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You Make Me Smile - 02/28/2024

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Pink card blank 5 1/2 x 8"

Black cardstock

Wistful Charm 5 x 7 Painted Mounts

Wistful Charm 7 x 7 Paper Pad

Wistful Charm Fern Stencil

Oval Nesting Dies

Christmas Advent Calendar: Sentiment stamp 

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

Distress Oxide Ink Pad: Hickory Smoke

Blending brush

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer


Foam pads

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Remove TWO of this painted mount from the Wistful Charm pack. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Die cut an oval around the focal Rose from ONE of the mounts. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Mat on to a die cut black oval and pop to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Tear around the second mount and distress the torn edges with Hickory Smoke. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Using Hickory Smoke and a blending brush, randomly stencil the Fern around your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Line up and adhere your oval topper on to the inked mount, using foam pads. This is known as the "Spotlight" technique. . 

How To Guide - Step 7

Adhere your artwork on to black card measuring 7 1/2 x 5 1/4" and then on to your pink card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Stamp the sentiment from the Advent calendar, in Midnight, on to a coordinating piece of torn paper from the Wistful Charm paper pad. Again, randomly blend Hickory Smoke through the Fern stencil, to tie the sentiment in with the rest of your artwork.  

How To Guide - Step 9

To finish, adhere to the top right of your card.