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.

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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.

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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!

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Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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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″

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