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Hope - 03/29/2023

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White card blank 7 x 5"

Black card 4 x 4"

White card 3 3/4 x 3 3/4"

Premium Clear Acetate Sheets: Black Collection: Dots 

Copy paper

Pretty Things Inside I'll Be There Stamp Collection

Pretty Things Inside Love & Hope Stamp Collection

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Ink Pad: Sherbet, Tiffany

SBM Pigment Ink Pad: Cotton

Ranger Distress Oxide Ink Pad: Iced Spruce, Black Soot

Blending tool

Paint brush

Pearlywinks Pearl Mist: Glitter Pearl


Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads


How To Guide - Step 1

Use a blending tool to blend Tiffany around the white card, leaving an area un-inked, as seen here. Blend Iced Spruce around the card but don't go so far in and finally blend with the Black Soot, to darken the outer edges. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Tear a piece of copy paper to cover the un-inked area of the background. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Swirl the Pearlywinks Glitter Pearl Mist, to activate the mica. Spray on to your glass mat, then use a paint brush to splatter over your inky background. 

Remove the mask and blast with a heat tool. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Ink up the Church stamp, from I'll Be There, with the Midnight ink and stamp off the right hand side of your background. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Ink up the foliage stamp, from the same set, with Midnight and stamp coming down from the top right corner. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Blend a little of the Sherbet ink around the top of the Church Spire. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Ink up the sentiment stamp, from the Love & Hope set, with Midnight and stamp to the left of your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 8

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

How To Guide - Step 9

Trim the black dotty acetate to fit on the front of your 7 x 5" card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere your artwork on to the acetate, towards the top centre. Apply glue on the reverse of the acetate, where the topper is positioned only, then adhere to the front of your card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 11

To finish, wind twine around the bottom of your card and secure with a knot or bow.