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Striped Elf Feet Holiday Christmas Card

Americana® Acrylics

Striped Elf Feet Holiday Christmas Card
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Striped Elf Feet Holiday Christmas Card

designed by Felicity Greiner

Make a handmade card for your loved ones using Americana Acrylics.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Cadmium Yellow (DAO10)
  • Evergreen (DAO82)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Olive Green (DAO56)
  • Tomato Red (DA169)

Value Kraft Stencils

  • Jingle (8" x 8") (DKS06)

Other supplies

  • scissors
  • painter's tape
  • cosmetic sponge
  • cardstock
  • watercolor paper
  • matching ribbon
  • Glue Dots (Glue Dots)
  • paper trimmer

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Cut a piece of green cardstock to 10" x 7". Fold in half so the card is 5" x 7". Cut a piece of watercolor paper slightly smaller than 5" x 7".
    Step 0 Example
  2. On the watercolor paper, position the elf feet stencil on the card. Use a cosmetic sponge to paint the tights in Olive Green and Tomato Red. Paint the floral sprigs in Evergreen, the bells in Cadmium Yellow, and the shoes in Black.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Tape off a stripe at the bottom of the card. Paint in red and add dots of white. Once dried, glue a piece of ribbon onto the red stripe.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Adhere the watercolor paper onto the card using Glue Dots.
    Step 3 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

Cut the cosmetic sponges in half to get into tight areas of the stencil.