Category Archives: Watercolor

(2018 c66) Mother’s Day Watercolors

3 more cards for this project:   My best CRAFTING BUDDY had this idea for us to make Mother’s Day cards and take to one of our local Nursing Homes since some of the residents may not receive any cards for Mother’s Day.  This is my 2nd set for her project.  We will also be making …

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(2018 c35) Watercolor in Flight

The background was created by wetting down some areas and then touching watercolor in that wet area and letting it bloom, then in some areas spreading around the paper a little more with a wet brush and finally tapping the paper into the diluted watercolor that is on my craft matt. I love the loose effect …

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(2018 c34) Spring flowers

This is from Northridge Rubber Stamps, stamp P488.  I colored the iris and butterfly with Michaels called Niji Pearlescent Watercolor Set. .  The sentiment from Poppies. Poppies, Poppies 2011 was stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with gold embossing powder (It is from Mark’s Finest Papers Stamp Co a company that has gone out of business). Challenges Entered: RightAtHomeShop:  Craft Month Celebration …

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(2017 c66) Ellen Hutson, Spellbinders, Unity, Color Burst, Xcuts

I had fun making a Hydrangea Christmas Tree, pretty different hugh? Here are some photos sharing the process: Stamp set: Mondo Hydrangea from Essentials by Ellen Hutson Added powdered Pigment product called Color Burst by Ken Oliver  then spritzed with water.     For the background I watercolored with Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver Metalic …

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(2017 c62) Penny Black

Simple watercolor wash using Tumbled Glass & Broken China Distress Inks by Ranger over heat embossed image on watercolor paper. Stamps used:  A Festive Season by Penny Black Challenges Entered: PennyBlack:  Holiday Head Start ArtImpressionsStamps:  Chal. 219 – Stamp a Scene SimonSaysStamp:  Monochrom (Mon)

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(2017 c57) Spellbinders, Little B & Ellen Hutson

I’m trying a picture tutorial today. On the finished card above you can see I Die cut Spellbinders Leaves A Fallin in the center of watercolor paper and then watercolored it.  The sentiment was cut with die from Little B called 100591 6 Piece Sentiments Dies.  Follow along: Picture to the right shows work on the back side of the …

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(2017 c52) Sunset with Brusho, Penny Black & Lawn Fawn

  The sky part of card was colored with Orange  Brusho Crystal Colors. Then cut the sentiment from Lawn Fawn called Thinking about You.  I tore the bottom to resemble mountains and mounted on another piece colored with Brown and Yellow Brusho.  The vegetation on the bottom was stamped with my Penny Black stamp called Pastoral and heat embossed in …

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(2017 c48) Turtle Journal Cover

Another Journal cover.  The stamps are from a company that has gone out of business, but can still be found on ebay and other sites, or if interested in gently used stamps I might be talked into selling some of mine. The turtles are from Shello Stamp Set from Mark’s Finest Papers Stamp Shop.  The sea shells …

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(2017 c45) Summer Butterfly

Background watercolor paper was colored with blue Color Burst by Ken Oliver , then cut out with Sizzix Thinlits Dies, Mixed Media by Tim Holtz 660220.  Another watercolor paper was colored with orange Color Burst and cut out The Happy Birthday  with Sentiments Three by Spellbinders as well as the butterfly  by Spellbinders called Die D-Lites Outrageous Butterfly S2-069 . Challenges entered: DieCutDivas:  Anything Goes …

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(2017 c41) Water & Wings plus Tissue Stamping

The background for this Journal cover was watercolored on watercolor paper with cheap Crayola watercolors.  Then I stamped the images on tissue paper and colored with Copics markers. The cranes were gently covered on the backside with white paint (so that the water wouldn’t show through as much through the tissue when decopauged to the …

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