Welcome to our Watercolor Blog Hop! We will be featuring the Watercoloring products from Close to My Heart such as our Watercolor Paints and our Watercolor Pencils. If you have come here from Kathy Burrow's blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog: http://ifyoublingit.blogspot.com/p/stamp-of-month-blog-hop-list.html.
This month we have 30 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using Watercolor Products and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one!
My project features a technique called "Watercolor Lifting". Basically you paint your panel and then clear emboss your images. Next you paint your panel with plain water to lighten the colors so your embossed images are darker. It's pretty easy to do!
Here's a close up so you can see how shiny the silver embossed panel is:
Can you guess how I got the silver embossed dots on the butterfly? Okay, I'll tell you--I used a small Q tip cotton swab dipped in Versamark ink pad and then applied silver embossing powder and a heat tool. I got the Happy Birthday Greeting from the Perfect Fit Birthday stamp set.
Art Philosophy cartridge Pink dotted butterfly
Clear Embossing Powder
Ranger Silver Embossing Powder
Your Own Kind of Wonderful stamp set
Perfect Fit Birthday stamp
My card layout was inspired by Freshly Made Sketch #226:
Now "Hop" on over to Lela Norris' blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get the products I used in this project.
Here are some other projects I've made recently using the Watercolor Paints:
Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!