Thursday, September 8, 2011

A HOLIDAY CARD NO ONE CAN RESIST!


 Looking for that simple idea for a holiday card this year? Something suitable for everyone on your list? This is the card. Simple, elegant, colorful, and easy to make in large quantities.  Here are the steps:

1) Cut and fold silver cardstock to create card base.
2) Run panel of white cardstock through embossing machine with Dreamweaver Stencils' Cathedral Window, and adhere to card.
3) Use Jumbo Dauber to apply Versamark ink through the Open Bird stencil on watercolor paper panel.
4) Apply Clear Embossing Powder and heat to emboss.
5) Spritz panel with Blueberry Shake, Turquoise, and Iridescent Memories Mists at an angle, and let run off. Set aside to dry. The embossed area will resist the inks.
6) Mask off extra expressions of Comfort Words stencil, and paste-emboss "peace" in Silver Embossing Paste on panel. Set aside to dry.
7) Adhere panel to card.

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8 comments:

Liz Martin said...

It is the perfect card, Pam. And perfectly done. Love the combination of textures and Memories Mists colors.

Wendy said...

Great easy step by step! I have to start using Versamark with my stencils! I am so envious of your fabulous creations!

Laura Drahozal said...

A very pretty card, Pam. I love the watercolor-y look in the background. Inspirational! I will have to pull out those Memory Mists now.

Kristi said...

gotta love the ove! very pretty

Lee Kellogg said...

Lovely card and so easy. I too like the look.

Melinda said...

It's lovely! I really like the "color-washed" background. Aaaaah, to be as creative as you. Have a great weekend!

Daria said...

Beautiful. I like the peaceful feeling of this card.

Lynell Harlow / Dreamweaver Stencils said...

Pam...this is a beautiful card. I was glad to read how you did the background of color behind the dove. Didn't realize it was the memories mists.

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