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Gold Hot Foil Brighter Days: It’s Your Day

When I hot foil I do a lot of images at the same time. I recently purchased the Pink Fresh Studio Brighter Days, which has some lovely flowers and leaves. I think I foiled it four times, and with the overfoiling I had a lot of flowers to use on cards. I also foiled some more dainty leaves and stems from Spellbinders.

For this card I selected three flowers and colored them with Copic Markers. I decided to pair them with this beautiful mosaic from Sizzix, which was cut from a stitched rectangle. To enhance the gold in the flower I backed the mosaic with gold mirror cardstock and adhered the two together with dotliner adhesive. I feel this adhesive works best when adhered to mirror cardstock. Liquid glue take quite a while to dry can shift and move around until it is set.

I decided to stamp the sentiment and add gold embossing. It was stamped in the lower right of the mosaic rectangle. I backed this mosaic rectangle with foam tape and added it to a landscape A2 cardbase.

The flowers were adhered with foam tape as well. At the last minute I decided to use a few leaf branches I had hot foiled gold previously.


· Pink Fresh Studio Hot Foil Brighter Days

· Spellbinders Glimmer Organic Foliage Hot Foil

· Sizzix Mixed Media 662688

· My Favorite Things Itty Bitty Birthday

· Copic Markers: R89, R85, R83, R81; YR23, YR21, YR20

· VersaMark Ink

· Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder

· My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

· Hammermill Premium Color 100# White Cardstock

· Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

· Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock

· Simon Says Stamp Big Mama Foam Tape

· Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

· Kokuyo Dotliner Adhesive

· Pink & Main Sentiment Strip

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