Lavender Eco Friendly Board Book Workshop

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Lavender Eco Friendly Board Book Workshop

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Shopping List

Umount – Lavender A5 Stamp Plate : UMLAVEN

Umount Repositional Foam Sheet : UMREPOST

Spellbinder Label One Die : WIZS4-161

White Thick Card 220gsm:P/N 40001

Non-Stick craft sheet: CRAFTSHELRG( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)

Archival Ink Pad : ARCHBLK

Tim Holtz Distress Inks

Peeled Paint : DPPEELEDPAINT , Vintage Photo : DPVINTAGEPHO ,

  Victorian Velvet : DPVICTORIAN & Dusty Concorde : DPDUSTYCONC

Fancy Pants Paper : Various Codes Available

Cosmic Shimmer Mist: Plum Twist :  CSMPLUM

 Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

Adirondack Gold Acrylic Paint : DABGOLD

Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool: ALCAPPTOOL

 Adirondack Alcohol Inks –  Lettuce: ALCILETT

Eco Friendly Board Book – 4” x 4” :  ECB4X4

 Cosmic Shimmer Glue : CSGLUE

 Ribbon : Various Codes Available 

Ranger Gold Accent Pen &  Flower Embellishment

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Take the blank 4” x 4” board book and place on the non stick craft mat. Select the Cosmic Shimmer mist and get some kitchen roll at the ready.

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2  Swipe the dusty concorde distress ink pad over the cover of the book to act as a base ready for the shimmer mist.

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3 Spritz the shimmer mist over the ink.

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Then dab with the kitchen roll to ensure a complete covering of the mist.

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5 Complete this throughout the book pages.

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6 Lift the kitchen roll up and down in a scrunched ball to achieve a mottled look before either heat setting or leaving to dry naturally.

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7 Dab the gold paint along the edges of the book to add a feature to the piece.

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8 Take the chosen numbers and place on the craft mat and using the felt applicator add the lettuce ink to the numbers.

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9 Stamp the lavender image onto the thick card using the archival ink pad and dry with the heat gun, and then take the cut`n`dry foam and blend the vintage photo ink on the basket & the dusty concorde on the lavender & distress around the edges of the card.

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10 A close up of the above step , if you want a more crisp feel to the image then emboss the outline and colour the piece with some cosmic shimmer watercolour paints.

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11 Cut a piece of purple card using the labels 1 die and place on the inside cover. Attach the metal numbers to the card using a 3d glue and finish with a bow in the corner. Either use brads to attach the numbers or if you don`t fill the holes with glitter glue.

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12  Cut a few shapes using the labels 1 die and then place a smaller die inside the card at an angle to create an aperture. Cut & emboss through your die cutting machine.

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13 Stick 3 corners of the green card to a larger size shape and leave the top corner free of glue to allow photos to be added at any stage.

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14 Start placing different worked panels throughout the book to decorate it as you wish.

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15 Apply double sided tape to the middle section of the front cover and lay a length of ribbon across the tape. Now place a label 1 panel over the ribbon to cover it up. Repeat this on the back cover too.

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16 Take the lavender stamp and ink the stems with the peeled paint ink & the lavender tops with the dusty concorde ink and stamp at random over the panel.

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17 Stamp the perfume bottle with the archival ink pad and then emboss in gold embossing powder. Ink the bottle with dusty concorde and leave a small hole to ink with the Victorian velvet to add a shadow effect.

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18 Cut the perfume bottle out and then fill the small areas with the gold pen using the pattern as a guide.

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19 Colour a thin piece of ribbon with the ink pad and then tie it around the neck of the bottle finishing with a bow.

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20 Curve and shape the bottle & then add it to the front of the book using 3d glue. Place a flower over the ribbon to add detail and tie the side ribbon into a bow to close to book.

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21 Here is the first page along with the stamped piece on the second page.

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22 The following page has the empty photo frame and stamped panel. Just continue to fill the book

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23  Here is a close up of the stamped image featuring the torn edge.  The completed project is just something different for a special birthday or anniversary; why not change the colours and images as you wish to compliment the person.

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