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Black Magic Technique using Grateful Bunch

Stampin up, Stampin' Up! Grateful Bunch #140691, Birthday Blossoms #139471, Black Magic Technique, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to, Joyce Whitman


Black Magic!!!  Hmmm, what makes it magic?  You get to color on black paper with watercolor pencils and it shows!  This is such a stunning technique and an easy one too!  That is the best kind.  

I have used one of our retiring stamp sets for the flower, Grateful Bunch.  It is the perfect flower for this technique.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Rich Razzleberry Cardstock #115316:

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Basic Black Cardstock #121045

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Melon Mambo Cardstock #115320

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 4: x 5 1/4" this is for inside of the card

To make the black magic happen you first start by stamping your image with White Craft Stampin Ink #101731.  This product is on the retired list, but will be coming back in the new catalog reformulated. It will come to you with no ink in the pad, you will ink it with the refill.  

You then you your heat tool to dry and set the image.   This step is very important, because if your image is not dry it is going to smear when you go to color it.  I used our Watercolor Pencils when I colored mine.  You can see in the picture below a close up of the flower.  You can see my coloring a lot better.  

I used the Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry pencils.  I first started coloring the whole image lightly with the Daffodil Delight.  I needed a base color to cover the image.   Then I used the Rich Razzleberry around the center of the flower to give my flower some depth.  

After that I colored with the Melon Mambo pencil starting by overlapping a little bit with the Rich Razzleberry.  I then took the Melon Mambo and went up one side of my petal.  The center of the flower was colored with the Pumpkin Pie pencil.  To give it a little bit of sparkle, I put Wink of Stella on the center of the flower.  Because I was going over watercolor pencils, you will need to clean off the tip of your Wink of Stella on a piece of scrap paper or paper towel. 


Stampin up, Stampin' Up! Grateful Bunch #140691, Birthday Blossoms #139471, Black Magic Technique, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to, Joyce Whitman

This is a fun technique where you can add a lot of color to dark paper. 

Thank you for stopping by today and have a great week!


 Click HERE for the retiring list of products.  

Retiring accessories and tools will only be available while supplies last.

Retiring stamps sets are guaranteed available until May 22nd, 

after that it will be while supplies last.

All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31st. 

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Susan K

This is gorgeous!! I love blacks nd pink together anyway, and the coloring on the flower makes the whole thing come together! This reminds me of when I used to love to do the coloring and then scratch off to see the design it'd make.

Joyce Whitman

Thank you Susan! Your kind words always brighten up my day!

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