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Friday, June 24, 2016

Watercolor Burst Technique

Happy Friday!
What a productive week...lots of items were crossed off my list of things to do. That is a wonderful feeling. Next week is relaxation time, then it will be back to the usual.

During the last week -in-a-half of video watching I came across how to do the watercolor burst technique...it's SUPER easy. If you haven't tried yet, you need to! See the video here by Scraps & Stamps.

First, stamp your sentiment with Versamark and heat emboss with your favorite powder. Then decide what colors you want to use. I was in a pinkish-purple mood. I used MFT Razzle Berry for the card base.

Apply clean water starting on left and work towards the right. Using a watercolor brush, add some paint and watch it spread. I added a few sequins to coordinate with the paint.

On this one I chose a different color palette...orange to yellow like a sunset.

Orange sequins to match the card base (MFT cardstock ~ Orange Fizz).
Other Materials:
Canson 140 lb watercolor paper
MFT stitched die
MFT stamp set ~ Written in Watercolor
Recollections Ebony embossing powder
Artist's Loft watercolor paint (going to get Gansai Tambi watercolors next)


Hope you will try this technique. PLEASE leave me a comment and let me know if you do along with the link so I can see it!

Have a great day and enjoy the weekend.
Stay Creative,
Georgiana 

15 comments:

  1. So pretty! I'm going to have to try it!

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  2. These cards are definitely BURSTing with beautiful color and pure awesome-ness!! Love them!!

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  3. Really pretty cards.......love this technique! Water colouring is so much fun. Love the sprinkle of sequins!

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  4. Both cards are very pretty!!! Love the colors you used!! Have a great day,
    Gerda

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  5. Awesome Technique, your cards are stunning. Thank you so much for stopping by my humble little blog and signing up. I appreciate the support of fellow stampers/crafters. Your blog is lovely.

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  6. Love the beautiful watercolor background, perfect to make the sentiment pop!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  7. These are so gorgeous!! The colors look amazing!! Wow!! Beautiful my friend!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  8. Hi Georgiana! I'm so glad to see you've had time to watch videos and learn some new techniques and follow through and make them! Your Cards look Awesome lady! I also went back to look at ALL the projects I missed the last couple of weeks thanks to my computer crashing, AND THEY ARE ALL FANTASTIC! You have been a busy gal! Now that I'm back up and running, I'll stop by more often again! :) Have a great weekend!

    Theresa

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  9. These are so pretty! I love both the colour combinations. I haven't tried Gansai Tambi.

    Your Canson looks so white. Mine always looks a bit off-white to me. I prefer the white!

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  10. Love the bright, happy color combos on these beautiful cards! They are both so pretty and the sequins are the perfect finishing touch.

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  11. Awesome cards and FUN colors! Great technique~
    Sherrie K

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  12. What a fantastic pair of cards...just love your backgrounds.

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  13. You make it sound so easy. I'm always leery of anything wet and possibly messy (in a disastrously messy way). I really like these and could even try it myself, especially since I just bought some peerless water color papers. That purple pink one is my favorite of what you have here.

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