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Craft Beautiful Watercolor Invitations for Any Occasion!

by Emma Jeffery

These watercolor invitations will look lovely when delivered in a gorgeously lined, coordinating envelope. Try out the versatility of the Fiskars® Gifting Board and make some for your next big bash.

Craft Beautiful Watercolor Invitations for Any Occasion!

To make the invitations:

1.Paint the watercolor paper.Brush watercolor paint over the paper and allow to dry. Flatten under a few heavy books if necessary to keep cardstock straight.

2.Cut watercolor paper to size.Start by trimming the watercolor paper to 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" using the Fiskars® ProCision™ Rotary Bypass Trimmer.

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3.Trim corners of the invitations.Round off the corners of the invitation using the integrated corner punch on the Fiskars® Gifting Board.

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4.Add glitter.Brush glue along the bottom edge of the invitation and sprinkle on gold glitter for added embellishment. Allow to dry.

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5.Stamp sentiment.Use a sentiment from the Fiskars® You're Invited! Clear Stamp Setand stamp the design on to the invitation using the Fiskars® Stamp Block Set.

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To make the lined envelope:

1.Make the envelopes.First, follow the Gifting Board instructions to make an envelope for a 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" card. Cut watercolor paper to 8 7/8" x 8 7/8" and insert into the Gifting Board. Align the edge of the paper with the 3 ¾ Ruler Position. Punch and score along line 2. Next, rotate the paper and align the scored line with score line 1 on the Gifting Board. Then, punch and score along line 2. Repeat for the remaining sides, then round off the points using the envelope corner punch on the Gifting Board.

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2.Make the envelope lining.To make the decorative lining, first trim a piece of paper to 4 3/4" square. Then, round off two opposite corners using the envelope corner punch in the Gifting Board. Next, align the two remaining pointed corners along score line 2 on the Gifting Board and score across line 2, through the middle of the decorative paper.

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3.Assemble the envelope.Align the fold of the decorative paper along the top fold of the envelope and glue in place, then assemble the envelope as usual.

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