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"Step-by-Step Guide: How to Create Watercoloured Floral Trims on an A2 Card"



Thank you so much for joining me for this "Step-by-Step Guide: How to Create Watercoloured Floral Trims on an A2 Card", Let's jump right in.


I like to start by cutting down my cardstock, I used an A2-sized base then cut the black mattes down to be 1/8th of an inch smaller and my watercolour cardstock panel down to be 1/4 of an inch smaller than the base. Next, I stamped one of the floral images from the floral trims set in waterproof ink and chose several Distress watercolour pencils to colour in my images.


I worked on each petal individually so the colours wouldn't travel across the whole flower. I did use a light and darker tone for each flower to create extra depth and interest. Once my whole image was coloured I outlined it with speckled egg just to add a bit more interest around the stamped image. For the sentiment I used a label sticker that I cut apart and added black foam squares for some added dimension.


After adhering the layers I splattered on some perfect pearls, and added a few sequins for added shimmer and shine then called this card done. I would love to hear your thoughts on how this card came together!!


Thank you so much for taking this quick look at my Creating a "Step-by-Step Guide: How to Create Watercoloured Floral Trims on an A2 Card". 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


Tim Holtz Floral Trims Stamp set


Versafine Onyx Black ink


White 110lb Cardstock (Base)


Distress Watercolour Cardstock


Black Cardstock


Tim Holtz Glass media mat


Tim Holtz paper trimmer


Tim Holtz Detail Water Brush


Misti


Waffle Flower Mat


Tim Holtz Watercolour Pencils Set 1


Tim Holtz Watercolour Pencils Set 2


Tim Holtz Watercolour Pencils Set 3


Distress watercolour pencils


White Gel Pen


Copic Multiliner set


Nuvo Deluxe Glue


Tim Holtz mini Snips


Simon Says Stamp Reverse Tweezers


Mini Mister


Perfect Pearls Powder


Thin Black 3D Foam squares


Tim Holtz Sentiment Label Stickers


Triangle Tray


Beautiful Sequins


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