Hiya ThermOWeb fans! Suzanna here today with a mini-tutorial on how to color your ThermOWeb flock transfer sheets for some fun fall foliage for your paper crafting projects and how you can create faux flocked wood grain! Once we’ve done all that, we will use those goodies on a scrapbook layout.
- Gina K. Designs Permanent Adhesive Dot Runner
- iCraft Ultra Bond Adhesive 2 fl oz
- iCraft Metal Tips For Liquid Adhesives
- Purple Tape, ½ inch
- Deco Foil Flock Transfer Sheets – Blue Sky, Teal Waters, Tuscan Gold, Orange Glow, Sunshine Yellow
- Deco Foil™ White Foam Adhesive
Are there hints of Fall (or Autumn) where you live? There are here in Virginia and it makes me SO happy! My favorite season! I am wearing jeans and my hoodies. There is a crispness in the air. I just want to be outside all the time! Or in the woods, on walks like this one!
I wanted some fall leaves for additional embellishments to accompany the digital cut file that I used on my page. The colors of ThermOWeb flock transfer sheets available were the right colors but not the right “vintage”. Have no worries, as a simple application of Distress Oxides can help you amend and age your flock for a more subdued, Fall-like color. A large Vicki Boutin Mixed Media Stencil brush is the perfect way to pounce additional color on top of the flock to achieve this look. The first few minutes of my video are a tutorial that teach you how to accomplish this amendment to the purchased color.
Following that, the video goes on to show you have to create the faux wood grain on the flock look that I have used above for my title. Simply rub ink over a wood grain embossing folder, put flock side down on the inked surface, create the appropriate sandwich for your manual die cut machine, and run that through! Viola! Super easy and super effective, don’t you think? Now I can have flocked wood grain letters for all the things!
Look at how well the Fall flocked leaves match the patterned papers I used! Such a simple technique that really changes the look of the flock!
Just like with nature, no two leaves are the same. Do you see the gradated color in that orange leaf? And the vein?! Note the enthusiasm! LOL!
Thanks for stopping in today!