DIY Christmas cards
Homemade cards for Christmas are always a hit.
The Christmas season makes you want to sit down and do handicrafts. We‘ll show you three different designs and how you can easily copy them.
Print the templates for the lettering.
First, shade the back of the printed template with a soft pencil (2B). Draw with the pencil as flat as possible over the paper.
Now place the template on the card with the shaded side facing down. Draw the motif with a sharp pencil. This is how the lettering is transferred to the card. You can fix the motif in place with paper clips or sticky tape.
Motif „ho ho ho“
This card is designed with the triplus color fibre-tip pens. First, paint a red stripe with the triplus color in each „H“.
Further design possibilities „Merry & Bright“
If you want to make a card with a beautiful watercolour effect, the Tinted watercolour pens are just the thing. Write all letters in different colours. You can also write the letters in two or three colours.
Afterwards you can carefully paint all letters with a water tank brush. Now the colours awake in a rich and living intensity and give your card fancy look.
„It’s the most wonderful time of the year“
Both the triplus fineliners and the triplus color fibre-tip pens were used in this design. With the thin fineliners you can paint filigree details and draw fine letters.
Thanks to the thicker tip, the triplus color fibre-tip pens allow you to colour in individual words really beautifully and make them stand out.
What you need
|STAEDTLER® tinted 146 10T Tinted watercolour pencil - Metal case containing 12 tinted watercolour pencils in assorted colours||14610T M12||1|
|STAEDTLER® 949 Water brush - Blistercard containing 1 brush: round fine||949 BK-1-C||1|
Cards made from craft paper, Template
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