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Funny, I had this Tim Holtz Kraft resist paper on my side table for a little while. I most often pass it by when doing EPCC because it usually says to me…distress inky goodness. Now there’s nothing wrong with that but I couldn’t think of what kind of distress inky goodness that would be easy peasy AND for a Christmas Card. That is until last night
Card measures 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
-water down by 1/2, distress paint (or other acrylic paint) on a craft sheet, paint onto Kraft resist paper and dry with heat tool
-cut down kraft resist paper into different sized triangles and scribble outline the triangles with a fine liner
-with a Stardust Sakura gel pen draw accents on the trees (I drew grid lines and you can see it on the close up in the picture below) and adhere onto card base
-stamp sentiment with crimson archival ink and heat emboss with clear embossing powder
A suggestion would be to paint several pieces of kraft resist in different shades of green then mix and match the cut pieces for several cards. Distress stains or inks would work great too! To bling it up rhinestones add the perfect touch.
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Supplies used: (the stamp is by Penny Black and called “A Wonderful Christmas”