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AUGUST CHALLENGE AND JULY WINNER !!!

Hi Guys,

For this month, we have challenged you and the design team with the theme "FOIL IT" We would love it if you play along with us :) You can link up your entries using our link below ! The closing date for this challenge is 24th August 2017. and the winner will receive a gift voucher for £15.00/$15.00 to treat yourself to some WOW! goodies via our website. You MUST use Foil in your entry !!

For your chance to win a selection of WOW! Foils and accessories, leave a comment saying why you want to win.... it's as simple as that !!!

Here's my take on the challenge...

I absolutely LOVE the WOW! Fab Foils !!! Yes they work with a toner printer, a laminator, our Bonding Powder but for that quick simple card they work wonderfully with adhesives.

I received the most gorgeous thoughtful gift recently from a lovely young lady called Casey, so I made her a thank you card, I know she loves shiny things, so foil was perfect !!

I started by cutting black card to the finished size I wanted, then a white piece slightly smaller than the black.
Using a hexagon die and a piece of Stix 2 Double Sided Adhesive Sheet I die cut it and kept a few of the solid hexagons and the outline.
I cut a few extra pieces of the outline off to give it a more interesting shape.
This was then adhered to the white card stock
Remove the backing, place the Fab Foil colour side up on the adhesive and rub, lift and repeat, you can keep using your foil until there's no colour left.
With the same die I cut a few scraps of patterned paper and glued these in the design. I also adhered a few of the solid hexagons from the double sided adhesive.
Carefully peel the backing off and again, colour side up, place over the adhesive and rub to transfer the foil.
I stamped the 'Just to Say' sentiment on a piece of white card and cut into a banner, mounted it with foam pads and added a few sequins to add to the shine !!

Thanks for looking.
Hope you have fun with Fab Foil !!
Marion xx

SUPPLIES USED : For your convenience I've listed the WOW! items used in these FAB projects. 

The WINNER of the JULY CHALLENGE is CAROL HARPER with this fabulous project. http://538194912998600598.weebly.com/carol-stamps/challenge-multicolor-embossing
Congratulations !!!! contact me at marion@wowembossingpowder.co.uk to choose your prize. I'd like to give a couple of honorary mentions to these guys for their fabulous projects also…. RobynO http://waterlilycardsbyrobyn.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/happy-birthday_4.html
and Art Tart - Melissa https://talkingarttart.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/icad-38.html
Thank you everyone who entered, we really appreciate your inspiration and love that you inspire others !!
Your turn to show us what you've got !!
Add your entries here..


Comments

  1. Congratulations to Carol and other honorable mention too! Such an easy and fab technique with fun foil! So beautiful!

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    1. Thank you Vinita, Fab Foil should be compulsory on everything LOL !!!!
      xx

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  2. CONGRATULATIONS Carol and Honorary Mentions!
    Fab Foils are EXCITING and SO SHINY :)

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  3. Happy to see the team like my July card, congrats to the other ladies and looking forward to attempting a 'foil' card, thank you Robyn

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  4. Have fun with the Foils Robyn :) :) xx

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  5. Wow! (excuse the pun) I didn't know you did foils, I'd love to win some - love shiny things on my cards to add an oooh factor :)

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  6. Fab project ❤ I'd love to win some foils as I've not had a play with these yet and they look amazing! X

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  7. Fab project ❤ I'd love to win some foils as I've not had a play with these yet and they look amazing! X

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  8. Oh lovely! I could make use of these on some beautiful boxes I plan to make. xx

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  9. I'd like to win so I can try something new. Always likes new project!!

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  10. Oh this is so awesome! So many possibilities...id love to play around with these foils! What a cool effect!

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  11. Oh this is so awesome! So many possibilities...id love to play around with these foils! What a cool effect!

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  12. Great idea to use double sided adhesive. Would love to win so i can try this out on all my favourite dies.

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  13. Would love to win so that I can try a new technique with great products

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  14. This looks great, I would love to win your foil bundle to make my Christmas cards extra special this year.

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  15. Would be grateful to win and use them

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  16. .... I'm back :)
    Just saw your post of FB and just HAD to come on over again!
    I would LOVE to win some Fab Foils because the look SO SHINY and SO EXCITING! I am already addicted to your scrumptious embossing powders and expect the Fab Foils to be just as FABULOUS.
    THANK YOU so much for the chance to win some CRAFTY AWESOMENESS :)

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  17. I would love to make a sign to hang over the door of my guinea pigs new home. :)

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  18. I would love to win some Wow foils, I haven't tried this yet, and the tutorial makes it look easy. I would make a fairy sign for my little granddaughter. :)

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  19. I love foils me... shine without the mess of glitter or gilding flakes! I'd love to win so I can use them with abandon just as they are trendy again!

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  20. I would use the foils to help make by Daughter`s wedding invites

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  21. I love the look of foils and have been wanting to try them. I would love to win so I can give this a try! Thanks so much for chance to win!

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  22. Congrats to Carol and the honorable mentions.
    I'd love a chance to win some foil , it's shiny and sparkles takes creations to that next level plus I just love all of your products
    Thank you for the chance

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  23. Love the foils they look amazing must try this next time I make a card!

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  24. WOW! I would love to win some of these foils. They look so easy to use and so impressive. Hope I'm lucky to be picked.

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  25. Love this project, I love sparkly things and have followed people in shops to see where they have picked up sparkly clothes from......I would like to try foiling on my own clothes, can the WOW team advise me please?? If I win some of the foils I could experiment and let you know how I get on with them.

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    1. Hi, my guessing would be, it could be done on fabric, but I doubt you'd be able to wash it, when I'm next on with HQ I'll double check for you xx

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  26. Congrats to the winner and top picks. I would love to win the foil pack cos it's just so shiny and blingy. It adds such a touch of class to any creation. Hugz

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  27. I would love to win some of the foils and the powder .. I have tried foiling with glues and double sided tape and not been too happy with the result. Sure would like to try the embossing powder!

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  28. Thank you for the chance to win some amazing WOW foil products. My mum, dad and brother all have birthdays in September, so it would be fabulous to add some WOW shimmer & shine to their handmade cards! :-)

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  29. Congratulations to the winner and honorable mentions! Great way to use those foils! I would love to win these, because if the quality of your foils is anything like your embossing powders, then WOW! they would be great to try! Also, I have no foils that work. Thank you for the chance to win them!

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  30. I've never used the foil but would love to try it. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  31. I love to use foiling in my paper crafts. I feel it gives a great WOW effect and who doesn't love a bit of shine!?

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  32. Fantastic project with foil! I'd love to win, too. Thank You!

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  33. Thank you for the inspirations and great challenge. I used your EP on my brads this time, great way to change the colour and add more depth Karen x

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