Hello, Gaylynn here. Today, I am sharing watercolor with dye ink pads for this sunflower card topper. This is a fun way to use almost any stamp, especially background stamps.
You don’t need fancy watercolor sets if you have dye ink pads. When water is added to a palette, the ink becomes great for adding watercolor to cards.
Sentiment: Thankful for you.
I made a quick video tutorial showing the process for this project.
These are helpful tips for creating watercolor with dye ink pads. To begin, stamp the sunflower background using waterproof ink onto watercolor paper. Next, stamp and cut the sentiment into a heart shape. Then, mix a palette of Autumn watercolor colors or colors for your stamping. Also, die-cut or trim your background panel. Next, add watercolor to the flowers and leaves with two colors per section. Repeat if preferred for more vivid colors. Once finished, heat set the background. Then fussy cut (cut out) the flowers to make a card topper or border. I used only part of the background for this card. Finally, adhere a small background panel in ivory cardstock with flat double-sided tape. Then, top with the sunflowers and the sentiment using foam tape.
Here is a closer look.
Here is another look.
Also, other tools include dye ink pads, watercolor paper, color cardstock and scissors.
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