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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thurday Tutorial - Tea Kettle

Tea Kettle
A little twist on resist technique.
Project skill level: Advanced
Coffee Pots MSET01 EZMount Mini Card stamp set (SI)
Colorbox Frost White Pigment ink pad
Colorbox Pigment ink pad Cat's Eye size – scarlet, orange, cranberry
VersaMark Dazzle Frost ink pad
Heat tool
clear embossing powder
Removable double stick tape & double stick tape
paper towel
Border paper punch
1/8” hand held paper punch


1.Punch out a row of border punch on a piece of scrap cardstock the same length of card. This will create a stencil.

2.Place the stencil on end of white note card with removable double stick tape. The removable double stick tape is there just to hold the stencil from moving around when adding ink.

3.With Colorbox cat's eye scarlet and orange rub color over stencil. Remove stencil to reveal design on card. Set aside till ready to assemble card.

4.Stamp tea pot on white card with Colorbox frost white ink.

5.Sprinkle clear embossing powder over image and heat emboss with heat tool.

6.Cover stamped image with cat's eye orange, scarlet & cranberry inks. When card is completely covered with ink, buff with paper towel to reveal stamped image.

7.Using VersaMark Dazzle Frost ink pad cover same stamped card with dazzle ink and repeat heat embossing with heat tool. The tea pot looks like it is floating over a shining sunset.

8.Punch 1/8” hole in bottom of card. Lay ribbon over the top of the card with equal length hanging over each end.

9.Bring one end of ribbon up through the back of card through the hole.

10.Bring the other end of ribbon through the same way.

11. One tail should be above the ribbon which you laid on top and the other tail below it. Tie bow.

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