archives: Foiling

(2018 c69) Birthday Shaker

I pulled out one of my older stamps: Hero Arts CG140 Poppy Background.  I inked the stamp by swiping Distress Inks by Ranger.  The shaker window was cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits 660220 Mixed Media Die. Look closely & you can see that I inserted gold vellum in 5 of the honeycomb shapes.  I used fun foam to back the watercolor paper with the die shape cut …

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(2018 c47) Foiled Mandala Blessings

Background base was created with Violet Color Burst by Ken Oliver.  Next I cut the My Favorite Things Die-Namics  Mesmerizing Mandalas and I used it as a stencil to sponge 2 diagonal images across the card with regular Distress Inks by Ranger (the Blueprint Sketch looks purple sponged over the violet background)  I used the same Madala “stencil” to create the “flower” in the …

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(2018 c46) Mandala FLOWER

My Favorite Things Die-Namics  Mesmerizing Mandalas was cut and used as a stencil to apply Heidi Swapp Reactive Screen Ink Minc Liquid Toners 313000.  As you can see on the closeup below:  I used a stiff brush and brushed across the stencil and used feathery brush strokes radiating outward on the outside edges. Removed the stencil and let …

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(2018 c43) Foiled, Embossed Pink Garden

This was another trial of foiling:   I stamped Sizzix/Hero Arts #657772 Textured Impressions Folder w/Stamp- Silhouette Vines Set (This is a discontinued set, but can still be found on the web) with Versamark Ink and gently heat embossed with Stampendous Stamp N Bond and then placed through my heat laminator with silver hologram Deco Art Foil. As you can see the foiling adhered where stamped, …

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(2018 c42) We Make A Perfect Pear

This was a day of playing with foiling for me. I discovered some papers that DO NOT work very well with hot foiling  (I will do another post later with my findings)  As you can see on the Picture below I also had fun making a background paper for my pears by coloring white cardstock with stains by Tim …

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(2018 c41) Foiled Background, Blessings

I started by inking the background with Abandoned Coral and Broken China Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger then I very lightly inked the edges to give a soft gray with Black Soot. Then I stamped Sizzix/Hero Arts #657772 Textured Impressions Folder w/Stamp- Silhouette Vines Set (This is a discontinued set, but can still be found on the web) with Versamark Ink and gently …

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(2017 c40) Foil it up, Coffee

I Copied my dies on white paper then took them to Kinkos and had them Printed  on the Toner Copier onto black cardstock. Then put them through my heat laminator to “foil”, I cut out with my Nestabilities Labels 14 die, which left a foiled edge on the negative hole. On watercolor paper using my …

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(2016 c31)Ellen Hutson and Winnie & Walter Day 5

Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 5 Mood Board Challenge   For today’s background I am using a freebie from Winnie & Walter, LLC, at http://www.winniewalter.com. It is from The Gossip Column: The Geometric Generation Digital Elements, called Diamond Dizzy. After printing several of the designs I took them to …

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(2016 c30) Ellen Hutson and Winnie & Walter Day 2 Sentimental

Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 2 Sentimental For today’s background I am using a freebie from Winnie & Walter, LLC, at http://www.winniewalter.com. It is from The Gossip Column: The Geometric Generation Digital Elements, called Oval Lovely.  After printing several of the designs I took them to a print shop …

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(2016 c27) Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 1

Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 1 Floral Challenge For today’s background I am using a freebie from Winnie & Walter, LLC, at http://www.winniewalter.com. It is from The Gossip Column: The Geometric Generation Digital Elements, called Facetnating. After printing several of the designs I took them to a print shop …

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