Monday, December 24, 2018

Spellbinders Happy Octopus Tutorial

Hello friends, thanks so much for stopping by.  I have a tutorial for Spellbinders to share with you - Something a little bit more on the whimsical side using one of the Exclusive Indie Dies. How adorable is this little Happy Octopus!  He is a lot of fun to create with and definitely on the cute side.

'Die D-Lites Happy Octopus Etched Dies is an adorable octopus swimming into your next project! The Spellbinders Exclusives Collection will be only available at select retailers. Spellbinders Die D-Lites cut, emboss and stencil with a single die template.'- Spellbinders

1.Cut/emboss white card stock using the largest die from the Scored and Pierced Rectangles Etched Dies.
2. Sponge the centre of the card front using blue ink and a sponge dauber.
3. Randomly splatter using Fireworks in Danube Blue and white paint.

4. Use the Die as a Stencil and sponge the lower portion of the die cut with Green Ink as shown above, before removing the Die cut.
5. Stamp three (3) Coral images using green ink and cut/emboss using co-ordinating die.
6. Adhere across the bottom of the card front, popping up the middle one on 3D Foam Squares.

7. Cut/emboss the Happy  Octopus using white card stock and the Platinum Die Cutting Machine.
8. Sponge the body of the Happy Octopus using Electric Pink, Coral and Yellow Ink.
9. Add eyes using a Black Marker and a white Paint pen for extra details.
10. Pop up the Happy Octopus using 3D Foam Squares, weaving the tentacles through the Coral.
11. Pop up the computer generated sentiment to the top right corner of the card front.
12. Pop up the card front onto the pre-cut blue card base using 3D Foam Squares.

Spellbinders Products:
Other:  White and blue card stock; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Liquid glue; Imagine: Memento Inks in Bamboo Leaves and Summer Sky, Radiant Neon Inks in Electric Yellow,Pink and Coral, Sponge Daubers, Fireworks Spray in Danube Blue. White Paint Pen for splatters; Computer generated sentiment.

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      {{{hugs}}} and happy crafting

1 comment:

  1. Awwwwwwwwww Linda this is the sweetest octopus I have seen, especially in the pink and lemon! Love it.
    Christmas blessings to you and Ron and family


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