Hello Birch Press Design fans! Today I am featuring the same design in variations of color. This is a great design to make multiple cards.

On watercolor paper I created several water colored backgrounds using two shades of Brusho color crystals. Once I created several backgrounds, I cut them down to 4 x 5.25. In coordinating colored inks, I chose a medium shade as well as a dark shade of ink to use for the Ring Tile Stencil layer. Ink was brushed onto the stencil from light to dark in an ombre effect, and only onto the card in certain areas creating a lovely fading effect.

The sentiments I chose are the Big Thanks Sugar Script. I adore this font! The outline layer of the word dies was also ink blended in a light to dark and faded effect that really makes the inner die layer stand out quite nicely.

The inner die was adhered with glue and the outline layer was affixed to the base with double sided foam mount tape and the entire card front panel was added to a standard A2 (4.25 x 5.5) card base.

I had a lot of fun creating a total of four cards in striking blue, red, green, and yellow.

I just love the washed out and faded effect that the water color layer gives the to the stencil layer.

I sure hope that you are encouraged and inspired to create some wonderful backgrounds of your own and experiment with stencils!