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  • Writer's pictureBonnie Crane

Picket Fence Studios’ Welcome Winter Wreath

Hello everyone! This Christmas card has lots of pretty details and is easy to create .... perfect! I love it when a card comes to together without a lot of fuss and has a beautiful result! It features a number of new products from Picket Fence Studio's October Release; the gorgeous Welcome Winter Wreath , Joy Word Die and Snowball Fight 6 x 6 Stencil.

Welcome Winter Wreath was stamped with Versamark ink on Bristol Smooth card stock and embossed with gold embossing powder. I chose Bristol Smooth because it can withstand moisture for the next step!

  • The holly leaves were coloured with Zig Real Brush Clean Colour markers for a faux water colour look using Peacock Blue, Marine Green, Light Green and Grey Green. Colour was applied to the base of the leaf and a water colour brush with just a touch of water was used to pull it to the tip creating a gradient. The berries were coloured with Pink and Wine Red.

  • The wreath with was cut wth the coordinating die and mounted on foam.

  • A panel of black card stock measuring 4" by 5 1/4" was stencilled with Blackboard Paper Velvet Glaze using Snowball Fight 6 x 6 Stencil for a subtle, tone-on-tone background.

  • When dry, the panel was mounted on an A2 sized, black card base matted with gold foil card stock.

  • Joy Word Die was cut from gold foil card stock, mounted on a foam die cut and adhered to the centre of the wreath.

  • Paper Glitz Sparkle was applied to the berries with a small media paint brush.

  • The wreath was embellished gold sequins from A Classic Christmas Sequin Mix.


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