Breathtaking Bouquet Watercolour Card for PPC365


Hello and happy Wednesday! After a bit of a hiatus, I am thrilled to be back with the Paper Craft Crew! Oh how I missed them and their wonderful projects!


This week is a sketch challenge and I was able to pull out the new Breathtaking Bouquet Stamp Set for this one. This stamp set is in the new Mini Catalogue. I've paired it with the free Sale-A-Bration item, which is the Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set. There is more on Sale-A-Bration below.


Here is this weeks sketch:


Great layout, right?! I hope this one inspires you to submit a card to this weeks Paper Craft Crew Challenge!


I really love the simple layout because it allows the Breathtaking Bouquet water-coloured background to stand out, especially with the added black sentiment.


Here are some tips and tricks:


  • I used a piece of thick Whisper White Cardstock for the Breathtaking Bouquet stamped image. I would normally use Watercolour Paper but I realized I am completely out!

  • The thick Whisper White Cardstock measures xxx.

  • Using the Stamparatus, I stamped with Versamark Ink and then did some heat embossing with White Stampin' Emboss Powder.

  • Once the embossing was set, I added a generous amoutnt of water overtop of the paper using my Aqua Painter, and then useed the Aqua Painter to pick up ink colour and randomly washed over the image.

  • I used Shaded Spruce, Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape, and Pacific Point ink colours.

  • I let it air dry for a couple of minutes and then used my heat tool on low to dry the rest. Once dry I cut the water colour image in two, leaving me with two watercolour panels measuring xxx.

  • The sentiment is from the Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set which is a Sale-A-Bration item (and free when you spend $60 or more in my online shop!).


With the two watercolour panels, I was able to create two cards! The one above and then an extra. I just love how they both turned out!


I just love how vibrant the water colour is! Don't you agree?


I would highly recommend the Breathtaking Bouquet Stamp Set. The possibilities are endless with this one. And when you spend $60 in my online shop from now until March 31, you can choose a free item from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure! There are two reward levels with Sale-A-Bration (one when you spend $60 and one when you spend $120). You can read a full breakdown of this amazing promotion HERE.



I have the links for all of the products used in today's video posted below. Don't forget that you can purchase these products in my online Stampin' Up! Shop by clicking HERE! Use the Host Code CDFXZHUC and I'll send you a handmade card as a thank you, as well as a small gift from me.


And don't forget, the new Mini Catalogue is now LIVE! View it HERE.


I hope you liked today's cards! Thanks again for or stopping by today. I truly appreciate your support in my small business and when you shop with me.


Big hugs!



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