Shimmer Paint Watering Can Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: black, olive green
  • Papers: Ranger Inkssentials White Gloss, watercolor, BasicGrey Origins Collection 6”x6” pad
  • BasicGrey adhesive pearls

Tools

  • Stamp sets: Our Daily Bread Designs Happy Birthday
  • EK Success Brands Zig H2O water brush
  • Stampin’ Up! Scallop border punch
  • Ink pads: Ranger Jet Black Archival, Stampin’ Up! Chocolate Chip dye, Tsukineko VersaMark watermark
  • Creative Inspirations Paint paints: Fairy Dust, Tutu Pink, Gold, Buttercup
  • Black detail embossing powder
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam dots

Basic Supplies

detail scissors, ruler, pencil, newspapers, sponge dauber, heat tool

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make green top-fold card. Cut smaller black cardstock panel. Cover with paper strips, leaving narrow border. Adhere to card.

STEP 2

  • Punch black scalloped border strip and adhere to card.

STEP 3

  • Use watermark ink to stamp images, including one extra butterfly, onto watercolor paper; heat emboss with black powder.

STEP 4

  • Use water brush to paint images with assorted paints, using photo as guide. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Trim image panel as shown; sponge edges with brown ink. Detail cut extra butterfly. Mat image on black cardstock and adhere to card with foam dots. Adhere butterfly with foam dot cut in half.

STEP 6

  • Stamp black sentiment as shown. Adhere pearls to scalloped strip.
by Lisa Somerville for Creative Inspirations Paint
Shimmer Paint Watering Can Card
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