Spellbinder’s BetterPress Plate of the Month for August
Updated: Sep 4
Hello everyone! Rose Bouquet, Spellbinder's BetterPress Plate of the Month, is gorgeous! The BetterPress System produces a crisp, letterpressed image! So amazing! I have faux water coloured this beauty with real brush, water based pens for an easy water colour look.
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Rose Bouquet was letterpressed using BetterPress Letterpress System with black ink on a panel of Porcelain BetterPress A2 Cotton Card Panels. For details on how to use this easy system, check out my video, Introduction To Spellbinder's BetterPress System.
A combination of Zig Real Brush Markers and Arteza Real Brush Pens were used to colour this floral design. My focus was getting the right colours so I pulled these water based pens from both sets.
Working petal by petal and leaf by leaf, the area was wetted with a water colour brush. The colour was added to the base of the petals and leaves with the markers. The colour was pulled up with the paint brush to create a gradient. An easy and relaxing technique for that water colour look!
The design was fussy cut.
Ivory card stock 4" by 5 1/4" was embossed with Hydrangea Blooms Embossing Folder and adhered to a gold matted, A2 sized card base.
The sentiment from Everyday Sentiments was die cut from both Mirror Gold card stock and black foam. The sentiment was stacked.
Rose Bouquet was adhered to the card with foam squares.
After the sentiment was adhered, the card was embellished with gold foil half pearls.
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