Sets of cards are some of my most favorite to create. While you have all the supplies out to make one, most of the time it's not too much extra effort to go ahead and make more! My daughter requested some thank you cards to give to friends and family that helped support her drill team fundraising efforts and I said "of course!". The new Pretty Pink Posh Wild Rose Stamp Set and coordinating dies and Thank You Script Die from the latest November Release were perfect for this project!
The straight Stitched Borders 2 Die was used to die cut a 1" border from the bottom of an 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of smooth white cardstock. I love the look of a stitched border. It adds a nice finishing touch.
On each die cut panel, Distress Oxide Ink was used to color in the border. I used Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber, Twisted Citron, Peacock Feathers, and Wilted Violet Distress Oxide Inks.
Water from a Distress Sprayer was sprayed on each and blotted dry.
The Simon Says Stamp Grid Stencil and white embossing paste was used to add texture and distressing to each colorful panel. I applied a really thin layer so that as the embossing paste dried, the color of the background showed through. This gives more of a texturized look.
White embossing paste was applied over another strip of white cardstock for the bottom of each card. I love the look of white on white.
Flowers and leaves from the Wild Rose Stamp Set were stamped on Bristol Smooth Cardstock using Versamark Ink and heat embossing with white embossing powder. Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers were used to partially color in the flowers and then a water brush pen was used to blend out the color and to give each a watercolor effect.
Once dry, the flowers and leaves were die cut with the coordinating Wild Rose Dies.
The white texturized border was adhered along the bottom edge of a side fold card base and the Distress Ink texturized panel was adhered to the top of each card base. The flowers were adhered to each background as shown.
The Thank You Script Die was die cut from smooth white cardstock and adhered to each card along the bottom edge of the colorful panel.
A sentiment from the Birdie Friends Stamp Set was stamped on Black Licorice Cardstock with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder before being cut into a thin strip and adhered above the die cut greeting as shown.
The corners of the card were rounded with a 1/2" corner chomper. I love how the rounded edges soften the look of this card design.
Each card was finished with a scattering of Pretty Pink Posh Berry Bright Mix.
V I D E O T U T O R I A L
To watch the creation of these watercolored floral cards from start to finish, click HERE or watch below:
S U P P L I E S
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S H O P P I N G
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