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Tick Tock - 10/11/2022

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Black card 7 x 4"

White card 6 x 3"

Imala Tick Tock Stamp Collection

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Tagged Creative Dies 

What You Believe Lamination Stamp Collection

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Izink Dye Spray: Morning Mist, Vert D'Eau

Pearlywinks Pearl Mist Glitter Spray

Twine: Natural, Black

Hole punch

White gel pen

Paint brush

WOW heat tool

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Place the Tagged die measuring 6 1/4 x 3 1/2, on to the black card.

Place the die that measures 5 3/4 x 2 3/4" on to the white card, then run them both through your die cutting machine. 

Set the black tag to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Spray the Misty Morning on to your craft mat, spritz with water and pick up the ink on to the white, die cut tag.

Repeat with the Vert D'Eau, then blast it dry, with your heat tool. 

Ink up this Cuckoo clock stamp, from the Tick Tock Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine and stamp it just off the right hand edge, of your inked tag. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Ink up a different clock stamp, with the Versafine and stamp it off the bottom left corner. 

Ensure the Versafine is completely dry, before proceeding to the next step. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Using your paint brush, add water to various areas of your stamped Cuckoo Clock, wait a few seconds for the water to activate the ink, then lift off the ink with a paper towel. This is called the faux bleaching technique. You can also use diluted household bleach, which gives a stronger lift. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Spray Misty Morning on to your craft mat, add a little water and paint focal areas of your stamped clocks. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Ink up the sentiment stamp, from What You Believe Lamination Collection, with the Versafine and holding it in your hand, randomly stamp it top left of your artwork...you are looking for a distressed effect, rather than clear and crisp. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Repeat the previous step, stamping the sentiment off the bottom right, of your artwork. 

Dry your artwork with your heat tool. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Spray the Pearlywinks Glitter Pearl on to your craft mat and using a paint brush, splatter it all over your tag, to add that touch of sparkle! 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere your artwork on to the black, die cut tag. 

How To Guide - Step 10

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

Punch a hole in the top of the stamped tag. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Cut 2 pieces of twine, roughly 8" in length. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Secure them through the punched hole, to finish.