Tombow USA and Clearsnap BLOG HOP!
WELCOME to the Tombow USA and Clearsnap Blog Hop!
this hop we got together products that were made for each other: Tombow Adhesives and Clearsnap Foils! I bet you
want to join in the Foil trend, so in this hop we will show easy, affordable and
fun ways to do it, so stick with us for the next two days!
USA Blog (on Friday) and Clearsnap Blog
(on Saturday) to start!
Now, on to my project!
Start out with a Walnut Hollow Keepsake Box and stain it with Design Master Colortool Glossy Wood Tone 575 spray paint in a well ventilated area. I applied several light coats to get the most even coverage.
Once dry, decide on the placement of your design, then apply Stencil Stick Spray to the back of your Clearsnap Colorbox® Bloom Art Screen and place on the lid of the box.
Squeeze out a half dollar size dollop of Tombow USA MONO Multi Liquid Glue on to a palette. I use old mail order catalogs for my palettes because they are free! Apply Glue with a Clearsnap Colorbox® Art Dauber making sure to pounce straight up and down over the Clearsnap Colorbox® Bloom Art Screen, so the glue does not seep underneath. Carefully lift up the Art Screen and remove any excess Glue with warm water.
Allow the Tombow USA MONO Multi Liquid Glue to set-up (or dry) slightly. I live in Florida where there is ALOT of humidity, so my tip would be to create a second Art Screen / Glue image on a scrap piece of paper to use as a drying guide and see what works best for you. After about 10 minutes, the Glue was clear, but still tacky.
Place the Clearsnap Designer Foil Plum Crazy silver side down and rub gently with your fingers. Do not rub hard or burnish as these Foils have a very easy release. Just peel back the plastic release sheet and you have a Foiled design! It is that simple! The Foils are also very forgiving, so if you end up with a “bald spot” just press another section of Foil into the Glue until your entire design is deliciously Plum Crazy!
Paint the inside of the box with Americana paint by DecoArt in Lavender. Apply thin layer of Tombow USA MONO Multi Liquid Glue with Clearsnap Colorbox® Art Dauber around the edge of the box bottom and box lid. Wait for Glue to turn clear and apply Clearsnap Designer Foil Plum Crazy to give your box a special POP of color and shine!
Now on to the really FUN stuff!
have until April 21st at 11:59 EST to comment. A winner will be picked randomly
and announced on April 22nd, 2015.
Tombow Adhesive Dots, Tombow
Stamp Runner Dot Adhesive, Tombow
Mono Multi Liquid Glue. Glitter
– Gold Sparkle and Ruby Slippers, Designer Foils – Cherry Pie,
Color Blender, ColorBox Chalk Petal Point
in Primary Pastels and Magic Stamp.
USA and Clearsnap on
Tombow USA BlogThanks for stopping by! -Beth
16 thoughts on “Tombow USA and Clearsnap BLOG HOP!”
Wow, what a fab look! Thanks for the drying tip as I'm also in FL and probably wouldn't've thought to wait that long, impatient crafter that I am! : )
Love the color of the flower. I have some foil but haven't used it yet. Glad to get suggestions before I start.
thanks for sharing.
Inspirational project. Thanks for the great tutorial. I look forward to making this. Total #CreativeGoodness.
That is beautiful! I have so many wooden boxes, and am never sure what to do with them. Now I have an idea!
Wow, your keepsake box is stunning! I love the purple flower, thanks for the inspiration.
Fun to see something not on paper!
BEAUTIFUL box Beth!!!
LOVE the GORGEOUS foil accent and you have made it sound so easy!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and TOP TIPS – I have this technique to my list to try 🙂
beautiful box, thanks for sharing.
OMG what a beautiful box, I love that foil trick.
Ooooooohhhh….this is gorgeous!! Love that plum foil color!! Great tip on foiling the edges of the top and bottom where they meet to add that extra finishing touch!!! Fabulous project!!!
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What a great use of that foil! Beautiful box! lanie at laniejandco dot com
Cannot wait to try foil! This is a great idea! TFS!
very pretty box! great techniques!
What a beautiful box! The foil really adds something special…
Beautiful keepsake box! I love the stencil you used! The Mono Glue works great with the foils… can't wait to try this!
What a beutiful color combo box, Love the foil, the color,& shine thank you for a chance to win