maandag 14 september 2015

Foiled vacation album

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Hi everyone,

It's Monday and that means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This week it's: Love this technique.

When it comes to stamping there are so many techniques, from stamping with mist to embossing and so much more! This week we want you to share a project that features your favorite techniques!

There are so many techniques that I love, and so many are favorites. But my latest addiction is foiling. It's an easy technique with an amazing result. Within foiling there also are different techniques. For this album, I used the standard technique, but also one with a little twist.

What do you need for the standard foiling technique?
  • themic foil (Minc, Therm O Web or Ranger)
  • a laser printed item (Heidi Swapp has lots in her Minc collection, or a custom design that's printed with a laser printer at home or at the copyshop)
  • The Minc machine or a laminator
The last few years I'm going on city breaks and then I've more pictures than I've got text, with a summer holiday it's different. Then I make less pictures and I've much more to tell. With foil you can work well with dark backgrounds and this gives it a very cool effect. Great for a vacation album.

How does the standard foiling technique work?
Step 1: Print  with a the laser printer what you want. In my case text on black cardstock. Or use an item from the Minc line
Step 2: Lay the foil on top of the laser-toner-covered piece. I used Minc foil.
Step 3: Run it through the laminator / Minc. I used a regular laminator.
Step 4: Remove the foil



There is a lot of remaining foil that you can reuse. So don't throw it away.

How does the standard foiling technique with a twist work?
Step 1: Print with the laser printer a large black square
Step 2: Run it through the cutting machine with the desired die. I've cut it into pieces and placed it on the Word Play die
Step 3: Place a piece of masking tape sticky side up and tape it to a normal sheet of printer paper
Step 4: Lay the die cuts on the masking tape along with a piece of the remaining foil on top
Step 5: Run it through the laminator / Minc.
Step 6: Remove the foil

 



If you have more questions about foiling, just let me know!

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Thank you for stopping by! Love to see you next time!

Hugs,
Sandra

8 opmerkingen :

  1. Fabulous LO Sandra :-) the photos are lovely and I absolutely LOVE the foiled numbers! they look fantastic!
    I have never been to Ibiza, but it looks like you had a lot of fun :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. What a great technique! I love how your 2015 turned out and I'm always impressed by how well you combine so many different products and elements. Really lovely here!

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  3. Stunning, album! Isn't foiling too fun?! :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  4. Love love love this technique! Your album is fabulous, Sandra. :)

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  5. I love this technique! Wonderful album! BArbarayaya

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  6. Gorgeous and love that foil! Thanks for the technique walk through I was wondering what everyone has been doing with it!

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  7. Love this album Sandra, it's just amazing and there is so much wonderful detail! Gorgeous...
    Hugs :)

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