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Thankful For You - 01/24/2024

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White card blank 6 x 8"

White card


Changing Seasons A6 Painted Mounts

Autumn A6 Embossing Folder

Thankful For You Lamination

Create Together Celebration Box Cotton Pines: Stag stencil

All Surfaces Bronze 8 x 8" Paper Pad 

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

Blending Brush

WOW Embossing Ink Pad

WOW Gold Powder

Anti-static bag

Gold gilding wax

Paint brush

Imala white gel pen

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Glue, double-sided adhesive tape

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Place this beautiful painted mount, from the Changing Seasons pack, inside the Autumn embossing folder, so the leaves are coming down from the top left. Run through your embossing machine. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Lightly apply Gold gilding wax over the embossed image, before buffing with a soft cloth, to intensify the shine. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Use a paint brush to splatter Black Soot over your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Once the splats are dry, blend Lost Shadow through the Stag stencil. You can add a touch of Walnut Stain or Black Soot, to enhance depth and shadow within your stencilled image.  

Once the ink is dry, use a white gel pen to add accents and highlights. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Blend Walnut Stain around the edges of the mount, fading the ink out as you move inwards. Pop to one side to dry. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Tear a panel of vellum that will lay diagonally, across the bottom left of your mount. Use the sentiment stamp, from Thankful For You, as a size guide.

Wipe the anti-static bag over the vellum, stamp the sentiment in the sticky embossing ink and apply the gold embossing powder over the top. Having got your heat tool hot first, heat set the powder.  

How To Guide - Step 7

Lay the embossed vellum in place, tuck the ends of the vellum over the edges of the mount and secure on the reverse, with double-sided tape. 

How To Guide - Step 8

You will need TWO of these decorative sheets, from the Bronze paper pack. Cut one to 6 x 4 1/4" and the second to 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 setting the larger mat to one aside. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Mat your artwork on to the smaller mat and set aside. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere the larger decorative paper mat on to your white card blank. Trim a piece of white card to 7 1/2 x 5 1/2" and affix this to the patterned paper. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Adhere your artwork to the centre of your layered card blank, to complete your make.