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You Are Unstoppable - 03/05/2024

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DL Black card blank 8 x 4"

White card


Imala All Suited Up A5 Stamp

Imala Check Mate A5 Stamp

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Dye Ink Pad: Redwood

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

WOW Embossing Ink Pad

WOW heat tool

WOW white embossing powder

Anti-static bag

Masking sheet or copy paper

Paint brush

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer




How To Guide - Step 1

Stamp our dapper gentleman on to the masking sheet (or copy paper) and fussy cut to create a "mask". Place to the left of a piece of white card trimmed to 7 3/4 x 3 3/4". 

How To Guide - Step 2

Stamp one of the Chess pieces, in Midnight, to the right of our gentleman, ensuring you take the image over the right edge of the mask. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Stamp another of the Chess pieces coming up from the bottom left. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Re-ink and stamp going across the top left corner. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Remove the "mask" and stamp your gentleman in position. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Use your coloured inks to paint our dapper gentleman. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Randomly stamp "Check Mate" several times within your artwork. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Tear a panel of vellum slightly wider than your card and deep enough for the sentiment. Wipe over the vellum with your anti-static bag before stamping the sentiment in the WOW sticky embossing ink. Apply the white embossing powder over the stamped sentiment, decanting any excess powder back in to the pot. Get your heat tool good and hot before heat setting the powder. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Lay the embossed vellum across the top of the card, tucking the ends of the vellum over the edges and securing on the reverse with double-sided adhesive tape. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Adhere on to your black DL card blank to finish.