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A Quick & Easy Watercolor Card

You might think that quick and easy don’t go with a watercolor project, but I beg to differ.  Once Ann followed my directions, she found that she could make this card in about 10 minutes.

And it’s a standard size card!

Watercolor Thank You Card

The hardest part was securing the Black Baker’s Twine!  And that wasn’t hard at all with the Tear & Tape.

We used the Thick Whisper White Card Stock for the card base AND the part that she watercolored on.  It worked well with the new Archival Basic Black and held up to water with the Aqua Painters.

Of course, I cautioned her not to use her opposing thumbs to squeeze a lot of water out.

We’ve just been dying to use that new greeting stamp set called Suite Sayings.  I was going to give you a list of my 5 favorite greetings from the set of 10, but Ann and I couldn’t agree.  They’re all so good!

and the fonts are so trendy!

What’s your favorite?

Watercolor Thank You Card

 

We purposely put the greeting a bit to the left.  That hill is pretty high and we don’t do too much even Steven stuff.

The only thing that could improve it is to perhaps put a little Wink of Stella on the clouds.  I think I’ll have Ann do that as soon as she finishes typing this post for me.  You’ll have to ask her how it turned out.

I have another idea for it, but that’s for another post.

Water Coloring Tips

  • We used reinkers and a Aqua Painters on everything but the flowers.
    • Old Olive
    • Marina Mist (watered down a bit)
    • Soft Suede
  • Aqua Painters offer you an easy way to watercolor and control the flow
  • The flowers were colored with Real Red and Pear Pizazz Markers
  • The Tags & Labels Framelits were perfect to fit this greeting.
  • By using the Clear Mount Happy Home Set, you can line up both stamps side by side and stamp once for the whole picture.

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Doesn’t this card make you feel like Spring is around the corner?

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A quick an deasy card is loved just as much as the fancy ones.  Just ask your friends!

We read & appreciate your comments! They make great bedtime stories for Ann to read to me!

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