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I Love You - 03/28/2023

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White card blank 7 x 7"

A4 Premium Cardstock Blush Collection: Pink texture card 5 1/2 x 5 1/2"

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

Pretty Things Inside Meet Me By The Willow Stamp Collection

Pretty Things Inside Say It With Love Stamp Collection

Pretty Things Inside Love & Hope Stamp Collection

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Tiffany, Indigo, Heather

Heart Splash stencil

Paint brush

Blending tool

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue



How To Guide - Step 1

Place the Heart Splash stencil off the right hand edge of the white card, cut to 5 1/4" square. Use a blending tool to blend the Indigo, Heather and Tiffany inks through the aperture, keeping a small area free from ink, as seen here. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Splatter droplets of water on to your inky background, wait a few seconds then mop up the excess ink/water, with a paper towel. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Remove the stencil and give your background a quick blast with a heat tool, if you're impatient like me!! 

How To Guide - Step 4

Ink up the large foliage stamp, from the Say It With Love stamp set, with the Midnight hybrid ink. Stamp it several times so it arches around your aperture, re-inking between each stamp.  

How To Guide - Step 5

Ink up the Deers, foliage and floral stamps, from Meet Me By The Willow, with the Midnight ink and create your scene, to the bottom left of the inked heart. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Pop a little Tiffany on to your glass mat, add water and use a paint brush to "ground" your stamped images. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Using your paint brush, add water to open leafy areas of the stamped foliage, wait a few seconds then "lift" the ink with a paper towel. This is known as the "faux bleach" technique. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Ink up the sentiment from the Love & Hope set, with Midnight and stamp within the stencilled heart.

Adhere this on to the pink, texture card. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Ink up the floral stamp with Midnight and using your matted artwork as a guide, stamp it directly on to the bottom right of the white, 7" square card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere your artwork on to your card blank, towards the top left, to finish.