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Mystery Woman for the Inventor


Mystery Woman
By Chris M. Herrmann, Artistic Guide

Finished card size: 4.25" x 5.5"

Woman (Hampton)
1 sheet glossy white card stock (Ranger)
1 white card 4.25" x5.5"
1 sheet black card stock (Bazzill)
1 sheet gold card stock (unknown)
1 sheet green card stock (Bazzill)
Jet Black Archival ink pad (Ranger)
Old Paper Distress ink pad (Ranger)
Adirondack pens:  (Ranger) 
 PopIts (Ranger)
Art Glitter Glue
Paper Cutter
craft sheet (Ranger)
Water brush


  1. Stamp image 3 times on glossy card stock using black ink. Save your best image for the base.
  2. Set the base image aside until step 6.
  3. Apply some ink from the Bottle pen onto the craft sheet. Pick up color using water brush and color in woman's hat and top of her coat. Just do this on one image, other image will be glued to back of colored image.
  4. Using the DTP method drag Old Paper Distress Pad across postage mark in upper right hand corner. Again, you only have to do it on one image.
  5. When dry, cut out both woman images and glue them together. Do the same with the postage.
  6. mystery-woman-2

  7. Apply Old Paper ink to the original background piece you set aside, using the DTP method.


  8. When dry, attach glued pieces to original background.


  9. Cut black, gold and green card stock to desired size. Glue these layers together and attach to white card. Attach image using PopIts. 
  10.  TaDa!!! You are done and you now have a beautiful piece of art work to share with a friend. Don't forget to sign it.








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  1. Wow! I love this card. You choose great coordinating colors. Very sophisticated and vintage. LOVE LOVE LOVE it 😉