Fol­low your dreams

Cardmaking and Papercraft - - Technique -

1 Trim a 105x148mm piece of watercolour card. Stamp stars from the Al­te­new: Happy Dreams stamp set sev­eral times us­ing Ver­saMark ink. Heat em­boss with clear pow­der. 2 Press Pea­cock Feath­ers Dis­tress Ink onto an acrylic block and pick up us­ing a piece of ac­etate. Smoosh onto the em­bossed panel. Re­peat with Dusty Con­cord, Wilted Vi­o­let and Blue­print Sketch inks to cre­ate an inked back­ground. Leave to dry. Wipe the sur­face with a pa­per towel to re­move ink from the em­bossed stars. 3 Stamp the ‘Fol­low Your Dreams’ sen­ti­ment in Ver­saFine Onyx Black ink in the cen­tre of a 160x55mm piece of white vel­lum. Heat em­boss us­ing clear em­boss­ing pow­der. Wrap the stamped piece of vel­lum around the top of the inked panel. At­tach the panel to the front of a 105x148mm base card.

Stamp a sen­ti­ment onto a 43x9mm piece of black card us­ing Ver­saMark ink. Heat em­boss in white. At­tach un­der the main sen­ti­ment us­ing sticky fix­ers. Add sil­ver star se­quins as shown, to fin­ish.

A layer of vel­lum of­fers a more muted fin­ish

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