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Metallic Thankful Card

Project Description: What a great way to share your thankfulness by creating a colorful card to share! Use Grafix Metallic Foil Board and Artist-tac to complete this easy to assemble the card.

Designed by: Nicole Head

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: 

  • Grafix Metallic Foil Board in Gold
  • Grafix Artist-tac
  • Cardstock in Fall Colors
  • Fall themed Embossing Folder
  • Fall Colored Card Base
  • Alcohol Markers in Fall Colors
  • Hemp Twine
  • Electronic Craft Cutting Machine or Leaf Dies
  • Laser Printer
  • Laminator
  • Gold Heat Reactive Foil

Steps to Make This:

  1. Trim a piece of Grafix Metallic Foil Board in gold down to 1½” by 5 ½”.
  2. Use an embossing folder with an embossing machine to emboss the Metallic Foil Board with a fall-themed print.
  3. Carefully color the raised areas of the embossed Metallic Foil Board with alcohol ink (or permanent markers).
  4. Apply Grafix Artist-tac to the back of the embossed Metallic Foil Board.
  5. Attach the Metallic Foil Board to the front of the card base.
  6. Trim a few strands of hemp twine and adhere it to the front of the card.
  7. Use a Cricut machine to cut the leaf and sentiment file found here Cricut Cut File. (Alternatively, you can use a die cutting machine with leaf dies to get a similar look).
  8. If desired, apply gold foil to the printed sentiment included in the Cricut Cut File. (Alternatively, you could stamp and heat emboss a fall-themed sentiment).
  9. Mount the sentiment to the card base with foam tape.
  10. Use Artist-tac to easily assemble the various components of the leaf pieces.
  11. If desired, add dimension to the berry die cut using glossy accents.
  12. To finish the project, apply Artist-tac to the back of the finished leaf and berry embellishments and mount them on the front of the card.
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