Cardinal Blue by Louise Healy

  1. Fold a 6" x 9 1/2" piece of Winter Lake cardstock in half to form an A6 card
  2. Tape the Cardinal stencil to a 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" piece of white cardstock and Happy Birthday to a 1 1/4" x 4" piece of white cardstock with removable tape
  3. Use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply a coat of Regular embossing paste over the Cardinal, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning, let paste dry
  4. Use  a 1/2" stencil brush to apply Bahama Blue ink to the Happy Birthday, add Danube Blue to the lower part of all the letters, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning
  5. Place the clean, dry Cardinal stencil over the dry pasted image and use stencil brushes and the Picasso tool to apply color, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning
  6. Adhere the Cardinal to a mat of Winter Lake, use the Mini Perfect Layer tool to trim a 1/8" edge all around, adhere to a mat of Ocean Side, trim, then to a mat of white, trim, adhere to the upper left side of  the card front
  7. Adhere the Happy Birthday to a mat of Winter Lake, then a mat of Ocean Side using the Mini Perfect Layer tool on each layer
  8. Use foam tape to add the Happy Birthday to the card front
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Also uses these supplies:

  • My Colors Cardstock - Winter Lake, Ocean Side
  • Memento Inks - Bahama Blue, Danube Blue, Rose Bud, Bamboo Leaves, Rich Cocoa
  • Brilliance Inks - Sunflower Yellow
  • Mini Perfect Layers
  • Foam Tape
  • Removable tape

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