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Coffee Mouse Card


Gail Booth

Coffee Mouse Card
By Gail Booth


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Designer Tip: You can use a heat gun to speed drying time when using pigment ink.

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Card front: Place your card with the fold on the top. Glue a 6 3/4"x5" Botanical Etchings maroon paper 1/8" from the left and right sides. Glue a 5 1/2"x4 1/2" Botanical Etchings pink flourish paper on your card center and apply stickles around the edges, as shown. Let dry.
  2. Stamp the Coffee Background image in brown on a 5"x4" Botanical Etchings green paper and mat on white cardstock with a 1/16" border. Zot three 6" lengths of each color of twine 3/4" from the top edge, gluing ends underneath edges. Foam tape on the center and apply a line of stickles above the twine. Let dry.
  3. Stamp the coffee cup mouse on a 2 1/2"x2 1/2" white cardstock and use the following Spectrum Noir pens to color in the image: GB2 & TN1 for mouse, PP2 for mouse pink details, LG2 & LG1 & GT1 for cup. Ink the edges brown, mat on Botanical Etchings teal flourish paper, ink the edges and glue in place, as shown.
  4. Stamp "Happiness IS A..." on a 2"x3 1/4" white cardstock and use the following Spectrum Noir pens to color in various letters: LG2, PP2 and GT1. Ink the edges brown, mat on Botanical Etchings teal flourish paper, ink the edges and foam tape in place, as shown.
  5. Apply stickles on the "Happiness..." stamped image as shown. Let dry. Zot a pink twine bow over the twine lengths, and tiny green bows on the cup and "Happiness..." image. Apply stickles on each bow.