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Kind Friend - 04/28/2022

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Pink top folding card blank - landscape view (8 1/4 x 5 3/4")

White card A4

Black card (4 x 2")

Dies from Beaming Smile Die Collection

Dies from Kind Friends Die Collection

Stamps from Love You Stamp Collection

Imala Collage Paper Pad

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

HIMI Oil Pencils: Yellows, Greens, Blues, Pink, Black

Black pen

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam Pads

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Place this die, from the Beaming Smile Die Collection, on to one corner of the A4 white card. Cut the card bigger than the die, setting the remainder of the white card to one side. 

Run your die through your die cutting machine.

Repeat this step again, so you have TWO white die cut floral elements.  

How To Guide - Step 2

Place this coordinating die on to the leftover white card, and run it through your die cutting machine. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Adhere ONE of the detailed floral die cut elements, on to the white die cut mat.


How To Guide - Step 4

Use your blue and yellow HIMI Oil Pencils, to colour in the petals and water, within the recessess of the die cut element (as shown here). 

Set this to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Use all the Oil Pencils to colour in the SECOND, detailed die cut element. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Adhere this in position, over the top of the first die cut element, as shown here. 

Set this to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Tear out this decorative sheet, from the Imala Collage paper pad.

Trim to 8 x 5 1/2", ensuring the silhouette flowers are upright, as seen in this photo. 

Set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Remove this sheet from the same paper pad, and tear it to approx 8 x 3".

Set the rest of this sheet to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere this trimmed, decorative paper, to the front of your pink, landscape view, card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere the torn strip of decorative paper, to the left of your card. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Place the FRIEND solid die, from the Kind Friends Die Collection, roughly where you wish it to go.

Using this as a guide, adhere your coloured die cut floral element in place, so it will sit just to the left of the sentiment. 

You can adhere with wet glue, or with foam pads to create more dimension. 

Set your card to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Place the solid FRIEND die, on to the black card (4 x 2"), and the detailed FRIEND die, on to the leftover butterfly paper you set aside earlier.

Run them through your die cutting machine. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Adhere the detailed sentiment die cut, on top of the black, solid die cut mat. 

How To Guide - Step 14

Adhere to the right of your die cut vase. 

How To Guide - Step 15

Ink up some of the butterfly stamps, from the Love You Stamp Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine, and stamp around your artwork, where required. 

How To Guide - Step 16

To finish, use a black pen to draw in butterfly "trails".