- Stamp – from Simon Says Stamp “Leaves and Scribbles” set
- Dies – Simon Says Stamp “Frames” and “Thanks”
- Ranger Distress Inks: Forest Moss, Mustard Seed, Crushed Olive, Dried Marigold, and Evergreen Bough
- Cardstock – Neenah and Paper Accents
- Ranger Distress watercolor cardstock
- Ranger Glossy Accents
For today’s card, I created a watercolor background and image with Ranger Distress Inks. I did a wash with ink and lots of water for the background and then added some spatters of color. Next, I cut the decorative frame from 110 lb. Neenah white cardstock, which is very hefty. I adhered the thin outer frame horizontally and then added the center vertically in the middle with dimensional adhesive. I applied Distress inks directly to the stamp and then spritzed it with water. Once it was dry, I cut out the leaves and mounted it on top of the frames with a bit more dimensional adhesive. The word “thanks” is a die-cut that I cut out of some cardstock that I found in my stash that matched some of my ink, and then added Glossy Accents on top for some shine to set the sentiment off a little bit.
I’m submitting this card in two challenges: this week’s Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge #4 is watercoloring and the Craft Stamper October Take It Make It Challenge which is multi-colored stamping.
October 29th, 2014 at 9:27 am
Love your card, was just thinking I would like to try a watercolor background on a Christmas card. Will see if I get anything as nice as yours.
October 29th, 2014 at 9:42 am
Beautiful watercolouring on the background …. perfect base for the multi-coloured leaf. Thank you for joining in with the TIMI challenge …. good luck! Linda xx
October 29th, 2014 at 11:44 am
Love the beautiful soft colours, just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge. Elizabeth x
October 29th, 2014 at 2:19 pm
Beautiful layering and the colors are divine! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.
January 1st, 2015 at 11:37 am
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