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Special Birthday - 06/19/2023

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White card blank 7 x 5"

White card 6 3/4 x 4 1/2"

White card 6 1/2 x 4 1/4"

White card 6 x 4"

White card - for sentiment dies

Watercolour HD3D Carnival Embossing Folder

Quattro D Special Birthday Collection

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Heather

Versafine Ink Pad: Smoky Grey

Distress Oxide: Iced Spruce

Blending tool

Gossip clear overlay sparkle pens

Water spray bottle

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 to the white card cut to 6 x 4". Lightly blend the Heather dye ink through the stencil, with your blending tool. 

Line up stencil 2 and blend again with the Heather but with a bit more pressure. Finally, line up stencil 3 and go back in with the Heather but with more pressure and loaded ink, to get a deeper tone of colour. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Stamp the detailed stamp over your stencilled image, with the Midnight hybrid ink pad. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Use the coordinating die to cut out your element. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Place the die cut cake inside the embossing folder, run it through your machine, then pop it to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Ink up the debossed side of your Carnival folder, with the Iced Spruce Oxide and spritz with water.

Place the white card, trimmed to 6 1/2 x 4 1/4", inside the folder, inked side on the top and run it through your machine. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Blend the edges of the white card, trimmed to 6 3/4 x 4 1/2", with Heather. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Adhere your embossed card on to the blended card and then on to your card blank, then pop to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Cut a piece of white card and place the "Special Birthday" detailed dies on top.

Cut a piece of white card, big enough to fit the 2 layering dies, ink the card with Heather, then place the dies on top and run them all through your machine. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere the detailed sentiment die cuts on top of the die cut layers. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere the sentiments, with foam pads, to the front of your card.

How To Guide - Step 11

Finish off with a touch of sparkle, where required, using your Gossip clear sparkle pen.