I used the Stampin’ Up! Swan Lake stamp set to create a quick watercolored card to share with you today.
My card design was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #271.
I started by adhering a panel from the Blooms & Bliss DSP pack to a panel of Mint Macaron card stock with SNAIL. Then I adhered a smaller panel of the Blooms & Bliss DSP over the card front with SNAIL.
I stamped the images of the swans from the Swan Lake stamp set in Basic Black Archival ink on a panel of watercolor paper. I stamped the baby swans again on a Post-It Note and I snipped around the top of the image. I placed the Post-It Note mask over the watercolor panel and then stamped the images for the cat tails over it in Basic Black Archival ink. I added the sentiment to the panel as well.
I used the Early Espresso, Old Olive and Pumpkin Pie Watercolor Pencils to color the cat tails and swan beaks. I ran my Aqua Painter quickly over the penciled areas to blend and then did a watercolor wash background in Mint Macaron and Island Indigo inks. I let the panel dry completely and then adhered it with Fast Fuse Adhesive to the DSP.
I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the card front and tied a knot and then adhered a single Rhinestone Basic Jewel next to the sentiment. I adhered the layered panel to a Mint Macaron card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the swan images and sentiment from the Swan Lake stamp set on a Whisper White panel to finish the inside of the card.
You can see 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:
- Mint Macaron – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper – 3-7/8″x 5-1/8″ panel, 2-3/4″ x 3-7/8″ panel
- Watercolor Paper – 2-1/2″ x 3-7/8″ panel
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