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Happy Retirement (card created by Elaine) - 02/26/2024

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White card blank 5 x 7

Silver pearlescent card 4 1/2 x 6 1/2

Blue card 

Black card 

White Card 

SBM Trendy Triangles Die Set

Typewriter Tabs Washi Tape & Die Set

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight 

SBM Gossip Alcohol Pens: B66 Baby Blue, P876 Sky Blue, CG4 Cool Grey 

IMALA All Suited Up Stamp Set

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

Paper Trimmer

Die cutting machine 

Foam pads 


How To Guide - Step 1

Cut a pice of silver pearlescent card measuring 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 and adhere to your white card blank.

How To Guide - Step 2

Die cut the Trendy Triangles from a piece of blue and a piece of black cardstock.

How To Guide - Step 3

Stamp one of the images from the IMALA All Suited Up stamp set with the Midnight ink pad, onto white card and trim to 2 x 5 1/2

Using the Gossip alcohol markers to colour in the stamped image. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Add the Trendy Triangle die cut pieces to the front of the card and using foam pads, stick the stamped image to the front of the card. 

How To Guide - Step 5

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 6

Line up the first die and secure with low tack tape before running it through your machine

How To Guide - Step 7

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 8

Finally add your chosen washi sentiments to the front of your card.