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Creating Christmas Backgrounds with the Gemini FOILPRESS

Craig Laird – 07/08/19

The best way to celebrate Christmas is to add a little bit of bling to your merry makings. Luckily for you, we’ve got the best tool to help you achieve that – the Gemini FOILPRESS. This hot foiling system has been designed to help you add metallic images and sentiments to your papercraft or multi media craft projects, so let Craig Laird introduce you to this magical machine.

In this video, Craig will be demoing our stunning Christmas Foil Stamp Dies – both the backgrounds and images – to produce a beautiful golden card that will shine this festive season. He takes you through using the machine and how to correctly use the Foil Stamp Dies to produce a flawless finish, so take a look and discover how you can add fancy foil to your projects.

Don’t forget – you can also grab 20% off all the products mentioned in this video, including the FOILPRESS machine, by clicking the ‘shop the project’ button at the end of this post! (All information correct at the time of posting).

You will need:

Gemini FOILPRESS Elements Foil Stamp Die – Festive Words Background
Gemini FOILPRESS Elements Foil Stamp Die – Ring Out Those Bells
Gemini Expressions Foil Stamp Die – Christmas Wishes
Gemini FOILPRESS Machine
Gemini FOILPRESS – Metal Shim
Gemini FOILPRESS – Silicone Finger Grips (2pcs)
Crafter’s Companion Printable Vellum Paper – 15 pack
Gemini FOILPRESS Papercraft Foil – Gold
Neenah Classic Crest Card Pack A4 Solar White
Crafter’s Companion A4 Luxury Cardstock Pack – Gold
Crafter’s Companion Guillotine (Small)
Crafter’s Companion – Bone Folder (2PC)
Crafter’s Companion Red Liner Double Sided Tape (6mm)
Crafter’s Companion – Pokey Tool (2PC)
Collall 80ml 3D Glue Gel (No Tools)
Crafter’s Companion Foam Pads (5mm x 5mm x 3mm)

How satisfying is it when he peels away the foil and leaves behind the crisp metallic images? The final look is just absolutely beautiful, especially when everything is layered together for that punchy, gold effect. Of course, you can always play with different colours and experiment with other Foil Stamp Dies to create cards that are perfect for your Christmas theme!

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