Coloring With Watercolor

Watercoloring techniques can be super easy or a bit more difficult but honestly, one of the challenges is just having a certain mindset while you’re doing it.

Coloring with watercolor is the easiest of the water coloring techniques to me. It still can be a bit intimidating to many people, and I think part of the reason is that it turns out different every time you do it. For me, the letting go of control, and just seeing what you get, is a lot of the fun. That’s the mindset that is the most helpful for me. Plus, I love watching the ink move in the water as I color!

Coloring with watercolor is the easiest of the water coloring techniques. In today's post I'll be using this technique with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set.

I’ve used coloring with watercolor, for my rose and surrounding leaves, plus I’ve done some sponging.

Coloring with watercolor is the easiest of the water coloring techniques. In today's post I'll be using this technique with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set.

This was one of my July club projects and is one of the July/August Free Card Kit projects too!

In case you’re interested, there are details about my Free Card Kit program later in this post.

Coloring with watercolor is the easiest of the water coloring techniques. In today's post I'll be using this technique with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set.

So, today’s card is made with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set.

This stamp set can be purchased as a stand-alone set or as part of a bundle that includes coordinating dies. You save 10% when you buy the bundle!

Coloring with watercolor is the easiest of the water coloring techniques. In today's post I'll be using this technique with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing this project. If you like the look, check out my video tutorial to see me coloring with watercolor!

If you’d like to recreate this card, scroll down to the end of this post, and you’ll find project dimensions and a complete supply list, with links to my online store.

Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


More Going On Now

  • Reserve your 2019 Holiday Catalog “Taste of a Suite” Product Shares NOW!
    • Click HERE to check out the details of my Holiday Catalog “Taste of a Suite” Product Shares.
    • Click HERE to learn about the basics of my Unique “Taste of a Suite” Product Shares program.
  • Become a Treehouse Chick and take your Crafting and Creative Fun to the Next Level! Get $125 $155 in product for just $99 when you buy the Starter Kit during July and August 2019, plus get a $10 coupon to spend the month after you join! Click HERE to learn more.
  • Redeem Bonus Days Coupons that were earned in July, during the month of August! – Click HERE for details!
  • Become a Newsletter Subscriber and get Special Perks plus FREE Downloads too! Click HERE to subscribe!
  • GET PERKS when you Place Orders through my online store! Receive FREE Project Kits. Click HERE for more details.
  • Join me for my next Facebook Live Event on Thursday 8/22/19 at 7 pm EST. Find me on Facebook by clicking here: Melissa’s Crafting Treehouse Facebook Page

Click HERE to Shop in my Online Store Now!

Current Hostess Code:

K7JSJJAD

Use the current hostess code to get Free Card Kits and other perks with your qualifying purchases!

If your order is $150 or more Do NOT use the hostess code! You’ll get hostess rewards AND Free Card Kits too!

Not sure how to apply the Hostess Code? Click HERE to learn more.


Check out the NEW 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog PDF below.

2019 - 2020 Annual Catalog

Check out my video tutorial here:

If you watched this video here on my blog and enjoyed it, please go on over to my YouTube channel and give it a Thumbs Up, Share it with friends and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I’d be so grateful! Plus, once you subscribe, you’ll have the option to click on the bell, to be notified whenever I publish a new video.


Project Dimensions:

  • Whisper White Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″″
  • Whisper White Dry Embossed Layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Blueberry Bushel Focal Backing: 3-1/8″ x 4-1/4″
  • Watercolor Paper Focal Piece: 2-7/8″ x 4″

Project Supplies:



Tags:

About Me Page

I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

Get this Amazing Adhesives Essentials Pack Deal!

September 27, 2022
Posted in
adhesives essentials pack

Have you purchased your adhesives essentials pack yet? It includes 5 must-have adhesives at a 15% DISCOUNT. Your adhesives essentials pack will include an adorable white canvas pouch that you can decorate and each will come with a unique decorated linen tag. Plus, when you buy this Adhesives Essentials Pack you’ll get a 29-page PDF […]

Coloring Autumn Leaves – It’s Easy & Fun with Designer Paper!

September 24, 2022
Posted in ,
Today's tutorial bundle project features coloring autumn leaves using Blends Alcohol Markers and the Rustic Harvest Designer Paper.

Today I’m featuring my September 2022 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle project which includes coloring autumn leaves. For this project, I’ve used Blends Alcohol Markers and the Rustic Harvest Designer Paper. I love fall colors so coloring autumn leaves is something I really enjoy! Plus, it’s so easy with Alcohol Markers and black and white […]

Unique Christmas Cards with the Lights Aglow Suite

September 17, 2022
Posted in ,
Check out these unique Christmas cards made with the Lights Aglow suite & some unusual techniques for using adhesives in your paper crafting.

In today’s post, you’ll see two unique Christmas Cards that feature the Lights Aglow suite and some fun and unusual techniques! The techniques I’m featuring today include some “out of the box” ways to use adhesives. I’ll be using a foam adhesive sheet and multipurpose liquid glue to create my two unique Christmas cards. The […]

6 Quick Cards with Paper Scraps!

September 13, 2022
Posted in ,
Learn how to use your scraps to make a bunch of quick cards. Projects feature the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set and an autumn color scheme.

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some projects made with my “card salad” paper scraps. Are you wondering what “card salad” is? In case you’re not familiar with the term, it’s what I call the leftover paper scraps from a creative card-making session. When I create I almost always experiment and play with various color […]

September 2022 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

September 5, 2022
Posted in ,
My September 2022 Color Challenge project features the Framed Occasions Stamp Set, and Beautiful Shapes dies with a beautiful set of colors.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and September 2022 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Janneke Dijkstra de Jong blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers […]

A Fun Fold Card Tutorial for Christmas!

September 3, 2022
Posted in ,
Today's Fun Fold Card Tutorial for Christmas is made with the Christmas Lights Bundle in the Lights Aglow Suite & the Santa Express paper.

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a fun fold card tutorial with a Christmas theme. For today’s cards, I’ve combined the Santa Express designer paper with the Christmas Lights Bundle from the Lights Aglow product suite. The color scheme was inspired by the designer paper and includes, Shaded Spruce, Mint Macaron, Granny Apple Green, Petal […]

1 Simple Card Layout, 4 Unique Cards

August 20, 2022
Posted in ,,
Do you love a simple card layout that can be used to create multiple card styles? If so, you're going to love today's post!

Do you love a simple card layout that can be used to create multiple card styles? If so, you’re going to love today’s projects! In today’s post, you’ll see 4 cards using 1 simple card layout! My first two projects feature the Happy Forest Friends Designer Paper and Limited Edition Stamp Set. The first card […]

Get FREE Blends Alcohol Markers! – Check out this great deal!

August 20, 2022
Posted in
Blends Alcohol Markers

Would you like some FREE Blends Alcohol Markers while helping to reach my goal? Asking for help is not easy to do for many of us. It certainly isn’t for me! I’m asking for your assistance today because I feel like I have to if I have any chance of reaching my goal! There’s something […]

Using Alphabet Stamps in Your Card Making!

August 6, 2022
Posted in ,
Today's projects use alphabet stamps to create 4 card variations. They feature the Stampin' Up! Alphabest Bundle & Wildflower Path Stamp Set.

Today’s projects use alphabet stamps to create 4 card variations. The Stampin’ Up! Alphabest Bundle & Wildflower Path Stamp Set are the featured products. I had so much fun playing with these alphabet stamps and the adorable coordinating punch! Now my first card was created for the August 2022 Color Challenge and it was the […]

August 2022 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

August 1, 2022
Posted in ,
Today's project for the August 2022 Color Challenge & Blog hop features the Alphabest Bundle, and the Black & White designer paper.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and August 2022 Color Challenge! When I first saw the color scheme for the August 2022 Color Challenge I was excited and thought it would be an easy one to tackle. The truth is, I kind of struggled with this one. My project ended up being pretty fun […]

3 Recessed Panel Card Ideas – Nature’s Prints

July 23, 2022
Posted in ,
Learn how to make a recessed panel card! It's easy and fun to do! See 3 project variations using the Nature's Prints Stamp Set and more!

In today’s post and video, learn how to make a recessed panel card! It’s so easy and fun to do! The first recessed panel card I made featured the Sun Prints designer series paper which coordinates with the Nature’s Prints Stamp Set. This stamp set has a coordinating set of dies (shown in the photo […]

Quick Classy Cards with the Lovely in Linen Paper

July 16, 2022
Posted in ,
Make two Quick Classy Cards with the Lovely In Linen Paper! Projects also feature the Splendid Thoughts Bundle, Season of Chic Set, and more.

Today’s quick classy cards are a sneak peek into the July 2022 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle. On the first week of each month, the Simple Suite Stampers design team publishes a tutorial bundle focusing on a particular theme. The focus this month is the Lovely In Linen Suite. My two classy cards are two […]