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Red top folding card blank 8 1/4 x 5 3/4"

Black card 7 1/2 x 6"

Black card 2 3/4 x 1 3/4"

White card 2 1/2 x 1 1/2"

White card 6 x 6"

Poppy Bunch Stencil and Die Collection

Tomorrow Stamp Collection

Imala Prestige Collection A4 Paper Pad

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Izink Pigment Vintage Ink Pad Collection: Rose pink, brown, grey/blue, lime green

Izink Pigment ink pad: Black

Blending tool/brush

White gel pen


Gem pick up and pokey tool

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads

Low tack tape

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Turn your red top folding card blank landscape. 

Cut the black card (7 1/2 x 6"), so it will fit on to your card blank on a jaunty angle, as seen here. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Tear out a sheet of decorative paper, from the Imala Prestige paper pad.

Trim it to fit on to your black card mat, so it fits flush at the top and left hand sides and with black card visible bottom and on the right side, as shown here. 

Adhere the paper to your card. 


How To Guide - Step 3

Adhere to the front of your landscape card blank, as shown here, then set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Place stencil 1, from the Poppy Bunch Collection, on to the white card cut to 6 x 6". 

Using your blending tool apply the rose pink Izink Pigment lightly through the stencil. Add a hint of the Izink brown pigment where you think the shadow would fall. 

TIP: You can ink through the 4 corner hearts on the stencil, which you line up with each stencil.  

How To Guide - Step 5

Line up stencil 2 and reapply the rose pink Pigment, this time using more pressure for a deeper shade of colour. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Lay down stencil 3 and blend the lime green Pigment through the foliage areas of the stencil and the black pigment lightly in the centres of the Poppies. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Place stencil 4 down and apply the grey/blue Pigment on the foliage and apply the black with more pressure, through the flower head centres. 

Dry the ink, as it's a slow drying ink and you do not want it to smudge!

Secure the coordinating die in place, with low tack tape and run it through your die cutting machine. 

Set your die cut Poppy element to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Ink up the sentiment stamp, from the Tomorrow Stamp Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine.

Stamp on to the white card (2 1/2 x 1 1/2"). 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere on to the black card cut to 2 3/4 x 1 3/4". 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere on to the bottom right corner, of your card. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Adhere your die cut Poppies in place, with foam pads, as shown here.  

How To Guide - Step 12

Adhere sequins on, around and tucked under your 3D element. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Finally, add accents and highlights to your Poppies, using your white gel pen.