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Embossed watercolour card

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Throw the rulebook out the window and mix up your techniques with Ingrid Vichova’s easy mixed media how-to

Embossed watercolour card

Craft essentials
Amy Tangerine Stay Sweet collection: 12” x 12” paper pad, 6” x 8” paper pad, watercolor set, faux suede adhesive flowers
Die, Tonic Studios Essentials Traditional Heart
Embossing powder, WOW! Hologram Sparkle EP
Heat tool
Enamel dots, Altenew Pocketful of Sunshine

1 Using a water brush pen, add a drop of water to watercolour paints and start painting stripes in various colours. Sprinkle clear embossing powder as you go and heat emboss the entire panel to trap the colour underneath.

2 Die cut a heart from the centre and trim the panel to 12cm square. Cut out drinks, lemon slices and a ‘Summer of love’ sentiment. Adhere to the background and all the elements onto a slightly larger top-folding white blank. Embellish with yellow enamel hearts.


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Craft essentials
Dovecraft Little Red Robin paper pad
Mini tartan bows,
Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornament dies
JustRite Merry & Bright co-coordinating stamps
Embossing ink
Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold embossing powder
Sentiment stamp
Scalloped edge punch
Circle dies


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