- Any of the Arnold Grummer paper making kits
- Microwave, heat gun or a sunny window
- Blender, small strainer, cello sponges and soft towels, scissors, bone folder
- Beacon QuickGrab™ and ZipDry™ adhesives, double sided foam tape or foam dots
- Scraps of white paper (think colored junk mail, etc.)
- Mold: CP Ducks in flight
- One 6 x12” Burgundy 90# card stock folded in half (I used World Win)
- Envelope for a 6 x 6” card
- ColorBox™ Chalk Ink pads in Lavender Blue and light brown
- Stylist handle with white foam tips
- Approx. 1 yard of variegated golden brown floss
- Approx. 1 yard of variegated golden brown mesh ribbon
- Large eyed embroidery needle
- 6 small oak leaf beads
- Follow the direction for paper
making and casting found in any of the Arnold Grummer paper making kits or
books to create the casting with while slurry.
- Dry the casting in the microwave,
with the heat tool or in a sunny window.
- When the casting is dry, coat the
back with ZipDry™ adhesive - allow to dry.
- When it is dry use the Stylist
tool and foam tips to add a tiny amount of lavender ink to the clouds and
brown ink to the ducks to bring out the texture of the casting.
- Stitch some French knots with the
variegated floss to add dimension to the cat tails.
- Use the thin mesh ribbon and long
stitches to add tall reeds to the right.
- Attach the oak leaves with French
knots and floss.
- Assemble the card
- Attach the casting to the front of the card (fold at the top) with Beacon QuickGrab™ adhesive.