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Simon Says Stamp - Mountainous Cover Plate Magnet

Hello Lovelies! Thank you for joining me for my little experiment! I am using foam to create a lightweight magnet that is layered with Distress-inked cardstock.

I honestly don't remember what made me decide to turn the Mountainous Cover Plate into a magnet, I think it totally started out as a card and then I went off the rails.

I also made a foam magnet with the Soaring Bird Wafer Die, but because of it's delicate design, it can be a little fussy to assemble and don't think it's ready for prime-time. LOL

Today, I'm using a golden oldie Distress Ink technique to create a water-splattered effect on the cardstock.

Now, let's take a look at the key supplies.

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MOUNTAINOUS MAGNET - Distress Inking and Layering

Card Base: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2


Today's color combo is all from my well-loved Distress palette - Forest Moss, Mowed Lawn, Blueprint Sketch, Barn Door and Mustard Seed.

  • Die-cut the Mountainous Cover Plate using 110lb Cardstock. Mark the back of each section with the color that you plan to it with

  • Spritz each section with water to create the Distress watercolored effect

  • Die-cut 3 foam sheets using the same cover plate

  • Adhere the dried sections to their matching foam piece with Craft Tacky Glue

  • To create dimension, some pieces will get 2 or 3 layers of foam backers adhered to the inked die-cut

  • Adhere each section to a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" 130lb Cardstock base

  • Adhere the fully assembled die-cut to a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" chipboard base

  • Adhere the cardboard base to the magnet, trimmed to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"


Finish with your preferred sentiment!

The water splatters enhance our colorful mountains cape.

All done!


Lovelies, I hope this was a fun detour from our usual cards. I will try my hand at another magnet sometime soon, using a another layered diecut but one that comes with a base that is fully intact, as my birdie was a challenge to assemble and I was too lazy to trace and cut out my own base.

Stay tuned and let me know if you like this project.

Happy Crafting!



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