Inked Water Colour Background (Video)

Today’s card features an Inked Water Colour Background. I played around with this during my Live With Libby on Facebook this week and this is what I came up with

Inked Water Colour Background

Inked Water Colour Background

What You Will Need

Now watch the video to see how I did this technique. You can work out what works best for you after having a bit of a play with it

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Inked Water Colour Background

Inked Water Colour Background Basics:

  • Cut card base to 14.9 cm x 21 cm or 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″
  • Score and fold at 10.5 cm or 4 1/4″
  • Cut layer 1 to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″
  • Cut layer 2 to 13.9 cm x 9.5cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Watercolor Paper is trimmed to 13.4 cm x 9 cm or 5″ x 3 1/2″
  • Use your Aqua Painter to watercolour the background with 3 different colours
  • When dry stamp image where desired
  • Stamp sentiment on Whisper White and trim then add coloured cardstock to the back leaving a small border
  • Add colour to Pearls using Stampin’ Blends
  • Adhere all layers together then to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  • Adhere sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Add Pearls where desired
  • Cut card insert to 13.5 cm x 9.5 cm or 5″ x 3 3/4″
  • Stamp image on card insert and envelope
  • Adhere card insert inside the card with Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Inked Water Colour Background

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About LibbyD

Hi, I'm Libby. I'm a wife, mother, Gran and sister. I'm also an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator! in Australia. I love all things Stampin' Up! Making meaningful connections is important to me and I value the long lasting friendships I have made through Stampin' Up! I knit, cross-stitch, sew and get inky with stamps, ink and paper. Connect with me to find out more Have a look around and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like to arrange your own Stampin' Up! workshop (FREE) or find out about classes. Call 0410 315 786 Email

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