I’m often inspired by the designers I work with. Cindi McGee’s unique jewelry…Joyce Hazan’s intricate papercrafts. This project is my take on Judi Watanabe’s adorable Untangled Tassel Card.

Project Materials:

 

Instructions:

Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 1

Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 1 & 2

  1. Apply white acrylic paint onto GelPress printing plate. Use brayer to roll out paint covering desired area.
  2. Drop a four or five drops of blue paint on top of white paint.

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 2

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 3 – 6

  3. Lightly roll out blue paint to create desired look.
  4. Place sheet of cardstock paper on painted surface and press paper with hands.
  5. Remove cardstock paper from printing plate and let paint dry.
  6. Cut painted cardstock into 4.5” x 5.25” rectangles.

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 4

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 7 & 8

  7. Using clear ink, stamp tree onto cut cardstock.
  8. Place stamped cardstock in Snappy Tray and pour embossing powder over stamped area.

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 5

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 9 & 10

  9. Lightly shake off excess embossing powder into Snappy Tray. Snappy Tray has a convenient pouring spout that makes getting powder back into container “a snap!”
  10. Melt embossing powder with heat tool. (Image will become clearer as powder melts.)

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 7

    Embossed Winter Christmas Card How 11 – 13

  11. Apply small bead of Diamond Glaze to card at top of tree.
  12. Sprinkle desired embellishment on Diamond Glaze. (I chose Cobalt Blue Roxs, but choose whatever look you like!)
  13. Attach decorated cardstock to blank card.

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  14. Print your message on cardstock, trim and attach to card with tape runner.

Designed by Scott Pfeiffer

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