Thursday, March 1, 2018

How to make a vintage card with Transfer Foil and no heat tools!

A couple of weekends ago I made a card for a   Friendship challenge using Transfer Foil and no heat tools!  I thought I would share it with you today. 

Here is my card: 

And here is the easy process:

I stamped my image using Archival ink on watercolor paper.



I colored with distress inks




I used Best Glue Ever for the foiling and all layers of adhesion.  First the crown;





Very simply fill in the area with a thin coat of BGE



Let it dry for a few minutes, then place the  Scraperfect transfer foil on top - shiny side up. Let the foil sit on the area for about 3 minutes, burnish with your finger and then lift off


For the second area of foiling, I apply a thin bead of Best Glue Ever 


And then used a palette knife to smear ( not sure of the art term for this!) the glue down and again place the transfer foil on top and let dry for a couple of minutes.



you simply pull off the sheet and the gold is adhered to the paper!

And for the bow - no more hot glue burns! 
Best Glue Ever  holds it perfectly! 



Easy and beautiful!






I hope you give this a try with your card making and paper crafting or even on your mixed media  and Objects de`Art

Thanks for stopping by!
Ginny M






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