024 Partridge Card Project
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#024 – Partridge in a Pear Tree
Christmas
 Card

Paper Casting Project

Greeting card featuring painted paper casting made from Rycraft cookie stamp #024 Partridge in a Pear Tree

Painted shortbread cookie stamped with Rycraft cookie stamp #024 Partridge in a Pear Tree

#024 – Partridge in a Pear Tree

                

Materials Needed:

1 Rycraft cookie stamp or craft stamp #024 – Partridge in a Pear Tree
100% Cotton Linter (Rycraft Cotton Linter)
1 paper casting* of design #024 – Partridge in a Pear Tree (see Basic Paper Casting Instructions).
1 blank greeting card 
2 pieces of your choice of decorative papers and colors (we used a piece of gold flecked with rust, and green flecked with gold) cut to approx. 2 1/2" square and 3" square
Clear acrylic varnish 
Acrylic paints: green, light green, gold, rust-brown, brown
Glue

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

Instructions:

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 partridge and pears design and leave the background unvarnished.
2. Apply paint to partridge, pears, branches and leaves, 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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