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Monday, 9 April 2012

Creating a background with foils

Hello again. My name is Emma (aka The Sparkly Fairy). I was so excited when I received the WOW! Embossing Foils to play with. The challenge WOW! have set this month is Nature or Vintage and the DT have been lucky enough to have the foils to use.

First I created a background using double sided adhesive and layering on two different foil colours - red and gold.  Then I stamped the dandelions from the Make a Wish stamp set over the top using Stazon Ink.

The 3D butterfly is created using the butterfly from the Simply Amazing set, stamped onto heat resistant acetate, covered with WOW! bonding powder and foiled with gold foil. I cut out a black butterfly to layer it on so it stood out more.

Once I had mounted the piece onto the card I used the iron technique to add foils to the small dandelions on the black card. To do this - stamp the image with an embossing pad and then pour over the WOW! Bonding Powder. Place the foil over the top, turn over the card and iron with a medium heat on the back. Gently peel off the foil and the image should be foiled!

The small butterflies I simply stamped onto the black card with an embossing pad to leave a watermark.

Shopping List:

WOW! Gold Embossing Foil
WOW! Red Embossing Foil
WOW!Make A Wish Stamp set
WOW!Simply Amazing Stamp Set
WOW!Bonding Powder

Don't forget to enter the challenge to be in with a chance of winning 12 WOW! Embossing Powders.

Good Luck!

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  1. WOW! what an effective technique - lovely card :)

  2. Stunning Card, beautiful, great tecnique.....

  3. Love this card, the red and gold are perfect together x

  4. That's a really beautiful card. x