Birthday Wishes Tutorial - Ali Farmer

August 29, 2021

Birthday Wishes Tutorial - Ali Farmer

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Uniquely Creative Products Used:

UC1846 Sea Treasures Stamp, Mini Kit Cut Apart Sheet, UC1811 Rectangle Cardbase & Envelopes


Other Products Used:

Pear Blossom Press EZ-light, 3D Foam Strips, Distress Oxide Inks Black Soot, Blueprint Sketch, Chipped Sapphire, Stormy Sky, Squeezed Lemonade, White Pigment Ink, Brushes to apply, Ink on 3 Blackout Ink, Copic Friendly white Cardstock, Masking Paper /full sticky post-it-notes, Copics – W1, W3, W5, W9, Y06, Y11



1 (a) Stamp Lighthouse and boat image onto alcohol ink friendly paper with alcohol ink friendly ink.

(b) Stamp mask for each image on full-sticky post-it-note and cut out

(c) Place masks over images

(d) Tear piece of masking paper and place along bottom of card as shown

2 (a) Brush Black Soot and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide Inks along bottom of background

(b) Remove mask and use straight edge to mask section for ocean.

(c) Brush with Blueprint Sketch, add wave details with a brush if you wish.

(d) Remove mask, replace to mask off ocean and cut a circle mask for the moon and place on piece as shown.  Brush with Stormy Sky Distress Oxide Ink.

3. (a) Remove Masks

(b) Colour Images with Copics.  Use another small piece of masking paper to add sky clouds as shown. Stamp Bird images from set in sky.

(c)Use hole Punch to punch circle in lighthouse as shown. Place small piece of vellum over the back of the hole

(d) Attach EZ-light so that lights are behind the hole/vellum and secure, lights, wire and battery pack with double sided tape.

4 (a) Stamp and colour Rocks from stamp set 3 x & adhere to the card (two under the lighthouse, one to the right for a ‘press me’ stamp to go on).  Colour lighthouse light with yellow Copics.  Check the ‘press me’ rock is in the correct location so that the light works and adhere to the card.

(b) Place 3D foam strips on back of piece and adhere to white cardbase.

(c) Use White pigment ink and mask to create moonlight reflection on water.

(d) Use Mask and Squeezed Lemonade to Create Lighthouse light-rays as shown.

5. Cut and Attach Sentiment strip


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