DIY Christmas Cards by Richele Christensen

by Richele Christensen

Instructions

Step 1: Create a custom DIY pad with three colors. Apply a generous amount of ink to the DIY pad. Rub Craft Scrapper over the ink to work into the pad.

Step 2: Roll the Brayer over the inked pad to collect the ink, apply the ink to the DIY lid to make a color index.

Step 3: Create a few DIY custom pads with your favorite color combinations.
REDS – Abandon Coral, Candied Apple, Fired Brick
GREENS – Lucky Clover, Peeled Paint, Twisted Citron
BLUE/GREEN – Lucky Clover, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean

Step 4: Stamp Carved Christmas image (Mitten, Ornament, Tree, etc.) onto Watercolor Cardstock.

Step 5: Create a mask by stamping the image on a Post-It, cut out a little smaller then image and place over stamped image for masking.

Step 6: Stamp Sparkles image over the background with Distress Oxide Ink.

Step 7: Apply Distress Oxide Ink to Craft Sheet, pick up ink with Detail Waterbrush and add watercolor to background if desired.

Step 8: Stamp message on a strip of watercolor cardstock with Archival Ink.

Step 9: Sand and Ink the edges with Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide Ink on a Mini Ink Blending Tool.

Step 10: Add a colored mat to background and message and adhere layers to base Kraft Card. Adhered message to card with foam tape.

Step 11: Tie Metallic Trimmings ribbon around card with a bow.

Step 12: Add embellishments as desired with Distress Collage Medium.

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