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Little Ballerina - 10/17/2023

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Landscape Kraft card blank 7 x 5"

White card 

Little Ballerina A5 lamination stamp set

Create Together Club Star Of Hearts Stencil and Die set

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Heather, Tiffany

Distress Oxide Ink Pad: Lost Shadow

Black pen

Water spray bottle

Masking sheet or copy paper

Paint brush

Heat tool

Acrylic block approx 5 x 4"

Blending brush

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads



How To Guide - Step 1

Trim a piece of white card to 6 3/4 x 4 3/4" and place in landscape view. 

Ink up the solid stamp, in the Little Ballerina set, with the Heather and Tiffany inks. Spritz the stamp with water and stamp to the right of your card, using the detailed stamp as a positional reference. Give it a quick blast with your heat tool.  

How To Guide - Step 2

Stamp the detailed stamp over your inked image, using the Midnight hybrid ink. If you are unsure how to line up the detailed stamp, refer to the packaging for a visual reference.  

How To Guide - Step 3

Reink and stamp the Little Ballerina on to your masking sheet, or copy paper and fussy cut, to create a "mask". 

How To Guide - Step 4

Place your "mask" over your stamped image. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Apply the Lost Shadow Distress Oxide around the outer edges of your acrylic block. Use your stamped image as a reference point, as you want the ink to blend around but not on, your Ballerina. Spritz the block lightly with water. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Press the inked acrylic block over your stamped image, wait a few seconds for the card to soak up the ink, then lift away. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Randomly blend the Heather through your star stencil, from the Star Of Hearts set, on to your inked background, where required. Set to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Stamp the sentiment in Midnight, on to a piece of white card. Cut on an angle, as seen here. Adhere to black card and trim to create a "mat". 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere flush with the bottom left edge of your card. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Use a black pen to draw a decorative frame around the inked panel. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Adhere to the front of your landscape kraft card blank, to finish.