1. Form a 51/2 x 41/4-inch card from white cardstock. Using Large Stitched Rectangle die, cut a 51/2 x 41/4-inch panel from white cardstock; adhere to card front. 2. Using Stitched Rectangles die, cut a 51/8 x 37/8-inch panel from white cardstock. Stamp sentiment and snowflakes on rectangle with watermark ink. 3. Sprinkle embossing powder over all images and heat-set.
4. Working from center outward, use stencil brush to apply Distress ink onto rectangle creating a soft blended area. Carefully wipe embossed area clean with paper towel. Spritz with water and dab off excess. 5. Mix your choice of watercolor paint with water and tap off flecks of color onto rectangle. Note: On sample cards, red gold was used on red card, champagne gold was used on green card and white gold was used on blue card. 6. In the same manner, add flecks of white ink onto rectangles if desired. Let dry. 7. Adhere finished rectangle to card front with foam tape.
TealKat Creations 120 lb. white cardstock Simon Says Stamp! stamp sets: Merry Christmas, Believe in the Season Happy Christmas Ink pads: Imagine VersaMark (watermark); Ranger Distress (festive berries, evergreen bough, tumbled glass); white pigment Ranger superfine clear embossing powder Kuretake ZIG Gansai Tambi Starry Colors Watercolor Set Dies: Simon Says Stamp! (Stitched Rectangles #sssd111455); Lawn Fawn (Large Stitched Rectangle #LF767) Die-cutting machine Embossing heat tool My Sweet Petunia MISTI stamp-positioning tool Stencil brushes Paper towel Water spritzer Paintbrush Adhesive foam tape Paper adhesive