Adding foiled details to your cards has never been easier! Today I’ll show you how I made foiled Flamingo themed cards using Foil-Mates backgrounds.

Flamingo Foil-Mates Cards + Free Printable

Foil-Mates backgrounds are easily customizable and this time I added a splash of color to them using inks. Plus, we’re also sharing a free printable with Flamingo themed sentiments so you can recreate today’s card yourself!



Therm O Web Supplies:
Gina K. Designs Foil-Mates™ Backgrounds • Dots & Strings
Gina K. Designs Fancy Foils™ 6″ x 8″ • Wild Dandelion
Foil Laminator • 12 inch
Zots™ Roll • 3D
Memory Tape Runner XL™
iCraft Mixed Media Adhesive 2.1 fl oz

Other Supplies:
Flamingo Digital Stamp Sentiments – Free download
Flamingo SVG cut
Cricut Explore Air 2
Distress Oxide Inks in Picked Raspberry and Peacock Feathers
Ink Blending Tool
Premium Cardstock in Turquoise Sea and Passionate Pink
Water Mister


Flamingo Foil-Mates Card Video Tutorial

Many of you may be wondering if the Foil-Mates paper is thick enough for techniques that use water, and the answer is yes. The paper has a very smooth finish and allows you to apply and blend inks easily. On the other hand, it will hold after using water moderately.

On today’s card I sprayed water directly to the Gina K. Designs Foil-Mates background and although at first, you might notice some texture on the spots the water touched, once it dries it will have its original smooth finish.

These cards are lots of fun to make, especially because the Foil-Mates background do the hard work for you… All you need to do is add a bit of color!

Click below to learn how to make these Flamingo themed Gina K. Designs Foil-Mates cards!



That’s it for today. Before you go make sure to download the Flamingo Sentiments Free Printable. Click HERE to download and save this freebie!


1 Comment on Flamingo Foil-Mates Cards + Free Printable

  1. Patricia Wilson
    July 12, 2018 at 11:33 am (3 years ago)

    Interesting that you could add distress ink over the foiling. I love it. Thanks you so much,