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Stampendous Holly Basquet & Scrappy Background

I copied the background from Cara of Crafting Adventures. Here’s her tutorial:

4 ¼” x 5 ½”
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 110 lbs. (card base)

Xyron Machine (to adhere adhesive to white cardstock)
Carnival Forest Green, 80 lb. cover vellum
Carnival Red, 80 lb. cover vellum
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 80 lbs.
Distress Ink, Old Paper
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Swiss Dot

Focal Image:
Stampendous, Holly Basket
Versfine Onyx Black Ink
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 80 lbs.
Tombow Markers (for watercoloring):
Greens: 126, 249, 177 (with water)
Browns: 992, 997 (with water)
Red: 847 (without water)
Sakura Glaze Pen, dark red (used over the red marker)

The inside of the card is posted in my gallery on


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howdyheidi   [Jul 29, 2015 at 05:06 PM]
This is very pretty! I like the background and the pretty coloring of your image!
Nora S   [Jul 29, 2015 at 08:02 PM]
I really love the background, and love your coloring of this pretty image! TFS
Conniecrafter   [Jul 29, 2015 at 08:29 PM]
I love that background, terrific with your lovely colored holly!
Far North   [Jul 30, 2015 at 12:35 PM]
such a striking eye catching card! The basket of holly is wonderful!
stampwilly   [Jul 30, 2015 at 03:22 PM]
So striking and pretty! Great job! Very Happy
Canadian, eh   [Jul 30, 2015 at 04:42 PM]
Great background. Will have to follow your links.
lovepug2   [Aug 06, 2015 at 03:31 PM]
So pretty! Love the way you did the background, it's stunning! The image is colored so pretty, love the soft shakding around it.
Iring   [Aug 15, 2015 at 03:02 PM]
Beautiful basket and background. Great idea to glaze the berries!

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