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Creative Stamping 85 – Bonus card – Happy Birthday

6th June 2020


Creative Stamping 85 – Bonus card – Happy Birthday

Happy birthday
by Jeanette Kirton


Tropical Treetops stamp set

light blue, white & black cardstock

Squeezed Lemonade Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink

black inkpad

True Blue, Red,Yellow, Caramel & Ivory Winsor & Newton Promarkers

DG3 Spectrum Noir Classique marker

clear embossing powder

Post-it notes

blending tool

heat tool


1 Blend Squeezed Lemonade ink over a 14cm-square of white cardstock. Spritz with water and and blot with kitchen towel. Layer onto black cardstock, leaving a narrow margin, and matt onto a 15cm-square blue card blank.

2 Stamp and emboss a parrot onto an 11.5cm-square of white cardstock and colour using Promarkers.

3 Stamp a leaf onto a Post-it note to make a mask. Working around the edge of picture, stamp and emboss the leaf image then mask to build up a leafy border. Colour with a Spectrum Noir pen and stamp a sentiment to finish.

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