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Pink card blank 8 1/4 x 5 3/4"

Black card 8 x 5 1/2"

White card 7 3/4 x 5 1/4"

White card A4

Copy paper

Prestige Frame Two Die Collection

Your Only Limit Is You Stamp Collection

Every New Day Stamp Collection

Keep Exploring Lamination Stamp Collection

Circle mask/die to create a circle "sun/moon" mask (copy paper)

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Hybrid Dye Ink Pad: Sherbet, Magenta, Bittersweet

Blending tool

Paint brush

WOW heat tool

Scoreboard and score tool

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Using the detailed Prestige Frame die, cut out TWO windows from the A4 cardstock. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Adhere the die cut windows together, to create your 3D element. You can die cut more than two, to make it more substantial...the choice is yours. Set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Use the same die to cut an arch window aperture stencil, in the copy paper. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Secure your window aperture stencil in place, with your glass mat magnets, on the white card cut to 7 3/4 x 5 1/4". 

How To Guide - Step 5

Place your circle mask top right of the aperture, securing in place with a magnet or low tack tape on the reverse. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Using a blending tool and your Premium Dye inks, create your inky background. Once happy with the blend, splatter water all over, wait a few seconds then mop up the excess with a paper towel. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Remove the circle mask and lightly blend with Sherbet, then drag Bittersweet across your Sun, with the edge of your blending tool, to create the appearance of wispy clouds floating by!  

How To Guide - Step 8

Ink up this gorgeous bird on a branch stamp, from Your Only Limit is You Stamp Collection, with the Midnight hybrid and stamp in the bottom left corner, of your window aperture. 

Ink up the rushes and stamp first and second generation, coming up from the bottom.

First and second generation means after stamping the image once, you DO NOT re-ink it but immediately stamp it again, to create a fainter image, thus giving perspective to your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Ink up these leafy stamps with the Midnight and stamp coming down from the top right, across your Sun. Again, stamp first and second generation, to create perspective. 

Ink up the flock of birds stamp, from the Every New Day Stamp Collection and stamp flying across your Sun.


How To Guide - Step 10

Dry thoroughly and remove the window mask, to reveal your beautiful artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Ink up your sentiment stamp, from the Keep Exploring Lamination Stamp Collection, with Midnight and stamp in the centre, under your arch window. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Score 2 horizontal lines, either side of your sentiment, using your scoreboard and score tool. This adds a touch of interest and elegance to your make. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Adhere your die cut 3D arch window frame in place, over your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 14

To finish, adhere on to the black card and then on to your pink card blank.