Mondo Amaryllis On Kraft Cardstock
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YouTube Tutorial | Mondo Amaryllis on Kraft
This video is short and sweet. Watch here or in HD on YouTube.
Color Pencils on Kraft
Ellen Hutson Mondo Amaryllis includes a large stamp with wide-open petals perfect for your favorite coloring medium. Traditionally, the amaryllis is used for Christmas cards, but I thought it’d be great for Valentine’s Day too!
First, I started by cutting a piece of Natural Twine Kraft Discount Cardstock to 4.25 x 5.5-inches. This cardstock is similar in color to a brown paper bag with a smooth fiber finish
I stamped Mondo Amaryllis in Staz-On Snowflake Pigment Ink. Now, typically I use Staz-On for non-porous cardstock, like vellum, metallic, and Yupo. But, regular pigment inks take a long time to dry, so I decided to try this Staz-On and I loved the quick-drying result.
Next, I started pencil coloring with Faber-Castel Polychromos pencils in:
- Cadmium Red
- Warm Gray V
- Earth Green Yellowish
- Raw Umber
- Walnut Brown
For more details on coloring be sure to watch the video. Originally I stamped the sentiment directly on the card panel, but my cardstock shifted. Therefore, I white heat embossed it on a coordinating strip of craft cardstock and adhered it directly to the card.
Finally, I used the coordinating die to cut a mask from copy paper, covered the flower and splattered white ink onto the background. I added a few Pretty Pink Posh Marshmallow Confetti and called it done.
I hope you enjoyed this clean and simple card which can be used for Valentine’s Day or sent to your loved ones any day of the year.
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Your card is stunning! I love white on kraft.
Your coloring on this is gorgeous, the flowers look so real!!
Thank you, Mindy!
Gorgeous coloring, Amber! I love the look of pencil on kraft <3
Thanks, Niki! Me too, I should do it more often!
This is so very pretty! Loving the color pencils!
Thank you, Jean!
I like the coloring video and tips. I haven’t done the white stamping first, so I’d like to give it a try.
Lovely! You come up with such beautiful things.
Beautiful card. I love the look of coloring on Kraft card stock.
Love the coloring on kraft and great tip on using the Staz-on ink.
Thanks, Sue! Just be careful peeling it off. Tore my cardstock, it’s so sticky! 🤣
Gorgeous card! Love the beautiful amaryllis flowers!
Very pretty card and coloring, love amaryllis! Thanks for sharing.
Amaryllis are my favorite flowers. I can’t wait to try this technique. Thank you!
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Wow Amber 🙂 The Mondo Amaryllis is an unusually beautiful flower…love that you chose to color it on craft paper! Thanks for the inspiration 🙂
Thanks so much, Connie!
Absolutely gorgeous! Your video was very helpful, especially your tip on not pressing too hard when coloring with pencils. I am new to your blog and love your projects.
Thanks so much, Sandy! I’m so glad you found me!!
Really wonderful coloring. I’ve had an Amaryllis and just love this flower stamp you used.
Thanks so much, Jeanne!