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Watercolored Home Sweet Home Card

Feb 16, 2018 Kelly Rasmussen

Today I'm using the adorable House Stamp + Cut set to create a housewarming card. The house image in this set is amazing with all of its intricate details!

I stamped the house with Intense Black ink on watercolor paper and heat embossed it using Ultra Fine Clear Embossing Powder. And since I'm not the best at using markers or pencils for coloring detailed images, I decided to use some watercolor markers.

I used Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to color on a craft sheet, spritzed it with water and then smooshed my stamped image in the ink and allowed it to dry. 

I used this same technique to create the color on the circle that I die-cut from the Nesting Circle Infinity Dies.  Then I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment which is also from the same stamp set.

For the card base I used Decorative Woodgrain Cardstock. This cardstock is great for a card base and comes in 5.5 x 8.25 sheets, which folds to make an A2-sized card.

I felt like the house needed to be grounded a bit, so I trimmed a thin black strip of cardstock and adhered it to the card base. And then I finished off the card with some iridescent sequins.

Now, who wants to come live in this adorable pink house and craft all day with me?!?! :)

10 Responses

Bonita M

Bonita M

March 02, 2018

I love this card!

Henriëtte

Henriëtte

February 17, 2018

Clean, simple and gorgeous! Thanks.

Karen Hale

Karen Hale

February 16, 2018

Sweet Card, love the effect of your smooshing technique!

Kirsty Vittetoe

Kirsty Vittetoe

February 16, 2018

This is great and has inspired me so much. Thank you for this great card.

Gail Anderson

Gail Anderson

February 16, 2018

Nice card! I never thought of smooshing a stamped image. I’ll have to try it.

Barbara-Jean

Barbara-Jean

February 16, 2018

I’d love to step into this pink house and craft with you all day!

Barbara-Jean

Barbara-Jean

February 16, 2018

I’d love to step into this pink house and craft with you all day!

Lagene

Lagene

February 16, 2018

AWESOME card! I love how the background was cut in a circle and the houses popped on off centered!

GLenda M Sultan

GLenda M Sultan

February 16, 2018

I will try your watercolor method. I just love the way your watercolor come out.

Karthikha Uday

Karthikha Uday

February 16, 2018

Fantastic texture background and beautiful design! Love this card!

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