Monday, October 6, 2014

Shinhan Touch Twin Marker Blog Hop - How to Emboss and Color FoilBackgrounds

Welcome to the Shinhan Marker Blog Hop!  Today our group of CTMH Consultants will be showcasing our new Shinhan Touch Twin alcohol markersIf you are coming from Wendy's Blog then you are on the right track!  This blog hop is a big circle so keep going and you'll head back here.  If you happen to get lost along the way you can find the complete list of hoppers here on Melinda's Blog.

I wanted to try something new for this hop so I made a card with a dry embossed marker colored foil background.  I had this technique kicking around in my head and couldn't wait to try it with our fun Chevron Embossing Folder.  I have a brief How-To for this technique at the end of this post so be sure to scroll to the end.

I colored my Cricut cut words with my Shinhan markers to match the background exactly. Then I added a splash of our retired Pink Glitz Glitter gel to give the heart a little umph.  You could also use our Pink Glitter paper to give it some sparkle!

This one is going off to my college girl for her weekly happy mail.  I miss her so much and I know she gets a boost each time she gets a bit of love from home in her mail box.


Now hop on over to Haley's wonderful blog to see what she has created for you!

Edited to add colors of markers I used:
Reds: 
Cherry Pink then Tender Pink 

Oranges: 
Marigold then Leaf Green

Green Stripes: 
Vivid Green then Sap Green 

Blues: 
Peacock Green then Turquoise Blue 

Purples: 
Lavender then Peony Purple


How To Create Tin Foil Embossed Papers:

1.  Cut a sheet of Heavy Duty Tin Foil the size of the piece you want to create.  I used Reynolds Wrap Heavy Duty Foil and made a full 12x12" sheet so I could have extra to play around. 

2.  Using a sheet of plain CS, apply a thin layer of Bonding Memories Glue all over the CS.  Be sure to get the edges and corners.

3.  Place the foil down on the CS and gently press down to avoid major wrinkles.  A brayer might be helpful at this step. Minor wrinkles will disappear with the dry embossing.

4.  Trim your pieces to fit your embossing folder and dry emboss.  Check your corners and edges and apply a little glue under anything that lifts.

5.  Using your Shinhan Touch Twin marker, color your designs in.  I found the high relief sections were easier to color than the lower debossed sections.

6.  Sit back and admire your fun handiwork and then add it to a project to WOW someone!



14 comments:

Katy said...

This reminds me of some stickers I had back in the '80s!!! Cool!

Michelle Stewart said...

What a super fun technique. TFS.

Jean McNulty said...

Wow, cannot wait to try this...love it:)

Dawn said...

I am sure you are going to make your daughter's day with this cute card! Such a great mom!

Amie Kiger (Kigz) said...

I LOVE how this looks! Sort of like non-mess glitter! ;) Can't wait to give it a try!

Adeline E. Brill said...

LOVE this idea! Time to give it a try!

Paige Dolecki said...

Thanks for your kind words ladies! I hope you do give it a try and share pictures of this fun technique! Now you know what to do with the leftover heavy foil from Thanksgiving dinner - LOL!

Paige

Melissa Robinson said...

Oooooh... Totally love this technique and finishing look!

Melissa Harris said...

I love this! I have a stockpile of the foil we used to sell. Will have to dig it out and give it a try.

centralNYscrapper said...

Beautiful card and cool technique. I am going to give this a try.

Wendy K. said...

Very cool technique!

Kelly Janes said...

Cool technique! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!

Haley D. said...

This is sooo cool!

Marcia Macsisak said...

Great idea!

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