Beautiful Blooms Artesprix Decorative Metal Panel

Good morning. Nicole here! I'm excited to share this pretty Metal Decorative Panel I created for my tier tray. For this project I used Artesprix's Sublimation Markers and the Sublimation Ink Pad that is available in the shop. The Bountiful Blooms stamps are from Brutus Monroe! There are so many adorable elements in the stamp set and they are perfect for spring projects.

Sublimation Markers and stamp pad on decorative metal panel

What are Artesprix Sublimation Markers?

Magic Ink that transfers their beautiful colors from plain copy paper to a polyester product with a heat source. Iron-on-Ink Markers are the way to personalize sublimation, which is specially formulated inks that transfer only when activated with heat.

Materials:

Artesprix Decorative Metal Panel

Artesprix  Sublimation Markers

Sublimation Ink Pad

Brutus Monroe Bountiful Blooms Stamps

Stamping Acrylic Block

Plain Copy Paper

Pencil

Heat Tape

Protective Paper

Project Mat

Heat Press or Home Iron

Step-by-Step Tutorial:

Step 1: Trace your Decorative Metal Panel onto a plain piece of copy paper using a pencil. That way you know how much space you have to work with.

template for sublimation decorative metal panel project

Pro Tip: Set your heat press at 400℉ for 90 seconds before you start working on your Decorative Metal Panel. That way, the heat press will be hot enough to sublimate your images when you are finished. MISTI stamping tool with sublimation stamp pad
Step 2: Stamp images within the traced area using the Sublimation Ink Pad and Acrylic Block or MISTI Stamping Tool. 

sublimation black marker design

Step 3: Create mirror text by tracing sentiment backwards against the window using a Black Sublimation Marker.

sublimation marker colored design with artesprix iron-on-ink

Step 4: Next, color in the images using your Sublimation Markers.

Sublimation artesprix design before transfer

Step 6: Using heat tape, tape down the Decorative Metal Panel  (white side faced down) onto the images.

secured sublimation decorative metal panel before transfer

Step 7: Place a piece of Protective Paper at the top and bottom of your Decorative Metal Panel. Place your "Sublimation Sandwich" inside the heat press for 90 seconds at 400℉.

sublimation sandwich with siliconized protective paper before transfer

Step 8: Carefully, remove the project from the heat press using gloves. Then place the Decorative Metal Panel onto the Project Mat to conduct the "Peek Test". Without removing any tape, peel back one corner of your design to ensure you got a great transfer. 

sublimation decorative metal panel after transfer with artesprix

Step 9: Once you confirmed your transfer was successful, remove the paper and heat tape to reveal your vivid designs!

sublimation decorative metal panel with artesprix iron-on-ink

Step 10: After your panel has cooled, remove the protective backing from the easel that came with your panel and position as desired. 

sublimation decorative metal panel with artesprix

Thanks so much for visiting today! If you think you're ready to try making one of your own, click here to start shopping through my affiliate link! Artesprix's Sublimation Products are so much fun and they are great for making projects for the home. Click here to shop for Brutus Monroe stamps!

Thank you Artesprix for allowing me to design for you for the past two years. I have enjoyed my time on the team. You have been wonderful to work with. Please continue to follow me at my blog, here or my Instagram, here! I will be sharing more sublimation projects on my social media channels. 

Hugs,

Nicole

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