I used the Stampin’ Up! Remarkable You stamp set and my Aqua Painter to create my card to share today. I’ve had several of you ask for a video tutorial showing how I do my watercoloring and I finally got one done. You can see it below…although I did have a terrible cold when I taped it. Hopefully I don’t sound too stuffy. 🙂
The design for my card was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #224.
And the colors and flower theme for my card were inspired by The Card Concept #49. I’m going with this card falls into the clean and layered category.
I started by stamping the calla lily image and the sentiment from the Remarkable You stamp set in VersaMark Ink on a panel of watercolor paper. I sprinkled the images with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them.
Then I started watercoloring with my Aqua Painter and Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder, Calypso Coral, So Saffron and Mint Macaron inks. Here is my video showing you some tips for achieving a similar look (if you’re viewing this via email, you may need to click over to my blog to see the video link):
While I was letting my watercolored image dry, I adhered a panel from the Birthday Bouquet DSP to a Thick Whisper White card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I like adhering the large panels that cover the entire card front with liquid glue so that I’ve got a little time to make sure that everything is straight and lined up perfectly before it sets up permanently.
I adhered a strip of the Watermelon Wonder 1″ Stitched Satin Ribbon to the card front with SNAIL.
I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread twice around the watercolored panel, tied a bow, then adhered the watercolored panel to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I inked the calla lily image from the Remarkable You stamp set in Mint Macaron ink, stamped it off once, then stamped it on a panel of Whisper White card stock inside the card.
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Thick Whisper White – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel
- Watercolor Paper – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: