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Step-by-Step Guide: Creating a Clean and Simple Watercolour Christmas A2 Card Tutorial


Thank you so much for joining me for this Step-by-Step Guide: Creating a Clean and Simple Watercolour Christmas A2 Card Tutorial, Let's jump right in.


This card was really fun and quick to put together so let's get to it!! I started by cutting down the cardstock, I made the black matte 1/8th of an inch smaller than my A2 base and the watercolour panel 1/8th of an inch smaller than the black matte. Next, I stamped the gift image onto the panel randomly in Lost Shadow oxide ink and splattered it with perfect pearls for added shimmer and shine.


For the focal image I stamped Santa in some water proof ink and watercolored him with Distress Watercolor pencils and a water brush. Then I die-cut him out and popped him up with some foam tape, I added some clear glitter pen on top of the suit and patches and brought in my white gel pen for some brighter highlights. For the sentiment I white heat embossed it onto a black strip so there was something to ground my Santa. Once all my layers were adhered I added some star embellishments around Santa and called this card done. I am really happy with how it turned out and hope you enjoyed seeing it coming together.


Thank you so much for taking this quick look at my Step-by-Step Guide: Creating a Clean and Simple Watercolour Christmas A2 Card Tutorial. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!


In side news, I opened my Etsy shop!! I have a discount code if anyone wants to order some of my Chunky Floral Alphabet stickers or anything else fun in my shop!! The Code is THANKYOU10 I hope you will give my shop a look and let me know what you think of the stickers!!

Supplies


White 110lb Cardstock (Base)


Black Cardstock (Matte)


Distress Watercolour Cardstock


Acrylic Block


Tim Holtz Lost Shadow Distress Oxide Ink


Versafine Onyx Black ink


Nuvo Deluxe Glue


Art Glitter glue


Fine Glue Tip


Distress watercolour pencils


Versamark ink


Anti-static Powder Bag


Embossing heat tool


Coffee Filters


Brutus Monroe Alabaster White Embossing Powder


Simon Says Stamp Big Mama Foam Tape


Sizzix Switch Die cutting machine


Sizzix Standard Multi-purpose Base


Magic mat


Sizzix Chrome Precision Plate


Sizzix Glitter Cutting Plates


Distress Sprayer


Mini Mister


Perfect Pearls Powder


Tim Holtz Detail Water Brush


White Gel Pen


Tim Holtz Craft Pick


Tim Holtz mini Snips


Spectrum Noir Clear Crystal Glitter Pen


Studio Katia Embellishment Wand


Studio Katia Embellishment Tray


Trinity Oh my star's embellishments


Tim Holtz Glass media mat


Tim Holtz paper trimmer


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