How to Make Gold Foiled Cards

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How to Make Gold Foiled Cards
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Adding a touch of gold to anything makes it that much fancier, wouldn’t you agree? We’ll add gold foil to these cards to really make them shine.

Adding a touch of gold to anything makes it that much fancier, wouldn’t you agree? We’ll add gold foil to these cards to really make them shine.

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Snag your materials and let’s make it rain gold cards.

Snag your materials and let’s make it rain gold cards.

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Draw a design of your choice onto your canvas using pencil.

Draw a design of your choice onto your canvas using pencil.

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Trace a stencil and/or draw freehand.

Trace a stencil and/or draw freehand.

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Brush a thin layer of the adhesive over your pencil design, making sure to overlap all boundary lines.

Brush a thin layer of the adhesive over your pencil design, making sure to overlap all boundary lines.

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Let the glue dry for 10 minutes or until tacky and then carefully lay a sheet of gold leaf over the top.

Let the glue dry for 10 minutes or until tacky and then carefully lay a sheet of gold leaf over the top.

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Firmly press down on the leaf.

Firmly press down on the leaf.

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Remove the tissue paper backing and then carefully brush away excess foil with your foam brush.

Remove the tissue paper backing and then carefully brush away excess foil with your foam brush.

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Remove the tissue paper backing and then carefully brush away excess foil with your foam brush.

Remove the tissue paper backing and then carefully brush away excess foil with your foam brush.

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Give your whole design one last brush over with your foam brush to remove any bits of leaf and let dry overnight before hanging.

Give your whole design one last brush over with your foam brush to remove any bits of leaf and let dry overnight before hanging.

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So fun!

So fun!

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