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Watercolored Peace on Earth with Paper Layering Dove

by Ilina Crouse October 26, 2017 10 Comments

Hello there, this is Ilina "taking over" the blog today. I can't believe October is almost gone and the Holiday season is almost upon us. I love this time of the year. 

So, today I have a holiday card for you that can be used for many different occasions. Have you tried the Hero Arts handmade watercolor paper yet? If not, you should. It's amazing! For my card I cut a panel of the handmade watercolor paper that measures 4" x 5 1/4". Then die cut the Paper Layering Dove with a frame from it. Keeping the pieces intact I stamped Peace (using my MISTI tool) from the Peace Stamp & Cut set using Versamark ink and embossed with gold embossing powder. I repeated the process (stamp and emboss) few times until I got even coverage of the embossing. Next I separated the dove from the panel and watercolored them separately using Daniel Smith watercolors (and the Hero Arts dot chart).

I set it aside to completely dry. In the meantime I cut only the dove frame from black fun foam. To speed up the drying process you can use a embossing tool. Only be careful when heating over the embossed part of the dove and the background. After it has completely dried, stamp stars from the Mewn & Back set and "on earth" from the Peace Stamp & Cut with Versamark ink and emboss with gold embossing powder. Add a few Champagne sequins

Adhere the dove to the fun foam. Add the panel to Snow note card and adhere the dove. 

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you are inspired to create today!

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10 Responses

Sandra
Sandra

November 02, 2017

This card is so beautiful! I love how it’s so shimmery (or is it? LOL) and I love how just the tops of the wings are lifted! So lovely! Thank you for sharing! =)

Marjorie DUMONTIER
Marjorie DUMONTIER

October 28, 2017

That’s a great and lovely card !

Jackie Price
Jackie Price

October 28, 2017

Wow, this card is just beautiful! The blue and the white along with the dove all leaď to this serene, calm feeling. Such an elegant and beautiful card!!

Pat
Pat

October 27, 2017

Elegantly beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us!

paperpicnic
paperpicnic

October 26, 2017

This is absolutely lovely, Ilina! Everything about it is so serene!

Margery C
Margery C

October 26, 2017

Your card is so amazing. I love it. Beautiful embossing and water coloring.

Karen Hale
Karen Hale

October 26, 2017

Fabulous card!!

Henriëtte
Henriëtte

October 26, 2017

Wow, this is so stunning! Thanks for the beautiful card.

Karthikha Uday
Karthikha Uday

October 26, 2017

Wow! This is gorgeous!! <3

PeaceAngel
PeaceAngel

October 26, 2017

Beautiful card! Would make a Beautiful Luminary as well! Well Done!