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Monster Birthday Wishes - 08/01/2023

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White card blank 7 x 7"

Black card 6 x 6"

White card

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster Stencil and Stamp Set

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster 8 x 8" Paper Pad

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster 8 x 8" Foundation Pack

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster 5 x 7" Stamp and Die Set 

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM No-Line Ink pad

Gossip Alcohol Pens

Black Pen

Imala white gel pen

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Remove this ombre paper from the Graffiti Monster Foundation pack and cut to 5 3/4" square.

Stamp a selection of sentiments, from the stencil and stamp set, on to your ombre paper with our no-line ink pad. It gives a delicate watermark effect! 

How To Guide - Step 2

Use a black pen to draw a decorative, wiggly frame around the stamped paper. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Tear 2 strips of paper, from the Graffiti Monster patterned paper pad, 5 3/4" in length and one strip wider than the other. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Adhere the widest strip across the bottom third of the stamped paper and the narrower strip on top. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Adhere this on to the black card cut to 6 x 6" and then on to the front of your white, 7" square card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Stamp these 2 cheeky characters with the Midnight hybrid ink, on to a piece of white card. Use the coordinating dies to cut them out. 

Colour them in with your alcohol pens, placing a sheet of copy paper underneath. This will protect your work surface from the alcohol ink that bleeds through the card.This is perfectly normal!

How To Guide - Step 7

Use a black and white gel pen to add accents and highlights to your characters, as required. I decided to add a "spotty" look to one of my cheeky monsters! 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere them down the left side of your background, so one is standing on the other's head! Use a combination of wet glue and foam pads, to add dimension to your card. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Draw around 2 of the stencil speech bubbles, on to a piece of white card, then fussy cut. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Stamp these sentiments, in the Midnight ink, in the middle of your speech bubbles. 

How To Guide - Step 11

To finish your project, adhere each sentiment with foam pads, adjacent to each monster.