This two-step stamp set lends itself to a watercolor look without having to watercolor. What do you think?
Color & Contour
Real Red A-2
Basic Black 5-3/8 x 4-1/8
Basic White 5-1/4 x 4 (2)
Granny Apple Green
Brushed Brass Butterflies
Basic Pearls Jewels
First, I used a blending brush to add Daffodil Delight as a sunny background. You can also sponge on the color, if you do not have a blending brush.
Next, I used my markers to color directly onto the stamp (markering). I used Real Red for the roses and Granny Apple Green for the stems and leaves. I activated the ink with a puff of my breath and then stamped them. One in the center and another off to the side.
I stamped my sentiment, using Garden Green, in the top center of the card.
Next, I added three flowers to fill and balance the card. I used Highland Heather as the outline color.
I then filled the three flowers (2nd step) with Fresh Freesia. I used Polished Pink to fill the roses.
As a filler, I added a few leaf outlines in Garden Green.
Lastly, I added two butterflies, a few pearls, and adhered the Basic White panel to the inside of the card.
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Sally, this is so pretty. JeanetteReplyDelete
Thank you, Jeanette. I just bought the set and couldn't wait to play with it. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.Delete
I hope all is well with you! I love the stamping on this card. I'd rather stamp and have it look like watercolor instead of dragging out the watercolor supplies! Nice card!ReplyDelete
All is well. Thank you, Fonda. I took the month of April to visit family (my children & grandchildren). I spent the last eleven years being my Mom's care giver, and I lost her to a better place in February. So, I took a much needed rest. I'm back, and slowly fitting in my paper therapy. I still have a million and one things to take care of and put to rest, but they will be there, until I get to them. Thanks for asking, Fonda.Delete
Great stamp set and love the wonderful colors you used too.Delete
Thank you, Lisa. Much appreciated.Delete