Happy Birthday Filmstrip by Alison

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Good morning. It’s Alison again. As soon as I saw the new Peek-a-Boo Pals animal stamp set from Avery Elle, I just knew I wanted to use them with a stencil I already had in my stash.

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Firstly I cut a piece of Bristol Smooth Card into a 3.5 by 1.5 inch strip. Using my filmstrip stencil and Hickory Smoke distress oxide ink I created a background for the animals. I used a small rectangular die to cut three aperatures along the film strip.

 

On a seperate piece of Bristol Smooth Card I stamped the elephant, monkey, rabbit and their relevent feet using my Catherine Pooler Midnight ink pad. I also stamped the greeting with the same ink. After allowing the ink to dry I fussy cut out the animals and feet using my Tim Holtz mini snips. I must admit after finish the fussy cutting I headed straight for the website and ordered the corresponding die set as I found the feet particularly difficult to cut out. I then coloured the images with the listed Zig clean colour pens.

 

After trimming the sentiments on my Tim Holtz 8.5 trimmer I used a blending tool to rub Hickory Smoke ink around the cut edges.

 

Using tombow mono liquid glue along the bottom edge of each animal I stick them to the reverse of the film strip, ensuring the heads were tucked through the apperatures. I then used the same glue to adhere the whole strip and the centre of the heads to a piece of black and white paper, which had been trimmed to 5.75 by 3.75 inches. This was then mounted onto a 6 x 4 inch card blank with glue. I then added one part of the sentiment to the top left corner and the other part to the bottom right corner.

 

WANT TO FIND THESE SUPPLIES:

 

STAMP

Avery Elle Peek-a-Boo Pals

 

DIE

Diamond Press Mini Nested Rectangle

 

INK

Catherine Pooler Designs Midnight

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide – Hickory Smoke

 

MARKERS

Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers

Neutral – 061 Light Brown, 097 Pale Grey, 060 Brown, 090 Grey

Pink – 028 Pale Pink

 

ADHESIVES

Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue

 

TOOLS

Tim Holtz Foam Blending Tool

Tim Holtz Mini Snips

Tim Holtz 8.5 Guillotine

Fiskars A4 Trimmer

Lawn Fawn Acrylic Block

Filmstrip stencil

 

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