O Little Town



I fell in love with this stamp when I first saw it last year. It was out of stock at the time, so I got it to use this year! It is so very pretty! I made a few water colour variations of this card to send to family and friends. This black, gold and white is probably my favourite!

To create this card, I stamped the image and sentiment onto watercolor cardstock using Varsamark embossing ink then heat embossed gold embossing powder. Before stamping, I treated the paper with The Rabbit Hole Designs Cottontail Embossing Powder Tool. This tool works excellently on all kinds of papers, watercolor paper included!!

Once I had my gold image, I used Karin Brushmarker Pro's to add color. For the black card, I avoided the buildings, keeping them white as I added black to the paper.



Once it was dry, I die cut a slimline panel using a stitched rectangle die from Trinity Stamps. Also die cut a white slimline panel using the next larger stitched rectangle die in the set. I adhered the white rectangle onto a white slimline card base, then the watercolor panel onto that. I used the same embossing procedure for the other cards. Some I embossed in gold, and some in white. Then added the watercolor to each paper.


I also created a couple of cards where I only stamped then embossed the image onto cardstock. One, I heat embossed in white onto black cardstock, die cut it out, backed it with a white die cut panel and adhered it to a white slimline card base. The other, I embossed in gold onto navy cardstock and die cut it out. I backed it with a white die cut cardstock panel which I had embossed the edges in the same gold embossing powder. I used the Versamark ink pad to ink all around the edge of the white panel, then covered it in gold embossing powder and heat set it. Then I adhered it all onto a white slimline card base.

I love all the different cards that I created using this one stamp set but I think the black watercolor and the gold on navy are my very favourites! I'd love to hear which is your favourite. Thanks for visiting!


Below are my affiliate links to products I used for this card. ***Disclosure: I use affiliate links where I can. This does not add any extra cost to you, but I do receive a small amount which helps keep me in craft supplies. Thank you!***


Simon Says Stamp: Peaceful Night Stamp set: https://shrsl.com/3b6v8

Versamark Embossing ink: https://shrsl.com/3b6vi

Gold embossing powder: https://shrsl.com/3b6vo

White Embossing Powder: https://shrsl.com/3b6vq


Karin Brushmarker Pro Watercolor Markers full set: https://shrsl.com/3b6v8


Karin Brushmarker, set of 26: https://shrsl.com/39753


The Rabbit Hole Designs:

Cottontail Embossing Powder Tool: https://shrsl.com/36gcc









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