Our international design team wants to help YOU get ready for all the big events coming in the next few months, so visit all the posts and PIN your favorites to try. I had fun creating this card for brides (and grooms) on a wedding day using the Blessings of Home Bundle…and BONUS, it’s perfect for gifting money to the newlyweds as it’s a large slimline card that fits in our coordinating Slimline envelopes
For this size of card, start with a piece of 8.5″ x 7″ card stock and score it in half at 3.5″ (finished card is 8.5″ x 3.5″).
Have you ever tried Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils? They are easier than you’d think to use and they give this card a soft effect, different than my usual preference for Stampin’ Blends. This is literally how I started…just by scribbling color onto my Watercolor Paper:
I do TRY to follow the lines and details of the image, then I use the Water Painters to blend the colors out, working from lightest to darkest. A tip for watercoloring: You will have MUCH better success when using Watercolor Paper or SU! Shimmery White paper, as they hold up to the moisture best and won’t “pill up” when you add water.
All the supplies I used are listed below, and you are ready to travel on to the next post in our Blog Hop:
Moms, Dads, Brides & Grads: New at SU! April 2022
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3 thoughts on “New at SU: Beautiful Day for Love”
I really like how you’ve die cut the woodgrain DSP Loni. I need to get those border dies! Lovely watercolouring and the colours you’ve used are so pretty. x
Watercolouring with the watercolour pencils gives a truly unique look, especially backed with the light woodgrain paper, Loni! I love this card!!
Such a beautiful card! I love the colours of the flowers, and the way you coloured them! So pretty!