Saturday, September 16, 2017

Enjoying "Heat Wave"!

Hello friends! 
Today's post is about "HeatWave"
It's not the heat wave (weather -related) that I am talking about.
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The "Heat Wave Pen Tool Started Kit" is a little nifty gadget that allows you to add foil to your project. This product was introduced in 2015. You can see the intro video here.

About this tool: Easily apply foil to cards, scrapbook pages, home decor projects, and more! Use the Heatwave Pen with stencils to apply foil designs or create your own. This precision foil applicator pen is battery powered so there’s no cord to tangle with and a protective storage lid is included. You can easily see the project you’re working on using the handy light guide. The starter kit includes a battery operated Heatwave Pen tool with a lid for safe storage and (20) 4 x 6 inch sheets of foil in pink, gold, blue, red and silver. You can buy the foil paper separately here.

This kit by We R Memory Keepers is $29.99. Remember a while ago, Simon Says Stamp has a few flash sales??? Well, this item was one of them and I got it for $9.99! What a steal! See, this is something that I watch out for when there is a good sale and forgive me for being an enabler!

I decided to try it out with the new STAMPtemebr Damask stencil.
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Perhaps this is not the best stencil to try out with the new "Heat Wave Pen Tool"
 because the stencil is so very fine and detailed. I could not get my gold foil lines quite perfectly.
However,  I think it turned out pretty nicely!

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This card is formal and straightforward.
First of all, I applied Distress Oxide over the stencil and once it's dried a bit, I started to trace the lines in between the STAMPtemebr Damask stencil.

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After all that, I STILL want to use the "Heat Wave Pen Tool Started Kit. So, I followed the Watercolor Stencil (Altenew, SSS). You now see those fine lines at the bottom of the cards. 


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Since this post is about Damask...guess what!?
the latest STAMPtember Collaboration Exclusives (Pretty Pink Posh) 
is....Damask Stamp.
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I really dig this Damask Set!
You can find all the latest over Simon Says Stamp here.

Altenew is giving the 2017 stamp set for free with any order. 
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(click here or photo to shop)
Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

conil said...

Lovely...like the sketchy gold from the foil. It adds a touch of elegant whimsy to the card. Once again, you've embellished it beautifully to make it extra special. The more I see of the font of the sentiment, the more I like it...it may have to come to my house to live.

Marlena M. said...

This is a really cool look and what a deal!!! Lovely work, Virginia~

CinnamonSally said...

Gorgeous card Virginia, love the added foil.

Teresa Doyle said...

Just beautiful Virginia, I like the fine gold detail you got with this.

Patt H. said...

Lovely card! I have not tried foiling as have no laminator & wasn't sure what else to use. Thanks for sharing!

Glennis said...

Most impressive!

Dawn Turley said...

Great buy and what an amazing outcome you achieved with your tool

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the gold foiling, so elegant!

Sheila H said...

The foil is gorgeous. Great shopping!

Lisa Elton said...

Love the shimmer, this is fabulous!

Sue LD said...

Very pretty!

Purple Princess said...

Very pretty!!