Test: Deco Foil Transfer Gel

I like foil and I like stencils, so how could I not pick up a pot of Deco Foil Transfer Gel when I saw one of my regular shops had it in stock.

Rather than just grab a random stencil and quickly try it out, I thought I’d do a more thorough test with a couple of different types of cardstock and styles of stencils, and even applying it without a stencil.

[Warning: there are a lot of images in this post]
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Twins – night and day

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The start of July brings the twins’ birthdays, meaning it was time to come up with another idea for a cleverly linked pair of cards. Once again, my other half gave me a starting idea: something as simple as “an image that flows from one card to the other”. And that sent me off to browse through Google image results for “landscape diptych” looking for inspiration.

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Misc: Magician Mae

magician-maeInspired by Erica on Instagram, I decided it was time to have a dig through my collections of backgrounds, die-cut pieces and bits of colouring and see if I could match them up and turn them into cards. I’ve seen these piles of odds and ends referred to as UFOs — unfinished objects — but I think Erica’s name for them is much classier: PhDs, or Projects Half Done.

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