I love the watercolor look but I am not really a free-handed artistic kind of girl. So when I want to "watercolor" I often try to find shortcuts or ways of creating the watercolor "look". I used stamps from the Simon Says Stamp May 2014 Card Kit Play to create these watercolor looking cards!
I used the large solid "hey!" greeting from the SSS All Boy Stamp Set, inked it up with an assortment or Ranger Distress Inks and misted it several times with water to get it really wet before stamping it on Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper. The slightly messy, yet controlled, watercolor look with the repeating text makes for a fabulous background!
I stamped and embossed another greeting from the SSS All Boy Stamp Set and used the resist technique, applying a watercolor wash to the die cut shape and the embossed sentiment resisted the ink.
Even though the Simon Says Stamp May 2014 Card Kit Play is a more masculine feeling card, I wanted to show how the exact same card looked using more feminine colors! I love the results!
Two simple, yet stunning cards that hardly take any time to make (just dry-time!).
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Have a great weekend!