Center Cut Holiday Floral Traditional Christmas

I decided to use this beautiful stamp once again and watercolor it with traditional poinsettia colors. I stamped it on Strathmore Bristol Smooth with VersaMark Ink and heat embossed it white.

For coloring the image I used Karin Brush Marker Pro colors. I got my hand into some of the green before it was dry and couldn’t completely blot it up, so I decided to use a soft green as a background color and really liked the way it turned out. Sometimes mistakes can be happy accidents. Once everything was dry I cut down the image using the largest Lawn Fawn Stitched Stackable Rectangle and adhered it to a top folding white cardbase.

I watercolored some leftover Bristol Smooth cardstock with some of the green watercolor and once it was completely dry stamped the center cut sentiment with VersaMark Ink and heat embossed it white. I used a Hero Arts Infinity Circle Die to cut out the sentiment. Sticky back foam was cut with a smaller rectangle and adhered to the back of the sentiment, which was then adhered to the card front with liquid glue.

I like watercoloring, but I need to be more patient and add more layers to create greater depth. Overall, it is a very pretty card and I love this stamp set.

PRODUCTS USED:

  • mon Says Stamp Center Cut Holiday Floral
  • Karin Brush Marker Pro: 209 Red, 075 Burgundy, 357 Pale Orange, 552 Ochre, 447 Olive Black, 297 Curry, 210 Apple, 281 Olive Green
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Gina K. Designs Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Hero Arts Infinity Circle Dies
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Stackable Rectangle

Author: Karen

I am a very blessed wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. I firmly believe in the quote by Dieter F. Uchtdorf which states "The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human heart." Every day I try to create something that lifts the heart for myself and others.

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