Simple Christmas Card with Watercoloring

Today’s post features a stunning and simple Christmas Card with watercoloring, that anyone can make!

I’ve included photos in this post of three versions of my card simple Christmas Card with watercoloring. This first photo is the simplest of the three.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

For these cards, I’ve used various circular objects to stamp the outlines of my ornaments. I then watercolored on the inside of those circles.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

This second card looks a lot like the first one because it is the exact same focal piece!

I simply took a photo before attaching the pieces (for the photos above) and then I added the splatters to the focal piece before assembling this finished card. So, do you like the clean look above OR the version below with the splatters? Leave a comment below and let me know.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

In my opinion, the splatters add texture and interest to the card but honestly, I like it both ways!

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

The sentiment is stamped using Jet Black StazOn ink and it comes from the Brightest Glow Stamp Set. I love the simple font and think it works perfectly here.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

The Brightest Glow Stamp Set is an amazing set to have for the holiday season. Check it out here:

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

This final version of my card was created live on Facebook.

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I adjusted the size of the Orchid Oasis layer just a bit after the live video. This was done so there would be more of the Starry Sky card body showing on all sides.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

As you can see, the watercoloring will look a bit different every time. It’s just the nature of watercoloring and the fun of it too! When watercoloring, it’s important to embrace the uniqueness of each outcome!

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

For the specks, I’ve used both Starry Sky ink and Clear Wink of Stella. There are quite a few more specks on this version than on the previous card. I love how the Wink of Stella is more prominent on the ornaments here!

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

For this version, the sentiment is heat embossed in black so that it stands out a bit more. Plus, I added Clear Wink of Stella specks to the Orchid Oasis background layer to this one.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

Check out these two finished cards side by side here:

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

For the insides of my cards, I watercolored a small scrap strip of watercolor paper using the same colors as I used for the ornaments.

Make this stunning and Simple Christmas Card with watercoloring! Anyone can do it! The Brightest Glow Stamp Set was used for the sentiment.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my simple Christmas Cards with Watercoloring!

Please leave a comment below and let me know what you think and if you’ll give this a try! I’d love to hear from you!!!

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Thanks for spending some time with me today!

Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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