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Special Day (card created by Paul) - 04/17/2023

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White card blank 7 x 5"

White card

Quattro D Special Birthday Collection

Versafine Ink Pad: Smoky Grey

Izink Embossing Ink pad: Metal Silver

Izink Dye Spray: Morning Mist

SBM Spot Blending Brushes

Distress Oxide Ink pad: Hickory Smoke

Sequins: Whisper

Gem pick up and pokey tool

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Place stencil 1 from the Quattro D Collection, on a piece of white cardstock cut slightly larger than the stencil. Softly spray the Izink Morning Mist from the left hand side, through the stencil 

Line up stencil 2 and use your spot blending tool to apply a soft blend of Hickory Smoke Oxide, from left to right, loosing pressure as the brush travels. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Having lined up stencil 3, blend with the Izink Metal Silver, to achieve your final stencilled detail. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Ink up the coordinating stamp with the Versafine and stamp over your stencilled image. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Use the coordinating die to cut out your beautiful artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Line up the die cut, 3D element in the coordinating embossing folder and run it through your embossing machine. 

Set to one side.

How To Guide - Step 6

Trim a piece of white card to 4 1/2 x 6 1/2" and place in the same embossing folder, at an angle so only the top right corner is captured. Run it through your machine, then set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Using white card, die cut 7 or 8 of the "special" and "birthday" sentiments, found in the Quattro D Collection. 

On a piece of card no shorter than 4 1/2" wide and sufficient to hold 3 rows of your die cut sentiments, start adhereing your sentiments edge to edge, to cover the card and allowing for overhang. Once you have adhered 3 rows, trim off any excess overhang and uncovered cardstock. 

Mat this on to a piece of white card 4 1/2 x 2". 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere the sentiment banner across the bottom third of your embossed background, then adhere using foam pads, on to your card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Ahere your 3D cake element using foam pads and finish by adding the beautiful Whisper sequins.