A Watercolor Stamp Off

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This week our Stamp Off Challenge is a Watercolor Challenge.

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Now, this can mean a lot of things.  You can use your new Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils with a Blender Pen or Aqua Painter so you can just use regular ink.  I decided to use my Aqua Painter with regular ink to make my card.

Birthday Bright, Swirly Scribbles, Stampin Up, susanstamps.wordpress.com

To make this card, I cut the die from Swirly Scribbles on Whisper White Card Stock.  Then I took a piece of Watercolor Paper and measured with a pencil where the opening will be.  Then I squeezed the top of an ink pad and picked up some ink with my Aqua Painter.  I used Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral and Rich Razzleberry.  Here is what is looked like that this point.

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Then I glued the Swirly Scribble over the ink colors.

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Finally I pieced the outer edges from the original piece of Whisper White.  It was kind of like a puzzle.

The stamp set I used is a new one from the Occasion Catalog called Birthday Bright.  It actually goes with a cute kit called Birthday Bright Project Kit.  You can buy the stamp separately and I really like this set.

Now, let’s go see what Buffy and Jackie created.  One of the things I love about our Friday Stamp Off Challenges is we don’t share our projects with each other ahead of time so I am going to be as surprised and pleased as you are!

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3 thoughts on “A Watercolor Stamp Off

  1. Oh Susan, what a beautiful card and cool technique! Thank yo us much for showing how you did this, because it’s a great technique. I kind of liked the second photo, where you hadn’t fit the puzzle pieces yet. Gonna have to experiment with this.

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  2. Susan, this is so cool!! And ditto what Jackie said about the mini tutorial. So fun. Miss Amelia loves horses – specifically the “My Little Pony” ones (even though she doesn’t watch the show), and this reminds me of Rainbow Dash flying across the card. I love it.

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  3. This. Looks. Awesome!! I love it – I love playing with watercolours, and you have just shown me another fun technique! Thanks, Susan 🙂 (ps – where did you find that fun watercolour graphic for your challenge?!)

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