- White Card Stock – Neenah 110lb
- Cover Stock – Neenah 80lb Natural White
- Computer Paper or Other Thin Paper
- Paper Trimmer – Fiskars 9″ SureCut
- Die – Scalloped Circle
First, we will cut our card stock for stamping and our card base. Laying the white card stock horizontally on the trimmer, cut it at 5 1/2″. Now you have two, 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ pieces of card stock. Laying the card stock horizontally on the trimmer, cut it at 4 1/4″. Do the same to the other piece. Now you have four, A2 size (5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″) pieces for stamping. Now, lay your cover stock horizontally on the trimmer, cut it at 5 1/2″. You now have two card bases. Place one in the Scor-Pal and score at the *. Repeat and fold both.
Create a stencil by placing cutting a sheet of computer paper to 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″. Then place a round scallop die center of the paper and run it through the embossing machine. Pop out and keep the center circle. Tape the stencil to the card stock and while holding the middle piece in place (or you can secure it some way), stamp the Octopus in purple, the Crab in red, the Seahorse in orange, and the Whale in blue.
Using a blending brush with light blue ink brush inside the stencil. Remove the stencil. Stamp the sentiment in dark blue. Glue the card stock onto the card base.