Create a Card – June 17, 2015

Hi all;

I had more free time than normal this past weekend – a reprieve from kids activities … it was strange and relaxing at the same time.  So what’s a girl to do with a few free hours on a Saturday afternoon … make cards of course!

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So this technique is an old one using Gelatos but the beauty of this look is you can create it with any number of water color type products: Distress Markers, watercolor paints, Gelatos, Twinkling H2Os, Distress Ink, Aquacolor Crayons, Intense Pencils … and more I’m sure.

Here are the supplies I used:

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  • My Favourite Things Stamp set
  • Zing Black Embossing Powder
  • Gelatos
  • Scor-Tape
  • Versamark Ink
  • Heat Gun (not shown)
  • Acrylic Block
  • baby wipe (not shown)
  • Neenah White card stock
  • water color paper

Instructions:

  1. Cut A2 card base from Neenah White Cardstock
  2. Cut card panel from water color paper
  3. Black heat emboss stamped sentiment
  4. choose your 3 colors of gelato and scribble them onto the image
  5. Use baby wipe to rub the color pigment and smooth out the color
  6. blend into the next color *I switched spots on the wipe occasionally so color didn’t get too muddy
  7. Adhere panel to card base

Done!

Happy Stamping.

Wendy Signature

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