Monday, March 26, 2018

Watercolor and Copics w/Kelly ft. Just For You

Hello Crafters! Have you been checking out all the amazing inspiration using our newest release?

I'm in love with all the florals! Come on Spring!! Since I'm over Winter. So over it. I wanted to create a colorful Spring card today and I thought the new Just For You stamp set would be perfect for it.

love these sweet girls. I just picture them as sisters for some reason. I thought that it would be really pretty to put them in a field of flowers but I wasn't feeling like masking.

Sometimes I just want to color. Know what I mean?

I decided to watercolor the background so there would be no masking required. I also die cut our new Floral Border Die twice from watercolor paper in order to make it look like the girls were "in" the field.

I used distress oxides to do my watercoloring and was really happy with how soft they dried. Once the piece was completely dry I used my copic markers to color the girls. I always love the contrast of a soft background with the bold detail coloring of copics.

You can watch the whole card come together in the video below.


Watch above or watch in HD at YouTube

Even though the sentiment didn't work out how I had originally planned, I was really happy with the way the card came together.

The added dimension of the die cuts at the bottom of the card gives the design a fun whimsical feel to me. Though you could definitely leave them off and have a super pretty one layer card. Which do you prefer a one layer or a multi dimensional card?

Thank you so much for visiting today!

Featured Supplies

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Wplus9 White Cardstock
Wplus9 White Cardstock
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Wplus9 Black Dye Ink
Wplus9 Black Dye Ink
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Wplus9 FLORAL BORDER Die
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Wplus9 JUST FOR YOU
Wplus9 JUST FOR YOU
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Sakura WHITE GELLY ROLL Medium Point Pens Set
Sakura WHITE GELLY ROLL Medium Point Pens Set
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EK Success WRITING PEN FINE TIP
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Sizzix BIG SHOT PLUS MACHINE Gray And White
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Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE Permanent
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Canson MONTVAL WATERCOLOR 9x12 Pad
Canson MONTVAL WATERCOLOR 9x12 Pad
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Ranger Inkssentials Non Stick CRAFT SHEET
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Simon Says Stamp LARGE GRID PAPER Pack Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Premium Ink Pad INTENSE BLACK
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ZIG Wink of Stella GLITTER CLEAR Brush Tip Marker
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Wplus9 Black Dye Ink
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MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping Tool Kit
MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping Tool Kit
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MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping Tool Kit
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Ranger Studio Paint ARTIST BRUSHES
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Silver BLACK VELVET Brush Size 2 Round
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Silver BLACK VELVET Brush Size 8 Round
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Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12
Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad PICKED RASPBERRY
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad TWISTED CITRON
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad SALTY OCEAN
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad LUCKY CLOVER
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We R Memory Keepers TRIM AND SCORE Board
We R Memory Keepers TRIM AND SCORE Board
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Tim Holtz Tonic CRAFT PICK
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Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12
Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad SQUEEZED LEMONADE
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad SQUEEZED LEMONADE
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad CARVED PUMPKIN
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Fiskars PREMIUM CUT LINE Paper Trimmer 12 Inches
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Copic Sketch Marker RV02 SUGARED ALMOND
Copic Sketch Marker RV02 SUGARED ALMOND
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Copic Sketch Marker RV04 SHOCK PINK
Copic Sketch Marker RV04 SHOCK PINK
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Copic Sketch Marker RV09 FUCHSIA
Copic Sketch Marker RV09 FUCHSIA
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Copic Sketch Marker e00 COTTON PEARL
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Copic Sketch MARKER E11 BARLEY BEIGE
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Copic Sketch MARKER E04 LIPSTICK NATURAL
Copic Sketch MARKER E04 LIPSTICK NATURAL
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Copic Sketch Marker E53 RAW SILK
Copic Sketch Marker E53 RAW SILK
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Copic Sketch Marker E55 LIGHT CAMEL
Copic Sketch Marker E55 LIGHT CAMEL
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Copic Sketch Marker E57 LIGHT WALNUT
Copic Sketch Marker E57 LIGHT WALNUT
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Copic Sketch Marker E59 WALNUT
Copic Sketch Marker E59 WALNUT
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Copic Sketch Marker C1 COOL GRAY
Copic Sketch Marker C1 COOL GRAY
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Copic Sketch MARKER C3 COOL GRAY
Copic Sketch MARKER C3 COOL GRAY
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Copic Sketch MARKER C5 COOL GRAY
Copic Sketch MARKER C5 COOL GRAY
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Copic Sketch MARKER C7 COOL GRAY
Copic Sketch MARKER C7 COOL GRAY
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Copic Sketch MARKER 100 BLACK
Copic Sketch MARKER 100 BLACK
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Copic Sketch Marker YR04 CHROME ORANGE
Copic Sketch Marker YR04 CHROME ORANGE
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Copic Sketch Marker Y08 ACID YELLOW
Copic Sketch Marker Y08 ACID YELLOW
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Copic Sketch MARKER G05 EMERALD GREEN
Copic Sketch MARKER G05 EMERALD GREEN
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Copic Sketch MARKER B06 PEACOCK BLUE
Copic Sketch MARKER B06 PEACOCK BLUE
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Copic Sketch Marker Y38 HONEY
Copic Sketch Marker Y38 HONEY
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Copic Sketch Marker B02 ROBIN'S EGG BLUE
Copic Sketch Marker B02 ROBIN'S EGG BLUE
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Copic Sketch Marker R20 BLUSH
Copic Sketch Marker R20 BLUSH
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Copic Sketch Marker Y02 CANARY YELLOW
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Copic Sketch MARKER b04 TAHITIAN BLUE
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Copic Sketch Marker B00 FROST BLUE
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Copic Sketch Marker E50 EGG SHELL
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6 comments:

  1. Kelly this is fantastic. I love to watch you colour, regardless of what medium you use but I have to say, while I am still learning to work with Copics, right now I do enjoy those videos the best.
    I would prefer to make more one layer cards but unfortunately I am not talented enough to be successful with too many of those! I may start out with good intentions but I don't like wasting my supplies and often have to layer to cover up my previous mistakes! LOL

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  2. Loved the soft dreamy background and the pretty girls :)

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