greeting cards

Foil cut-out block Christmas tree

Before I remembered that I had the Deco Arts foil transfer gel, I tried some of the Pebeo Mixtion paste through the block tree stencil. And definitely didn’t get good enough coverage — as you can see on the rainbow tree — the foil went on very unevenly, with lots of tiny gaps in it. The only reason that the teal one is better is because I foiled it a second time.

But I quite like the distressed look, even if it wasn’t what I was trying to create, and I didn’t want to waste the foil. I blended a little blue ink over the whole tree and polished the excess ink off the foil before adding the shiny card baubles. Then I decided to fussy cut the trees out and mount them on sparkly card bases.


  • stencils:
    Block tree design by me
  • foiling:
    Deco Foil Transfer Gel
    Heidi Swapp – teal
    Wow Fab Foil – copper
    Deco Foil – rainbow
  • paper and card:
    plain white card
    Papermill Direct – Charcoal Black Pure Sparkle Card Blanks

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