Video: Watercolor (Stamp Your Story Blog Hop) + Giveaway

Welcome to the Hero Arts Stamp Your Story Blog Hop! We have lots of fun artists today using the Hero Arts Stamp Your Story stamps. Me? I have a video!

I wanted to share an easy and fast way to create a watercolor background…

So the key to making a nice, blended watercolor background (with any watercolor media) is to wet the watercolor paper first…

I just love the My Words stamp set from Hero Arts. These open-letter words are so versatile…

This stamp set is part of the Hero Arts Stamp Your Story stamp line. You can see the line in the digital version of the catalog here.

The next person on the hop is the incredibly lovely Kelly Rasmussen… a favorite cardmaker of mine! (If you want to start the hop at the beginning, head on over to the Hero Arts Blog.)

GIVEAWAY

There will be a giveaway for this hop… with a winner being drawn randomly from the pool of comments left on ALL of the blog hop stops. Leave your comments by 7/9/13 for your chance. Good luck!

SUPPLIES

Below are the supplies used for this card. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH

Hero Arts My Words Stamp Set (SSS|EH)

 

 

Vagabond Die Cutting Machine (Vagabond Die Cutting Machine|EH)

 

 

Picked Raspberry Distress Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Mowed Lawn Distress Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Peacock Feathers Distress Ink (SSS|EH)

 

Hero Arts Milwaukee Heat Gun (SSS|EH)

 

Versamark (SSS|EH)

 

White Embossing Powder (SSS|EH)

 

 

Ranger Broad Water Brush (SSS|EH)

 

Best Watercolor Paper (SSS|EH)

 

 

Ranger Craft Sheet (SSS|EH)

 

 

Tombow Stamp Runner Adhesive (SSS|EH)

 

 

 

405 CommentsBlog Hop, Hero Arts, Videos

  1. Gina

    This is a beautiful card. Great colors!

  2. Kim D

    Love how you placed the words! Great watercolor effect!

  3. I just loved this technique. Made a card and love it, Thanks for sharing and your inspiration.

  4. christy

    Wow. I’m going to go buy a heat gun right now so I can do this.

  5. WOW! the watercolor effect is really awesome! really like it! >.<

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