Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Hi there, Nicole here with a flower card inspiration for you.

I got some new watercolor markers by Faber Castel a while ago and was playing around quite a lot with them. I wanted to try no-line coloring with them and that's how this card started.

  • stamp your flower with Antique Linen Distress Ink on watercolor paper
  • add some color with your watercolor marker (any watercolor marker will do) where you want your shadows to be
  • add water with a water brush or a paint brush and let the colors fade out to create some depth
  • continue to add color to the shadow areas 
  • for the background I used a stencil and moved it after every layer of ink blending (details on the pictures below) I did three layers using two shades of green Distress Inks
  • die cut your panel using a rectangle die
  • adhere your flower to the panel using foam tape
  • stamp your sentiment in a matching green ink, I used Distress Oxide Ink

  • if you find it difficult to add dark colors to the small shadow spots on your card with a brush, let your coloring dry and add the shadows with some color pencils.
  • moving your stencil around can create new and fun looks



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