A Watercolor Creation

I decided I need to go out of my comfort zone every once in a while.  Sometimes I get in a rut so it was fun to try something different.  This is not a new technique by any means but it is kind of new to me.

To make this card I lightly spritzed some water on Shimmery White Cardstock.  Then I stamped the flowers from the stamp set called Wild About Flowers a couple of times in Berry Burst (a new InColor coming soon).  The color did run a little more than I had planned but I through it still looked ok (remember I am getting out of my comfort zone of crisp images).  Then I waited a little bit until the cardstock was almost dry before stamping the flowers a third time.  They didn’t run as much as the first two.  After that I stamped the fern from Butterfly Basics in Old Olive, more flowers in another new InColor coming soon called Powder Pink.  Finally, I stamped the sentiment in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink when the card was completely dry.  I probably should have used a bolder sentiment but it was too late.

I think I’ll stick with my crisp images!


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8 thoughts on “A Watercolor Creation

  1. Susan, you didn’t just step out of the box; you kicked your way out and destroyed the box. This is absolutely gorgeous!!! You did an amazing job. It looks like someone painted it with watercolors. Awesome!

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  2. This technique is beautiful, Susan! You should ‘step outside’ more often 😉 Question – did you stamp again on top of the watercolour effect a total of 3 times, then? (directly on top of the 1st and 2nd generation?) Thanks in advance!

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