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Happy Holidays - 07/25/2022

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White DL card blank (8 1/4 x 4")

Gossip Glitter Card: Red

White card (7 3/4 x 3 1/2")

Vellum- tear to approx 5 x 2 1/4"

Happy Holidays Washi Tape Roll and Die Collection

Stamps from Christmas Blessings Stamp Collection 

WOW Embossing Powder Don't Be Fooled collection: Hey You

WOW heat tool

Anti static bag

Izink Dy ink pad: Ocean, Menthe

Izink Pigment Classic Collection: Red

Paint brush

Thirsty Brush Confetti paint: White Lace


Gem pick up and pokey tool

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Double sided tape

Low tack tape

Foam Pads

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Unroll the Happy Holidays Washi Tape, and using the 2 coordinating dies as a guide, cut off the 2 drops, with scissors. 

Line the first die up on the washi, hold in place with low tack tape, and run it through your die cutting machine.

Repeat this step with the second die, and you now have "stickers" ready for your project. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Use your washi stickers to create a background, on your white card (7 3/4 x 3 1/2"), which is placed in landscape view. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Wet the cardstock around your stickers, and drop in the Izink Ocean and Menthe, using a paint brush. This is called the "wet in wet" technique. You can keep going back in and adding more colour, until your are happy with the effect. 

Dry off the ink, although allowing it to dry naturally will give a more vibrant depth of colour. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Once the ink is dry, add some water to your Confetti Paint, and splatter it all over your artwork. 

Set this to one side to dry naturally, if possible. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Wipe over the torn vellum strip with your anti static bag. 

Ink up your sentiment, from the Christmas Blessings Stamp Collection, with the Izink red Pigment ink.

Stamp the sentiment on to the vellum, allowing enough vellum to fold over the back of your card, top and bottom. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Apply the WOW Hey You embossing powder over the sentiment, whilst the Pigment ink is still wet (it is a slow drying ink, so brilliant for heat embossing). 

Allow your heat tool to get hot, before heat setting the powder. Move the heat tool as soon as the powder starts to turn, to avoid burning the vellum. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Decide where you want the embossed vellum to go, fold over the excess vellum top and bottom, and secure on the reverse of the card, with double sided tape. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere your artwork on to the red glitter card. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere on to your DL white, landscape view, card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 10

To finish add sequins on your artwork, as required. I used silver ones, but you can use any in your crafty stash.