Hey friends! Are you looking for an easy sublimation project this Holiday season? I’m excited to share how you can sublimate wood for a fun Santa Platter, so let’s get started!
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How to Sublimate Wood with Laminating Sheets- DIY Santa Platter
Earlier I shared another Santa Snack Plate design using HTV and sublimation. This time we are gonna sublimate using Laminating sheets.
What you will need:
- 9×12 Wood Art Panel (I got mine at Michaels in the art supplies section)
- 11×17 Thermal Laminating Sheets
- Easy Press
- Sublimation Printer (I use an Epson F170)
- A-Sub Sublimation Paper
- Santa Platter Design
- Butcher Paper
- Cutting Mat
- Crafting Knife
I created a quick video of the process for you below….
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Doesn’t that look easy? Let’s walk through the steps…
Step 1: Print the design of your choice on sublimation paper with your sublimation printer. Don’t forget to mirror!
Step 2: Heat your Easy Press to 385 degrees and set the timer for 60 seconds. Take a Laminating Pouch and tear it apart at the seam to get one sheet.
Step 3: Place the laminating sheet on top of the wood panel with the frosted side down. Place butcher paper on top of the design and under the wood panel to protect your heating pad. Place your easy press on top, apply pressure and hold until the timer beeps.
Step 4: The laminating sheet will most likely adhere to your butcher paper, go ahead and cut around the wood, and using a craft knife and cutting mat, trim close to the edge so that no sheet overlaps the edges.
Step 5: Place your printed design side down on top of the laminated wood, and secure it with heat transfer tape. Cover with Butcher paper and press again for another 60 seconds.
Step 6: Remove the paper to reveal your design!
Repeat the process on the back side if you want a two-sided design that you can rotate each year!
I hope this project inspires you to sublimate wood with laminating sheets! Think of the possibilities with this easy technique!
If you give it a try, please be sure to tag me on social media. I can be found on all channels at @michellespartyplanit.