April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend
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April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

Our April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is here! This “Around the Bend” stamp set features made in the USA stamps from high-quality photopolymer for clear, crisp impressions. Our stamps create one of the best impressions on the market giving you a perfect stamped image every time!

Coordinates with April 2021 Large Die of the Month and Glimmer Hot Foil Kit of the Month.

Here’s a look at the April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month – Around the Bend:

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

Thank You Card

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

  • Stamp on a piece of white cardstock the leafy curvy stamp image using Green color ink.
  • Create a pattern with the flowers stamp images included in the stamp set using different color inks.
  • Use one of the edger dies from APR-2021 DOML along with your Platinum 6 Die Cut Machine and Embossing Machine to die-cut out of the white cardstock the stamped image and to add the scalloped/dotted detail.
  • Line up the same die on the edge of an A2 top folding white card base at the mark of 4-1/8’’ and die-cut the edge to add the same scalloped detailed effect to it.
  • Trim off about 2-1/2’’ inches from a second A2 top folding white card base and adhere them together with strong double-sided tape for a fun opening.
  • Add texture to both sided of the card opening by scoring lines in the same way as the previous example.
  • Mount with craft foam tape the scalloped/dotted stamped piece using craft mounting tape to add dimension.
  • Stamp and also go ahead to gold heat embossing a sentiment on the right side of the card using one of the sentiments from APR-2021 CSOM.
  • Die-cut some flowers and leaves from different color cardstock using the floral and greenery dies included in APR-2021 DOML.
  • Create 2 floral clusters and glue them down on the upper and lower sides of the card.
  • Finish the card off by gluing down some jewels that combines with the color cardstock for a sparkly look.

Hello Card

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

  • Foil stamp the floral glimmer plate from APR-2021 GOM, using your Glimmer Foil System Platform and Platinum 6 Die Cut Machine and Embossing Machine.
  • Color the glimmer foiled flowers and leaves with any color media of your choice.
  • Use the die included in APR-2021 GOM to die-cut the edge of the foiled image and repeat the same step on a piece of gold cardstock.
  • Adhere with double-sided tape the glimmer foiled card panel over the gold detailed piece leaving a gold border for a gold shadow effect.
  • Mount with craft foam tape the detailed panel over a W 5.0’’ x 4.0’’ inches white card base to add dimension and trim off the excess from it using a paper trimmer.
  • Go ahead and finish the card off by stamping and gold heat embossing one of the sentiment from APR-2021 CSOM

Happy Birthday Card

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

  • Stamp the curvy candles stamp image over a large piece of white cardstock using embossing ink.
  • Sprinkle gold embossing powder over the stamped image and heat set it using a heat embossing tool.
  • Color each candle using any color media of your choice.
  • Use a small pair of scissors and carefully fussy cut out the stamped and gold heat embossing image from the cardstock following the design.
  • Add texture to a white card panel using your scoring board tool and Teflon bone folder.
  • Trim off the edges from the textured card panel slightly smaller than the card base and wrap around a few times a piece of metallic gold thread.
  • Mount the card panel using foam fun or craft foam tape to an A2 size top folding white card base in a landscape form.
  • Line up on the right side of the card one of the sentiments from APR-2021 CSOM and stamp it with embossing.
  • Add gold embossing powder and heat set it using a heat embossing tool.
  • Mount the fussy cut image over the card using craft foam tape to add dimension.
  • Finish the card off by embellish it using a pre-made tied bow or create your own using a piece of gold translucent ribbon for a subtle look.

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month – Video Tutorial

Watch video tutorial using this month kit below or on Youtube:

Additional inspiration

Here’s a closer look at the projects we created using our April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month:

April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

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April 2021 Clear Stamp of the Month is Here – Around the Bend

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