Paper Morsels

Paper Crafts and Sweet Morsels from life.

Crystal Flurries

 

As my obsession with snowflakes continues, here is a card I made with my new Crystal Flurries set by The Ton stamps.  I embossed the flakes with Ranger Platinum embossing powder and then water colored the paper.  I embossed the edges of the white cardstock with the same embossing powder so that it would match the stamps.  The vellum banner is hand stitched with a silvery thread I found in my cross stitching stash.

 

The ton flakes

Products used:

  • Stamps:  The Ton – Crystal Flurries
  • Watercolors:  Sakura  24-Piece Koi Assorted Water Colors Field Sketch Set
  • Cardstock – Neenah Solar White
  • Watercolor Paper:  Strathmore
  • Embossing Powder – Ranger Liquid Platinum
  • Metallic Floss – Unknown

Challenges:

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Watercolor Snowflakes

So honored to have this card chosen as “First Class” by the Cards in Envy blog!

First Class Winner

I just love how this one turned out.  The Simon Says Stamp snowflake dies are so much fun!

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Products used:

  • Dies – Simon Says Stamp Dies Set:  More Fun Flakes
  • Watercolors: Winsor & Newton
  • Solid Cardstock:  DCWV
  • Watercolor Paper:  Strathmore
  • Bling – Misc.
  • Ribbon – Misc.

Challenges:

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In the Stars

August is a month for Anniversaries – ours was last week and my parents’ is this week!

I was inspired by some Pinterest posts of different cards with water coloring that looked like these amazing multi-colored galaxies full of stars.  I decided to try my hand at it.  I am always amazed at how great water coloring can look and how adding some little extras can give it dimension (no pun intended!).  This is the card I made for my hubby – which is similar to the one I sent to my parents.  I can tell you that the photo just couldn’t capture all the shimmer, shine and depth!

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Supplies Used:

Stamp Set:  Jibber Jabber by The Alley Way Stamps

Watercolor Set:  Sakura 24-Piece Koi Assorted Water Colors Field Sketch Set with Brush

Spray: Sheer Shimmer Spritz  Imagine Crafts

Silver Paper: Recollections

Star brad

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