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Foiling Tips and Tricks

Anyone interested in foiling, tips, tricks, questions, comments, ideas, suggestions.

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Foiling Showcase

Started by lovinpaper. Last reply by lovinpaper Sep 4, 2016. 3 Replies

I thought we could share our foiling when we try something new.Continue

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Comment by Sharon Underwood on June 5, 2016 at 1:26pm

Hi everybody! So glad to see this group!

I also have the Heidi Swapp Mini Minc Machine, and I love it. Haven't had any problems with it missing spots yet. You do have to remember to keep the shiny side of the gold paper up facing you when you put it through. That helps tremendously.

I haven't tried using the glue or pen or anything. I'll wait until I see some more videos on that.

Comment by Betty Amersbach on June 4, 2016 at 9:36am

Just got my laminator and am excited to start foiling after seeing Gina's beautiful card. Any tips I need to know or help I would appreciate it. Got the Mini Minc

Comment by Charlene Baker on June 4, 2016 at 7:35am
Looking forward to learning some tips to improve ! One thing I do is when the foiled image comes out of the machine,is to lightly rub over it with a cloth before removing the foil. I think it helps to cover any missed spots.
Comment by Diana Scott on June 3, 2016 at 3:55pm
I use my embossing buddy before and after I copy the image or if using a preprinted one, right before I put it through the laminator. This seems to help, but we are super dry and lots of static. Or try taping the back of the card, like taping off embossing powder. Hope the helps.
Comment by lovinpaper on June 3, 2016 at 3:32pm

Awesome!  So glad you got this group rolling.  I tried to foil earlier.  This time I took the advice and had my bright side away from the paper I wanted the foil to transfer to.  But when I pulled the paper from the foil, there were spots.  I guess maybe lint or something got on my foil or the paper.  I cut the paper yesterday, put it back in the plastic kit cover, but I guess lint could have gotten on the paper.  Has anyone else had this issue?

 

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