How to use mylar metal foils for grunge effects on polymer clay

How to use mylar metal foils for grunge effects on polymer clay

In this video you'll see how to apply mylar backed metallic foils to make veneers. Special effects can be achieved such as fine crackle and aged metal. 

For the earrings shown, I used the Grunge Foils color light gold, oxidized copper, and rose gold. I cut out the medium and small Moon cutter shapes and started stacking! The tiny triangle is for the Mini Triangle plunger set.

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Love these. Great design. Thanks for sharing.

Jackie Poole

Does this new mylar foil peel off or leave bits when you cut with cutters?


I haven’t had much luck with using foils, but after watching your video, Kira, I think I’ll try again using this type of foil. It sure makes a beautiful affect on the clay. Thanks for the tips and tricks to get different results.

Gale Loder

Love the earrings!

Glenda Stratton

I love these earrings, beautiful shine.

Linda Regulski

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