Collaboration Projects

An Iron-on-Ink Heart Shaped Ornament Surprise

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!

A photo of a completed Artesprix Heart Shaped Ornament project using Iron-on-Ink products

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.

A photo displaying the materials and tools used on an Artesprix Heart Shaped Ornament project

Materials and Tools:

  • copy paper
  • heart shaped ornament (February – BOTM)
  • pencil
  • markers
  • heat source 
  • protective paper
  • heat tape
  • project mat

Step-by-Step Tutorial:

Step 1: First, trace the Heart Shaped Ornament on a plain piece of copy paper. (Trace 2x if you’re creating for both sides.)

A photo showing a traced Artesprix Heart Shaped Ornament for estimated dimensions

Step 2: Now, use the Sublimation Markers to design the copy paper tracing.

An Artesprix Sublimation Marker design on copy paper ready for heat source process

Step 3: Next, place heat tape on Heart Shaped Ornament to stick to the designed tracing.

A photo displaying an Artesprix Heart Shaped Ornament project Heat Taped down

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. 

A photo of an Artesprix Heart Shaped Ornament project layered inside a Sublimation Sandwich ready for the heat process

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!

Courtney

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

A Custom “love” Tank Top

Personalized DIY Keychain Artesprix Style

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Thinking about browsing through Artesprix products? The link below will take you to their website and if you do make a purchase it gives me a little kickback while being an affiliate for them. Thank you. 

website: Artesprix  

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