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Bestest Ever Friend - 10/03/2022

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Kraft paper gift bag 12 x 9 1/2"

Black card 7 1/2 x 5 1/4"

White card 7 1/2 x 5 1/4"

White card 8 x 5"

Black card 3 1/2 x 2"

Imala Magazines Stamp Collection

Imala Typical Me Stamp Collection

AS IF Stamp and Die Collection

Funky Fossil 8 x 8" Patina Paper Pad

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Distress Oxide/Ink ink pad: Unchartered Mariner, Villainous Potion, Peacock Feathers

Water spray bottle

Paint brush

Midas Glitter: Viennese Waltz

Anti-static bag

WOW embossing ink pad

WOW heat tool

WOW white embossing powder

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue



How To Guide - Step 1

Randomly ink up the stamp from Imala Magazines, with the 3 Oxides. Spritz the stamp with water and stamp on to the white card, cut to 7 1/2 x 5 1/4". 

Dry off the ink, then trim off the excess white card so you are left with your stamped image. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Tear out this decorative paper, from the Funky Fossil Patina Paper pad and cut to 7 1/4 x 5". 

Keep the leftover paper for the sentiment mat, in a later step. 


How To Guide - Step 3

Adhere your inked background on to the decorative paper. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Adhere on to the black card. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Adhere on to the front of your Kraft gift bag and set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Ink up the stamp from Imala Typical Me, with the Onyx Black Versafine and stamp on to white card, cut to 8 x 5". 

How To Guide - Step 7

Apply a little of the Villainous Potion and Peacock Feathers Oxides, on to your craft mat. Add a little water and paint her dress, hat, eyes and lips. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Cut out your stamped image, then add Midas glitter to her veil. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere her to your gift bag, to the left of your background. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Cut a piece of the leftover Patina decorative paper, to 3 1/2 x 2". 

Place the detailed FRIEND die, from the As If Stamp and Die Collection, on to the decorative paper. Place the solid coordinating die on to black card (cut to the same size) and run them both through your die cutting machine. 


How To Guide - Step 11

Adhere the detailed die cut on top of the solid, die cut element. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Wipe over the die cut sentiment with your anti-static bag.

Ink up your chosen add-on stamp, with the WOW embossing ink and stamp within the panel. Sprinkle the white embossing powder over the stamped sentiment and heat set with your heat tool. Make sure your heat tool is hot before setting the powder, to avoid warping the card or burning the powder. 

How To Guide - Step 13

To finish, adhere your sentiment to the bottom right of artwork, as seen here.