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WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Black top folding card blank (cut to 8 1/4 x 3 3/4")

White cardstock (8 x 3 1/2")

Stamps from Love And Paws Lamination Stamp Collection

Stamps from Be Yourself Lamination Stamp collection 

Versafine Ink Pad: Smoky Grey, Onyx Black

Izink Dye Ink Pads: Cerise, Grenadine, Menthe, Cire

Distress Oxide: Iced Spruce, Shaded Lilac

Black pen

White gel pen

Glossy Accents

Water spray bottle

Eureka 101

Perfect Together Glue

Paper Trimmer 

 

 



How To Guide - Step 1

Ink up the solid cat stamp, from the Love And Paws Lamination Stamp Collection, with the Shaded Lilac and Iced Spruce Oxides. (You can do this in one step, or stamp one colour first, and then stamp over the top with the other). 

Spray with water and stamp off the right hand edge of the white cardstock. You can add several layers of ink, or spray with more water, depending on how much of a watercolour effect you wish to achieve. 

Dry thoroughly. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Ink up the outline stamp with the Smokey Grey Versafine, and stamp over the solid image. If you want to achieve a more distressed look, you can ink up the stamp with the Iced Spruce Oxide instead, spraying it with a little water first. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Ink up the solid floral stamp, from the Be Yourself Lamination Stamp Collection, with the Izink Cire ink pad, spritz with water and stamp coming up from the bottom of your cardstock, just kissing the cats whisker's, so the images are connected.  

Ink up the same stamp with the Izink Cerise ink, spritz with water and stamp to the right of the orange one, again just kissing the whiskers.  

Repeat with the Izink Grenadine and stamp slightly lower and off the left side edge of the card. 

Now swap to the detailed coordinating stamp, ink up with the Izink Menthe, spray with water, and stamp over the top of the orange stamped image. 

Repeat over the pink and red stamped images. 

Swap back to the solid stamp again, inking it up with the Izink Grenadine, spritz, and stamp it just peeking up from the bottom of the card. Do the same using the Izink Cerise, so it's just making an appearance. 

Finally ink up the detailed coordinating stamp again, with the Izink Menthe, spritz with water, and stamp over the last 2 stamped solid images. 

Allow all the ink to dry thoroughly. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Ink up the sentiment, from the Love And Paws Lamination Stamp Collection, with the Onyx Black Versafine, and stamp across your floral artwork.  

How To Guide - Step 5

Adhere your artwork on to the black card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Use a black pen to draw a wiggly, decorative frame, around your artwork. This draws your eye in to the focal images. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Use a white gel pen to emphasise the whites of the cat's eyes. 

Once the ink is dry, apply Glossy Accents over the cat's eyes.