Friday, June 2, 2017

How to do beautiful simple foiling for a touch of glamor on your paper crafts - all you need is the Best Glue Ever. Plus a free gift!

Hi, Ginny here with you today and I have a fun post for you today; trying the technique of foiling!  I don't own a machine that foils or a laser printer - the two mainstream ways of creating foiled cards - nor do I want to purchase one.  I would like to add the foil elegance to my card making repertoire.  If you are like me, you aren't first in line at the craft store to purchase the complete set of the latest crafty yum yum's.  I try to perfect my skills with things I already have before I move on.

I had heard that foiling can be done with the Best Glue Ever - no machine needed.  I thought wow that is awesome!  So I watched this video and   I thought well I know I have the skill to do that! I grabbed my Scraperfect foil and my Best Glue Ever and made my first foiled card!
I'm going to share the Steps with you, but to give you a fast forward here is the card



for my first project, I kept it simple



                                                   Looks pretty used, my bottle of Best Glue ever - It is!!                                                  I picked my packet of solid color transfer foils 




I stamped off two images of one of my favorite  Magenta images



Colored the section of image I want to have dimension



I added the tiny amount of  Best Glue Ever


 I after about 30 seconds pressed the foil over the glue gave it a gentle rub and pulled it off.
that is it, so simple!


 The fist area. Using the foil and Glue you can take your time and add the foiling as you like





I selected my coloring pens


adjusted the  dimensional element



Colored - I always have a piece of scrap to test my color choices




                                                                     Put in shadows



Added layers 


Using Best Glue Ever I can create many layers that will all sit perfectly flat













This was really enjoyable to create I hope you check the video out and give this a try!
Thank you for stopping by today!
Ginny M


Here a freebie you might like trying a little foiling on!



2 comments:

  1. WOW what a gorgeous card! Love that whole stamp - love your colors. Thanks for the print-out too.

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