Stampin’ Up! Lift Me Up Watercolor Wash

I used the Stampin’ Up! Lift Me Up stamp set to create a clean and simple card to share today.

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My card design was inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #207.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Lift Me Up Watercolor Wash

  1. 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 😉

  2. 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 🙂

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