Gingerbread Aqua Pigment Christmas Card

Gingerbread Aqua Pigment Christmas Card

Happy Friday crafty friends! Lauren here, sharing a Christmas card made using the Gingerbread Aqua Pigment. 

I started out by taping down a panel of aqua pigment paper using purple tape. I started by wetting the paper with clean water and then did a wash of the Gingerbread aqua pigment over the whole panel. I dried it with a heat tool and then began layering the Gingerbread over and over, drying with the heat tool in between. When it was finished, I thought the brush stroked and deep brown color gave it a wooden look, so I sliced up the panel into wooden "boards". After flicking some white paint to look a little bit like snow, I used a hole punch to get a tiny circle of craft foam, and adhered it to the end of a pencil so that I could stamp the little "nail" circles with embossing ink and heat them with Gilded embossing powder. I popped each "board" up on foam tape for some dimension, and arranged them on a panel of Midnight cardstock. I heat embossed the sentiment from the "Merry and Bright" stamp set also using Gilded embossing powder onto the heat resistant vellum, and clipped the end into a banner tail. I cut a similar but slightly larger banner shape with the Midnight cardstock, and put very small dots of Brutus Monroe glue behind the embossed words to stick the two pieces together. I adhered the banner with some foam tape, and added some gold stars and navy sequins all over the card to finish it off. 

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! If you're looking for some last minute holiday inspiration, be sure to scroll around the blog because my fellow team members have been posting some GORGEOUS projects this week! Share your creations on social media, and be sure to use the hashtags #BrutusMonroe and #CreateYourOwnEnding so we can see what you make. 

 

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