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Fly High - 09/28/2022

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White card blank 7 x 7"

Black card 6 x 6"

White card 5 3/4 x 5 3/4"

White card 2 x 2"

White card 4 x 4"

Signature Watercolour 3D Boxed In Embossing Folder

Your Only Limit Is You Stamp Collection

Trust Your Journey Stamp And Die Collection

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Izink Dye ink spray: Rusty Saffron, Liquorice

Water spray bottle

Gilding Wax: Silver

Black pen

White gel pen

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Low tack tape

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Adhere the white card (2 x 2") in the centre of the white card (5 3/4 x 5 3/4"), with low tack tape. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Randomly spray your card with the Rusty Saffron and Liquorice Izink sprays, until you are happy with the effect achieved. I wanted the Rusty Saffron to be the dominant colour, but the choice is yours.  

How To Guide - Step 3

Splatter your background with water, wait a few seconds then mop up the excess water, with a paper towel. 

Dry your background thoroughly. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Remove the centre panel and place your inky background inside your Boxed In embossing folder, ensuring the raised image is on the bottom.

Run it through your die cutting machine. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Using your ring finger, to give a lighter touch, lightly apply the silver Gilding Wax to the raised, embossed areas of your background. It's better to start off light, gradually adding more wax as required, as the wax cannot be removed! Buff the wax with a soft cloth, to bring out the shine. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Ink up the sentiment stamp, from Your Only Limit Is You Stamp Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine and stamp in the centre panel. 

NB: This will give a distressed look to your stamped sentiment. However, if you want a cleaner look, cut another piece of white card to 2 x 2", stamp your sentiment on here and adhere it over the embossed white panel, with wet glue or foam pads. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Use a black pen to draw a decorative, wiggly frame, around the centre panel. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere your artwork on to the black card (6 x 6"). 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere to the front of your white card blank and set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Ink up 2 of the kite stamps, from Trust Your Journey Stamp And Die Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine and stamp on the white card (4 x 4").

Use the coordinating dies to cut them out. 

How To Guide - Step 11

To finish, adhere to your card using foam pads, but allowing the kite tails to hang loose.