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Distress Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon

Distress Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon

By: Ranger |

Cards | Celebration | Tim Holtz Distress®

This stunning card is sure to make anyone smile on their birthday. In this tutorial, Cheiron Brandon shows you how to create a beautiful watercolor background using Stamps and Tim Holtz Distress Pencils.

Instructions

Hello there crafty friends! It’s Cheiron Brandon here with a winter watercolor look birthday card that is super fun and easy to create. Before you put away those holiday stamps use them to create a wintery birthday card with florals perfect for the season. That’s just what we will do today using the Winter Watercolor stamps and some Distress Watercolor Cardstock.    
 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 1

Step 1: Gather your supplies including Distress Watercolor Cardstock, Distress Watercolor Pencils (I used set 3), a Distress Sprayer, Winter Watercolor stamps and some sentiment stamps.  

 
Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 2

Step 2: Adhere your stamp to a block and mist it lightly with the Distress Sprayer. I sprayed from about 12 inches above to give a fine mist.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 3

Step 3: Color directly onto the stamp using your Distress Watercolor Pencil.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 4  

Step 4: Stamp the image onto the Distress Watercolor Cardstock.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 5

Step 5: Continue coloring additional images and stamping to create a pattern.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 6

Step 6: Once you are done stamping, add additional details and shading with the pencils.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 7

Step 7: Add details to the center of your flowers.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 8

Step 8: Using a Detailer Waterbrush, blend out any harsh lines.  
 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 9  

Step 9: Let’s add some splatter. Add some water to your glass mat, then dip the back of your pencil into the water and you will get a pool of pigment.   

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 10

Step 10: Use a paintbrush to splatter the watery pigment onto your panel. Let dry or dry with a heat tool. 

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 11

Step 11: Ink the edges of the panel with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink using a foam blending tool.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 12

Step 12: Stamp the sentiment onto the panel using Black Soot Distress Archival Ink.  

 

Winter Floral Birthday Card by Cheiron Brandon Step 13

Step 13: Mount the panel onto some Idea-ology Kraftstock in coordinating colors and adhere to a card base.  

 

I hope you enjoyed playing with watercolor stamps and pencils! I always love the look I get from these and it almost looks like you painted the card yourself.