Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Water Colored Christmas Lights!

I have discovered I really like watercoloring!
I remember those watercolor books as a kid that you just dip that paint brush in water and
start brushing on the pages.  Well my technique is very similar!
I tap some Distress Ink or scribble some watercolor marker on a stamp block and just spritz with water and start painting!
For this card I used the Shine Bright Stamp Set and Ranger Clear Embossing Powder to create my bulbs!  Then die cut the base of the bulb from the Christmas Lights Shaker Die Set ~ yes they are sized the same as the stamps, only I USED the larger base.
The strings are from Happy Birthday and are really balloon strings!  But Lisa Lara showed how to use them in THIS post ~ brilliant!  OR you can use the Slippery Slopes & Stitched Clouds Die Set to make a light string like I did in THIS post.
I then smeared Festive Berries and Evergreen Bough Distress Ink onto acrylic stamp blocks, spritzed with water and colored inside the embossed lines.
This gives it a very unique floating on air look!
A simple, quick and easy card!
Thanks for stopping by today!

A Jillian Vance Design Product used:

Other Supplies
Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
Ranger Watercolor Paper
Ranger Distress Ink in Festive Berries & Everygreen Bough
Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black
WorldWin Hunter Green Cardstock
Silver cardstock
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

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Shelly said...

Sooo pretty! Love the lights!

Celeste Goff said...

This card is simply gorgeous!