I used the Stampin’ Up! Wonder of Christmas stamp set to create a watercolor Christmas card to share today.
My card design was inspired by Mojo Monday 471.
And the colors for my card were inspired by Stamp Ink Paper #71. Not exactly Christmas colors, but I think that they work with this image! 🙂
I started by adhering a Delicate White Doily to a panel from the Presents & Pinecones DSP with SNAIL. I trimmed the excess doily off and then adhered the DSP to a panel of Mint Macaron card stock with SNAIL. I adhered the layered panel to a Delightful Dijon card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the angel image from the Wonder of Christmas stamp set in Basic Gray Archival ink on a panel of Watercolor Paper. I wet the entire background with just water and an Aqua Painter and then added a light wash of Delightful Dijon ink. I used Mint Macaron ink and an Aqua Painter to add color to the dress and shoes and then added a touch of Cajun Craze ink with the Aqua Painter for the hair. I used Pink Pirouette ink and an Aqua Painter to add color to the skin and then used the Mint Macaron Stampin’ Write Marker to color the crown.
I covered the angel wings with Gold Wink of Stella and then added Clear Wink of Stella to the banner. I let the watercolored panel dry completely and then adhered it to a panel of Mint Macaron card stock with Fast Fuse Adhesive. I adhered the layered watercolored panel to the card front with SNAIL and then punched the end of a strip of Presents & Pinecones DSP with the Banner Triple Punch and I adhered it over the edge of the card with SNAIL.
I cut stars from Gold Glimmer Paper with the smallest Stars Framelits Dies and the star from the Perfect Pines Framelits Dies. I adhered the die cut stars to the card front with touches of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
I stamped the sentiment from the Wonder of Christmas stamp set in Mint Macaron ink on a Whisper White panel and then stamped the star image in Delightful Dijon ink (stamped off once) over it on the inside of the card.
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Delightful Dijon – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Mint Macaron – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 3-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ panel
- Garden Green – Merry Tags Framelits die cut
- Whisper White – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, four Merry Tags Framelits die cuts, two 4″ x 5-1/4″ panels (one inside card)
- Presents & Pinecones Designer Series Paper – 3-7/8 x 5-1/8″ panel, 3/8″ x 3″ strip
- Watercolor Paper – 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ panel
- Gold Glimmer Paper – Stars Framelits die cut, two Perfect Pines Framelits die cuts
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: