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Thursday, November 26, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Creates a Christmas Card!

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Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. As you might have noticed, I have been working on loads of Christmas cards and thought I would continue the same with my spotlight card. It uses masking tape to give a rough edge for a watercolored panel.

So, here's a look at the finished card.




STEP 1
I started by heat embossing the gift boxes with gold embossing powder on watercolor paper. I also colored it with Distress inks using them as watercolors.




STEP 2
 On the card base, I wanted to create a watercolored panel. To make that, I tore the masking tape along the inner edge and adhered it as seen in the image below. I then heat embossed the snowflakes in clear embossing powder.




STEP 3
Finally, I watercolored this panel with Distress ink and some twinkling H2O. To finish the card, I stamped the sentiment and added some dash lines :)




Here's the card up close:


That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try. Happy paper crafting!


Products Deepti used in today's project:

    

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15 comments:

  1. Loving the colours and the distress inks with the twinkling H20's for the background, so very pretty. All set off with the gold embossed parcels, just gorgeous x Lovely finish with the black stitched lines and the torn masking tape, will file that one away!

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  2. Beautiful with those warm and bright colors Deepti.

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  3. The warm and festive colors caught my eyes Deepti! Such a beautiful creation!

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  4. What a wonderful and cheerful card Deepti - love your vibrant colours
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  5. Very pretty! Love the pretty water colors you used. And I LOVE adding dashed lines to a project.

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  6. Wonderful card..Thanks for sharing the techniques Deepti !

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  7. What a fun and colorful card!! This would be a special card for whomever receives it!!

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  8. Beautiful card love the inkiness and this is something I need to practice, TFS Karen x

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