Long Bird of Paradise Jungle Leaves by Louise Healy

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Fold a 6" x 9-1/2" piece of Ocean Side cardstock in half to form an A6 card
  2. Tape the Long Bird of Paradise stencil to a 2" x 5-1/2" piece of  white paper with removable tape
  3. Use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply Matte Black Embossing Paste over the design, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning later, let paste dry
  4. Tape the clean dry stencil back over the dry paste with removable tape, use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply Crackle Embossing Paste over the black paste, remove stencils and place in water for cleaning later, let paste dry
  5. Tape the clean dry stencil back over the crackled image, use 1/4" brushes and the Picasso tool to add color to the Bird of Paradise design, remove and clean stencil
  6. Use the Rubber Embossing Mat and die cut machine to dry emboss a 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" piece of white using the Jungle Leaves stencil, trim the embossed image close to the design if edges are not even
  7. Use a 1/2" stencil brush and the green inks to brush color over the embossed leaves, adhere to the card front
  8. Cut two 1/4" x 4-1/4" strips of the Ocean Side paper and adhere near the bottom of the embossed Jungle Leaves
  9. Cut two 1/2" x 5-1/2" strips of Ocean Side paper and adhere behind the long edges of the flower image, trim the length to match the Jungle Leaves layer
  10. Use foam tape to apply the Bird of Paradise to the card front

Print Project

Also uses these supplies:

  • My Color Cardstock - Ocean Side
  • Brilliance Ink - P. Olive, P. Thyme, P. Ivy, Sunflower Yellow, P. Orange, Rocket Red, Mediterranean Blue
  • Rubber Embossing Mat
  • Die Cut Machine
  • Removable Tape
  • Foam Tape

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