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How to create a set of greeting cards with brandy

Create a Set of Greeting Cards With Brandy

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I started out by applying a coat of gesso to heavy cardstock pieces. I already have them cut to fit on my card bases.

I started out by applying a coat of gesso to heavy cardstock pieces. I already have them cut to fit on my card bases.

Next I used my Chevron stencil and some paste to give my cards texture.

Next I used my Chevron stencil and some paste to give my cards texture.

I give my cards a few sprays of water, then w/ gorgeous Fiesta Velvet paint, I dab a little on some parts of the surface. Keep dabbing it well until only a few thick spots are left.

I give my cards a few sprays of water, then w/ gorgeous Fiesta Velvet paint, I dab a little on some parts of the surface. Keep dabbing it well until only a few thick spots are left.

Then dry with heat tool. It leaves a great result!

Then dry with heat tool. It leaves a great result!

Again, i do it with the other card too.

Again, i do it with the other card too.

Beautiful.

Beautiful.

For fun with a contrasting green color, I chose Tink Sorbet paint! Water it down smooth, then brush a little in the remaining corners. Using a paint brush splatter a little around on the card too.

For fun with a contrasting green color, I chose Tink Sorbet paint! Water it down smooth, then brush a little in the remaining corners. Using a paint brush splatter a little around on the card too.

When it dries that green is going to sparkle!!

When it dries that green is going to sparkle!!

To start my embellishing, I added some coordinating flower trim and glued it down with Fabri-tac glue. For more interest I added a few spots of text with a stamp and ink.

To start my embellishing, I added some coordinating flower trim and glued it down with Fabri-tac glue. For more interest I added a few spots of text with a stamp and ink.

Now for some chipboard accent pieces and wood wool.

Now for some chipboard accent pieces and wood wool.

Once you love the flower placement, glue them down.

Once you love the flower placement, glue them down.

Lastly I add a few paper clay embellishments and titles!

Lastly I add a few paper clay embellishments and titles!

All done! I like to adhere my finished cards to their bases with double sided tape instead of glue. It minimizes any warping the cardstock did while creating.

All done! I like to adhere my finished cards to their bases with double sided tape instead of glue. It minimizes any warping the cardstock did while creating.

Now I have two once of a kind cards to brighten someone's day! Thanks for stopping by. I hope I've inspired you!!

Now I have two once of a kind cards to brighten someone's  day! Thanks for stopping by. I hope I've inspired you!!

  • Chevron Stencil
  • Fiesta Velvet Paint
  • Tink Sorbet Paint