I have been getting a lot of questions about what supplies I use and how to make foil prints! I thought it would make way more sense to make a list of supplies to have in one spot so you know exactly what I use. Click on the links in grey or the photos to see more.
Laser Printer (foil will not stick to ink jet black – I tried.)
This is the same one recommended by Heidi Swapp, it works great!
Yes, other laminators are less expensive, but this was designed especially for foiling and works great. Invest in the right products if you want perfect prints! Plus, this one is on sale right now!! I think I paid $150…And it comes with transfer folders and tags to test out.
And of course my fav color foil, it’s the most popular choice as well!
I usually letter my pieces to foil on my iPad Pro, but when I use pen on paper I pick from these three:
Last but definitely not least is tack cloth. Wiping this over your foil and paper before sending it thru the laminator will eliminate those pesky black spots. The tack picks up dust and lint you can’t see. Just be careful not to rub too hard-it will lift toner ink!
More tips and tricks on how to foil prints yourself at home, and other lettering tool lists are coming soon…