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Mix n Match Foil Greeting Card
Mix hexagons with shiny metallics to create this trendy and chic handmade birthday card.
In the Designer's Words: "Mix and match these colorful iCraft Deco foils to make this chic greeting card - simply die cut the toner sheet, run it through a laminator with the different color foils, then use the self-adhesive pieces to create this handmade greeting card. Take care when running the toner sheet through the laminator with the foil. Make sure you cut the foil larger than the toner cut out and carefully align the two in the pouch before running through the laminator."
Learn how to make homemade cards with a trendy, metallic edge when you create these Mix n Match Foil Greeting Card. This DIY greeting card is made out of hexagon die cuts and metallic Deco Foils, giving it a chic and trendy look that is perfect for your more stylish friends. This lovely card makes a great birthday card idea, but could easily be used for just about any occasion.
Time to CompleteUnder an hour
Primary TechniqueGeneral Paper Crafting
Project or Page SizeCard
Type of Paper UsedCardstock
- iCraft deco foil - Purple
- iCraft deco foil - Gold
- iCraft deco foil - Green
- iCraft toner sheet
- Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations honeycomb die
- Sizzix Die cutter
- Office laminator - on low heat setting
- Gold sticker with birthday greeting
Use Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations Honeycomb die to cut the honeycomb shape and hexagons from the self-adhesive toner sheet. Separate honeycomb section from hexagons.
Cut iCraft deco foil in purple to size slight larger that honeycomb cut out, place in the pouch provided and run through laminator on low heat setting
Run 3 hexagons through laminator with purple foil.
Run 4 hexagons through laminator with gold foil.
Repeat again for 3 hexagons with green foil.
Take black cardstock (210mm x 148mm) and fold in half to create A6 sized card, with opening to the right.
Remove backing from self adhesive on purple foiled, honeycomb cutout and adhere to black card, towards the left hand side.
Add in hexagons, as shown in picture. Trim the hexagons that hang over the edge of the card.
Add gold sticker birthday greeting.
Congratulations! Your card is complete! Enjoy your Mix n Match foil card.
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