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Birthday Wishes - 12/06/2022

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Black top folding card blank cut to 8 1/4 x 4 1/2"

White card 7 3/4 x 4"

White card - super smooth 6 x 6"

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Daisy & Castor Creative Stamps

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Flowery Creative Stamps

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Leafy stencil

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Abundant Lush stencil

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Word Sprays Creative Stamps

Memento Ink Pad: Tuxedo Black

Gossip alcohol pens

Premium Dye Ink Pad: Surfboard, Indigo

Water spray bottle

Blending tool

Black pen

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Masking tape

Foam pads

How To Guide - Step 1

Place masking tape along all 4 edges of the white card, cut to 7 3/4 x 4", to create a panel as shown here. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Apply a little of the Surfboard ink to your craft mat and spritz with water.

Lightly spritz the masked panel too, before blending the ink, as this gives a lighter, distressed watercoloured effect.






How To Guide - Step 3

Lightly and randomly, blend the Indigo through the Abundant Lush stencil. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Repeat the previous step with the Surfboard, through the Leafy stencil.

Blast your background with your heat tool. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Ink up the bubble leafy stamp, from the Flowery set, with the Memento and randomly stamp on to your inky background.

Blast your background with your heat tool.  

How To Guide - Step 6

Splatter water on to your background, wait a few seconds, then lift up the ink with a paper towel.

Dry your background with your heat tool.  

How To Guide - Step 7

Carefully remove the masking tape, to reveal your inky, stamped panel. 

How To Guide - Step 8

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

How To Guide - Step 9

Ink up one of the sentiment stamps from the Word Sprays set, with the Memento and stamp down one side of the inky panel. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere your artwork on to your black card blank and set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Ink up both Daisy and the floral stamp, with the Memento ink and stamp on to the 6 x 6", super smooth white card. 

Place a sheet of copy paper, or scrap card underneath, before colouring in the images with your Gossip alcohol pens. Alcohol ink bleeds through paper and card, hence the need for something underneath to protect your work surface. 

Fussy cut your images. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Adhere Daisy to the left of your inky panel, then adhere the flowers with foam pads, for added dimension.  

How To Guide - Step 13

To finish, draw accents, shadow and movement lines, on your stamped images, with a black pen.