Gilded butterfliesPosted: June 9, 2017 Filed under: butterfly charmer, Gilding Flakes | Tags: Nuvo gilding flakes, Penny Black creative dies, Penny Black stamps 4 Comments
I’ve been gilding again! This time for a guest post on the Foiled Fox blog. These lovely gilding flakes came from the Foiled Fox and I think they are so very pretty. I have shared two techniques for applying the flakes so far (here and here).
For today’s cards I used another technique and I was pleasantly surprised to see how well it worked. I used a glue pad to stamp the large butterfly charmer stamp on black cardstock. After stamping I let the glue sit and change colour before pressing the flakes onto it. I used both gold and silver flakes.
I had fun gilding the sentiments too. I cut both from adhesive backed foam and pressed the gilding flakes directly onto the adhesive side then smoothed them all over and into the nooks and crannies. I then stuck the gilded die cut sentiments onto my butterfly panels.
For more details on my process please visit the Foiled Fox blog. The supplies I used are linked below.
Stamp: butterfly charmer (PB)
Dies: birthday, dream big (PB)
Adhesives: essential glue pad (Tsukineko), Stick it adhesive
Shiny things: Nuvo silver bullion gilding flakes, Nuvo radiant gold bullion gilding flakes
Cardstock: Neenah epic black cardstock
Also: adhesive backed foam
Gilding is one of my fav techniques. Love that die, too….I have that one and love it. Great card, as always.
ohh very fine technique ;O))
What fabulous gilding using these pretty butterflies Heather and the black card shows them off beautifully. x
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