Category Archives: Watercoloring

This little piggy …

Our second card at Saturday’s Host Appreciation Event was a coloring project, using both ink refills with Aqua Painters and Watercolor Pencils.  I love them both! See that embossing on the black panel?  That’s a new folder that is so … Continue reading

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Smiling on your birthday, friend!

Everyone’s doing it — at least lots of stampers, it seems — this “faux water coloring” technique.  Actually, the water coloring is real, except that you use the ink from the freshly stamped image to blend onto the image.  Simply … Continue reading

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Moo cow

It wasn’t intentional, but every camp card this month has an animal on it — including this one.  As I’ve told everyone, I bought this stamp set when it was introduced in last year’s catalog because these images are so … Continue reading

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Poppy power!

What a weekend!  If I just reported on the weather swings, that would be enough (today the high temp is supposed to be 35 degrees colder than yesterday!), but our activities were also varied and took us back and forth into neighboring … Continue reading

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A watermelon anniversary

Thankfully, Watermelon Wonder is not one of the retiring In Colors (at least, not retiring this year), and I’m happy about that.  I love to use it with a bit of black, and even though it may not appear so, … Continue reading

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Birthday Blooms Trio

One of my stampin’ buddies asked me about creating a “trio” card using this image from Birthday Blooms — specifically, what colors might work.  I love working with these three shades of yellow (although for the next birthday on my … Continue reading

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TBT: Yellowware bowl

Needing to send a friend from church my recipe for Mom’s Coconut Bars, I was pawing through my stash of all-time favorite cards and ran across this one — posted six years ago! I still remember the day I took … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Watermelon!

This was the card that I rejected for the August stamp camps, although it was the perfect “Black and White plus Bright” example!  I did use it as a swap card at convention (a month ago already!) and still love … Continue reading

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Snappy Day to you!

I think just about everything about this card — CASEd from Amy O’Neill — is genius (I only changed it a bit).  I never would have thought to use that bit of So Saffron or to include that little banner!  … Continue reading

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Toadally awesome!

That phrase pretty much sums up how I feel after the past few days finishing out the Stampin’ Up! fiscal year!  As recently as Saturday night, I didn’t think there was a chance I’d have enough sales to earn the … Continue reading

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