Hi! Back today with some of the cards I made using the Watercolor Wishes kit. I did make all 20 cards (changed a few of the sentiments, but stuck to the layouts provided in the directions) and also 2 extra cards. I won’t show you all the cards the kit makes, just a few, but will show you the 2 extra cards I made. I still have some pieces left, so will make a few more.
First up, two of the cards following the directions in the kit:
I like the clean look of this “hello” card. The stripes are already on the base layer, so it is just a matter of stamping “hello” and adding the die cut flowers that are included. I believe this also calls for sequins, but as I didn’t have any glue dots or mono-multi with me, I couldn’t add them.
Next up is this “Celebrate” card. This is a smaller card size, so not likely able to go through the mail, but easily tucked or attached to a gift. Very simple and non-gender specific. One of the reasons why I love this kit – the cards can be used for anyone depending on what you add to them.
Ok, so on to the two extra cards I made. For this card, I cut the base layer in half and mounted it onto a Whisper White card stock base.
I hand-cut the blue border around my sentiment from the empty die cut labels that were provided. Then just hand cut a small piece of Whisper White to fit behind the border and there is my sentiment panel. The flower and leaves were extras in the kit.
For my final card, I once again cut the original base in half and mounted it on Whisper White card stock.
Do you recall the band I showed in yesterday’s post that was around the envelopes? Well, I cut a piece of it to use on this card as a banner under my sentiment. Once again, the border for the sentiment is cut from the excess around the original die cut and a piece of Whisper White attached behind it. The flowers are again extra pieces that weren’t used for the original cards.
So, what do you think? Do you like my extra cards? All I added was some Whisper White card stock. I would highly recommend Mono Multi as your adhesive with this kit (it is the only item you need to purchase separately from the kit) as that would allow you to attach the wooden elements, sequins and flowers without having to use another adhesive. The kit does contain a sheet of dimensionals – which work great for adding depth for the sentiment panels. If you are heading on vacation or a business trip and are looking for a little crafting get-away while you are gone – this kit is perfect! It contains everything but the Mono Multi adhesive.
Thanks for stopping by!
PS – Sorry that I do not have my supply list available – the service I used has changed and I am still trying to find something that fits my needs. If you have any questions about the supplies used, feel free to ask!