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Create With A Smile - 11/17/2021

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White card blank 7 x 7"

White cardstock 6 x 6"

Black cardstock 3 x 1"

Book page 

Stamps from the set Thirsty Brush Blooming Fantastic

Stamps from the set Thirsty Brush No Rules

Stamps from the set Thirsty Brush Blooming Foliage

Izink Pigments: Burnt Orange, Mimosa, Rouge, Purple Haze, Wet Meadow

Onyx Black Versafine

Sequins: Down The Bay

White gel pen

Black fine line pen

Eureka 101

Foam Pads

Perfect Together Glue

Paper Trimmer 

Paint brush


How To Guide - Step 1

Tear the book page in to 4 strips, of random sizes,  and glue them on to the front of your card blank.  

How To Guide - Step 2

Ink up the texture stamp, from the No Rules stamp set, in the Onyx Black Versafine.

Stamp randomly over the strips of book page, to the right and bottom edge of your card. Don't be precise. You want to achieve a random, distressed effect. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Ink up the circle stamps, from the same set, in the Versafine, and stamp randomly on to your background. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Ink up two of the large floral stamps from the Blooming Fantastic stamp set, and the foliage stamps, from the Blooming Foliage stamp set, in the Onyx Black Versafine. 

Stamp them on to your 6 x 6" white cardstock ( save any spare card to stamp your sentiment on later).

Pop a little of each of the Izink Pigments on to a glass or craft mat. Add a little water and use a paint brush to paint your stamped images. Mix and blend different colours to create light and shade. 

Fussy cut all your images, either before, or after you paint them, depending on your preferred method. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Use a white gel pen to draw highlights and accents on to your die cut images. Don't be exact or precise, just go for it!! 

Pop them to one side.

How To Guide - Step 6

Ink up the sentiment, from the No Rules stamp set, in the Versafine.

Stamp on to a piece of the leftover white card. 

Cut around the sentiment, either straight, or with jaunty angles, like me!! 

Use a black fine line pen to add a wiggly frame around the sentiment. 

Mat this on to a piece of black card, and trim off the excess, to create a black mat.  


How To Guide - Step 7

Adhere the 2 large painted die cut flowers on to your background, using wet glue or foam pads. I held my sentiment in place, as a guide, to decide where I wanted my flowers to be, before I glued them in position.  

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere your sentiment in place, using foam pads, as you will be tucking the foliage under the sentiment, in the next step. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere the painted foliage where desired, using wet glue, to give you wiggle time. Arrange them so some are tucked under the sentiment, and some are behind, and in front of the 2 larger flowers. This all adds depth and perspective to your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 10

To complete your card, add the sequins as desired, again tucking some just under your die cuts, to add a hint of sparkle.