Potted Succulents Easy Blended Card. Today I am playing with the Potted Succulents Dies, or more specifically with the large mask die. I wanted a quick card, but one that was not simply pattered paper layers. I used the large die from the Potted Succulents die set and cut it out from a piece of the white card that backs most of our Designer Series Papers. This card is perfect to use for a mask such as this.
I simply laid the mask over a piece of White card and then added some areas of colour using our Blending Brushes. Because I wanted the colours to reflect the idea of Succulents, I chose colours that are often found in Succulents. Just Jade, Highland Heater, Rococo Rose and Magenta Madness all made an appearance, simply added using the Blending Brushes. You need a light touch and lots of layers, overlapping the colours a little to get the full effect, but not so much to produce a muddy finish.
The White card was simply trimmed to size and then mounted on Magenta Madness and a Just Jade Card Base. To bring out the Highland Heather, I added some Gorgeous Grape Ribbon, and then stamped ‘thanks’ in Magenta Madness before fussy cutting it out and adding it with Dimensionals.
The finished card is really cute and so easy to put together, simply decide on three or four colours and add them in the centre of a chosen area before moving on to the next. Make sure to add the colours with a gentle hand and not to allow them to get too muddy. The key to this is less is more.
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For International A4 Card
Standard A6 Cardbase
First Mat – 5-5/8 x 3-7/8” (14.4 x 10cm)
Second Mat – 5-3/8 x 3-5/8” (14 x 9.6cm)
For Letter Sized Card (8-1/2 x 11″)
Standard Card Base (half sheet folded in half to 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″)
First Mat – 4 x 5-1/4″
Second Mat – 5 x 3-3/4″