Hey Scrappy Friends! I’m here today with my tip on using transfer foil to create easy and sparkling embellishments.
Prior to join the ScraPerfect team I have never worked with foils, but I saw they had so much potential to help me create tiny embellishments for my pages. Using glue though I wasn’t having great success. I know the other ladies use it to perfection, but I just couldn’t get it even enough for my liking. Everything was bumpy, and that wasn’t what I was going for in this case.
I set them aside and got to thinking. What could I do to make my adhesive application more even. I thought about watering The Best Glue Ever down and using a brush, but that was more work than I wanted. I wanted something quick and easy, and finally it came to me. My Xyron machine! I have two, but I used the smaller one to test my idea.
I cut a piece of cardstock to fit…ran it through the machine, and applied the foil. Look at the perfect, and even, coat of foil on my paper. I finally had the look I was going for!
I then took the tiny punches I keep on my desk for exactly this sort of thing and went to town. I now have perfectly covered and smooth embellishments in my extras container using my scrap cardstock.
I now have two perfect ways to use my foil. Glue for texture and Xyron for smooth. Hope that gives you a new idea on how to use your foils.