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easy faux watercolour background
When I was playing with autumn colours of Distress Inks for these cards, I fell in love with the combination of Antique Linen, Speckled Egg, Rusty Hinge, Crackling Campfire and Frayed Burlap. I pulled these colours out again for this card.
I inked the surface of the Bold Leaves stamp set with these inks and then spritzed with water before stamping onto a watercolour card. The water combines with the inks to give this wonderful and reliable faux watercolour look.
I tore the edges of the card and added some wonky stitching to give detail to this otherwise very simple design.
For the sentiment, I used the Circle Sayings stamp set, and to tie in with the colour scheme, I stamped in Speckled Egg Distress Oxide ink and sprinkled with clear embossing powder before heat setting. Next, I wrapped the card front with twine and added the greeting overlapping the edge.
Todays STAMPtember new release is the always popular Simon Says Stamp Limited Edition Halloween Card Kit.
STAMPtember is a very busy time of the month with new releases virtually every day of the month. To help keep you informed of what is going on and what has sold out, I will finish my emails in September with a list detailing each day’s events. I hope this helps keep you up to date. It certainly helps to keep me on track!
03 September – Honey Bee – Sold Out
04 September – Lawn Fawn – Sold Out
05 September – Pink & Main – Sold Out
06 September – Gina K Designs – Sold Out
07 September – Altenew stamp and die set + stamp set
08 September – Brutus Monroe – Sold Out
09 September – Memory Box – Sold Out
10 September – Studio Katia + Kitchen Sink Stamps – Sold Out
11 September – Colorado Craft Company stamp and die set (sold out) + stamp set
12 September – Waffle Flower – Sold Out
13 September – PinkFresh stamp and die set + stamp set
14 September – Simon Says Stamp October Card Kit
15 September – Whimsy Stamps stamp and die set + stamp set
16 September – Simon Says Stamp Halloween Card Kit
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