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.

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.

 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.

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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  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!

  2. Beautiful with those warm and bright colors Deepti.

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

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

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

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

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

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


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