Hot Foil

Foil stamped background with raised die cut sentiment

Foil stamped background with raised die cut sentiment

Welcome back to the blog, it’s so good to see you again! I’m currently writing this post whilst I am up in Edinburgh, visiting family and seeing a couple of shows at the Fringe. It’s a great way to see other people show off their […]

Foiled Print and Cut Birthday card

Foiled Print and Cut Birthday card

Hey, so glad you popped along for today’s post! As card makers we can all struggle trying to make a masculine card. The habit to over embellish and add so much colour to card is never very appealing to a man. However, I like to […]

Word Die Cut Shaker Card – Monochromatic

Word Die Cut Shaker Card – Monochromatic

Hi and welcome back! You might have noticed…… this card features foil again Well, I just couldn’t resist it. Foil can help bring a modern touch to a card when used in a monochromatic design such as this one. And guess what, it is so […]

Foiled Photo Wall Art

Foiled Photo Wall Art

Hi there! I hope you have been enjoying the bank holiday weekend and managed to find┬átime to craft a new project. I follow Heidi Swapp on Blog Lovin’ and she recently posted how she had designed wedding invites. These weren’t ordinary invites, they had a […]

Tutoiral: Revamped clipboard

Tutoiral: Revamped clipboard

  Today I have done a post based on a technique I did on the 4th on January on how you can hot foil vinyl.  I had an old plain clipboard I wanted to spruce up, make it a bit more interesting, and decided I […]

Foiling embossed stamps: how to get the best foil!

Foiling embossed stamps: how to get the best foil!

As you have probably guessed with the amount of posts I have done recently I am quite into foiling, and the more ways the merrier! It is amazing how much a bit of foil can transform a project and is often quite simple to do. […]

Layering foil with your printed designs: A how to guide!

Layering foil with your printed designs: A how to guide!

The option to use multiple colours of foil in one project is simple as you only place the foil over the areas you want to foil, so cut small enough pieces you can do multiple colours. However, what if you have a design with two […]

Tips on hot foiling Vinyl

Tips on hot foiling Vinyl

I saw a post recently about being able to hot foil vinyl and though this is something I am going to have try; the more ways you can foil the better I say! This is a great method to use in instances when you are […]

Tutorial: Christmas wine bottle tag decoration

Tutorial: Christmas wine bottle tag decoration

Wine bottles are notorious to wrap and always easy to guess from the shape what is in the present. So I decided to make an alternative decoration for a wine bottle this Christmas, an over-sized bottle neck tag. Materials and Equipment: Silhouette Cameo Minc Machine […]

How to achieve a good hot foil print

How to achieve a good hot foil print

*please note a spelling error in examples-should be Christmas. Having read about the Minc on various sites I gathered that the quality of the hot foil print depended on how good your laser printer is and the medium you are foiling onto. Printer: Now when […]

Minc Machine by Heidi Swapp – my first impressions

Minc Machine by Heidi Swapp – my first impressions

I recently bought an Minc machine and it arrived today!┬áThis is just a quick post on my first impressions with the machine. When it arrived the parcel was quite compact, so one thing is for sure, you do not feel like you have a lot […]