This post has been written by the extraordinarily talented Jessica Joana Winter –
a member of the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Artisan Design Team.
Hello friends! Today I made a card for you with a watercolor background.
I created my card using the Petal PaletteStamp Set (item 145788) and I’m going to show you how easily you can turn a simple stamped image into a watercolor image.
1. Stamp the image as usual on a sheet of Watercolor Paper (item 122959).
2. Trace the stamped impression using an Aqua Painter (item 103954) filled with water. (It’s okay if the water is clearly visible.)
3. Pick up some ink from a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Pad (item 147101) and lightly dab on the water.
4. Let it dry thoroughly and then you have your stamped image with a watercolor look.
I used this background to make a romantic card, for example for a wedding. I stamped the bird in Tuxedo Black Memento ink (item 132708) on Whisper White Cardstock (item 100730) and then cut it out using the Big Shot (item 143263) and the Petals & More Thinlits Dies (item 145655).
I stamped the greeting “Glückwunsch” (“Congratulations”) in Old Olive ink (item 147090) and cut it out using a coordinating Framelit. These amazing Thinlits also include some beautiful detailed images that I cut from Calypso Coral (item 122925) and Pear Pizzazz Cardstock (item 131201).
Finally, I decorated my card with Linen Thread (item 104199), True Gentleman Buttons (item 145596), Very Vanilla1/2″ Lace Trim (item 141672), and Share What You Love Artisan Pearls (item 146927).
This is another of those stamp sets that it wasn’t until I saw what others were doing that I finally decided that I really needed to add both the Apron of Love Stamp Set and it’s matching Apron Builder Framelits Dies to my stash. And I’m so glad I did!
This stamp set contains a whopping 24 photopolymer stamps that covers everyone – mom, dad and your friend, along with an array of love’s for every occasion – baking, bbq and even stamping!
This set was originally offered in the Occasions Catalog but can now be found in the new 2018-2019 Annual Catalog on page 61 with the thinlets on page 215.