Early Tulip Bouquet Cards Two Ways with Erica

#cardmaking #greetingcards #handmadecards #handmadewithlove #picketfencestudios Black Hybrid Ink clean and simple Early Tulip Bouquet Erica A-B No line colouring stamping Water Coloring

Hi everyone! 

It’s Erica here on the PFS blog today, with two spring-feel cards, using the lovely Early Tulip Bouquet stamp. 

The first one is a simple sympathy card, with the image part coloured with water colours and lots of white space. 

I stamped up the Tulips along the right hand bottom corner, using the Black Hybrid Ink. On this card I kept it horizontally. This is Ranger water colour paper and I used the smooth side. After setting the ink with a heat tool, I used some purple tape and taped the panel down. I placed the tape over the image, along the edges, to keep those parts covered. 

The colours I have used are Daniel Smith water colours and I did the tulips in spring like colours. When it was dry, I stamped up the sentiment in the top left corner with Black Hybrid ink and with that the first card was done. 

For the second card I used Kraft card stock and stamped up the Tulips with Inkon3 Fadeout ink. To switch things up a little, I did it vertically for this one.

I used coloured pencils to colour it in and whilst it takes a long time, it’s so worth it! 

To finish off this card I stamped up the Tulips with the Fadeout Ink in the top left corner. Mainly just to fill the space a little. On top of this I heat embossed the sentiment ‘You Are Lovely’ in Metallic Rich Gold embossing powder from WOW! Embossing. 

Whilst this one took a lot longer than the first one, it’s lovely to see how different the outcome is using different mediums and card stock. Even such a little thing as switching up the way you stamp the image on your card stock can make a big difference. 

That’s it from me for today, thanks for stopping by and I hope you found some inspiration in this post! 

Lots of love and happy crafting from Erica 

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