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Thursday, June 25, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Colors on Kraft!


Hello, friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. Today I am showcasing coloring a kraft card base. I haven't colored with markers on a kraft card base, so I thought I will give it a try and I like how it turned out. Here's the finished card:



STEP 1
I started out by die-cutting one edge of my kraft card stock with a border die. I also prepared the mask for the flower that I will use in this project. Then I heat embossed the flowers in white one after the other by simultaneous masking.




STEP 2
 Then I stamped the leaves along surrounding the flowers using white pigment ink. This was also done by masking the flowers.



STEP 3
I colored the flowers with Sharpie markers, You can do the same using other markers. I picked Sharpie because they have really vibrant colors and my Spectrum Noir markers are all pastel colors :)



STEP 4
I then used a white gel pen to cover the errors I made in coloring the flowers, basically going over the embossed image outline. I also heat embossed the sentiment.



STEP 5
I adhered a text patterned paper on card base and added the kraft panel with some foam adhesive.




Here's the finished card again:



That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try. Happy paper crafting!


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22 comments:

  1. You have my attention using that newsprint background...I love it. The kraft and the flowers really make your card rock!!

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  2. I love kraft embossed in white! The bright colouring with the Sharpies looks fabulous! A beautiful card!

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  3. Absolutely love your card. I really like newsprint and Kraft together. Beautiful layout. I have only down this technique a few times. Thanks for the reminder - because I love the results.

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  4. beautiful card and love the design - and i have been having fun with your new stamp set which i just got the other day!! maybe i'll try your technique with that stamp set!

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  5. This is STUNNING!! I love the effect of the Sharpies on this!!

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  6. Very pretty. The sharpies give great colour on the kraft. Hugz

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  7. Beautiful, I love using my sharpies and bics as well to color, especially on Kraft paper. Loving the stitched die edge with the text paper. Tfs.

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  8. I have been wanting to try coloring on kraft. Thanks for the push.

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  9. Beautifully done Deepti, this is fabulous! I've never tried coloring with Sharpies, what a fun idea!

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  10. beautiful coloring Deepti!! love the red on kraft.. very beautiful card..

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  11. Gorgeous! Love the richness of that red on the kraft ♥

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  12. WOW - love the vibrant colouring of the flowers against the kraft and white. A stunning card Deepti - thanks for sharing your inspiration.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  13. Such an amazing card, love the bright color flowers on Kraft!! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  14. Wonderful card Deepti! Thanks for the tutorial! :)
    Suchi xx

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  15. You make it look so easy! Thanks for the tutorial. I love the look of coloring on Kraft.

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  16. Oooh, this card is spectacular. Love color on kraft.

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  17. Oooh, this card is spectacular. Love color on kraft.

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  18. Absolutely beautiful, Deepti...those flowers are stunning!
    ~c

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  19. Deepti, what a beautiful eye catching card, I love the colours you chose. Perfect

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  20. Oh my goodness - how lovely!!! Love the coloring on the kraft paper!!!

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