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Prima Greetings

Hello again, friends!  Today I have a note card made with Prima papers to share with you.  

I bought this beautiful 6x6 paper pad by Prima.  I love the muted colors and choice of designs.  One of the pages has this great collection of embellishment images.  I cut them all out and chose two backgrounds to coordinate with them.

Rather than using the pages whole, I tore them into wide strips and inked the edges with a light brown ink.  

Then I used a glue stick to glue them to a 4.25 x 6 piece of cardstock.  I left the ragged eges barely hanging over the sides and trimmed down the top and bottom.  I inked the straight edges to frame the background.

I sponged two colors of Prima paint onto the panel using a 6x6 brick stencil.  I did the green first and then went over it with the copper.  I wasn't careful about coverage.  I wanted the light and dark areas to match the overall look of the background papers.

To go along with the Prima papers, I cut out one of the women on the Cinco de Mayo collage sheet.  

There was still more background showing than I wanted to I chose another sheet from this paper pad with a nice selection of words and cut out a few.

The result is a lovely collage note card perfect for many occasions...or simply to say hello.

Prima Life Time Collection 6x6 Paper Pad
Cinco de Mayo Collage Sheet
6x6 Brick Stencil
Prima Art Alchemy Acrylic Paints
Basic Cardmaking Supplies: Scissors, Glue Stick
Ink for edges


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