1. Cut a 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ piece of Pool Party Cardstock. Score it at 4-1/4″. This is your card base.
2. Stamp the right side of your card base using Bermuda Bay Ink and the large succulent stamp.
3. Cut a 3-1/2″ x 5″ piece of Basic White Cardstock.
4. Cut a 3-1/4″ x 4-3/4″ piece of Basic White Cardstock. Center and adhere this piece to the 3-1/2″ x 5″ piece of Basic White Cardstock.
5. Add a few dimensionals behind the layered Basic White Cardstock and adhere it to the front of your card.
6. Stamp you Simply Succulent image, on scrap paper, in StazOn Black.
Tip: You can use Basic White Paper or Watercolor Paper for your succulents.
7. Color the succulents using the Water Painter and then use a Blender Pen to add more intense color.
8. Use a Fine Tip Glue Pen to add glue over the top of the colored Succulents. This will saturate the color further and give them a beautiful shine or wax look.
9. Next, stamp your pot on scrap paper using StazOn Ink. Color it using the Water Painter.
Tip: The color used was Soft Suede.
10. Add twine around your pot and then add dimensionals to adhere it to the front of your card.
11. Stamp the sentiment in Pretty Peacock Ink and use the Stampin’ Up! Potted Succulents Dies to die cut it out.
12. Adhere the watercolored Simply Succulents to the front of your card and then adhere your sentiment.
Today’s cards feature the Stampin’ Up! Simply Succulents Stamp Set and Potted Succulents Dies. This bundle is SO BEAUTIFUl!!
I’m excited to show you how I colored my succulents using the Stampin’ Up! Water Painter and Blender Pen. I love the various shades of watercolor and how vibrant they are.
Another fun way to saturate the colors and make them more intense is by adding Crystal Effect or maybe Fine Tip Glue. Yep, that’s right!! Fine Tip Glue works great to create a shine or waxy look. I love that!!
Thanks again for stopping by. I hope you enjoy my cards and video tutorial. Let me know if you need something or have questions. I’m glad to help.