020 Frosty Card Project


#020 – Frosty Christmas Card
Paper Casting Project

Materials Needed:

1 Rycraft cookie stamp or craft stamp #020 – Frosty
100% Cotton Linter (Rycraft Paper Casting Kit or Refill)
1 paper casting* of design #020 – Frosty  (see Basic Paper Casting Instructions).
1 blank greeting card
2 pieces of your choice of decorative papers and colors (notice in the photo that the pattern of the 2 papers match, so that the leaves of the top piece line up with the leaves of the bottom piece at the edge) cut to approx. 2 1/2" square and 3" square
Clear acrylic varnish 
Acrylic paints: green, red, black, white or pearl-white

*Note:  Alternately, the casting for this project may be made from clay instead of paper (see Basic Clay Casting Instructions). The choice is yours.


1. Let casting dry completely. Then varnish the casting to seal it before painting (so wet paint won't make design disappear). Let dry. Optional: Apply a 2nd coat of varnish for more permanence. Variation: Varnish only the snowman design and leave the background unvarnished.
2. Apply pearl-white or white paint to Frosty's body and let dry. Then apply other colors, one color at a time, letting paint dry between coats so paints won't run together. Let dry.
3.  Optional: Apply another coat of varnish to protect painted casting.
4.  Cut papers to fit your card and to then fit one over the other leaving a nice border. Glue 2 pieces together and let dry. Then glue them to the card.
5.  Glue casting to center of top paper on card.

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