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Moments for the Adventurer


By: Sue Trembeth, Artistic Guide

Finished Card Size: 4.5" x 5.5"

....moments- 2668H (Penny Black)
Cream card stock, 5.5" x 8.5", folded in half to form 4.25" x 5.5"  base card
Chloe's Closet paper pack blue gingham (Making Memories) 4.25"x5.5"
Cream card stock 3.5"x5.125"
Epson Enhanced Matte photo  paper
Photo of your choice trimmed to 3.25"x5"
India Ink Black (Stewart Superior)
Distress Ink- Blue Denim (Ranger)
Chroma Jewels spray- Slate (Stamp Zia)
Cut-n Dry foam pads (Ranger)
Mica tiles (US Art Quest)
Just My Type- 37-1170 embossing borders (Provo Craft)
Die cutting machine of your choice
Timeworks masks (Tim Holtz)
Diamond Glaze (Judikins)
Adhesive of your choice
Foam tape (Scotch 3M)
Embellishments: Sea shells



  1. Using the Epson enhanced matte photo paper copy your photo on the color setting of a color copier.
  2. Lay the clock mask down on the photo you have copied and gently spray the slate ink over the photo leaving the central area of your photo with little to no ink. Let dry completely.
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  4. Edge the card with the blue denim ink with the cut-n-dry pad using circular movements.
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  6. Stamp the saying directly on the photo with black ink.
  7. Adhere the photo onto the cream card stock.
  8. Take your mica tile and adhere it to the central image on your photo with Diamond Glaze. Let dry completely.
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  10. Using the wavy border embossing folder and die cut machine of your choice emboss the wavy line along the bottom of the blue gingham paper.
  11. Layer and adhere the blue gingham paper to your card base.
  12. Layer the photo onto the blue gingham card base with foam tape.
  13. Adhere the sea shells to the card with diamond glaze.

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3 Responses »

  1. Oh, the addition of that mica sheet is simply PERFECT! Very nice piece!

  2. I love the masking on this card, and I would never have thought to use mice that way! Excellent!

  3. Love, love, love this ! Beautiful work, thank you for sharing. It's given me new ideas for this mask, too.