How to Create a Set of Greeting Cards With Brandy

What better way to show someone how special they are to you than giving them a handmade greeting card? Join me as I create two beautiful cards!

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How to Create a Set of Greeting Cards With Brandy
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I started out by applying a coat of gesso to heavy cardstock pieces. I already have them cut to fit on my card bases.

I started out by applying a coat of gesso to heavy cardstock pieces. I already have them cut to fit on my card bases.

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Next I used my Chevron stencil and some paste to give my cards texture.

Next I used my Chevron stencil and some paste to give my cards texture.

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I give my cards a few sprays of water, then w/ gorgeous Fiesta Velvet paint, I dab a little on some parts of the surface. Keep dabbing it well until only a few thick spots are left.

I give my cards a few sprays of water, then w/ gorgeous Fiesta Velvet paint, I dab a little on some parts of the surface. Keep dabbing it well until only a few thick spots are left.

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Then dry with heat tool. It leaves a great result!

Then dry with heat tool. It leaves a great result!

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Again, i do it with the other card too.

Again, i do it with the other card too.

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Beautiful.

Beautiful.

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For fun with a contrasting green color, I chose Tink Sorbet paint! Water it down smooth, then brush a little in the remaining corners. Using a paint brush splatter a little around on the card too.

For fun with a contrasting green color, I chose Tink Sorbet paint! Water it down smooth, then brush a little in the remaining corners. Using a paint brush splatter a little around on the card too.

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When it dries that green is going to sparkle!!

When it dries that green is going to sparkle!!

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To start my embellishing, I added some coordinating flower trim and glued it down with Fabri-tac glue. For more interest I added a few spots of text with a stamp and ink.

To start my embellishing, I added some coordinating flower trim and glued it down with Fabri-tac glue. For more interest I added a few spots of text with a stamp and ink.

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Now for some chipboard accent pieces and wood wool.

Now for some chipboard accent pieces and wood wool.

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Once you love the flower placement, glue them down.

Once you love the flower placement, glue them down.

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Lastly I add a few paper clay embellishments and titles!

Lastly I add a few paper clay embellishments and titles!

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All done! I like to adhere my finished cards to their bases with double sided tape instead of glue. It minimizes any warping the cardstock did while creating.

All done! I like to adhere my finished cards to their bases with double sided tape instead of glue. It minimizes any warping the cardstock did while creating.

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Now I have two once of a kind cards to brighten someone's  day! Thanks for stopping by. I hope I've inspired you!!

Now I have two once of a kind cards to brighten someone's day! Thanks for stopping by. I hope I've inspired you!!

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