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Aqua Wash Background

Do you remember my video on the amazing watercolor wash technique using a ziplock baggie? If you haven't seen it yet, you can view it HERE.


Well today, I am showcasing another card for you using that amazing technique! My friend Kelly made this card, and I just HAD to share it with you because this card is so pretty! I've even got a step by step tutorial for you so you can make it at home! Yay!




Wowsers! Don't you just love this card???? Ok...gather your supplies!




Stampin’ Up! Supplies:
  • STAMPS – Beautiful You (143637 clear, 143004 wood),
  • PAPER – Watercolor Paper (122959), Whisper White Thick (140272), Basic Black (121045)
  • INK – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708)
  • OTHER – 2016-2018 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers (141393), Brights Stampin’ Write Markers (131259), Subtles Stampin’ Write Markers (131263), Aqua Painters (103954), White Perfect Accents (138416), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), sandwich sized Ziplock bag
Cutting & Scoring: 
  • Whisper White 8 ½” x 11” Thick Cardstock - 11” x 4 ¼” , score and fold at 5 ½
  • Basic Black Cardstock 5” x 3 ¾”
  • Watercolor Paper - 4 ⅞” x 3 ⅝"
Instructions:
  • Lay the ziplock bag over the Watercolor layer and color vertical lines with the Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi and Flirty Flamingo (again) Markers in a row.
  • This allows you to use the ziplock bag as a template to position your marker coloring.
  • Apply a generous amount of water with the Aqua Painter to the Watercolor Paper layer.
  • Place the ziplock bag on the wet Watercolor Paper and squish it around just a little bit to blend the colors.
  • Remove ziplock and allow paper to dry completely.
  • Stamp greeting and image with Tuxedo Black Memento ink where shown.
  • Add White Perfect Accents where desired.
  • Adhere stamped layer to Basic Black layer with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  • Then adhere to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.




I so love the baggie technique! What a simple way to add a gorgeous pop of color to your projects!


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