Cards

Embossed Resist Winter Wonderland Card

By  Denise Lynn  for  Whimsy Stamps

size: 5-1/4"x5-1/2"

Materials

  • Cardstock: navy, white, black
  • Watercolor paper

Tools

  • Whimsy Stamps Winter Wonderland Stamp Set
  • Die-cutting machine with Whimsy Stamps Winter Stag Die
  • Derwent Inktense Watercolor Pencils
  • VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad
  • Black embossing powder
  • Shimmer spray
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, heat tool, paintbrush, container of water
  • 1. Trim watercolor paper to 4-1/2"x4-3/4" panel. Stamp images on panel using VersaMark ink.

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  • 2. Cover stamped images with embossing powder. Shake off excess and remove any specks of residual powder. Heat set.

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  • 3. Gently color open sections of watercolor paper panel with sky-toned hues using colored pencils. Work from left to right across panel until panel is filled. Overlap colors slightly so they blend well.

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  • 4. Blend out pencil colors working from left to right, using paintbrush and water. Let dry thoroughly.

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  • 5. Spray completed watercolor panel with shimmer spray if desired; let dry.

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  • 6. Make 5-1/4"x5-1/2" navy top-fold card. Cut 5"x5-1/4" white cardstock panel; adhere to card. Adhere watercolor panel to card.
  • 7. Die cut deer from black cardstock; adhere to card using foam tape.