3 Birds with 1 Stone feat Better With You Stamp Set

Better with You stamp set from Stampin' UP! for #GDP144 challenge Wendy Cranford www.luvinstampin.com

Hey friends!

Happy Thursday.  I am excited to share today’s card because it has a lot of different purposes.

Are you ready!?

  1. I enjoy participating in Global Design Project challenges and this card fulfills the requirements for this weeks challenge GDP144 CLICK HERE to see it.
  2. I also enjoy participating in my team challenges.  So I am excited to say, this card fulfills that challenge because of the colors I used.
  3. I wanted to watercolor a bird! lol…. So I scratched that itch.

All in all I would say it was a successful crafty session.  See a couple of tips below.

Better with You stamp set from Stampin' UP! for #GDP144 challenge Wendy Cranford www.luvinstampin.com

TIPS:

  • + You don’t have to have fancy watercolors to watercolor well.  But good paper helps.  That’s why I choose to use Arches Cold Press Watercolor paper.  You can purchase it HERE.  (I know it’s not Stampin’ UP! but I always tell the truth and the truth is, Arches is a better watercolor paper)
  • + Squeeze your ink pads together to put some ink in the flat lid area of the ink pad.  This will give you a pool of ink to dip into.
  • + Start dark.  When the most ink is on your brush start in the areas that would be shaded.  Then dab your brush off on a paper towel as you move to the lighter areas for less pigment.

Color inspiration for card making featuring Stampin' UP! ink colors Wendy Cranford www.luvinstampin.com

All the supplies I used on my card are listed below.  Click on any of the images to purchase the items in my online store.

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Comments

  1. You have a great blog and I like the change you made today so that it goes directly to the blog instead of looking for the link to get there. Well done!! And of course your creative work is always awesome!

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