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.