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10 Mar

Papercraft Essentials has even more to offer!

Papercraft Essentials issue 144 has even more treats for you this month! We have bonus cards galore from the amazing Marie Jones.

 

Issue 144 of Papercraft Essentials was out yesterday on Thursday 9th March. If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, head to MoreMags today!

Marie Jones has given us two bonus cards for her gold-embossing with watercolours masterclass, and they’re absolutely stunning, aren’t they? Find out how to make them here!

 

It’s your birthday

 



You’ll need

white 18cm-square card blank

dark blue and gold cardstock

watercolour cardstock

VersaMark ink pad

gold Stampendous detail embossing powder

Crafter’s Companion Colourista Elements 3 stamp set

sentiment stamp

Navy, Teal, Kingfisher, Evergreen & Sea Green Spectrum Aqua markers

anti-static bag

heat tool

paintbrush

gems

3D foam pads

 

Step by step

1 Cut watercolour cardstock to 15cm square and wipe it over with an anti-static bag.

2 First stamp the largest image with VersaMark ink and cover with gold detail embossing powder, tap off the excess and heat emboss. Stamp and emboss the smaller images in the same way.

3 Colour the images using the Spectrum Aqua watercolour pens. Scribble some colour from each pen onto a glass craft mat and pick up the colour with a damp paintbrush to blend the colours together.

4 Matt the image onto gold and dark blue cardstock and attach to card front.

5 Stamp the sentiment with VersaMark ink and emboss with gold powder. Matt onto dark blue cardstock and attach with 3D foam. Add gems as shown to finish.

 

 

You are fabulous!

 

You’ll need

turquoise cardstock

watercolour cardstock

VersaMark inkpad

gold Stampendous detail embossing powder

Honey Doo Crafts Spring Flowers stamp set

Lili of the Valley sentiment stamp

Navy, Teal, Kingfisher, Evergreen & Sea Green Spectrum Aqua markers

anti-static bag

heat tool

paintbrush

gems

gold thread

3D foam pads

 

Step by step

1 Cut watercolour cardstock to 10x20cm and wipe with an anti-static bag.

2 Starting at the top corner, stamp a large flower with VersaMark ink, cover with detail gold embossing powder, tap off the excess and heat emboss. Continue stamping and embossing the smaller flowers in the same way down the card blank.

3 Colour the images using the Spectrum Aqua watercolour pens. Scribble some colour from each pen onto a glass craft mat and pick up the colour with a damp paintbrush, blending the colours with the damp brush.

4 Create a 10.5x14.5cm card blank from dark blue cardstock and attach the coloured piece.

5 Stamp the sentiment with VersaMark ink and emboss with gold powder. Matt onto dark green cardstock. Take a length of gold thread and wrap it around your fingers a few times. Attach the looped thread to the card front and attach the sentiment on top. Snip a few of the looped ends of thread and add gems as shown to finish.

 

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Enjoy your weekend!

Jenn

 

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