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Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Notepads (by Gerrina)

Here is the second of Gerrina's Guest Design Team posts on The Design Team Blog this month.

This time I made some presents; two small and one large paper pad on which I stamped and coloured the front:


Materials:

Stamps: Floral Notes stamp set
Versafine Onyx Black inkpad
Other: Paper pads, aquarel paper, watercolour pens, elegant writer pen, ribbon


Instructions for the smaller notepads:
Colour the flowers using watercolour markers and mist lightly with water. Stamp the images onto aquarel paper, and pull the colour into the images using a waterbrush or a brush and water. Glue some ribbon on the glued side of the paper pad and glue the aquarel paper onto the notepad.



Instructions:
Colour directly with the elegant writer pen on the stamp. Make sure that you do not miss anywhere. Spritz  a very light mist of water over the stamp and stamp it on a piece of aquarel paper. Work the lines with a water brush or a brush and some water. The colour will change with more or less water, and dabbing with a piece of kitchen paper before it is dry.



The back:


Creative greetings,

Gerrina

5 comments:

  1. Great idea. Thank you for sharing this.

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  2. Beautiful notepads, great idea!

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  3. Very pretty fronts to the notepads Judith, and a great idea as gifts. x

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    1. Thank you Pat! The first was a succes as a little present!

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  4. Oh my, these little notlets are wonderful, beautifully designed and coloured, what marvellous inspiration Gerrina, thank you, Kate x

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