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Pink card blank 5 x 7"

Black/white card

Urban Life Night Paper Collection/Urban Life Collection Bumper Pack

Dance In The Rain Stamp Collection

Typewriter Tabs Washi Tape And Die Collection

Rectangle nesting dies

Imala white gel pen

Stickles: Diamond

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer


Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Completed card using the Spotlight technique. You can use any shape dies but for this sample I chose a rectangle as I wanted to "spotlight" the buildings and street lights. 

How To Guide - Step 2

You will need TWO sheets of the same design, from your Urban Life paper pack, trimmed to 6 1/2 x 4 1/2". 

How To Guide - Step 3

Stamp our silhouette lady, in Midnight, to the left of ONE of the printed sheets. 

Use your white gel pen to add accents and highlights to the image. 

How To Guide - Step 4

On the second printed sheet, die cut your rectangle (or chosen shape) in the area you wish to draw the eye to or "spotlight". I chose to spotlight the street lights and buildings down the top right of the design. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Use foam pads to line up and adhere your die cut rectangle on to the stamped printed sheet. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Mat your artwork on black card cut to 6 3/4 x 4 3/4" and then on to your pink card blank. Pop to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 7

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 8

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

How To Guide - Step 9

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 10

Adhere your chosen washi tabs where required. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Use your Stickles to add that extra touch of sparkle to the street lights.