Easy Textured Christmas Card Tutorial

Adding texture and patterns to the Lady Pattern Paper papers is a fun way to create interest. There are different ways like embossing folders, punches, die-cuts, stamps and stencils. Today I am using a stencil and modelling paste to add both a texture and a pattern on to my papers making for something really interesting.
Textured Christmas Card Tutorial - Merry Bright

And with the festive season fast approaching I am busy experimenting with my favourite Lady Pattern Paper papers in colours perfect for Christmas cards.

Step 1

Punch circles out of 3 different patterned papers in 3 different colours using a circle punch to fit your card base.

Textured Christmas Card Tutorial - Step 1

Step 2

Adhere the circles to the front of your card using adhesive. Trim off any overlapping pieces if need be.

Textured Christmas Card Tutorial - Step 2

Step 3

Use a stencil and add modelling paste through the stencil onto the circles on the card. Use your palette knife and apply a thin, smooth and even layer.

Textured Christmas Card Tutorial - Step 3

Let the modelling paste dry and then decorate the card using embellishments, stamped sentiment and ribbon.

Textured Christmas Card Tutorial - Modelling Paste

TIP: Modelling paste and texture paste are basically the same thing. My modelling paste is slightly textured giving a rough feel to the touch. You can colour modelling paste and texture paste using acrylic paint, dye inks, pigment powders and mists. This will make for a fun twist to the normal white version giving you loads of creative opportunities.

Hope you enjoyed this quick and easy textured Christmas card tutorial. Happy card making!!!

Other Products:
Modelling Paste, Palette Knife, Card Base, Circle Punch, Stencil, Stamp, Ribbon

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