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Besties - 04/28/2022

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White card blank (6 x 6")

White card A4

Dies from Spring Boots Die Collection

Dies from Botanical Wings Die Collection

Stamps from Pencil Sketch Elements Stamp Collection

Stamps from Adventure Begins Stamp Collection

Circle mask (1 1/2" diameter)

Circle stencil (4 1/2" diameter)

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Izink Shiny Spray: Bleu Ciel

Izink Dye Spray: Blue Moon

Izink Dye ink pad: Ocean

Blending brush/tool

Gossip Sparkle pen: Clear Overlay

Watercolour paints

Paint brush

Eureka 101

Perfect Together Glue

Low tack tape (optional)

Die Cutting machine



How To Guide - Step 1

Place your circle stencil just off the top left side of your card blank.

Spray the Izink Bleu Ciel and Blue Moon, lightly through the stencil.


How To Guide - Step 2

Carefully remove the stencil and mop up the excess ink. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Place the circle mask top left of your inked circle, as shown here. You can use low tack tape to help keep it in place. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Use your blending brush to add the Izink Ocean around the circle mask, but only within your inked circle. The ink should fade out as you blend away from the edge of the mask. 

Remove the mask, and set your card blank to one side, to dry. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Place this die, from the Spring Boots Die Collection, on to the top of your A4 white card. Roughly cut the card around it, setting the remainder to one side for later.

Run the boots die through your die cutting machine. 

Use your watercolour paints to paint your die cut boots, as desired. 

Set this aside to dry. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Place this foliage die, from the Botanical Wings Die Collection, on to the leftover white card. 

Run it through your die cutting machine. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Use your watercolour paints to colour the die cut grasses, as desired.

Dry off the paint.


How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere the painted grasses on to the bottom left of your card blank. You can trim off any overhang, but i left mine. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere your painted boots just to the right of your grasses. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Mix up a pale grey shade of paint, and add shadows under your die cut boots, to "ground" them. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Ink up the flock of birds stamp, from the Pencil Sketch Elements Stamp Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine.

Stamp them across your moon. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Ink up the sentiment stamp, from the Adventure Begins Stamp Collection, with the Versafine, and stamp bottom right of your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 13

To finish, add the Gossip Clear Overlay sparkle where desired. I added mine to my floral and foliage die cut elements.