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Just One More Chapter - 05/03/2023

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White card blank 6" square

Black card 5 3/4" square

White card

Funky Fossil Patina 8 x 8" paper pad


Imala 3D Renaissance Wallpaper Embossing Folder

Imala One More Chapter Stamp Collection 

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Pigment Ink Pad: Cotton

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Heather, Redwood, Tiffany, Ocean

Paint brush

Water spray bottle

WOW heat tool

Gilding wax: Gold

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads

Double sided adhesive tape or tape runner

Die Cutting machine



How To Guide - Step 1

Remove this sheet from the Funky Fossil Patina paper pad and trim to 5 1/2" square. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Ink the debossed side with the Midnight ink and lightly spritz with water.

Place the decorative paper inside the folder, with the embossed side on the bottom, then run it through your machine. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Lightly rub the Cotton ink pad over the embossed paper, catching the raised areas with the ink. You can add as little or as much ink, as you like. 

Dry the ink thoroughly with a heat tool, as pigment ink is slow drying and will smudge.   

How To Guide - Step 4

Lightly apply gold gilding wax to the raised areas of your embossed design. Start off lightly, as you can always add more gilding wax but you cannot remove it!!

Buff the gilding wax with a dry cloth, to bring out the shine. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Tear two panels of vellum, one wider than the other and both approx 6" in length.

Place the widest across the bottom of the embossed background, tucking the ends over the edges of the card and securing on the reverse with double sided adhesive tape. Place the narrower vellum panel on top of the first and secure on the reverse as before. 

Set to one side. 


How To Guide - Step 6

Ink up this stamp, from Imala One More Chapter, with the Midnight ink. Stamp on to white card, then fussy cut. 

Use your Premium Dye inks, mixed with a little water and a paint brush, to colour in the books.

Blast the paint dry with your heat tool, before lightly adding a touch of gilding wax to the book spines, where required. Remember to buff the wax with a soft, dry cloth to bring up the shine.

How To Guide - Step 7

Use foam pads to adhere the books to the left of your background, so they appear to be sitting on a "vellum" shelf. 

Adhere your artwork on to black card, cut to 5 3/4" square and then on to the front of your white card blank. Set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Ink the sentiment stamp with the Midnight and stamp on to white card, then trim to size.

Use a blending tool to blend Ocean lightly around the edges, then blast dry with your heat tool. 

Lightly apply the gold gilding wax around the edges of the card, then buff with a soft cloth, as before. 

How To Guide - Step 9

To finish, adhere your sentiment with foam pads, to the right of your artwork, tucking the bottom just under the narrow vellum panel.