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Birthday Birb - 03/03/2022

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Black top folding card blank (8 1/4 x 5 3/4")

Gossip Glitter Card: Tourmaline 250gsm ( 5 3/4 x 6 3/4")

White card (5 3/4 x 6 1/4")

White card (6 x 6")

Coffee Stains Stencil

Stamps from Thirsty Brush UnLtd Jump Creative Stamps

Stamps from Thirsty Brush UnLtd Bert And Ernie Creative Stamps

Stamps from Go With The Flow Lamination Stamp Collection

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Stencil: Funky Parachutes, Rainbow

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Izink Dye ink pads: Emeraude, Mer Du Sud, Nuit

Izink Pigments: Mimosa, Stratosphere, Ultramarine

Black pen

Red liner tape


Blending brush/tool

Paint brush

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue



How To Guide - Step 1

Lay the Coffee Stains stencil on top of the 5 3/4 x 6 1/4" white card. 

Blend the Izink Dye inks randomly through the stencil. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Place the Thirsty Brush Rainbow stencil on to the background, and use your black pen to randomly trace a few clouds. Use your pen to add a few "movement" lines within the clouds. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Adhere your dried background on to the Gossip Glitter card, so the sides are flush, and there is an equal amount of glitter card visible top and bottom, as shown here. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Adhere this on to the front of your black, top folding card blank, so the sides are flush and an equal amount of black card blank is visible top and bottom. 

Set your card to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Ink up the parachute stamp, from the Thirsty Brush Jump set, with the Onyx Black Versafine, and stamp on to the 6 x 6" white card. 

Ink up the Birb, from the Bert And Ernie set, and stamp on to the same piece of card.

Once the ink is dry, cut them both out. You only need the top piece of the parachute, as shown here. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Lay the spotty Thirsty Brush Funky Parachutes stencil over your cut out parachute.

Blend the Izink Emeraude through the stencil. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Cut THREE pieces of twine, approx 4" in length. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Secure each on to the reverse of your stencilled parachute, with red liner tape, as shown here. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere the parachute on to the top right side your card, leaving the twine loose. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Apply the Izink Pigments on to your craft or glass mat.

Add a little water and paint your Birb. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Once the Pigments are dry, add accents to your Birb using a black pen. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Pulling the twine taut, adhere your Birb in place on your card, so it also secures the twine in position. Alternatively you can secure the twine in place first, with a little red liner tape, before adhering your Birb. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Ink up the sentiment stamp from the Go with the Flow Lamination Stamp Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine. 

Stamp bottom right of your artwork.

To finish, ink it up again, and stamp coming off the left hand side of your artwork, so there is only a partial sentiment visible.