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Snowflake kisses

Hi Everyone!  I'm sharing a colorful card I created using a few items from the new HelloBlueBird release.  You can find all the new sets at Butterfly Reflections Ink!

To start, I cut a piece of Arches hot press watercolor paper to A2 size.  Then, using distress stains I smooshed the colors on to the watercolor paper using a piece of acetate (you could substitute either distress inks or liquid watercolor to create the same look).  I choose a mix of yellows, pinks, oranges and reds to create this colorful look.  Then using gold ink, I splattered the background.  The panel was left to dry overnight. 

Winter Woods Overlay die was cut from white heavy weight cardstock and adhered using liquid glue to the background panel.  The sentiment from first snow stamp set was stamped using VersaMark ink and white heat embossed.  The bunnies from first snow were stamped on a separate piece of Bristol cardstock using Versafine Clair in nocturne.  Then I colored the images using zig real brush pens and a waterbrush.  Snowflake images from first snow and skating party were stamped on vellum using VersaMark ink and white heat embossed.  All the images were then cut using the coordinating dies.

The bunnies were foam mounted and the snowflakes were glued to the background using liquid glue. I added some white gel pen to accent the bunnies and a black glaze pen on their noses.

I hope you enjoyed this card!  I had so much fun creating the background!  Can't wait to share again with you next week!  Until then, have a lovely rest of your week!  


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