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Tuesday 9 November 2021

Treats on Tuesday with Christine - La gâterie du mardi avec Christine

Hi Everyone, it's Christine here with a Christmas wreath decoration card.
I first taped down my card to my work surface with masking tape to create the border then sprayed the background with Nuance powders mixed with water. 
Once it was dry I stamped the image with Versamark and heat embossed with Ranger Platinum embossing powder. I removed as much of the colour as possible with bleach from the areas to be water coloured. I also cleaned up some of the taped edges where the water colour spray had seeped under the tape. 

I water coloured the image using Fintec pearlescent watercolours to give it a nice sparkle and used a blue gel pen to edge of the background water colour. You can't see it in the photograph but it just sparkles a little. I stamped the Season's Greetings sentiment using Versafine Clair dark blue.

Christine Alexander - DT Magenta


Produits Magenta utilisés:
Magenta products used:

Christmas Decoration
Christmas Decoration 

Season's Greetings
Season's Greetings 
Criss-Cross Texture
 Criss-Cross Texture 
Nuance - MNU011 - Cerulean Blue
Nuance - MNU020 - Aquamarine


aussie aNNie said...

Super lovely and the colours are gorgeous. Love the heatbossing and the pearl finish.. xx

My Next Chapter said...

Your card is beautiful Christine! I love those metallic watercolors and their beautiful shine.

BożenA said...

I wish the photos could reflect the brilliance of this card. It must be a stunning sight! Bleaching and re-staining gives such amazing results, I love how the pearl flakes pop out of this gorgeous background. Great inspiration. Thanks to you, Christine, this stamp looks very interesting!

Susan said...

Beautiful shine from your pearlescent watercolours! The nuance powders made a gorgeous background.

nancy littrell said...

TFS the close up of the beautiful shine, Christine and the detailed description of all your layers. A real beauty, my friend. Love and Hugs..Nancy

Mac Mable said...

Wonderful background with those pretty powders and what a stunner of a card, so very pretty Christine x.

Trina P. said...

So pretty. Love the shimmer.

Julia Aston said...

Interesting techniques to achieve this beautiful look!