I have recently begun to make my own cards. Something tells me it was a mistake. lol. I'm not allowed to buy them any more.
I wanted to show you how I used Twinkling H20's to make my Christmas cards unique and special.
I knew I wanted Christmas trees for the fronts of the cards, but I didn't just want to cut them out of green paper. I took a large piece of watercolor paper, and soaked it with water, then used various shades of yellow greens, greens and blue greens (with some Emerald Black), to give me nice, rich and varied evergreen colors, then salted the paper to get a webby texture that just gave them that special something. Here is the paper, before cutting.
|Painted, salted, and trees outlined|
|The trees, all cut out.|
|I somehow managed to forget to take pictures of the final version, but this was close. It shows you how cute the trees looked, anyway.|
Til next time,