The Wilderness Awaits Class Card

This is the first card we made in my last Cookies & Cards class.  I gave people the option of using “Happy Father’s Day” instead.


J. Pollock Designs - Stampin' Up! - The Wilderness Awaits, Hardwood, Butterfly Basics


139365 The Wilderness Awaits Clear-Mount Stamp Set Retiring
137154 Butterfly Basics Photopoymer Stamp Set
133032 Hardwood Wood-Mount Background Stamp
119686 Early Espresso 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
101650 Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
122959 Watercolor Paper
140931 Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Pad
126974 Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad
141688 Whisper White Thick Baker’s Twine Retiring
141709 Watercolor Pencils
102845 Blender Pens
104332 Snail Adhesive



Early Espresso 5 ½” x 8 ½”, 3 ¼” x 4 ½”
Very Vanilla (2) 4” x 5 ¼”
Watercolor Paper 3” x 4 ¼”


  1. Using Basic Black, stamp the duck toward the top of the watercolor paper.
  2. Using Early Espresso, stamp the “Happy Birthday” toward the bottom of the watercolor paper.
  3. Color the image using the watercolor pencils. Use the Blender pens to soften and blend the colors.
  4. Using Early Espresso, ink the Hardwood stamp and then press the Very Vanilla onto it. Place a scratch piece of paper over it and rub to help the transfer.
  5. Tie a piece of Whisper White Thick Baker’s Twine around the watercolor panel before adhering to the Early Espresso 3 ¼” x 4 ½” piece.
  6. Adhere as shown. Add the second piece of Very Vanilla to the inside of the card.

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