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Silhouette UK: Alternative Texture on cards

Hey there, so good to see you! Today’s project features the flock heat transfer vinyl.  Flock HTV has a great texture, perfect for soft furnishings and clothing related projects. However, I thought it would also make a fun texture for cards! I used it to create an autumn inspired card and used a fabulous design from the Design store.  I hope you have a project in mind that you use alternative texture on cards.

Alternative texture on cards Project process overview:

For information on how to cut this out off flock heat transfer vinyl with your Silhouette machine, please check out the link at the end of the post to go to the Silhouette UK blog.

Before adhering the flock HTV to the card, I decorated the card panel. I used a selection of distress oxides and stencil brushes to gently ink blend onto the panel create an ombre effect. Next, I added a few splatters of clear water, allowing this to sit for 10-15 seconds before sopping up with a dry paper towel. I also added a few red paint splatters for added texture. 

To adhere the vinyl, I removed all the excess flock HTV from the backing sheet and positioned the design onto the card panel. This was covered with a sheet of baking parchment paper and I used my iron to press and apply heat. I found with the Flock HTV, it was better to heat gently as the higher the heat, the more the backing sheet warped affecting the design. 

To finish the card I added some glossy accents into some of the design for added interest, along with adding a die cut and embossed sentiments. Lastly, I added a few colour corresponding gems for some shine!

Alternative texture on cards Project photos:

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For full details on how I made this card, head over to the Silhouette UK blog HERE to find out more.


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*this post was  produce as part of my design team work for Silhouette UK/Graphtec GB. I have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Silhouette UK/Graphtec GB to use. However, I only create projects I am proud of and use the products that I love.  The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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