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Snowflakes on watercolour

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I was going to stop with the Christmas card making after finishing off the critters and snowflakes ā€” I have plenty of spares from previous years so there was no danger of running out ā€” but this post from Teela over at Every Tuesday caught my eye and I decided that one more quick card-making session wouldn’t hurt.

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I made two by masking the snowflakes first: for one I used the watercolour marker direct onto the card and blended it out with a wet brush (with varying degrees of success), for the other, I scribbled the markers on a palette and picked the colour up with a wet brush.

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For the third one, I used the cling film technique and added silver snowflakes with a marker. I did try making one with a hand-lettered sentiment, but I still hate my handwriting and find doing “nice” lettering tricky left-handed, so that one got cut up for scraps šŸ™‚

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Supplies:

  • dies:
    Tonic Studios – wave merry Christmas
    Create A Smile – double stitched rectangles
  • colour:
    Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer watercolour markers
  • pens:
    Pebeo 4Artist marker 4mm – silver
  • paper and card:
    Daler-Rowney aquafine 300gsm
    glitter card – red, blue
    Hunkydory adorable scorable
  • miscellaneous:
    Pebeo masking fluid

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