How to Add Gold Foil to Lettering Projects

2019-11-07T14:51:34-05:00

How to foil hand lettered work

Gold foil is an easy way to make your pieces shine! This post goes over one of several methods that work for applying foil:

Tools:

Steps:

  1. Turn on laminator – allow it to heat up for at least 5 minutes
  2. Print a design in toner ink. For hand drawn designs, make a copy of your original with a laser printer. NOTE: This method does NOT work with inkjet printers
  3. Trim the foil to completely cover the design
  4. Place foil on design with color/shiny side facing up
  5. Run your design and the foil through the laminator. Tip: use a folded piece of copy paper as a carrier sheet to prevent jams
  6. Allow design to cool
  7. Gently peel away the foil sheet to reveal your design
  8. Try it out and tag us on Instagram! @loveleighloops

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