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Tree Of Life - 12/23/2021

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White top folding card blank (8 1/4 x 5 3/4")

White card A4

Black card (2 1/2 x 1 1/2")

Book page torn to 7 1/2 x 4 3/4"

Stamps from Imala Tree Of Life stamp collection

Stamps from Thirsty Brush UnLtd More Than Words Creative Stamps

Die from Log Slices Die collection 

Versafine Ink Pad: Onyx Black

Distress Oxide: Salvaged Patina, Vintage Photo

Paint brush

White gel pen

Blending Brush

Eureka 101

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue


How To Guide - Step 1

Blend the Salvaged Patina Oxide around the edges of your torn book page, with your blending brush, fading the colour out towards the centre. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Blend the Vintage Photo Oxide around the edges. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Ink up the stamp, from the Imala Tree Of Life, with the Onyx Black Versafine. 

Stamp just off the right hand side of your background. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Apply the Salvaged Patina and Vintage Photo Oxides on to a craft or glass mat.

Spritz with a little water and use a paint brush to paint your stamped image. 

Paint around the edges of your stamped artwork with the Salvaged Patina, to create depth and shadow. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Once the ink is completely dry, add highlights with your white gel pen. 

Set this to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Lay the die from the Log Slices Die Collection, on to one side of the A4 white cardstock.

Run through your die cutting machine, setting the leftover white card to one side for now. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Lightly blend the Salvaged Patina Oxide over the embossed areas of the die cut log slices. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere your log slices to the top left side, of your top folding card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere your stamped torn page on to the right hand side of your card blank.

Set to one side.  

How To Guide - Step 10

Ink up your chosen word stamps, from the More Than Words Creative Stamps, with the Onyx Black Versafine. 

Stamp on to the white card you set aside earlier. 

Cut the words in to strips.

How To Guide - Step 11

Glue the word strips on to the black card, and cut around them, to create a black mat for each. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Glue your word strips on to your artwork, to finish.