I started off by heat embossing in white some pears from Inky Antics' Holy Spirit's Fruit stamp set. I stamped the images trying to create an opened frame.
Then I painted the pears with Faber Castell watercolor pencils. I usually don't color directly on the image, instead I color on a scrap piece of paper, and just pick up the colors with a wet brush, that way I don't leave pencil traces on my final image. I used various tones of greens and browns to achieve these shades.
Once done, I went ahead and die cut the colored piece of cardstock with Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics A. The die cutting and embossing helps flatten the cardstock, I should add.
Next I heat embossed in Gold Detail a verse from the same stamp set on Heavyweight Vellum. I added the vellum across the watercolored layer, horizontally, and tucked the ends on the back.
Finally I mounted the colored layer on a leather textured card base, in sand beige, which matches the tones of the pears perfectly. To complete my design I added some Baby Pearls - LeCreme on each corner of the vellum layer.
I hope you feel inspired by seeing my card. I invite you to try out this technique, it's one of my favorites. Remember that all the supplies used are listed above. For more please visit Classy Cards 'n Such store!
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