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Friends Better With Age

Other products: Paper: Solar White (Neenah), Grape Gusto (Coredinations), Honeydew Green (WorldWin); Inks: Onyx Black (VersaFine), Peeled Paint, Vintage Photo Distress; Accessories: Burlap String Natural, Bow-Easy Tool (Really Reasonable Ribbon), green ribbon (Michaels), trim (Joanns), button, Scotch Mounting Tape, glue dots, Scor-Tape, mineral spirits, paper stumps, Prismacolor Pencils: Kelp Green, Marine Green, Sand, Goldenrod, Ginger Root, Light Umber, Sky Light Blue, Chocolate, Espresso, Black Cherry, Dark Brown, French Greys 20%, 70%, 90%

Instructions: Card measures 4 5/8" x 6 1/8". Cut Honeydew Green 6 1/8" x 9 1/4", score at 4 5/8" and fold crease. Cut Grape Gusto 4 7/16" x 5 15/16". Cut light green designer paper 4 1/4" x 5 3/4" and stamp sentiment on top center. Cut small (6" x 6") striped designer paper to 1 3/4" x 4 1/4", glue to bottom of green designer paper, ink edges with Peeled Paint and glue to Grape Gusto mat. Add mat to card base using Scotch Mounting Tape. Add trim across seam where designer papers meet using Scor-Tape.

Stamp Italiana Riviera, Grape Clusters and bottle on Solar White with Onyx Black. Color images with pencils and mineral spirits using paper stumps. Fussy cut window scene and die cut grape clusters and bottle with matching dies from Italiana Grape Cluster Die. Ink edges of window scene with Vintage Photo and add to card using Double Dots. Ink edges of bottle with Vintage Photo and add as pictured using Scotch Mounting Tape. Glue grape cluster to bottom of window as pictured using Art Institute Glue. Add pieces of Double Dots under leaves and grapes that hang over window.

Make a 3-loop bow with green ribbon using Bow-Easy Tool and add as pictured using glue dots. Make a multi-loop bow with Natural Burlap String using Bow-Easy Tool and add to green bow with glue dots. Thread piece of string through green button and add to bow center with glue dots.

Created By: Kathleen Roney

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Italiana Grape Clusters Die