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Boys and Bikes
By Shari Carroll

Create simple, fun, boyish cards using Hero Arts Clings Bicycles.

Featured Product:
CG295 Bicycles

Hero Materials:
CH262 Mixed Earth Buttons
PW110 Embossing Powder - White
CG295 Bicycles *
CL488 Congrats
CL519 Many Dots
AF160 Tim Holtz: Broken China Distress Dye Ink Pad *
MS210 Colorbox White Frost Ink Pad
VC250 VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
PS610 Snow Layering Paper
* limited availability

Additional Materials:
Pattern Paper, Kraft cardstock

  1. Cut two tags from Snow layering paper.
  2. Mask the lower protion of one of the tags with scrap paper.
  3. White emboss the bikes. Sponge Broken China Distress ink over top.
  4. Stamp dots with Broken China ink.
  5. Stamp more dots with Frost White pigment ink.
  6. Remove the mask.
  7. Wipe off any excess ink from the embossed bikes with a towel.
  8. White emboss a message onto a strip of pattern paper. Trim ends and affix to the tag.
  9. White emboss the dot image on a scrap of Kraft cardstock, use a circle punch to cut out, add a button and string and affix to the tag.
  10. Score the other tag 1" from the top. Affix the two tags together with adhesive.

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