Watercolor + Die Cutting… and LOTS of Giveaways

Hello! Lots of giveaway news for you today, along with a few card shares…

I am blogging today over on the Paper Crafts Connectinons blog. Be sure to head there to see more detail on these cards…

I had such fun creating this set! I just painted some watercolor pieces (lots of fast scribbles with watercolor pencils followed by back and forth swipes with a wet brush) and die cut the flower from the center. I matted each piece on white, allowing it to show through. Easy!

Wonder what I did with those unused flowers? I made this quick card. The photo stinks – sorry…

This was a great way to make some fast cards to have on hand for friends.

By the way, did you see the background of the notecards above? It is THIS awesome background stamp. It does a great pattern of dots that varies from the top to bottom… giving the look of texture. Fun…

And HERE is the lovely Simon Says Stamp daisy die I used. You can use this die with any die cut machine. (Click HERE for sandwich recipes for each machine.) I really like the quality of these wafer thin dies.

Easy and fun!

How would you like to win the Simon Says Stamp Fresh Daisy Die I used above? Just leave a comment by Friday at 11:59pmEST for your chance to win!

And if you want to win even more, be sure to check out these blogs. All will be doing a Simon Says Stamp die giveaway…



471 CommentsDie Cutting

  1. Hank's Mom

    These stamps and dies are amazing!!!!

  2. Lovely stamp and just as lovely card!!! I love your style!

  3. Kristin

    love these cards! look fun and simple…. this background stamp looks better when you use it than what you expect when you see it

  4. Evelyn

    Thank you for the chance to win!! love it~

  5. Jill Tool

    Love the card and the colors that you chose. Thanks for sharing

  6. beautiful, beautiful beautiful! love the set and how you used both the positive and negative of the die cuts!

  7. sunflower sue

    Such a lovely card set! Just love how you used both positive and negative die cuts. Can’t wait to try out the watercolor pencil techniques.

  8. Mary F

    Love the card idea-so simple yet classic!

  9. I love this background stamp and the way you cut the die from the watercolor paper…I must try the watercoloring (in a few minutes)! Would love the flower die!

    God bless!

  10. Elaine R

    Thanks for the inspiration. Love the watercolor ideas. And it looks like a lot of fun to make! The flower die makes a great card set. Good Job!

  11. Becky

    Thanks for always providing such great examples of how to use products. I love these cards and the clever use of the die!

  12. These are gorgeous. I love the use of both pieces.

  13. Nancy

    These are such beautiful uses of the daisy die! I would love to try it on my own projects.

  14. teepee

    Ooooh, would love to win that die! Thanks for the opportunity.

  15. Jona

    Love the use of the negative and truly love that dotted stamp!

  16. Susan

    Love the use of the negative space – dies are great!

  17. Melissa Bi.

    Lovely cards. So soft & pretty! thanks for contest :)

  18. Karen F@ NewZealand

    Fell in love with this die and it’s on my wish list. Thanks for the chance to win it.

  19. Sandy Gregg

    Awesome cards and daisy die. Would love to win. Thank you.

  20. Debbie Kelly

    I like the way you used the diecut flowers. Very pretty card.

  21. Diana Dycus

    really looks fun to make :)

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