Bless You
CardMaker|Summer 2017
Bless You

Darice Core’dinations Premium cardstock: white 110 lb., black

- Strathmore watercolor paper

- Honey Bee Stamps: Zen Bouquet, Bless Your Heart

- Ranger Archival jet black ink pad

- Kuretake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers: yellow (050), bright yellow (052), turquoise green (042), light blue (036), wine red (024), olive green (043), yellow green (053)

- Honey Bee Stamps Bless Your Heart dies (#HBDS-21)

- Die-cutting machine

- My Sweet Petunia MISTI stamp-positioning tool

- Small paintbrush

- 5/8-inch-wide washi tape

- Therm O Web iCraft: double-sided tape, clear-drying liquid glue

1. Form a 51/2x 41/4-inch card from white cardstock. Cut a 51/2x 41/4-inch piece of black cardstock; adhere to card.

2. Cut a 51/4x 4-inch piece of watercolor paper. Attach a length of washi tape across panel 7/8 inch above bottom edge.

3. Stamp bouquet onto panel; remove washi tape.

4. Color image with markers and use paintbrush and water to blend colors as desired.

5. Stamp “YOU” onto panel as shown.

6. Die-cut “bless” from black cardstock three times; layer and glue pieces together with liquid adhesive. Adhere to panel.


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Summer 2017