Learn how to use foil as a simple focal point on any project!
Supplies You Will Need:
Winter Wisteria and Hibiscus Burst Inks by Papertrey Ink
Whatnot Sentiments Five Stamp Set by Your Next Stamp
My First Outfit and Baby Accessories Dies by Crafter’s Companion
Birthday Party 6×6 Paper Pack by Crafter’s Companion
3D Foam by Therm O Web
Tape Runner by Therm O Web
Die Cutting Machine (Big Shot used)
DecoFoil Peel n Stick Toner Sheet by Therm O Web
Amethyst Watercolor DecoFoil by Therm O Web
Premium White Cardstock by Spectrum Noir
To start, die cut a onesie die out of Peel n Stick Toner Sheets.
Die cut stars out of patterned paper. Since this particular card is baby-themed, choose soft colors, appropriate for a baby card.
Heat up a laminator. Make sure it is nice and hot (it should heat up for at least 15 minutes). Trim a piece of DecoFoil large enough to cover the onesie die cut.
Place the die cut inside a piece of parchment paper. Place the DecoFoil (silver side down, patterned side up) on top of it. Run it through the laminator.
Once the die cut goes through the laminator, gently peel off the foil The die cut piece is now covered. Keep that piece of ‘used’ foil; it can be repurposed on a future project!
To create the duo-toned sentiment, ink up the top half of the stamp with a darker color (light purple used) and then the bottom portion of the sentiment with a lighter color (pink used). To ensure a clean impression, use a MISTI or a stamp positioning tool. Creating a duo-toned stamped image usually requires the same ink and stamp to be stamped in the exact same spot at least 2-3 times. Stamp onto the bottom portion of a 3.75 x 5 piece of white cardstock.
Assemble the card. Trim a card base (white cardstock) to 4.25 x 11 inches and score it at 5.5 inches to create a top folding card. Trim a piece of patterned paper to 4 x 5.5 inches. Add the foiled die cut to the front panel using 3D foam squares to give it some dimension.
Creating a pop of foil on any project is simple! Don’t be afraid to add foil using other adhesives, too, if a laminator isn’t available!