Cattails Scene by Louise Healy

  1. Fold a 6" x 9-1/2" piece of Tuscan Sun cardstock in half to form an A6 card.
  2. Cut a 3-3/8" x 4-1/2" piece of Watercolor paper, swipe the ink pads directly on the acrylic handle trying not to mix the colors too much, spritz with water, spritz the paper with a little water then "stamp" the paints in the center of the Watercolor paper, carefully remove the acrylic handle.
  3. If necessary, use a water brush or small paint brush and water to move the colors a little and blend, let inks dry thoroughly.
  4. Tape the Cattails Scene stencil to the Watercolor paper, lining up over the painted area, with removable tape.
  5. Use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply Matte Black Embossing Paste over the design, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning later, let paste dry.
  6. Adhere the image to a  3-5/8" x 4-5/8" mat of Sweet Potato, then a 3-7/8" x 4-7/8" mat of Harvest Orange.
  7. Adhere a piece of green ribbon around the layered image, securing in the back, adhere to card front, and glue a small matching bow on the ribbon.
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Also uses these supplies:

  • My Colors Cardstock by My Mind's Eye (Tuscan Sun, Sweet Potato, Harvest Orange)
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Tim Holtz® Distress Ink by Ranger® (Peeled Paint, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed)
  • Mister Bottle with Water
  • Removable Tape
  • Ribbon by May Arts

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