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Video Tutorial: Perfect Popsicles Deco Foil Cards

Hello everyone! Today I’m back with a video tutorial for you with Therm O Web and Sunny Studio Stamps. I’m featuring the Perfect Popsicles Clear Stamp Set and coordinating dies, to create 2 different card ideas for Summer. These were extra fun to make and easy to put together. Scroll down for details.

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Video Tutorial

Click below to watch the step by step process behind both these cards! All supplies used are listed below.

Therm O Web Supplies:
Deco Foil Transfer Sheets in several colors
Fancy Foil Transfer Sheets in several colors
Laminator
Deco Foil White Foam Adhesive
Gina K. Designs Nested Circle Dies Double Stitch Design Small Set
Gina K. Designs Foam Squares White (320 squares)
Gina K. Designs Foam Tape White 3/8 in x 12 ft
Gina K. Designs Permanent Adhesive Dot Runner
Deco Foil™ Parchment Paper

Other Supplies:
Sunny Studio Stamps Perfect Popsicles Clear Stamp Set
Sunny Studio Stamps Perfect Popsicles Die Set
Die Cutting machine
Paper trimmer
Sequins

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I hope you enjoyed the techniques shared here today! Be sure to leave a comment below! Which of these cards is your favorite?

That’s all for now! Thanks for stopping by. Until next time.

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Sunflower Galore • New Digital Stamps & Papers

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to be here today, to share what I think is one of our most exciting digital releases, because it is one that both you and I brought together through live videos, suggestions and a strong and loyal connection. YES, it’s finally the day to share our April release, and it includes new sunflower stamps and papers, wildflowers and more! (Jump to the end of this post to see all our new sets!)

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Today I’m featuring the Summer Sunflowers Digital Stamp Set and Paper Pack. Both these cards were super easy to make! In fact, I shared bits and pieces of the creative process on Instagram live videos in the past weeks. From the illustration of this stamp set to the actual card ideas, it all started off on live videos together with our followers! In fact you can watch how this background was made HERE!

The sunflowers were printed on mixed media paper using a laser printer, and colored with Zig Clean Color markers and a waterbrush. The patterned paper was printed on photo paper, and then stenciled with Deco Foil Transfer Gel. Once the gel dried I was able to run it through the laminator covered with Gold Shattered Glass Deco Foil, and it turned out like this! The foiled harlequin texture on top of the sunflower patterned papers is SO gratifying!

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New Digital Collection

I hope you enjoyed seeing and learning a bit more about these cards! I think you’ll find the new collection perfect for Spring crafts, and we can’t wait to see what they inspire you to create!

We invite you to stop by our website and take a closer look to all our new sets which include:
Summer Sunflowers Digital Stamp Set • https://goo.gl/PNDufS
Summer Sunflowers Digital Paper Pack • https://goo.gl/G3xujw
Nourish & Flourish Digital Stamp Set • https://goo.gl/tN7v89
Mini Easter Stamp Bundle • https://goo.gl/ALXbE7

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New at Creativation 2019: Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil + Video Tutorial

Hello everyone! I’m excited to be back, this time featuring brand new Deco Foil products! Wohoo! These are some of the incredible new products Therm O Web is releasing during Creativation’s annual show!

Today I have a video tutorial to share, and I’ll show you how to create these Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil Valentine’s cards… You read right, there’s a new rainbow foil out, and it is the most amazing thing I’ve seen in the crafty industry lately! Scroll down to watch the video!

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Therm O Web Supplies:
Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil
Deco Foil Transfer Gel
Deco Foil Stencils
Purple Tape
Stencil Pal
Royal Sovereign Laminator
Parchment Paper
3D Zots
Sticky Dot Runner
GK Premium Cardstock

Other Supplies:
Digital Label Sentiment
Glitter Watercolors
Paper Trimmer
Heart Die
Die Cutting Machine

Video Tutorial

This video tutorial was a dreamy experience… Stenciling is already a very satisfying process, but foil stenciling goes one step further and it is -oh so- addictive! Also, I’m using a the new Stencil Pal by Therm O Web… This new tool is a total game changer, and it will make your stenciling so much easier! Click below to find out more!

 

These cards were SO much fun to make, but I’ll have to warn you though… The process can be super addictive (in an awesome way)! These cards are easy to put together, and the foiling techniques used to make them are fun as can be!

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I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and product introduction! Make sure to follow Therm O Web’s blog, Facebook and Instagram to see what’s new from Deco Foil at Creativation 2019! I am absolutely in love with the new colors of Deco Foil, and I have a feeling you’ll love them too! But of course, there’s so much more new products just released that you need to check out!

That’s it for today! Thanks so much for stopping by! Until next time.

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How-to Video: Coloring Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheets with Alcohol Inks

Hello everyone! Today I’ll show you how to add color to the new Holiday Deco Foil Clear Designer Toner Sheets using alcohol markers! This is a fun and satisfying technique that will let you create colorful clear and foiled backgrounds for your cards and more! On the other hand, today’s card also features Newton’s Nook new Caroling Newton stamps and Forest Scene Builer dies. All the cute and bright elements on this non-traditional Holiday card look amazing together! Scroll down to watch the video tutorial.

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Therm O Web Supplies:
NEW Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets
Deco Foil Transfer Sheets
Premium Luxury White Cardstock
Single Stitch Design Large Oval Die Set
Laminator
Permanent XL Tape Runner
3D Zots

Other Supplies:
Newton’s Nook Caroling Newton Clear Stamp Set
Newton’s Nook Caroling Newton Die Set
Newton’s Nook Forest Scene Builder Die Set
Alcohol Markers
Die Cutting Machine
Paper Trimmer

How to Color Deco Foil Clear Designer Toner Sheets Video Tutorial

The Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheets are made of acetate, which is a non-porous surface. Only certain coloring media will work well in this kind of surfaces, and alcohol ink is one of them. Since crafters usually have permanent coloring markers on hand, I used markers to color the backgrounds for this tutorial. Be sure to experiment and try out alcohol inks directly if you have some in your stash!

Tip: Rubbing alcohol is the only one that will all the alcohol markers and/or inks to dry properly. I have tried this technique with regular alcohol in the past with decent results. Nevertheless, regular alcohol will make alcohol inks feel tacky, will take days to dry completely and won’t activate and move the inks as rubbing alcohol does. The way alcohol inks react with rubbing alcohol is what creates all those interesting patterns and that is what you want to get with every background!

The best part of this technique is that it won’t damage your Clear Designer Toner Sheets or the foiled patterns on it. I recommend that you protect the surface you’re going to work on if you don’t want it to get stained with alcohol inks. Your hands may get stained also, but you can avoid that easily with a pair of gloves!

Giveaway Winner

Before I go, I want to announce the winner of my latest Deco Foil giveaway, sponsored by Therm O Web. (This giveaway was happening on my YouTube channel and over at our All Things Decofoil Facebook Group.) And the winner is…

Heather White

Congratulations! You are the winner of this incredible package of Deco Foil goodies. Please send me a message so I can coordinate your prize. Yay!

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To those who joined the fun and participated in this giveaway, THANK YOU! I so appreciate reading your comments and interacting with each of you! We will share more giveaways in the future I’m sure! Just make sure you’re subscribed so you find out whenever we share a new giveaway!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you find today’s tutorial useful! Can’t wait to see what you create with this technique! Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and give this video a big thumbs up! Until next time.

 

 

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Giveaway + Video with the NEW Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets

Hello and happy Monday! I’m excited to be here sharing a video tutorial using the new Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets. Today I’ll show you how to easily put together a sunburst -foiled and patterned- background for your Christmas cards. I am totally in love with the look of this card! The best part is that it can be mass produced easily and it doesn’t take much time at all to create! Scroll down to watch the video now!

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Deco Foil Supplies:
Rustic Winter Clear Designer Toner Sheets
Iridescent Deco Foil Transfer Sheets
XL Permanent Tape Runner
3D Zots
Laminator
Gina K. Designs Premium Luxury White Cardstock

Other Supplies:
A Perfect Christmas Paper Collection by Echo Park
Paper Trimmer

Foiled and Patterned Sunburst Background Video Tutorial

Click below to watch this tutorial now! Make sure to visit our YouTube channel and give this video a big thumbs up! Leave me a comment letting me know what you love the most about this card!

Giveaway

If you want to win an amazing pack of Deco Foil goodies, including the Rustic Winter pack I used on today’s card, make sure to:
1. Subscribe to my YouTube channel HERE and leave a comment under today’s video.
2. For a second chance to win, join our Facebook group All Things Decofoil HERE and leave a comment under the giveaway post!

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We will announce the winner soon over at our Facebook page HERE. Stay tuned!

More inspiration

I hope you enjoyed! This card was so much fun to make! If you want to learn more about the new Holiday Clear Designer Toner Sheets be sure to check out all our latest tutorials over at Therm O Web’s blog! (If you’re curious about my favorite Deco Foil Techniques, click HERE.) Thanks so much for stopping by today! Until next time.

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Foiled Backgrounds for Fall with Mixed Media Art Tape

Hello and happy Monday! I’m here to share a Fall cardmaking idea using Rebekah Meier Design’s line for Therm O Web. I’ll show how to use Mixed Media Art Tape to create the most artsy backgrounds for Fall cards and I’ll guide you through the process with a video tutorial. Make sure to scroll down to check out how these cards are made!

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Foiled Backgrounds for Fall with Mixed Media Art Tape Tutorial

The process behind these backgrounds isn’t complicated at all. Add your favorite media to the Mixed Media Art Tape and see how it transforms into beautiful pieces of art, ready for you to peel off and stick to your cards! It is really as easy as it sounds. Learn how I made this background and how I put together this set of Fall themed cards! Click here to visit Therm O Web’s blog and watch the video tutorial!

That’s it for today! I hope you loved this idea for your Fall crafts! Grab a roll of Mixed Media Art Tape and get on creating colorful and textured backgrounds right away! I feel like Fall colors go so well with this technique but make sure to try it out with your favorite colors too! Can’t wait to see what you make! Make sure to tag us on social media and follow us on Instagram and Facebook for much more crafty ideas for Fall.

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Thanks so much for stopping by! Feel free to share this tutorial with your friends and be sure to let us know what you love the most about this technique on comment section below! Until next time.

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NEW Rubber Stamps with Unity & Graciellie Design

Happy Friday! This has certainly been a jam packed week… Lots of new things going on and this time I’m delighted to be back on the blog to share about my new stamp kits with Unity! FIVE NEW KITS are being added to the Graciellie Design collection today: A Christmas Hello, Obsessively Grateful, Stay Strong, Sweetness and You Matter.

A couple of Inspiration Projects

A Christmas Hello…

Such a fun kit, with big and bold words and modern poinsettia and pinecone hanging elements… All the words come separate so you can mix and match to your heart’s content!

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This shaker card was so fun to make! I watercolored the poinsettias with Arteza Real Brush markers, using the colors Red, Hot Pink and Flamingo Pink. The background was smooshed with watered down Tranquil Teal Premium Dye Ink by Gina K. Designs (available also at Unity), and then for the die cut frame that holds the shaker, I inked it with the same ink using a sponge dauber and sprayed it with water… I’m so in love with the way this ink reacted to water… This color in particular is beautiful! I also used Deco Foil Adhesive pen to add silver splatters to the background and the frame. Love how the foiled details tie all the design together.

The shaker in general feels a lot like a snowy scene. I used lots and lots of sequins from Unity in teal blue -that matches the ink so well- and in translucent silver. I also added some Fran-tage Silver Lux Mix micas & glitter… So yeah, this card really shakes! (I thought I had added too many sequins to the shaker, but everyone says there’s no such thing as too much when it comes to sequins! LOL)

You Matter…

My second card is so dreamy! I’ve had this clear stenciled background for months, and now it’s finally on a card! You Matter comes with beautiful sentiment stamps, uplifting and inspiring without a doubt. The modern floral vignette is also hand illustrated by yours truly and I love how it looks colored in lilacs! The background is a piece of Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheet stenciled with Platinum Modeling Paste by TCW Stencils. The stenciled acetate sheet is layered on a sprayed and splattered card panel… The colors behind it truly brings the entire card to life!

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That’s it for today!
Remember to join the celebration over at Facebook.
Take a peek at the new stamps at Unity’s website and be sure to leave me a comment letting me know which of these new stamp kits is your favorite!

 

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It’s a Frappuccino Digital Release & Giveway! Plus, learn how to use our new Coffee Stamp as a Shaker

Happy Wednesday! The one thing I love about mornings is it gives me the feeling of a fresh start… Today is an even more special day because we are celebrating our brand new digital release and it is oh so fun and filled with inspiring sentiments and cute images! Three new digi stamp sets have been released today. Click here to take a peek!

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This time I’m featuring the new Stay Strong! This set comes with 2 high quality handdrawn images, a fun Frappuccino and a modern floral to mix and match, plus 7 happy and inspiring sentiments.

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Make a Shaker with a Digital Stamp

This card din’t come easy, and I’ll tell you why… This lovely Frappuccino is one of those images that gives you so much freedom since you can color it however you like… I’ve seen every color and every flavor of frappuccinos around and so all the options made me take longer, as I couldn’t decide how to color this lovely stamp! Nevertheless, I found this background on my scrap bin, and that grounded my ideas.

I colored the Frappuccino with Arteza Markers in Bubble Bath Pink, Periwinkle, Wisteria Purple and Amaranth Pink. I made the coloring look like the actual topping on iced coffee melting in the whipped cream and inside the Frappuccino. I’ve been playing a lot with this coloring idea and it works with any and every color you want to use for the coffee cup! Finished the coloring with dots here and there using fineliners, a white gel pen and a silver oil based marker.

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The background is made from pieces of a printed Mixed Media Sheet, that I then foiled with Silver Deco Foil and next colored with watercolors. The pattern I printed on the sheet is quite distressed and printing it through a laser printer allowed me to run it through a laminator and foil it. The sheet is easy to tear and that is how I made the three pieces that I adhered across an A2 card panel with Mixed Media Adhesive. Finally I added pieces of Tim Holtz washi tape across the background… Love the final look, with the words on the washi. It looks quite graphic!

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The heart on the center of the Frappuccino had me thinking about doing some paper piercing (which I tried and looked really nice), but then I felt like making a shaker out of the heart would be cute! This is something you can make with all your digi stamps that have a particular shape within the image. I used a Titanium Craft Knife from Westcott to cut out the heart, adhered a piece of Deco Foil Clear Toner Sheet acetate, followed by a double layered strip of foam tape and a bunch of pretty Ariel sequins from Unity Stamp Co.

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Giveaway

Want to win a $15 Gift Card to shop the new collection? Make sure you are subscribed to the blog and then leave me a comment telling me which of our 3 new sets is your favorite!

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Thanks so much for joining the fun! Stay tuned for more inspiration projects coming soon! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to check out the beautiful cards the designers have made!