Today I have my second GSL DT post for April and this time, I have a card featuring a galaxy background and some heat embossed elements that could be used as a birthday card or encouragement card.
Cut a piece of watercolour paper measuring 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Start the design by drawing in some zodiac constellations. You can find a chart of all zodiac constellations here.
Then I added in some purples and payne's grey around the outside. Black could be used instead of payne's grey.
Adding star details
Once the watercolour background is dry, I added some white acrylic paint splatters to represent stars of various sizes.
Use a stiff bristle brush and flick the paint to add a fine spray and then splatter some bigger drops.
For added interest add some gold metallic ink splatter to the background. If your constellations aren't bright enough you can draw over them again with the same wax pencil/crayon.
For the sentiment I used this Smile curly word chipboard but I cut it in half to fit on the card front, then gave it a coat of white gesso.
Once the gesso was dry, I used some white embossing powder to heat emboss the word and the curly tail.
I also used these gold stars that were already altered in this post and glued them into place using PVA glue.
To make the card base, use one piece of 8.5 x 11 inch card, fold it in half along the short side, and adhere the card front to it and that's the card completed. If you want any further embellishments, draw some little star/asterisks on with white pen. as shown below.