Hi Everyone!

Today's project is Watercolour Refection Masculine Card that I designed for the Inspire Create Sketch Challenge Design Team.  Here is the sketch for this new challenge:


watercolour reflection masculine card

Here is the card I  created  using Stampin Up's Rooted in Nature stamp set and the Lined Alphabet bundle.

watercolour reflection masculine card


Card Base Instructions:

  1. Cut Soft Suede Cardstock 11 x 4.25" scored and folded in half at 5.5"

  2. Measure and cut Rooted in Nature DSP 5.25" x 4" (embossed using hardwood planks embossing folder)

  3. Trim watercolour paper to 4.5 x 3.5"

  4. Measure and cut vellum strip 4.25 x 1"


watercolour reflection masculine card


Watercolour Reflection Background Instructions:

  1. Watercolour wash sky, earth and water on watercolour paper using pool party,  balmy blue, and soft suede markers and aqua painter.

  2. Dry with heat tool.

  3. Stamp trees  from Rooted in Nature set on top half in shaded spruce and soft suede using markers and use aqua painter to muddy image

  4. Stamp trees on bottom half in night of navy ink. use aqua painter to muddy image. Reverse double and single tree stamps so that reflections match up.

  5. Blend blue trees into water as necessary

  6. Dry with heat tool

  7. Add additional ink for for dimension to various areas for dimension and dry with heat tool

watercolour reflection masculine cardSentiment Instructions:

  1. Die cut "HAPPY" letter using lined alphabet dies and fussy cut remaining attached portion.

  2. Adhere letters to vellum strip

  3. Emboss using big shot with Pinewood planks embossing folder

  4. Stamp "Anniversary"  from Beautiful Bouquet Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce and fussy cut

  5. Adhere "Anniversary" to "Happy" using glue dots


Assembly Instructions:

  1. Adhere DSP layer to card base

  2. Stick Burlap ribbon to DSP layer

  3. Adhere watercolour background to DSP layer

  4. Pop Up vellum sentiment layer  to watercolour layer using stampin dimensionals

  5. Add night of navy baker's twine bow


Be sure to check out the other sketch projects from the inspire. create. design team and enter your own creation for the challenge!

Happy Stamping!

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  1. A wonderful masculine card, Nature. Lots of lovely watercolour, details and texture. D xox


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