EcoHeidi Borchers uses a favorite Aleene’s vintage technique to create a beautiful detailed design on a fish magnet. With Aleene’s Tacky Glue you can create the look of embossing to create the coolest designs. Featured on Cool2Craft TV.
Watch Heidi’s super cool Look of Embossing Fish Magnet video tutorial!
Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
Aleene’s Magnetic Tacky Tape or Aleene’s Magnetic Tacky Dots
Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer (gloss or matte)
Cardboard (I used cereal box cardboard)
Spray paint – flat white
Small paint brush
|Transfer fish pattern to cardboard. Cut out along pattern line.|
|I like to use a tape tip in order to create a narrow line of glue. Click for tutorial. Draw along the entire outside of fish and on inside pattern lines with Aleene’s Tacky Glue.|
|Let glue lines dry until completely clear.|
|Spray paint front of fish. Let dry. Spray paint back of fish. Let dry.|
|Apply drops of alcohol ink over painted surface.|
|Use brush to dab and blend ink. Let dry. If desired, spray with acrylic sealer. Cut and apply a piece of Aleene’s Magnetic Tacky Tape to the back of magnet.|