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Mastermind (card created by Paul) - 03/06/2024

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IMALA Mastermind Stamp Set

A5 Card Blank

Carta Watercolour cardstock

Blending Brushes

Distress Ink Pad: Kitch Flamingo

Pretty Colours Inside Ink Pad: Tiffan

Pretty Colours Inside Ink Pad: Ocean

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Washi Tape or Low Tack Tape

Washi Tape Sentiments

Eureka 101 Stamping Platform

Stamps By Me A3 Magnetic Glass Mat

Foam Pads


Paper Trimmer

How To Guide - Step 1

Mask a border around a piece of 7 ¾ x 5 ½ watercolour cardstock using your washi or low tack tape. Using your blending brush, blend areas of colour randomly around the cardstock (I did a colour at a time starting from lightest to darkest). Leave a little white space, it's not important to cover the whole area.

How To Guide - Step 2

Take some clean clear water in your hand and flick randomly across your back ground. Apply a paper towel to soak up the water and bleach some of the areas out.

How To Guide - Step 3

Once dry carefully remove your low tack/washi tape.

How To Guide - Step 4

Stamp your image with a black inkpad.

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

Construct your card by gluing your artwork to your card blank and finishing with your washi tape sentiment raised on foam pads.