Card Making Ideas - How To Make 3D Water Drops on Your Printable Cards

Here you'll learn one of our card making ideas that takes your card to the next level. A water drop on a flower or a leaf is such an exquisite detail that will draw in the viewer. You'll learn how to make those water drops have a real 3D look. Your friends will be amazed.

Here's how it's done.....

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1.  I use Inkssentials Glossy Accents for this effect. It's available in most stamping stores. It makes a wonderful clear mound.

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2.  Apply it to areas where you want a drop of water. In this example of the Wash Rose, I've painted the water drops, this embellishment makes them pop even more.

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3.  I fill the area of the drop with a rounded mound of the Glossy Accents clear paint.

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4.  Put the card aside to dry for at least 24 hours.

As with other effects that we use, you don't need to have a prepainted water drop to make this work.

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