Create a textured background with tissue paper and paint.
1.Tear pieces of white tissue paper and adhere to Snow Layering Paper using Mod Podge and a foam brush, allowing tissue to wrinkle. Build up layers of tissue, adding more Mod Podge to each layer.
2.Once Mod Podge is dry, brush on watered down acrylic paint -- blue for sky and green for grass.
3.Allow paint to dry and then stamp Newspaper Background onto piece using Pool and Green Hills Mid-tone Shadow Inks. (Click "view larger image" at left to see the results of steps 1-3.)
4.Add white paint and pink paint to piece as shown. Once dry, stamp Pom Pom flower over top with black ink.
5.Color leaves with green marker.
7.Punch a small circle from Snow Layering Paper and sponge with Butter Bar ink. Stamp Newspaper Background onto circle with black ink.
8.Add circle and button to flower center.
9.Layer stamped panel to Snow Layering Paper.
10.Cut a square card from Snow Layering Paper and stamp Newspaper Background onto front with gray ink.
11.Adhere flower panel to card with foam dots.
Tip: The Newspaper Background stamp is used repeatedly, and on various card elements, to unify the design.