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Merci - 02/22/2023

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White card blank 6 x 4"

White card 5 3/4 x 3 3/4

Black card for sentiment dies

Merci A6 Die Set

Just For You Stamp and Die Collection 

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Sherbet, Fandango, Tiffany

Paint brush

Heat tool

White gel pen

Sequins: Glistening Waves

Gem pick up and pokey tool

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Perfect Together Glue

Die Cutting machine

How To Guide - Step 1

Using a large paint brush, wet a panel down the middle of the white card. Don't be too precious about it as you want to create an arty look! 

How To Guide - Step 2

Apply the Premium inks to your glass mat, then drop the colours in to the wet panel, allowing the inks to move and blend. Mop up the excess water/ink, with a paper towel, then when you're happy, blast it with your heat tool. You can add your colour in stripes, as I have done or you can create a completely abstract inky panel. The choice is yours. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Splatter your artwork with water and mop up the excess water with a paper towel, then finish splattering with the inks, before blasting it dry. 


How To Guide - Step 4

Ink up this beautiful floral stamp, from the Just For You Stamp and Die Collection, with the Midnight hybrid ink and stamp on to your inky panel. Set to one side to dry. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Use the Merci die to cut out FOUR word elements, from the black card. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Adhere one on top of the other, to create a more substantial, 3D word element. You can, of course, do more than four die cuts, making it as thick as you want.  

How To Guide - Step 7

Ink up the Love and Hugs stamp, from the Just For You set, with Midnight. Then using your 3D die cut element as a guide, stamp it so when adhered, it will sit below the die cut. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere your 3D Merci element in place. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere your artwork on to the front of your white card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Add sequins to your artwork, as required. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Finish off by adding accents and highlights, with a white gel pen.