Hello, it’s Debby here. Today’s video is a two-for-one using the Chunky Hearts Panel. I’ve seen this panel used in a variety of ways, but I wanted to use it with a watercolored piece after a few swatches on my desk kept catching my attention.
I love these earthy colors and you see them a lot on social media, graphic design and home decor. They may not be the traditional colors for a card using hearts, but it is nice to veer away from the norm. Although these cards could be used for Valentine’s day, they are adaptable enough to be used all year round with that sentiment. The earthy colors and non-fussy sentiment combination make these great guy cards too. I always find it harder to make guy cards, but I think these could pass the test.
STEP BY STEP HOW TO
- Tape a piece of Arches Cold-Pressed Watercolor Card to your craft mat or a hard surface to prevent warping.
- Watercolor using a palette of warm earthy colors. I used Daniel Smith paints.
- When dry, die cut the panel with the Chunky Hearts Panel.
- Attach the hearts to a piece of watercolor card with foam tape and using the die-cut main panel as a template to ensure correct placement.
- Trim the panel and attach to a Fog card base with foam tape.
- Die-cut a Simple Stem from the watercolor card.
- Stamp a greeting from the Introverts Unite set on the edge of the main watercolored piece with clear embossing ink and white heat emboss.
- Trim the sentiment to a skinny strip and use foam squares to attach to the main panel using the foam tape to help attach the Simple Stem die while doing so.
- Glue the stem in place so that it doesn’t waft around too much.
- Create a second card using the left-over main watercolored panel.
- Embellish the two cards with Copper Penny Nuvo droplets and Eggshell Pearls.
Well, that’s me for this month. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial; you’ll find the video below. Thanks for joining me and I hope to see you next time for Doodling With Debby.
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