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Imagine - 07/26/2022

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Black top folding card blank (cut to 8 1/4 x 5 1/2")

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

Black card (6 x 4")

White card (scrap piece)

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Flower Frenzy Creative Stamps

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Mixed Up Hearts Creative Dies

Thirsty Brush UnLtd More Than Words Creative Stamps

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Izink Dye Spray: Rusty Saffron, Black Liquorice

Paint brush

Thirsty Brush Confetti Paint: Goldmine

White gel pen

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Spray the Izink Rusty Saffron randomly, on to the white card (7 1/2 x 4 3/4")

How To Guide - Step 2

Spray the Izink Black Liquorice randomly, on to the card. 

How To Guide - Step 3

I then decided to go back in and spray a bit more of the Rusty Saffron, on to my background. You can add more, of either colour, until you are happy with the result.  

How To Guide - Step 4

Splatter water over your background, using a paint brush. Wait a few seconds, then mop up any excess water with a paper towel. 

Dry off your background thoroughly. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Ink up the Flower Frenzy stamp, with the Onyx Black Versafine, and stamp on to your background. 

Make sure the ink is dry, before moving on to the next step. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Use a paint brush to apply water, or diluted household bleach, to random areas of the stamped image.

Wait a few seconds, then lift up the ink with a paper towel.

This is called the "faux bleach" technique. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Add water to your Goldmine Confetti Paint, and colour in the floral elements of your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Spray a little of the Izink Black Liquorice, on to your craft, or glass mat, and use your paint brush to paint the centres of your flowers. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Use the Confetti Goldmine paint, to add accents, and highlights, to areas of your stamped image, like the edges of the circles. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Ensure all the ink and paint is dry, before adding accents, and highlights, to your artwork, using a white gel pen. 

Set this to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Place this heart die, from the Mixed Up Hearts Creative Dies, on to the black card (6 x 4"), and run it through your die cutting machine.

Put the left over black card to one side.   

How To Guide - Step 12

Adhere your die cut heart, on to your background. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Use your white gel pen to add highlights, to your die cut heart. 

How To Guide - Step 14

Adhere your artwork on to your black, top folding card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 15

Use your white gel pen to draw a decorative, wiggly frame, around your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 16

Ink up the IMAGINE stamp, from the Thirsty Brush More Than Words Creative Stamps, with the Onyx Black Versafine, and stamp on to some scrap, white card.

Cut it out, straight, or wonky like mine!

Adhere this on to the leftover black card you set aside earlier, then cut around it, to create a black mat.  

How To Guide - Step 17

Adhere it to the bottom, left of your card, to finish.