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Happy Mail - 01/24/2024

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White card blank 5 x 7"

White card

Fall A6 Embossing Folder

In The Countryside 6 x 6 Painted Mounts

Typewriter Tabs Washi Tape And Die

Gold Gilding Wax

All Surfaces Copper 8 x 8" Paper Pad 

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Sherbet

Circle mask

Blending brush


Distress Ink/Oxide Ink Pad: Walnut Stain, Black Soot 

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Glue/Foam pads

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Remove this painted mount from In The Countryside and tear around the edges so it's roughly 6 x 4 1/4". 

How To Guide - Step 2

Using Sherbet, a blending brush and the circle mask, create a Sun rising up from behind the houses. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Place your background inside the Fall embossing folder, embossed side on top, so the leaf is coming down from the top of the painted mount. Run through your embossing machine.  

How To Guide - Step 4

Blend the Walnut Stain around the top left corner, catching your debossed image. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Lightly swipe the Black Soot over the leaf. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Once the ink is dry, lightly apply the Gold gilding wax, catching the tips of the leaf. Buff with a soft cloth to intensify the shine. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Tie a length of twine around the right side of your mount and secure in a bow. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Trim this paper from the Copper paper pad, to 6 1/4 x 4 1/2". 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere your mount on to the decorative paper and then on the front of your card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Using the dies as a guide, cut ONE drop from the typewriter washi roll. Lift up the backing sheet along one end of the tape and adhere across the top of an A4 sheet of white card. Slowly peel away the backing, as you use your hand to smooth the washi tape down on to the card. Once the backing has been fully removed, you can burnish the washi to ensure there are no air bubbles or creases. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Line up the first die and run it through your machine. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Line up the second die and run it through your machine. 

Pop out all the sentiments, pick out the one you are using for this project and keep the rest in a tub for future projects. 

How To Guide - Step 13

Finally, use your foam pads to affix your washi tape sentiment in place.