I have a confession. I’m in a funk. Ever since I returned home from Stampin’ Up! Convention I’ve been ‘off’. I think I just miss my friends. I absolutely LOVE my stampin’ friends, so I think I’m going through withdrawals. Thankfully I’ll be reunited with at least a few gals on the getaway vacation in September, and I’m having my demonstrator team over for a card making night on August 15th, so I have some creative girl time to look forward to.
Enough complaining, I know, I know. To brighten up my lacklustre attitude I thought I’d share one of my favourite cards that I created for the Convention Display Boards.
I (heart) water colouring…like A LOT. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise to you that my fave card has a water colour background.
To get this look:
– Stamp your background image (I used the little dots from Kinda Eclectic) on water colour paper in VersaMark Ink, and emboss with White Embossing Powder
– Using an Aqua Painter and the inks of your choice, wash colour over your embossed background until you achieve the level of colour you like
– Wipe with paper towel and embellish
Wanna know a secret? Month 2 of Stamps in the Mail has some fabulous water colouring techniques that will knock your socks off, and it’s not too late to register.
Get the full details HERE, and then contact me ASAP to register. Month 2 supplies are being sent out shortly and you don’t want to miss out!
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