I used the Stampin’ Up! Lift Me Up stamp set to create a clean and simple card to share today.
My card design was inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #207.
I started by stamping the images from the Lift Me Up stamp set in VersaMark ink on a panel of Watercolor Paper. I sprinkled them with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them.
I wet the watercolor panel completely with just water and an Aqua Painter and then I added Soft Sky ink over the background around the balloon and cloud images. I used an Aqua Painter and Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo and Sweet Sugarplum inks to add color to the balloons. I let the image dry completely and then adhered it to a panel of Soft Sky card stock with Fast Fuse Adhesive.
I stamped the sentiment in VersaMark ink on a strip of White Vellum, sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Embossing Powder and heat embossed it. I punched the end of the vellum strip with the Banner Triple Punch and I adhered it to the card front with a rolled up Glue Dot under the stamped words.
I tied a strand of Whisper White Baker’s Twine to a paper clip from the Mini Paper Clips Combo pack and then slid the clip over the sentiment strip. I adhered the layered panel to a Flirty Flamingo card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals and I added three Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front to finish it.
I stamped the balloon and cloud images from the Lift Me Up stamp set in Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach and Soft Sky inks on a Whisper White panel inside the card.
You can find a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Flirty Flamingo – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Soft Sky – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Watercolor Paper – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
- White Vellum – 7/8″ x 3-1/4″ strip
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Soft and pretty card, Amy! Love your watercoloring! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
wow, the watercolouring makes the sky look so light and fluffy – beautiful!
Thanks so much Sandi! 🙂
LOVED IT +++++++++
Thank you! 🙂
Thanks Melanie! 🙂
You are a whiz with that aqua painter! Beautifully done…..loving the soft colors! The vellum sentiment banner is perfect!
Thanks Linda! Not so sure that I’m a whiz with the Aqua Painter…just keep adding ink and/or water until I fix whatever mess I’ve made. 😉
This is gorgeous–so soft and subtle. I love it all!
Thanks Susan! 🙂
I love seeing your watercolor cards Amy 🙂 They motivate me to try more myself. This one is the same, I love the soft airy colors. I like the way your bling matches the clip holding the bow 😉
Thanks Jill! Definitely give it a try, watercoloring is so much fun! 🙂
You amaze me with your talents! You are an awesome crafter & you explain your crafting where it is so easy to understand! Thanks for sharing 🙂
Thanks so much Andrea! Glad that my writing makes sense to you! 🙂
Just beautifully created!
Thanks Jari! 🙂
Wonderful take on the sketch, Amy!
Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment! 🙂