Hey there sweet friends! Today I wanted to share with you a card I created using one of my favourite bundles from the 2017 Occasions Mini Catalogue – which will also be in the soon-to-be-released 2017-2018 main catalogue (although not as a bundle) – YAY!
For this card I combined both regular stamping with dye-based inks as well as some watercoloring, which I used to add shading to my images.
Essentially, I stamped my images onto watercolor paper using my Classic inks, I then smoothed out the color with an aqua painter, and added shading with a darker (yet still tone-on-tone) ink color. A super easy technique which allows you to give your solid image stamps more visual depth.
Stampin’ Up! Video Tutorial | Happiest Birthday Card
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Download a PDF Handout For the Happiest Birthday Card Below
Do you prefer to have some printed instructions by your side while you create? Click the button below to download the PDF handout for this project. The PDF includes a full supply list, dimensions of all CS & paper pieces used, as well as step-by-step instructions. ETA: PDF Handout no longer available.