One Layer Watercolor Thank You Card

Just a quick post today to share with you this one-layer thank you card I put together. I fell in love with this card I made not too long ago, and used that as inspiration for this one.
Thank you card

I used the outline flower image from the Beautiful Day stamp set and some masking paper, to create a focal point of layered flowers at the bottom right of my watercolor panel. I then added a whole lot of pink and purple-toned watercolor in several layers. I made sure that the highest saturation of color was focused on the flowers themselves, but that was about as fussy as I got with it.

Thank you card

When the panel was dry, I cut it down to 4.25″ x 5″ size using a stitched rectangle die. Then, I stamped my sentiment from the SSS Handwritten Floral Greetings set using Intense Black Ink (I also used this ink for stamping the flowers because it’s waterproof). At this point I realized I need to add a little somethin’ somethin’ to the card, so I masked off my sentiment and added some black ink splatters here and there. I also used my Pico Embellisher in black to add some life back to the flower centers, which had gotten lost underneath all of the watercolor.

Thank you card

I hope everyone’s week is off to a wonderful start!


4 thoughts on “One Layer Watercolor Thank You Card”

  1. I found you via CAS(E) this Sketch via Pinterest for your teal card, but I love this one equally! I just got this set and even tried watercoloring with it today. Was thinking of try a rich purple like you did. Great to see an example of it!

    1. Hi Michelle. Thanks so much for your kind comment! I’m so glad you found me. Have fun water coloring – I’d love to see how your project comes out!

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