The last day of November

Hello everyone 😀 Mayline here. Today is the last day of November. It’s amazing how fast time flies!!! Especially when I am having fun or feeling happy, time files twice fast. For me this year, I have spent some great time with you guys and was happy to share my cards with you 😀 That is why I felt that time has flown three times as fast this year than last year.

Today I am sharing two cards and tags. For today’s card I used Daniel Smith PrimaTek watercolor paint which are made from natural minerals and semi-precious gemstones. WOW! They’re made from natural minerals!! It sounds so interesting. I am not an expert watercolor artist but I wanted to try to use them for my card project.

Let’s take a look at the first card and tag.

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Here is my first card for today. I stamped the images from the Holiday Flourishes in Versamark ink on some watercolor paper and heat embossed them with gold embossing powder.  Then I colored them using Jadeite Genuine from Daniel Smith PrimaTek watercolor paint. After that I stamped  the flower images from the Simple Florals stamp set and heat embossed those in gold. Then I colored them with red watercolor paint from Holbein and after that I fussy cut the flowers. Then I taped them down on the stamped and heat embossed images. Then I stamped the sentiment from the Holiday Lyrices stamp set. Towards the top of this card I painted a bold straight line using Jadeite Genuine  from Daniel Smith PrimaTek watercolor paint to finish it off.

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Here is a closeup of the tag. I used the Holiday Flourishes stamp set , Simple Florals stamp set and Holiday Lyrices stamp set. The way to make this tag is similar to the first card.

Here is my second card and a tag for today.
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The way to make this card and tag is very easy. First, I painted the top of the watercolor paper using Mayan Blue Genuine from Daniel Smith PrimaTek watercolor paint and then I stamped some snowflake images from the Crystal Flurries stamp set  and heat embossed them in white. I also stamped and heat embossed the snowflake with some clear embossing powder at the bottom of the card but you can barely see them in the photos. Lastly, I stamped the sentiment from the Holiday Lyrices stamp set.

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Here is a closeup of the tag. The way to make this tag is similar to the second card.

As you can see in the photo of  first and second tag , after the paint dried, it left a dark stain on the paper.  I am not sure if the stain appeared on the painted paper  because of my lack of watercolor skills or if that is just the paint’s characteristics.

Anyway it was very interesting to make my projects today but I enjoyed both projects! Originally I had a planned to make a video tutorial with this project but unfortunately I did not have time to film it because of my busy life.

I hope you enjoy today’s my creation 😀 Thank you for stopping by!


3 thoughts on “The last day of November

  1. TracyM #6773 says:

    DELIGHTFUL card-tag sets Mayline!!!
    While I LOVE your snowflakes, I ADORE your GORGEOUS holly leaves & poinsettias and STUNNING colouring – WOW!!!


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