Sunday, January 16, 2022

Blessings of Home for FMS518

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Today's card is for Judy's Sketch Challenge at Freshly Made Sketches, #518.  Please click on either my card or the FMS image to visit their blog post directly and soak in the inspiration from all the talented participants!

My card is Colour Embossed and then Watercoloured.  Click here to watch my Facebook Live Video for the 'Trix' of this technique.  

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And here's the card details:

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Thick Basic White card base (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded in half portrait orientation)

3 3/4 x 5 Thick Basic White Cardstock (CS) Layer

Scrap Thick Basic White CS for the sentiment

Blessings of Home Stamp Set

Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder


Ink: Garden Green; Soft Sea Foam; Pool Party; Flirty Flamingo; So Saffron

VersaMark Ink

Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder

Heat Tool

Water Painters

Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

*** Click here to shop the supplies to make this card

Assembly & Trix:

*** The 'Trix' for this card is truly the technique.  My goal is to post a video tomorrow.  Please check out Lesley's StampinTix Facebook Page here for all the 'Trix' & Tips *** 

*  Stamp the image  on the Thick CS layer using the Stamparatus™ with Garden Green Ink.  Stamp the sentiment on the scrap Thick Basic White as well.

*  Stamp the images again with VersaMark Ink.

*  Sprinkle with Clear Embossing Powder.

*  Apply a light watercolour wash to the area surrounding the floral image with Pool Party Ink.

*  Watercolour the flowers with the colours as above and set aside to dry.

*  When the watercolour flower image is dry emboss with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder.

*  Adhere the embossed layer to the card base with Stampin' Dimensionals.

*  Fussy cut and adhere the sentiment to the image layer with dimensionals, and embellish with Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

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Enjoy & have a super day!


  1. This is such a beautiful use of the sketch. Your watercoloring is gorgeous! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  2. Thx so very much Kim for your kind words! Thx for visiting and leaving a comment, I really appreciate it! :)

  3. Wow! This floral card is absolutely awesome! I just love the terrific coloring! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

    1. Thank you so very much Cecile for your enthusiasm and support! Thank you for the inspiration and opportunity to join the fun :)


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