New Years Intention Cards

Hello Everyone, Jen here today to show you a quick and easy tutorial on creating your own personal New Years intention cards. As we step into the New Year lots of people like to choose a intention or guiding word for the year. An intention is something you want to accomplish or bring about. The focus is on the future, not the past.

Supplies needed:

  • Watercolor paper
  • Paint & brushes
  • Stencils: I used the following ; TCW 562 Shattered Triangles, TCW 564 Organic Matter, TCW Organic Mask, TCW 543 Snow Branch and TCW 560 Hex Flowers.
  • Gesso
  • Optional glitter pen to add embelishments

Step 1:

Choose your color of paint for your paper, this will be your background color on your card.

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You will want to paint the whole sheet. Let dry before moving on to step 2.

Step 2:  Adding Stenciling

My black background with gold paint with stencil, TCW 564 Organic Matter.

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This piece I used white gesso instead of paint with TCW 543 Snow Branch.

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Step 3: After your second layers are dry you can then cut into individual sized cards. I love how the gesso gives a 3 D effect with the stencils!

Step 4: Adding Intentions

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Write, stamp or paint your intentions on your cards. This is white gesso with TCW CW 562 Shattered Triangles.

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You can add glitter to your card as seen here. I also like to add a mini polished gem stone which I glue on.

These are my final cards. These make great gifts that are small enough to fit into a greeting card to send to friends and family.

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Hope you enjoyed this and have fun in creating your very own 2016 New Years Intention Card.

Be Well!

Jen

2016 Crafter’s Workshop Design Team.

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