Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Garden in Bloom:DOstamperSTARS DSC#188

Water coloring and Heat Embossing Technique with Garden in Bloom!

Stampin' Up! Garden in Bloom when you want to let someone Feel Special!


Enjoy these easy steps to create this card with beautiful watercolor images!

Stampin' Up! Garden in Bloom Stamp Set provides options for two step stamping to create the watercolor effects! It also has two pairings of beautiful sentiments!

Cut the English Garden Designer Paper 4 3/4 X 6 Retired, Night of Navy cardstock 5 X 6 1/4, Red Rose cardstock 4 1/2 X 4 and 4 3/4 X 6, watercolor paper 5 X 3 1/2 and 5 3/4 X 4 1/4, and Garden Green cardstock strip 5 X 2.

Stamp flowers and butterfly onto a strip of watercolor paper with Stampin' Up!VersaMark Ink.  Heat emboss images with white embossing powder.

Use Scalloped Punch to create tag.  Adhere 2" square Very Vanilla cardstock to center for sentiment.

Watercolor flowers, leaves, and butterfly in Cherry Cobbler, Red Rose, Garden Green, and Night of Navy Ink.  Watercolor flowers with Cherry Cobbler and Red Rose Ink. Use aqua painters for blending colors.  Cut out images with scissor snips and arrange on watercolor paper for layout.  Stamp sentiment on tag and sponge edges with Night of Navy Ink.

Sponge with Cherry Cobbler ink the edges of watercolor paper and cover background.

Adhere layers and cut out images onto watercolor paper.  Use dimensionals for sentiment tag.  Add Regals Enamel Dots, see my product list.

Repeat steps for inside of card.  Create tag with Scalloped Punch.  Cut tag to create rectangle for sentiment.  Add paired sentiment in Night of Navy on tag, and enjoy!

Adhere cut out water colored embossed flower images to matted card.  Sponge edges of watercolor paper in Cherry Cobbler.  Sponge and stamp in Night of Navy paired sentiment on tag.


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Don't forget to check out the other DOstamperSTARS inspirations for this weeks' challenge!

Connie Plaumann
  • Dawn Olchefske
  • Dawn Thomas
  • Debbie Sollinger
  • Judy Strickling
  • Joan Weidling
  • Miriam Bollinger  
  • Sharon Bennett
  • Angela O'Neill 
  • Cathy Peck 
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