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tami sanders is a paper crafter that teaches locally and does design work for a few companies…

Clearsnap & Tombow Blog Hop!

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Hello and Welcome to the Tombow USA and Clearsnap Blog Hop!

For this hop we swapped products that were made for each other: Tombow Adhesives and Clearsnap Foils!

On this hop we will share easy, affordable and fun ways to use Clearsnap’s Designer Foils with Tombow adhesive as well as other fun ways Tombow and Clearsnap products work together. “Stick” with us for the next two days to be inspired!

You probably got here from Suzanne Austin’s blog but if you just stumbled across my blog 

go the Tombow USA Blog (on Friday) or the Clearsnap Blog (On Saturday) to start!

NOW… here’s my project! 

hello hoppers! welcome to my blog!

i have a sweet and feminine Mother’s Day project to share with you; this framed quote for Mom…

framed mother quote - tami sanders - foil technique - WM

i used a foiling technique similar to one Jennifer Priest shared on her blog: CHIC FOIL PRINTING WITH CLEARSNAP to add a little bLiNg! to my frame. i wanted the project to be soft and “frilly” with a peaches and cream color scheme and a little touch of GOLD.

foil accents are HOT right now, not only crafting but in fashion as well. Clearsnap makes a product called Design Foils which come in several colors and makes it easy for you to add a fashionable-foil accent to your projects.

to add the zig zag foiled elements to my frame, i used Tombo Mono Multi Liquid Glue and ColorBox® Chevrons Art Screen. the stencil was taped over the painted frame and then the design was filled in with thin lines of glue. a paintbrush was used to spread the glue to fill in the designs completely. then the stencil was removed and the frame set aside to let the glue dry. you’ll know it’s dry when it turns from white to clear. then, the foil was placed over the glued designs and rubbed to transfer the foil. quick, easy and best of all NEAT! no loose gold flakes to deal with.

Izink Inks were used to paint the frame. Izink Inks are a hybrid of ink and acrylic paint so they cover well and are quick to dry. they also come in lots of VIVID colors.

the paper flowers were given a kiss of peach using Peach Pastel ColorBox® Cat’s Eye Chalk Ink. the flowers and button accents were adhered to the frame using Tombo Adhesive Dots. some of the buttons that had an uneven bottom or shank remnant were adhered using Tombo Foam Tape.

the background paper for the quote was made by inking white cardstock with Banana Custard® ColorBox Pigment Ink applied using the ColorBox® Stylus & Tips. the paper was then given a sprinkling of butterflies stamped in Dune Pigment Ink. the finished paper was adhered to the frame backing using Tombo Extreme Adhesive.

the overlay was done using Computer Grafix by Grafix.

i’ve put together a Snapguide that shows how you can make this project step-by-step in both photo and written directions… Check out this guide on Snapguide

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To win, visit and comment on the participating blog posts. You have until April 21 at 11:59 EST to comment. A winner will be picked randomly and announced on April 22 2015.

The prize includes: Tombow Xtreme Adhesive, NEW Tombow Adhesive Dots, Tombow Stamp Runner Dot Adhesive and the Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue. Glitter – Gold Sparkle and Ruby Slippers, Designer Foils – Cherry

here’s the HOP list! 

Friday:

Tombow USA Blog

Sabrina Alery

Beth Watson

Jennifer Priest

Daniella Hayes

Guest Designer Jennifer Loftfield

Jennie Garcia

Guest Designer Holly King

Latrice Murphy

Clearsnap Blog

Saturday:

Clearsnap Blog

Meihsia Liu

Latrice Murphy

Dana Tatar

Jennifer Priest

Suzanne Austin

Tami Sanders                 <<<<< you are here

Tombow USA Blog        <<<<< go here next

thanks for hopping with us!

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19 thoughts on “Clearsnap & Tombow Blog Hop!

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  2. Tami,
    This is GORGEOUS!!! Love it. The foil looks awesome!

  3. GORGEOUS frame Tami!!!
    It is nothing short of AMAZING – LOVE IT and your Mother with too!!!
    FABULOUS tutorial / snapguide – I appreciate the close-up shots & detail, adding the foil sounds like SO MUCH FUN – I can’t wait to try this EXCITING technique :)
    I do have one question. How did you clean the Mono Multi off your stencil and brush?
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and tutorial!!!

  4. Very feminine!

  5. what a gorgeous mother’s day idea, thanks for sharing.

  6. So elegant, yet packed with #CreativeGoodness. Great tutorial.

    QuiltShopGal
    http://www.quiltshopgal.com

  7. thanks for all the nice comments! to clean, I soaked the brush and stencil IMMEDIATELY after use in warm water with a touch of mild detergent for about 20-30 minutes. then rinsed and wiped off any residue left on stencil with a paper towel.

  8. Oohhh! Love the mix of shiny with the delicate of lace n flowers!!

  9. Beautiful. The colors are soft and so pretty. Mom will be thrilled with the album.
    thanks for sharing.

  10. Oh my that is beautiful. I LOVE THIS, it is so femanin and beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing this with us. I now want to make one LOL

  11. This is simply gorgeous! So elegant! Thanks for the tip about cleaning the brushes and stencils too!

  12. How completely exquisite!!!!! This is just so lovely with the foiling and the gorgeous lace and flowers. What a wonderful gift. Thanks for the SnapGuide…..very helpful!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

  13. Oh my gosh! This is so beautiful! What a wonderful way to use these products!

  14. OMG! This is so very pretty! Love the quote and the detail, I am truly gonna try the foils, they bring that extra pop to the projects! TFS

  15. I have one of those frames,thanks for the inspiration, you gave me some wonderful ideas on how to decorate mine!

  16. Your frame is totally lovely!!!
    I love the shimmer on the wood :-)

  17. Amazing!! I love the textured background and those stunning flowers. Thanks for the inspiration.

  18. This is so pretty! I love the sparkle from the foils!

  19. I have never heard of snapguide but now love it. But your project was Love from first sight!