Stamps: Calla Lillies #888;
Dies: Creative Expressions (Trellis Edger), Nellie Snellen (Photo Frames);
Coloring Medium: AquaFlow Watercolors - Spring Meadow (Fresh Green) [893N], Autumn Woodland (Spiced Ginger, Evergreen Fern) [890N], Nuvo Glitter Markers Northern Lights [171N] (Green), Distress Ink (Salty Ocean);
Adhesives: 3/4" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape [SAT05], 1/4" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape [SAT01], Ornament Glue , Medium tip Nuvo Glue Pen [203N];
Cardstock: White, Watercolor CS, Vellum, Craft Perfect Mirror Card Satin Effect Burnished Rose [9488E];
Others: Brick Embossing Folder;
The image is stamped to watercolor cardstock with Versafine Onyx Black ink. Because the watercolor cardstock is slightly textured, I used Tim Holtz Stamp Platform [1707E] for stamping. This allowed stamping the image twice to get a perfect impression. The coloring is done with different water base mediums: AquaFlow Watercolors - Spring Meadow and Autumn Woodland sets (I used Fresh Green, Spiced Ginger and Evergreen Fern), Nuvo Glitter Markers Northern Lights set (Green) and Distress Ink (Salty Ocean). I covered the center of the flowers with Nuvo Glitter Dops Honey Gold.
With my very old Nellie Snellen dies (Photo Frames), I die-cut three frames and adhered them on top of each other. An inner side of the frame was covered with Medium tip Nuvo Glue Pen and Copper Jewel Glitter. After sentiment has adhered to the place, I glued the frame on top of all.
The sentiment is stamped with Versamark ink on to the Vellum. I heat embossed it with Silver Detail Embossing Powder. After placing the Vellum on top of the colored image, it didn't stand up as much as I would love. I wasn't sure, what color it should be. To test it out, Took the Brown Promarker and colored over the embossed sentiment. I loved the different color variations on it, so I decided to use it on my card.
Background of the card looks difficult but it actually it is very simple to make. I dry embossed piece of Satin Effect Burnished Rose Craft Perfect Mirror Card with Brick Embossing Folder. Then I took a Versamark ink pad and added it to the raised parts. Then I covered it with Pebbled Copper Embossing Poder and heat embossed it with the heat tool.
To add more texture and sparkle, I added Ornament Glue with the paint brush to the slightly larger area then my focal image was. The glue was covered with Shaved Ice Glitter. Ornament Glue will dry clear and is very liquid. Thanks to this, it is very easy to apply it to the textured surface.
For the decorative strip, I adhered 3/4" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape to the thick white cardstock. I die cut it with Creative Expressions (Trellis Edger) die. It cut only the protective layer of the tape. I peeled off some parts of the layer, covered it with Copper Jewel Glitter. Then I took off all the little squares and covered the revealed tape with Sterling Microfine Glitter.
Again, I had to make a glittered matting layer behind the background. I adhered the 1/4" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape to the edges of the matting layer. After placing the background to the center, I covered rest of the tape with Sterling Microfine Glitter.Few Round Embossed Sequins was added to the card as an embellishment.
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