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Deco Foil Transfer Gel - 5 ways to use it

Measurements for all cards: (See exceptions)

Card Bases- 4 1/4" X 11", scored at 5 1/2" and folded in half

Accent Layer- 3 7/8" X 5 1/8"

Layer with Transfer Gel- 3 3/4" X 5"

Focal Images cut with dies


Greeting Image stack for Feather Card:

Greeting Panel- 3" x 1"

Chocolate Brown Layer- 3 1/8" X 1 1/8"

Wide Ivory Layer- 3 3/8" X 1 3/8"

Sun Ray Card

Card base- 5 1/2" X 8 1/2". scored at 4 1/4" and folded in half

Tranfer Gel Layer- 3 1/4" X 5"


Stencils- Tim Holtz Flourish, Lace, Rays and Festive

Foil-Mate- Birthday Essentials, Save the Date, Wedding and Anniversary, Holly Jolly

Deco Foils- Rose Gold, Emerald Watercolor

Fancy Foils- Turquoise Sea, Wild Lilac

Stamps- Fine Feathers

Ink- GKD Wild Dandelion, Sweet Mango, Dark Chocolate

Card Stock- GKD Wild Dandelion, Turquoise Sea, Wild Lilac, Black Onyx, White, Passionate Pink, Dark Chocolate

Ribbon, Gold Cording, Frozen Prismatic Glitter, Deco Foil Transfer Gel, Spatula (or Palette Knife) Blue Painter's Tape, Adhesive, Scissors, Laminator, Parchment Paper, Sponge Dauber, Paper Plate

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Comment by Metty Fredricks on June 3, 2017 at 6:31pm

Am having trouble using the gel - no matter how carefully I take off my stencil or how lightly I apply the gel, I still wind up with some product seeping under and I get a messy image. Any suggestions? How about repositionable spray adhesive before I put down the stencil? I love the look but just can't get it right.

Comment by Therese Sprinkle on May 15, 2017 at 8:28pm

Gina, What is cold laminator? I have never of this before. Thank you.

Comment by Gina Krupsky on May 15, 2017 at 7:52pm

Carrie, Only the Transfer get seems to work with the foil and I have tried so many! We should have it back in stock later this week.

Comment by Carrie Koeneke on May 15, 2017 at 5:48pm

Do you  have to use Deco Foil Transferring gel? Can you use Modge Podge or other transferring gels?

Comment by Gina Krupsky on May 15, 2017 at 4:38pm

I'm going to try to answer as many questions as I can here: 

1. Yes, this gel can be used with metal stencils. Just make sure drop the stencil in some water once you use it so that the gel stays soft and it will make it easier to clean.

2. Negative- I have a video on this here:

3. Setting the Gel- Let it air dry until it turns clear and then run it through the laminator with the foil.

4. Do we sell the gel- Yes, we do have the gel. It will be back in around Friday.  

5. Laminator- You can use any laminator that is Thermal Laminator. Not a cold laminator.

Hope that helps! :)

Comment by Cheryl on May 15, 2017 at 6:22am

Very cool.  I'll need to get these products for sure.  Thanks!

Comment by Bijoux Ward on May 14, 2017 at 4:30pm

Really beautiful! The foils really add a special touch and you did a great job of showing many ways to use the gel. I also would like to see how the negatives can be used to create another look. love the "watercolor look".Thank you

Comment by Metty Fredricks on May 14, 2017 at 11:54am

Question, Gina: Can the Transfer Gel be used on thicker metal stencils?

Comment by Mary Lou on May 13, 2017 at 2:35pm

Fantastic video.   thanks for all the suggestions.

going to get the gel and play with it.

Comment by Carrie Koeneke on May 13, 2017 at 11:11am

Love this technique. Will have to try it

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