Easiest Quick Coloring Ever!

The project today features the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and the easiest quick coloring you’ll find ever!

While I call this quick coloring, the truth is that I actually used a stamp from the Artisan Textures Stamp Set to apply color to my flower image. There are several images in this set with different textures and shapes that can be used in a variety of ways in your stamping. The image used to do my quick coloring happened to be just the right size for my flower.

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

Some additional project details:

  • The focal piece is made using Shimmery White cardstock which is raised up on Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • I’ve used two additional images from the Artisan Textures Stamp Set to provide some texture to the Seaside Spray card body and to create the specks on the focal piece. On this card, I used three out of the five images from the Artisan Textures set which you can see below.
The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

So in my Facebook Live, I made a funny little mistake, and as a result, had the opportunity to use my NEW Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

These were given to me as one of the many gifts received on the Greek Isles incentive trip this past week. These will be available to customers with the new Holiday Catalog that goes live on 9/4/19. In each pack, there are two sheets each of regular and mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. To find out why there are so many dimensionals on the back of the focal piece below, be sure to check out my Facebook Live video ahead.

The mini size dimensionals fit just perfectly on the edge!

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

Check out the shimmer of the Mini Textile Ribbon at the bottom of this card! Isn’t it pretty?

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

This is an elegant card that is made especially simple since the image is colored with this quick coloring method!

The image can, of course, be colored in a more traditional way. Ahead are a few additional examples for ways to color this flower.

The flower below is heat embossed in black Stampin’ emboss powder on Shimmery White cardstock.

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever plus some additional coloring variations! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

I watercolored the image using an Aqua Painter with Seaside Spray and Mint Macaron ink. Then the flower was die cut using the Magnolia Memories dies that coordinate with the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set. These can also be purchased as a bundle for a 10% discount.

Here’s a closeup of my watercolored flower:

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever plus some additional coloring variations! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

This next flower was also heat embossed in black and then I used some Blends Alcohol Markers to color in the flower.

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever plus some additional coloring variations! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

I did not have blends alcohol markers in the exact colors used for the cardstock on this card so I had to fudge it a bit.

For the coloring here I used the Light and Dark Blends Alcohol Markers in Pool Party, Balmy Blue and Night of Navy. I wasn’t sure the colors would coordinate with the card but in the end, I think it worked just fine!

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever plus some additional coloring variations! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

Here’s my pair of cards with the water coloring and coloring in with the Blends side by side:

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever plus some additional coloring variations! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

Here’s the original quick coloring card for comparison purposes:

The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.
The project in this post features the easiest quick coloring method ever! I've used the Good Morning Magnolia and Artisan Textures stamp sets.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my project today and will try out my quick coloring method with some textured stamps!

For a complete demonstration check out my Facebook Live Video just ahead. In this video, you’ll also see a bunch of sneak peeks of new products coming in the Holiday Catalog that goes live in September 2019.

Plus, there are project dimensions and a complete supply list at the end of this post!

Thanks for spending some time with me today and Happy Crafting!

Melissa :-)


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Project Dimensions:

  • Seaside Spray Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Basic Black Layer: 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
  • Mint Macaron Layer: 2-5/8″ x 3-7/8″
  • Basic Black Focal Backing: 2-3/16″ x 3-7/16″
  • Shimmery White Focal Piece: 2″ x 3-1/4″
  • Whisper White Inside Piece: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″

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