September 24, 2017
My husband’s best friends’ birthday was last week. My kiddos made him some birthday cards. They had such a good time playing with water coloring and resists.
Size: Vertical side fold and a Horizontal top fold A2 card
Extra Details: We began these cards with panels of water color paper that I had die cut with a stitched rectangle die. Each kiddo decided on their card design and I used Versa Mark and white heat embossing powder to create the designs.
We used Distress Ink as water colors. I taped the panels down first. Then the kiddos painted on some clear clean water on their panels and began dropping in colors. We let the first layers of color dry while we had dinner. Then we added a second layer of color. After the second layer was dry, we added some splatters of ink.
Once the splatters were dry, we adhered each panel to a coordinating card base with foam tape. The kiddos were so please with their creations.
Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge #80: Emboss Like a Boss
Stamps Used: Simon Says Stamp’s Best Ever and You + Me
Lawn Fawn’s Flirty Frames
Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables
Ink: Versa Mark
Distress Inks in Blueprint Sketch, Broken China, Candied Apple, Carved Pumpkin, Chipped Sapphire, Fired Brick, Mustard Seed, Seedless Preserves, Spiced Marmalade, and Wilted Violet
Hope you enjoyed the cards!