Decorate Greeting Cards by Using Tissue Paper

There are so many ways to add color to paper. I think this style of application was a happy accident.

By Judi Watanabe
October 2016

The Complete Photo Guide to Cardmaking (Quarto Publishing Group, 2016), by Judi Watanabe, explores a wide range of techniques and end products, making it a valuable reference for any crafter. So when the mood strikes, use the artistry you've learned to create personalized greetings for everyone you know!

finished tissue paper card 

You Will Need

• 1 sheet white card stock, 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches
• tissue paper in a variety of bright colors, yellow, light green, orange, violet, pink, light blue
• adhesive
• 1 rickrack-shaped band, 5-1/2 inches
• 1 white folded note card, 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches
• plastic tray
• paper towels
• paper trimmer
• spritzer bottle with water
• iron (optional)
• hair dryer (optional)