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Always Grateful - 01/17/2024

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Kraft card blank 5 x 7"

Black cardstock


Autumn Tree A6 Embossing Folder

Changing Seasons A6 Painted Mounts

Create Together Celebration Box Cotton Pine Stamp 

Distress Oxide Ink Pad: Fossilized Amber, Walnut Stain

Blending Brush

Paint Brush

WOW Embossing Ink Pad

WOW white embossing powder

WOW heat tool

Anti-static bag

Water spray bottle

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Glue/Double-sided adhesive tape

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Remove this gorgeous painted mount from the Changing Seasons pack. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Ink up the DEBOSSED side of the Autumn Tree folder, with the Fossilized Amber Oxide and spritz lightly with water. 

Place the painted mount inside, so the image sits to the left of the printed mount artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Run it through your machine. You can add more Fossilized Amber, with a paint brush, as required. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Use your blending tool to apply Walnut Stain on random areas of the tree, below and around it, giving depth and dimension to your artwork. 

Blast the ink dry with your heat tool.  

How To Guide - Step 5

Using your sentiment stamp (from Cotton Pines) as a positional guide, tear a panel of vellum that will lay diagonally across the bottom right corner, as shown here. You will need an overhang of vellum at each end, to allow you to secure it in place. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Having wiped over the vellum with your anti-static bag, stamp the sentiment with the sticky WOW embossing ink. Apply the white embossing powder and, once your heat tool is hot, heat set the powder. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Place across your painted mount, fold over the excess vellum and secure on the reverse with double-sided tape. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Mat on to black card cut to 6 x 4 1/4". 

How To Guide - Step 9

Affix to the front of your kraft card blank, to finish.