Here is my first card, using the Tropical background stamp by Hero Arts.
I used the markers 40, 41 and 45 to get the effect going from clear to dark. The cardstock line added is coloured with the darkest marker trying to match everything.
The central colour of my second card is brown. One of the final embellishments that I added is the ‘happy’ chipboard from Create a Smile. I used the markers 60, 65, 72 and 94.
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I have two cards for you today using one of my favourite techniques. I pressed my Distress ink pads on my Ranger Craft mat and sprayed some water over it. I prepped two watercolour paper panels with white embossed background stamp from Hero Arts. I needed two because I wanted two different looks.
First is a smooth watercolour background with colours pooling at the edge of embossed lines. I just pressed the paper down firmly and rubbed all over it with my hand. I put that soaked panel aside to dry and made another one.
I pressed my watercolour paper panel on top of ink drops left on my craft mat. That resulted in a softer and splotchier look.
I usually don’t use black cardstock for other that sympathy cards so I decided to try it out. I used my first background panel for a Birthday card and the second one for a Hello card.
I think these two cards are not for anyone. I will probably have to choose the recipient carefully 🙂
Thank you for joining me today and I hope you try the second part of this technique too, because it’s a lot of fun and the look you get is super “artsy” 🙂
Don’t forget to come back tomorrow for another fun challenge. Use your supplies well and you might win a gift voucher from our amazing sponsor Simon Says Stamp.
You can also find all the supplies I used for my two cards in the supply list down bellow. You can get everything at Simon Says Stamp. How amazing is that? 🙂
Have a great day!