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DREAM - 10/26/2021

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6 X 6" white card blank

6 x 5" black cardstock

6 x 4 1/2" white cardstock

4 x 2" black cardstock

4 x 2" white cardstock

4 x 2 1/2" black cardstock

5 x 5" white cardstock

Stamps from the set Thirsty Brush Blooming Foliage

Die from the set Thirsty Brush DREAM

Stencil : Thirsty Brush BLOSSOM

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black Versafine

Banner Tag Punch

Tag Punch

Izink Shiny Spray: Orange Pastel, Vert D'Eau

Izink Pigments: Wet Meadow, Mimosa, Burnt Orange

Izink Diamond Glitter Paint: Noir

White gel pen

Black fine line pen

Black and white bakers twine

Sequins: Glistening Waves

Water spray bottle

Paint brush

Palette knife

Heat gun (optional)

Eureka 101

Die cutting machine 

Foam Pads

Perfect Together Glue

Paper Trimmer 

How To Guide - Step 1

Spray the Izink Vert D'Eau on to a glass or craft mat and lightly spritz with water.

Pick up the ink with the 6 x 4 1/2" white card. 

Repeat with the Izink Orange Pastel. 

Splatter with a few drops of water.  


How To Guide - Step 2

Once completely dry, lay the BLOSSOM stencil on top of your background.

Apply the Izink Diamond Paint, with a palette knife, blending evenly over the stencil. 

If possible allow to dry naturally, but you can dry it off with a heat gun, if you're impatient, like me! 


How To Guide - Step 3

Once your background is completely dry, adhere it to the black cardstock ( 6 x 5"), leaving an equal strip of black cardstock visible down each side. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Adhere this on to the front of your card blank, leaving an equal strip of the white card visible down each side. 

Set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Taking the white and black cardstock ( 4 x 2"), use the Tag punch on one end of each piece of card. 

Use the banner tag punch on the other end of each tag. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Spray the Izink Vert D'Eau on to a craft or glass mat.

Spritz with a little water, then pick the ink up with the white banner tag.


How To Guide - Step 7

Once dry, glue the white and black tags together, offset at an angle, with a little glue just at the top of the tag, allowing the curled ends to be loose. 

Use a black fine line pen to draw a stitched line around the tag. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Ink up a few of the floral and foliage stamps, from the Blooming Foliage stamp set, in the Onyx Black Versafine and stamp on to the 5 x 5" white cardstock.

Pop some of the Izink Pigments on to a glass or craft mat, add a little water and paint your stamped images. 

Once the ink is dry, use the white gel pen to add highlights and accents. Don't be precise or exact, just add random hints of white, to lift your images. 

Fussy cut them out. (You can cut them out before you paint them, it's personal preference).  

How To Guide - Step 9

Glue your painted, die cut images, on to your prepared tag. You can use wet glue and/or foam pads, to add dimension, as required. 

Attach some Bakers Twine through the punched hole. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Glue your decorated tag on to the top left of your card. Just apply a little glue to the top of the tag, allowing the curled ends to be loose. Alternatively you can use a removable adhesive, allowing the recipient to take off the tag, and keep as a little gift, bookmark etc. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Die cut TWO "DREAM" sentiment words, from the 4 x 2 1/2" black cardstock, using the die in the DREAM die set. 

Glue them together. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Adhere the die cut sentiment on to the bottom of your card. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Finish off your card by adding sequins around your die cut flowers and foliage,