I wanted to add a little detail to the cards using Shrink Plastic Border Embellishments, read on for details how I created these borders…

Supplies Used

  • White Matt Card Stock
  • Single Fold Card Blank Colour Of Choice
  • Memories Permanent Inkpad: Black (Stewart Superior)
  • Galaxy Gold Brilliance Inkpad (Tsukineko)
  • Sponges for DTP
  • Ancient Page Inkpads: Sienna, Henna, Sage, Saffron, Leaf Green, Bordeaux (Clearsnapr)
  • Gold Accent Beads
  • Port Red Reinker (Stewart Stuperior)
  • Water Colour Pencils (Derwent)
  • Water Brush (Judikins)
  • Black and White Shrink Plastic
  • Heat Tool
  • Scissors
  • Post It Notes
  • Gold Peel Off Border Stickers (Stampendous)
  • Glossy Accents
  • Scrabble Letters (Innovative Stamp Creations)
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Rubber Stamps Used:

  • All Stamps – Cherry Pie
  • Except:

  • Script Background (Hero Arts)
  • Alphabet Strip (Diffusion)

Directions For Black Shrink Plastic

1. Take sheet of Black Shrink plastic and tear it up into rough pieces – you want different size sections.

2. Ink your stamp with Galaxy Gold Pigment Inkpad.

3. Heat shrink plastic so it shrinks, Once shrunk immediately stamp into the hot shrinky to create an embossed image. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for all shrink pieces.

4. Affix pieces to card stock to create a border using ‘Glossy Accents’. Further embellishments can be added using Gold Accent Beads.

Directions For White Shrink Plastic

1. Take sheet of White Shrink plastic and tear it up into rough pieces – you want different size sections.

2. Heat shrink plastic so it shrinks, once shrunk immediately stamp into the hot shrinky to create an embossed image. You do not need to ink your stamp.

3. Once cool, rub a little Port Red reinker on your finger and gently rub it over the top of the shrink plastic to add hilights.Let dry

4. Affix pieces to card stock to create a border using ‘Glossy Accents’.

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