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A Magical Unicorn!

Hey, everyone! It's Lynnea and I'm here with a cutie unicorn card! Unicorns seem to be all the rage these days and I've jumped on the bandwagon! Let's dive in!






There is so much shimmer and shine on this card! I wish the camera could capture it! I'll have some close-ups later on that show the glitter a little better.

I started by stamping the hearts and rainbows from the Jane's Doodles Unicorn stamp set in Versamark ink onto a panel of watercolor paper. I also stamped the unicorn on a spare piece of watercolor paper. I embossed the images with Zing! Black embossing powder and then watercolored all of the images with my Gansai Tambi watercolor set. Once the watercolor was dry I added a thick coat of Spectrum Noir Clear Glitter to the white areas - the clouds and the body of the unicorn. I added a regular layer to all of the colored areas.






I added a coat of Glossy Accents to the clouds, hearts, and the unicorn. I thought I would put the unicorn directly onto the watercolored panel, but he got lost. So I used my Lawn Fawn Stitched Squares to die cut a square from some vellum. I popped up my unicorn with foam squares and added a sentiment with more black embossing powder.






That's all for today! I hope this magical unicorn brings a smile to your face! Until next time!,

Lynnea

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