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Sheltering Tree Ink Block Technique

  Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Sheltering Tree stamp set #137163, Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set #1455119, Ink Block Technique, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking, 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

This is the first card that I made using the Ink Block technique.  It was the beginning of me going crazy with this technique and using it on anything and everything!  LOL  If you missed my other post, including the one on how to do the Ink Block Technique, click on the link below.

On this card I used Blueberry Bushel and Mint Macaron for my colors with the tree stamped in Early Espresso.  This is a great card to use for your male and female friends and family.  

I used the stamp sets Sheltering Tree and Picture Perfect Birthday.  The clear block for the technique was letter D.  

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Blueberry Bushel

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

Mint Macaron

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"

Whisper White

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Sheltering Tree stamp set #137163, Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set #1455119, Ink Block Technique, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking, 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I stamped the tree on the inside of my card and my envelope.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Sheltering Tree stamp set #137163, Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set #1455119, Ink Block Technique, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking, 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I hope my card and this technique gave you some inspiration to create your own project.  I would love to see your creations.  If you could please leave a comment and/or share your project I would really appreciate it. 

Thank you for taking the time to stop by today.  I hope you have a fantastic day!

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Stained Glass Rose Wonder with Blends Markers

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder stamp set #140697, Daffodil Delight Blends #144585, Rich Razzleberry Blends #144583, Old Olive Blends #144573, Rose Garden Thinlits #140619, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

The Stained Glass technique is such a pretty technique.  You don't really see how beautiful it is in a picture, you need to see it in person.  This technique looks like it is complicated, but the truth is, it is so easy!  

The biggest trick to doing this the paper you use to make it.  Can you guess what it is?  It is Vellum!  The first thing I did was stamp the image from Rose Wonder stamp set, with VersaMark ink and then add silver embossing powder.  I then heat set it with the heating tool.  I also did this technique with the sentiment and then cut it out using the Rose Garden Thinlits.

Once I had that finished the embossing, I flipped over the piece of Vellum, so the back was facing up.  I used the Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive Blends markers in the dark shades to color the rose.  Wasn't that easy?!

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder stamp set #140697, Daffodil Delight Blends #144585, Rich Razzleberry Blends #144583, Old Olive Blends #144573, Rose Garden Thinlits #140619, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Here's another trick for you!  You know how adhesive shows through Vellum and none of us like that.  Usually,  you have to strategically place it so it is behind a stamped image, or sentiment, any place you can hide the adhesive.  Well, I have a way that you don't have to do that anymore.  You take our Multipurpose Liquid Glue and put some on a clear block, yes it comes right off, or a paper plate.  You then take one of our sponges (I cut mine into either 6 or 8 pieces), dab it in the glue and then tap, do not wipe or smear it on, it on the back of the Vellum.  Lay it on top of they white piece of cardstock and it adheres perfectly without any of it showing.  Isn't that awesome?

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder stamp set #140697, Daffodil Delight Blends #144585, Rich Razzleberry Blends #144583, Old Olive Blends #144573, Rose Garden Thinlits #140619, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

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I then added my sentiment which I popped up with the Stampin Dimensionals.  To finish off the card I added Wink of Stella to the the rose and leaves.  It is so pretty in person. 

Try and make one yourself and you will be amazed at how beautiful this card really is.  My mom's birthday is next month and she loves roses.  I am going to make her one of these cards for her in her favorite rose color, red.  I think I am going to try and use both the light and dark on it and see how that comes out.  

To make this project you will need the following products:

Cardstock:

Rich Razzleberry

  • cut at 4 1/4" x 11" score at 5 1/2"
  • cut at 1 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Whisper White

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

Vellum 

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

 

Only 2 weeks left of Sale-A-Bration!!!

You don't want to miss out on getting your favorite Sale-A-Bration products.   Once it ends, on March 31st, you will not be able to get any of the products in the first and second brochures.  However, the Celebrate You thinlits and Basket Weave embossing folder will be available in the 2018-2019 annual catalog.  This catalog will not go live until June.  

First Sale-A-Bration Brochure - click HERE

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Here are the additional current products just added

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We have throughly enjoyed having Emily home this past week.  Time went too fast as always.  We really didn't do anything special, just hung out and talked.  When she comes home she always makes sure she goes and sees Alex.  Who is Alex, only the best hair stylist around!!!  We all love him.  Both, Emily and Erica, go and see him when they come home.  What is funny is they schedule some of their visits around when they want there hair cut.  

Emily goes home this afternoon and won't be back until June.  She has a crazy summer with lots of weddings, one she is a bridesmaid, and all of us with the grandRandall's going to Disney!  I get to see Erica next month when I go to Michigan for my mom's 85th birthday and the 30 year anniversary of my dad's death.  I still can't believe it was 30 years.  Some days it does seem that long and other days, it is like it was yesterday.  I sure do miss him though.  He was a fabulous man!

 

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Watercoloring with Brusho Crystal Colours

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder stamp set #140697, Brusho Crystal Colour #144101, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman
I was really excited to see everyone who enjoyed my last project using the Brusho Crystal Colours.  I think it was one of the highest views on my blog and FaceBook.  If you missed the post click HERE to see it.  This is another project that I did using the Brusho Crystal Colours.  This time I used them a little different and it came out with a whole new look.  For some reason when I photographed the pictures, the leaves came out more brown.  In person, they are a green with a little bit of yellow added.  

The first thing I did on this project was to stamp the biggest rose from the Rose Wonder stamp set with Versa Mark ink and emboss it with White Embossing Powder.  I used the watercolor paper for this project.  Once I had the embossing done, I was ready to start the fun part of the card.  Watercoloring!

I sprinkled a little, and I mean a little, bit of crystals onto one of my clear blocks.  I used the letter "E" block so I had room to move it around a bit.  I then added water, using my Aqua Painter brushes, and mixed it up good.  I started with the blue for the flower first and then did the leaves.  I moved my color around on my block so that I had some areas that we lighter than others.  I could pick up the ink from what ever area I wanted.  Dark for the edges, light for the center.  I still did shading with brushes after I got all of it covered.  It is easier to do shading when you have it already a little darker in certain areas.

You don't have to worry about going over the lines in the inside for the flower or leaves as they are already embossed so the paint is not going to stick to it.  I was, however, careful around the outside edges.  You don't want it to bleed outside of your lines.  

For the leaves I started with the green crystals and then added a little bit of the yellow crystals.  I mixed them up good and spread them out on another block.  Same as with the flower, be careful on your outside edges.  

With using the White Embossing Powder it makes it look like the flower is almost floating on the paper.  

I didn't add anything else on the front of the card this time.  I thought it was so pretty just by itself.  You can put a sentiment on the inside, if you want or add one to the front.

To make this card you will need the following products:

Cardstock:

Marina Mist

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

Watercolor Paper

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Whisper White

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

I haven't had time to play more with the Brusho Crystals but I will.  I really enjoyed creating these two projects for my Technique class.  They were a big hit with the ladies that took the class.

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Last weekend I went to a retreat given by Tina Rappe and Peggy Murwin, the Stampin Sisters.  Oh My Goodness!!!  They did a fantastic job!  All the little details they thought of, all the products we were given and the projects!  It was so much fun that I hope I will be able to go next year!  

One of the reasons, there were many, I wanted to go to it was because I want to try and do a retreat soon.  I wanted to see how they ran it, set it up, how they did the projects, door prizes, actually how they did all of it.  You sure can tell this was their 12th year doing it.  They put their heart and soul into the whole weekend.  

The theme this year was picnic.  Here are some pictures of our fun weekend!

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On the left is the basket that all of us had at our spot where we were sitting.  The top and bottom right I got because I paid in full when I registered.  

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The picture on the left was a gift for all the new people that attended this year.  After every break we had, when we went back into the room we had a new gift waiting for us.   The top right is the cookies we got on Sunday morning.  They were so kind and made special ones for the ladies that needed gluten free food.  The bottom right is one of the projects we made.  I have to say it is my favorite.  I really like how it came out. 

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The picture on the right is my friend from Iowa, Beth, that I went to the retreat with.  It was so nice to see her and spend time with her.  I wish we lived a lot closer.  The picture on the left is our table mates, Margie and Maxine.  I love, love, love these ladies.  We all clicked so well together and worked so good together.  We had a great time.  I am really hoping we all can make it next year and be table mates again.  I am excited that I will get to see all of them in April in Milwaukee!

Would any of you be interested in a retreat if I put one on in Ohio?  

Thank you for stopping in today, I really appreciate it.  I hope you have a wonderful Thursday!

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Country Livin' Card for Erica

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Country Livin' stamp set #141925, Hardwood stamp set #133035, Layering Oval Framelits #141706, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, Designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more card, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Every time our girls leave to go back to Texas, college or now Michigan, I always make a card and hide it in their stuff.  I didn't think they really cared about them, but I was told they look forward to them.  I guess I will keep on making them.  It sure does make a momma feel good that they look for my cards while unpacking.  This is the card that I made for Erica when she moved to Michigan yesterday.  Boy was that hard!  

Erica loves her cowboy boots, jeans and t-shirts, so this set was perfect for her.  I decided to go with the blue color, because she really doesn't like the color pink.  This card could definitely be used as a masculine card too. 

To make this card you will need the following products:

Soft Sky Cardstock #131203

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

Smoky Slate Cardstock #131202

  • cut at 3" x 5"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

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

Watercolor Paper #122959

  • cut at 3" x 5"

I used the Smoky Slate ink to stamp the woodgrain background onto the the 4" x 5 1/4" piece of Soft Sky paper.  I adhered that piece to the card base using the Snail Adhesive and used Stampin' Dimensionals to pop up the Smoky Slate oval.  

I used the colors of Soft Suede, Soft Sky and Dapper Denim to watercolor the boots.  I started with the Soft Sky ink all over the boots making the edges a little bit darker than the center.  I then added the Dapper Denim in so I could darken the creases and natural shading.  The straps and soles were done with the Soft Suede ink.   Then I lightly used the Smoky Slate ink to add a shadow underneath the boot and Soft Suede for the dirt lines at the back of the boot. Here is a close up picture of the boots, so you can see the shading better.  

 

tampin up, Stampin' Up! Country Livin' stamp set #141925, Hardwood stamp set #133035, Layering Oval Framelits #141706, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, Designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more card, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

This was a fun card and sad card to make all at the same time.  On one hand it was a fun card because I love to watercolor, but on the other hand it was a sad card.  Erica began the next chapter in her life yesterday by moving far away.  I know she will do great and she is around all of my family, but I still miss her.  I know this is what we are suppose to do, but, Man, it is hard!

My preorder came yesterday and OH MY GOODNESS!  You are going to love the new holiday catalog.  I can't wait to get into my goodies, but first I get to have fun at my Christmas Card Class tonight.  I love these classes!

Don't forget if you earned your Bonus Days Coupons in July to use them this month, you have until August 31st.  I used mine this morning on my preorder, it was so nice to have the them.  

 

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A Little Wild Baby Card

stampin up, Stampin Up! A Little Wild stamp set #144344, Little Loves Framelits #143743, Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143699, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I needed to make two baby cards, one for my niece and one for one of my customers, who is also a good friend of mine.  Patty, my niece had a little boy and Brittany had a little girl.  I was a little late getting these out, the babies were already a month old, because I was waiting for this stamp set to come.  The minute I saw this stamp set, I knew I wanted to get it.  

I was on Pinterest and saw this lay out created by Nadine's Stampin Club and fell in love.  I loved it so much, I made 3 different cards using the same layout.  You can see all three at the bottom of this post.  

One thing I like about this stamp set is you can use it for other things besides a baby card.  You could use it for an older child, someone who loved elephants (like my daughter, Emily), lions or bears.  You can also use them for other occasions.   

At OnStage in April there was a presentation done using this stamp set and they wrote the following quotes on the inside of the card. Elephant - I am a little behind.  Happy Belated Birthday   Bear - please come back and stamp with me again  Lion - thanks for having my back.  Don't you just love them!

To make this card you will need the following products:

Chocolate Chip Cardstock #102128

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 1" x 3 1/8"

So Saffron Cardstock #105118

  • cut at 3 1/8" x 4 3/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • cut at 2" x 4"

I used the Ruffles 3D Embossing Folder on the So Saffron cardstock. One thing you need to do with the paper when you use the 3D embossing folders is spritz it with water.  You want to dampen the fibers of your paper, it will give it a better impression.  

I stamped my image with Chocolate Chip ink and then used the Watercolor Pencils to color in my image. To get the blended in look I used the Blender Pens.  Below is a picture of the bear so you can see it better on how I did the coloring.

stampin up, Stampin Up! A Little Wild stamp set #144344, Little Loves Framelits #143743, Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143699, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

This is the inside of the card.  Did you notice the back of the bear on the left hand side.  In this stamp set your bears are connected, the front and back images, so you have to cut them apart.  There is matching framelits, Little Love, and you can get it as a bundle and save 10%.

I used the back on the inside of the card.  I stamped the bee hive and bees on the card and on the envelope.  

stampin up, Stampin Up! A Little Wild stamp set #144344, Little Loves Framelits #143743, Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #143699, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Here is a picture of all three of the cards.  Aren't they adorable!

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We had a wonderful time in Texas.  We got her all moved into her new apartment.  Oh my goodness, it is so beautiful.  I love all the natural light she gets from all of the windows.  Her pool area looks like it is at a resort.  

While we were there, we also got to do some fun things.  One day we went to the Houston Zoo, which was so nice.  Emily, Erica and myself got to feed the giraffes.  I loved it!  They are so graceful and gentle when they take the lettuce out of your hand.  Below is a picture of the tiger I took.  Look how beautiful his eyes are.  

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This is a picture of one of the giraffes that we were feeding.  Mark has a video of us feeding them, but I forgot to get it from him.  

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My Top Ten Stamp Sets 2017

Stampin up, Stampin' Up! My Top Ten Stamp Sets 2017, designed by Stampin Scrapper,  for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I am going to really miss some of our retiring stamp sets.  I have used some of them for a very long time, others a short while, but I loved them all.  Here are my 10 top stamp sets:

The Wetlands 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Wetlands #126697, High Tide #143006, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

 

Sponged Wetlands Card

Cottage Greetings 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Cottage Greetings #139962, Succulent Garden DSP #142778, Petal Burst Embossing Folder #141493, Flourish Thinlits #141478, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

What To Do With Scraps #4

This card has 2 of my favorites, Gorgeous Grunge and Tin of Cards

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What To Do With Scraps #2

In The Meadow

stampin up, Stampin" Up! In the Meadow #140754, Aqua Painters #103954, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Watercolor In The Meadow

Something for Baby

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Something for Baby #134030, Succulent Garden DSP #142778, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas, cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3 D projects go to stpmpinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Baby Card using Succulent Garden DSP

Time of Year

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Time of Year #141790, Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper #141654, esigned by Stampin Scrapper, please see more card and gift ideas at stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Time of Year with Blooms and Bliss DSP
 

Grateful Bunch

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Grateful Bunch #140691, Thoughts and Prayers #127805, First Sight, Wisteria Wonder Ribbon, Large Oval punch, Scallop oval punch, Grateful Bunch Punch #140612, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas for cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3D Projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Grateful Bunch Sympathy Card

Botanical Blooms and Tin of Cards

stampin up, Stampin' Up Tin of Cards stamp set #138946, Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper #141654, Botanical Builder Framelits #140625, designed by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Blooms and Bliss Collar Fold Card

Peaceful Pines and Reason for the Season

stampin up, Stampin" Up Peaceful Pines #139728, Reason for the Season #139730, Perfect Pines Framelits, Softly Falling Embossing Folder #139672, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D Projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Peaceful Pines Christmas

There are many more that I have loved and will miss.  It was fun going back through my blog looking at all the different cards I have made over the last year or so.  All information regarding the retirement list is further down on this post.

Yesterday I had a workshop with 8 wonderful ladies that I met for the first time.  Thank you Roselin for sharing your friends with me and picking me to have your workshop.  It was so much fun!  

I hope everyone has a marvelous Monday and week!

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 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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Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper #143830, Watercolor Pencils #141709, Circle of Spring #138964, Rose Wonder #140697,  created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas, cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

I was so excited when I saw the Inside the lines Designer Series Paper in the Sale-A-Bration mini catalog.  I love to color and this paper is so pretty.  Then in the Occasions catalog there is the new watercolor pencils.  (The watercolor pencils have been such a great seller that they are on backorder.  When they become available I will let you know).  It doesn't get much better than that.

The above two cards are my samples I created for my open house to display both the designer paper and pencils.  I love how they turned out.  

To make these two card you will need the following products:

Pacific Point Card Stock #111350

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

Rich Razzleberry Card stock #115316

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

Whisper White Card Stock #100730

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4" for the inside of your card

Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper #143830

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Vellum Card Stock #101856

  • cut at 1" x 4"

You can use any color you want to on these cards, but I used the following colors:

Pacific Point card:

  • Bermuda Bay
  • Daffodil Delight
  • Old Olive
  • Pacific Point
  • Pumpkin Pie

Rich Razzleberry card:

  • Bermuda Bay
  • Daffodil Delight
  • Melon Mambo
  • Old Olive
  • Rich Razzleberry

Tonight I have my What To Do With your Scraps class.  I am excited to share the cards I have with my customers.  I will be sharing them with all of you next week.  

I have some exciting news to share with all of you!  I am going to a Stampin' Up! event called OnStage in April in Minneapolis, MN. In January I applied to be a display stamper at this event.  A display stamper is a person who is given products from the new catalog, which will be debuted at OnStage, and we have to create different projects with them.   I found out on Tuesday that I was selected to be one of the display stampers.  I am so excited, honored and blessed to have the opportunity.  

I had to sign a confidentiality agreement, so I won't be able to show you or talk about anything I receive until after the event.  Once I am allowed I will be sharing it all with you.  

Thank you for stopping by today. Have a great Friday and weekend!

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Watercolor In The Meadow

stampin up, Stampin" Up! In the Meadow #140754, Aqua Painters #103954, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

This is the final card that we made at my Watercolor class.  I wanted to do a masculine card, so I went to Pinterest for inspiration.  I saw a card similar to this one and though it was perfect.   You could use this for birthday, Father's Day, Anniversary or a just because card.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Old Olive Card Stock #100702

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

Chocolate Chip Card Stock #102128

  • cut at 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"

Watercolor Paper #122959

  • cut at 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"

I started by stamping the two images using Stazon ink.  Then I used Old Olive ink for the hills and Garden Green ink for the grass and trees.  The deer and trunks of the trees were watercolored with Chocolate Chip ink.  I used Sky Blue ink for the sky.  

For your envelope and inside your card you could stamp the trees or the deer, but don't use the aqua painters.  I just stamped them without coloring them.  

At my watercolor class we also played with the new Watercolor Pencils.  These were such a popular item with Stampin' Up! that they ran out of them.  Don't worry though, they will be back.  I will let you know as soon as they are.  

I hope you have enjoyed seeing the cards we made at my class.  You will be seeing more watercoloring in the future from me.  I am in love with it.  I need to keep playing and learning more about it so I can share with all of you.

Have a blessed Sunday!

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Watercolor Sitting There

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Sitting Here #141589, Thoughts and Prayers #127805, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas, cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

One of my customers, Judy, has been asking me to do a watercolor class with the stamp set, Sitting Here.  She fell in love with it the minute she saw it in the annual catalog.  Our schedules finally lined up and I had the class last Saturday.  

When I saw this card on Pinterest, created by Stampin with Sandi,  I knew this was a great card to teach how to do shading on and around the swing and the flower pot.  I used the tree from the Thoughts and Prayers stamp set for the leaves of the tree.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Marina Mist Card Stock #119682

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

Sweet Sugarplum Card Stock #141418

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Watercolor Paper #122959

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"

Whisper White Card Stock #100730

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

I have found that the best adhesive to attach the Watercolor Paper is to use the Fast Fuse Adhesive.  Your Watercolor paper will be bent a little bit because of the water.  By using the Fast Fuse adhesive, on the edge of the paper, it will hold it down and lay flat. 

Judy was so happy with how her card turned out.  I was so glad she liked this card and had fun making it.

Have a terrific Friday and weekend!

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Watercolor Dragonfly Dreams

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dreams #142924, Avant Garden #143272, Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits Dies #1142749, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, Layering Oval Framelits #141706, Wink of Stella #141897, Aqua Painters #103954, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more ideas, cards, gifts, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

 

Last Saturday I had my watercolor class and oh my goodness we had so much fun!!  The above card is the first card that we made.  I wanted to teach them how to do the background as this is the easiest thing to learn.  We used Blushing Bride, Pool Party and Wisteria Wonder inks to make the background.  

We then used the Dragonfly Detail Framelits, Layering Oval Framelits and the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  The stamp set, Avant Garden, was used to make the flowers and sentiment.  

I wanted to add a little bit of sparkle on the dragonfly with the clear Wink of Stella.  In the picture below you can see how it just add the right touch.  

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To make this card you are going to need the following products:

Wisteria Wonder Card Stock #122922

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 2 3/4" x 3 1/2"

Pool Party Card Stock #131203

  • cut at 2 3/4" x 3 1/2"
  • cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"

Whisper White Card Stock  #100730

  • cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Watercolor Paper #122959

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

On the dragonfly I only adhered the middle of it so the wings would be loose with the Multi Purpose Glue.  I then popped it up with the Stampin' Dimensionals.

For the flowers and sentiments I found that it was easier if you first cut out the oval and then stamped it.  The Avant Garden stamp set is photopolymer so it is easy to line everything up.  

Thank you for stopping by today and have a terrific Tuesday!

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