Combining different shades of inks takes a while to master but once you’ve got the hang of it, it makes for impressive stamped motifs
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YOU WILL NEED:
Dies: Concord & 9th Friend Like You
Stamps: Concord & 9th Painted Rose Set
Patterned papers, Lawn Fawn Really Rainbow
Nuvo Drops, Daffodil Yellow
Ink pads: Tonic Studios Nuvo Black Shadow; Catherine Pooler Something Borrowed, Fiesta Blue, Party Dress, It’s A Girl, Bellini, Orange Twist, Grass Skirt, Garden Party
Cardstock: white, yellow, orange, pink, light blue
1. Take a white card blank, 14.5cm x 15cm, and add a strip of rainbow paper to the bottom. Stamp a black rose twice on the blank, and once on a separate piece of card.
2. Stamp the inner parts of the roses using pinks, oranges and blues. Trim out the pink rose and die-cut the sentiment partially so the bottom words don’t cut through the rose.
3. Add a blue layer behind the rose, then fix to the card using foam pads. Stamp splatters onto the card in pink, orange and blue. Add ‘Like you’ underneath the rose to finish.
1. For the back and base, trim two rectangles from stiff card, one 8cm…
You don’t need to be an artist to recreate these watercolour cards by Francesca Vignoli – phew! Let your stamps guide the way or use wide brushes to create washes of…
YOU WILL NEED:
Stamps, Avery Elle Whiskers
Dies, Avery Elle Whiskers
Stencil, Heffy Doodle Wonderfully Woven
Cardstock: peach, white
Ink pads: Ranger Distress Oxide Dusty Concord, Shaded Lilac; brown
Embellishments: string or yarn, orange eyelets