Hey there! Courtney here bringing the love to lovey-dovey! Oh ok, all jokes aside I am in love with this February Blank of the Month. It’s a great substrate to use with the Artesprix Sublimation Markers. What’s better than an Iron-on-Ink Heart Shaped Ornament Surprise?! Maybe including it with some delectable chocolates?! Yes please, sign me up!
What are Artesprix Sublimation Markers?
Sublimation is a process that helps transfer specialized inks with a heat source. So with the use of the Artesprix Markers you can use them to draw out any design and transfer with heat to say, a cute Heart Shaped Ornament.
Materials and Tools:
- copy paper
- heart shaped ornament (February – BOTM)
- heat source
- protective paper
- heat tape
- project mat
Step 1: First, trace the Heart Shaped Ornament on a plain piece of copy paper. (Trace 2x if you’re creating for both sides.)
Step 2: Now, use the Sublimation Markers to design the copy paper tracing.
Step 3: Next, place heat tape on Heart Shaped Ornament to stick to the designed tracing.
Step 4: Finally, create the signature Artesprix Sublimation Sandwich. Protective Paper, Heart Shaped Ornament with taped design closest to heat source and another piece of Protective Paper on top. Place the sandwich in the heat press as is and press for 60 seconds at 400˚ F.
Step 5: Let the Heart Shaped Ornament cool, and you can take a peek and see your creation by lifting a corner of the copy paper gently. After peeking you can pull off the Heat Tape and reveal the designed ornament.
Did you lovey-dovey (wink) this tutorial?
You can check out other tutorials on this blog and on the Artesprix website. Also remember to check out Artesprix Inspirational Facebook Group for just that, inspiration and helpful tips!
My Thoughts on the BOTM!
The Artesprix Blank of the Month is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. I enjoy the mystery of not knowing what’s new coming to their lineup of special monthly products. Share your BOTM on the social medias. I know I’d love to see your creations and others will too!
If you want to see more ideas about using and creating with Artesprix products here are some past posts:
Flowery Bookmarks Using Iron-on-Ink
Personalized DIY Keychain Artesprix Style
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