ThermOWeb & Whimsy Stamps Collaboration Day Four

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  This week Whimsy Stamps and ThermOWeb are partnering for a fabulous week of inspiration and prizes!  All week long designers from both teams will be sharing ways to add foils and more to your projects using products from ThermOWeb and Whimsy Stamps.  Read to the end of this post to find out how you can win!

For my first card today I used Whimsy's Friend Word and Shadow die set from the February release as well as the Card Builder Windows die set

I die cut the large shadow from ThermOWeb's double sided white Foam Adhesive and applied Deco Foil in the color Lime green which has a nice satin sheen. I die cut the word friend from black cardstock and layered it on top of the lime green shadow.
The lime green cardstock panel was die cut using the Card Builder Windows die set

My marbled background was created with Alcohol Inks on YUPO paper. Where the ink is pooling together it stays wet a bit longer and gets a bit sticky. This is what I used to apply the silver Deco Foil Transfer Sheets. After I applied the foil to all sticky areas there were still some areas I wanted to have more foil. So I used a brush and the Liquid Adhesive, let it dry and applied more foil.

Here is a close-up where you can see all the beautiful shine from the silver foil in the background and the shimmer from the lime green satin transfer sheet on the words shadow.

For my second card I used Whimsy's Speckled Heart Stencil together with ThermOWeb's Deco Foil Transfer Gel  and Magenta satin Transfer Sheets on light pink cardstock. 

I used the Envelope Edger dies and the heart dies from the Sketched Elephant die set to create a border. On top I added the Smile large word die as my sentiment.

Here you can see the amazing sheen and brilliance the magenta foil gives the heart speckles. I also added a few gemstones and crystal drops from the Sparkletz - Jelly Fish mix to finish off my card.

Would you like to win a $25 gift certificate to Whimsy Stamps?  To enter, leave comments on all of the collaboration posts on the Whimsy blog this week.  One winner will be randomly chosen from all of the blog posts, so the more posts you comment on, the better your chances are of winning!  You have until Monday, February 11th at midnight CST to comment.  The winner will be announced on the Whimsy blog on Tuesday, February 12th.

ThermOWeb is also offering a gift certificate, so be sure to visit their blog each day this week for more inspiration.  Leave comments on their blog for another chance to win!

Thanks for visiting!

My blog - Paper Crafting in Cocoa

*NEW Friend Word and Shadow Die Set   Card Builder Windows Die Set   *NEW Smile Large Word Die   Speckled Heart Stencil   Sketched Elephants Dies   Envelope Edger Die Set  Sparkletz - Jelly Fish


  1. Thank you for explaining your card making techniques. I especially loved the alcohol ink background. I'm inspired to try it!

  2. These cards are gorgeous! Love the marbled background!

  3. Wow! Both these cards are really gorgeous!!! Fabulous marbled background of the first one!

  4. love both of these arty cards - the gorgeous glittered panel on the second card is so yummy - thanks for sharing:)

  5. Beautifully spectacular FABULOUS. WOW what a gorgeous background! So much can be done with these foils and that spray sparkeltz looks divine. TFS xxx

  6. Oh WOW Iris, both of these cards are totally AHHHmazing - LOVE these!

  7. Beautiful cards! Love the dies you used, and pretty backgrounds too!

  8. Very pretty cards! I haven't tried alcohol inks, but would love to. And that heart really does make me smile!

  9. I love the marbled background.
    It's always amazing to see the
    final results. The heart
    is gorgeous. thanks for

  10. OMG, those two cards are AMAZING!!!!! I love the background on the first one and the design is so very cute on the heart one. Fantastic!!!

  11. Both cards are fabulous--love the colors.

  12. GORGEOUS cards Iris!
    LOVE your shimmering speckled heart, ADORE your MAGNIFICENT marbling!
    WOW - such EXCITING techniques - Thank You for sharing and INSPIRING!

  13. Gorgeous card! Love them both.

  14. Great cards. Thanks for the info on the marble background. It is amazing.

  15. The alcohol inked background on the 1st card is the star of the show, I think!


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