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Distressed Foil Christmas Cards
- Tutorials using Deco Foil -

Early this year I discover the beauty that is metallic foiling. Projects seem to come to life when a foil detailed is added and they just look stunning and elegant! Today I have to show you not one but two different projects and tutorials using Thermoweb's iCraft Deco Foil Transfer Sheets and adhesives, featuring a technique I came up with to create a distressed look on your cards.

For my first card, I foil distressed poinsettias. I also went ahead and worked with foil on foam die cuts. Learn how I made this colorful clean and layered card here.



For my second card I layered two different Deco Foil sheets to give the distressed background depth and interest. I ended up applying foil to the word bead too! Learn how I made this card here.



I hope you liked today's cards and that you found the tutorials helpful! A complete list of supplies is included in my tutorials here. Remember to like my tutorial guides by clicking on the little heart on each of their covers, which will let me know that you enjoyed them!

For more inspiration, tips and ideas using Decofoil make sure you visit Thermoweb's blog, where you will find tons of projects using it in many different ways and using diverse techniques!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a fabulous weekend!

Sharing with: Mod Squad Challenge - Christmas Floral / Stampavie & more - Snowflakes / Creatalicious Challenges - Merry Christmas / SSS - WIW Holiday Card / SSS Wednesday Challenge - AG / DoubleClick Skittles - Christmas Holiday Challenge / Docerela - AG

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  1. I see elegance! I love it. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. This is just all around beautiful! Thanks for playing in our Mod Squad Challenge this week.

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  3. Wow, these cards are amazing! I love them! Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and more, hope to see you again soon.
    XXX

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  4. This is so cute! :) Love your site!

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  5. Beautiful Gracie, wonderful designs ... Thanks for sharing. Shaz in Oz.x

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  6. So pretty! Love all the wonderful details! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

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  7. These are gorgeous! Love the unique colors!

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  8. So many pretty details!

    Thanks for joining us over at Doubleclick Skittles Challenge!
    Lori
    Design Team Member

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  9. So many pretty details!

    Thanks for joining us over at Doubleclick Skittles Challenge!
    Lori
    Design Team Member

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  10. wow! these are gorgeous!!! thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!!

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  11. Soooooo gorgeous! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge!

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  12. Such beautiful cards! Thank you for participating in the Mod Squad challenge.

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  13. Just beautiful!! I hope you win all of the challenges, how could you not??
    Hugs
    Ginny

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  14. Oh my...these are gorgeous! Thank you for joining our “Christmas” Challenge this week at DoubleClick Skittles.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    DoubleClick Skittles DT

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  15. Cards do not come more beautiful than this...so gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us at DoubleClick Skittles.

    Kim DT

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  16. WOW! What a beautiful cards! Dont´t have words to describe it.
    Thank you for joining us at Docerela!
    Tânia (Docerela Dt member)

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  17. Great Christmas cards!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Merry Christmas” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Come and Get It)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT Tuesday Throwdown)

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